Cuba Gooding Sr.

Inside Biography

Cuba Gooding Sr. is a late American musician c u m actor. He remained active in the showbiz industry from 1964 to 2016 and gave hit singles like Just Don't Want To Be Lonely and Everybody Plays The Fool. After giving many hit music albums for several years, the musician died on 20 April 2017.

When was he born? Cuba's birth, early life and death

Cuba Gooding Sr. was born on 27 April 1944 in Harlem, New York, the United States of America. The actor was an American personality born to Dudley MacDonald Gooding and his mother, Addie Alston.

The 6 feet (183 cm) tall actor was a good-looking guy with black eyes and black hair. It seems like he was interested in the music field from a young age. Moreover, being born in a low-income family, he may have started earning at a young age.

Sadly, the musician took his last breath on 20 April 2017. As per reports, he had a natural death. The actor was found dead in his vehicle. His resting place is Trinity Church Cemetery.

Relationship Status, Cuba's wife and children?

The late musician lived a happy married life with his wife, Shirley Gooding, till his death. He tied the knot with Shirley in 1966 and lived happily before their relationship started getting bitter, and they legally divorced in 1974.

After living apart from each other for 8 years, the duo realized their love and again tied the knot in 1974. After the second marriage, the love birds enjoyed each other's company without any divorce issues until the death of Cuba.

Further, the duo was blessed with four children, Cuba Gooding Jr., an American actor, Omar Gooding, an American musician c u m actor, April Gooding and Tommy Gooding, a musician. Cuba's all kids followed in his footsteps and made a career in the showbiz industry.

CAPTION: Cuba Gooding with his sons SOURCE: Instagram @ cubagooding

 Similarly, Cuba Gooding Jr. is a popular American actor, voice artist and producer. The 1968 born actor is known for his outstanding acting skills. Further, the 5 feet 10 inches tall has acted in movies and TV shows like Men of Honor, Boyz n the Hood, Jerry Maguire, Radio, Snow Dogs, Boat Trip, Pearl Harbor, Gladiator, Norbit, Coming to America, Line watch, Norbit and more.

Cuba Gooding's Net Worth At The Time Of His Death

The singer reportedly had a fortune of around $42 Million at the time of his death in 2017. His major income source was his five decades-long successful showbiz career. Starting from 1964, Gooding joined The Main Ingredient as a backup vocalist earning his way through as the main singer of the soul music group.

Similarly, the actor c u m singer collected good money from his musical tour and live shows. No doubt he lived a lavish lifestyle with his million-dollar net worth. Further, Gooding may have earned good money for attending different events and shows.

The late media personality added good money to his name from his songs like Everybody Plays the Fool, Just Don't Want to Be Lonely, Happiness Is Just Around the Bend, Let Me Prove My Love to You, Spinning Around, Fly Baby Fly, You've Been My Inspiration, I'm So Proud, Summer Breeze, Girl Blue and more.

Meanwhile, Cuba's son, Cuba Gooding Jr., has around $15 Million. He has earned major of his fortune from his involvement in the showbiz industry. However, some tabloids claim his fortune to be $24 Million. Though his exact worth is yet to be confirmed, one thing is sure that the actor has earned enough to live a comfortable life.

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by ashma, 10 Feb, 2022

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