Who Is Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Son Mason Gooding? His Height, Parents, Wiki

Published Date: 23 Jun, 2020 Updated date: 11 Sep, 2020 By Phil

The son of the Academy Award-winning actor, writer, producer, and director Cuba Gooding Jr., Mason Gooding is set to walk on his father’s footsteps. Mason is landing a number of television roles after finding his career interest in the showbiz.

American actor Mason Gooding is best known for his part in the 2020 comedy, drama, romance series, Love, Victor.  He made his professional debut with the short film titled Godspeed in 2016.

Mason Gooding Wiki, Bio: Age, Parents, Height, Education

The 23-years-of-age actor was born as Mason Cuba Gooding on 14 November 1996, in Los Angeles, California, the United States. He is among the three children of his parents, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Sara Kapfer. His father is a prolific actor, writer, producer, and director, who has claimed a prestigious Oscar award.

Mason’s parents were high school sweethearts. They married in 1994 and gave birth to Mason and his other two siblings: an elder brother named Spencer Gooding and a younger sister named Piper Gooding. Unfortunately, Sara filed for legal separation from Cuba in 2014. Eventually, Mason’s parents separated in January 2017. Talking about his other family members, he is the nephew of actor, Omar Gooding, and April Gooding. His uncle, Omar, born on 19 October 1976 in Los Angeles, California is known for some of his brilliant acting run including Escape: Puzzle of fear (2020), Boy Bye (2016), Mr. Box Office (2013), Playmakers (2003) and Smart Guy (1997). Likewise, his aunt, April is also known for some of her work in Hollywoods like InAPPropriate Comedy (2013), The Shield (2002), and Night Into Day (2020).

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With the height of 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88 meters), Mason completed his high school education from Windward High School in California. Following that, he enrolled at Tisch School of the Arts for his further studies.

Who Is His Father Cuba Gooding jr.?

Mason’s father Cuba Gooding Jr. is an acclaimed name in the movie industry. After his breakthrough role in Boyz n the Hood (1991), Cuba went on to feature in a number of movies including  A Few Good Men (1992), The Tuskegee Airmen (1995), Outbreak (1995), and What Dreams May Come (1998).  Besides, he received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the 1996 movie, Jerry Maguire. Some of his father’s other brilliant movie credits are Bayou Caviar (2018), Selma (2014), The Butler (2013), Sacrifice (2011), Linewatch (2008), End Game (2006), and Chill Factor (1999). The 2014 historical drama, Selma under the direction of Ava DuVernay took the box-office by storm and made $66.8 million from a budget of $20 million. A year earlier, The Butler made on a budget of $30 million did $176.6 million collections at the ticket windows.

Besides, Cuba he portrayed O.J. Simpson in the FX drama series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, and later co-starred in the sixth season of the FX anthology series American Horror Story. The versatile personality amasses the hefty net worth of $14 million.

Mason Gooding’s Career, Net Worth

Following the footsteps of his legendary father, Mason commenced his acting career in 2016 with the short movie titled Godspeed. A year later, he made a small-screen debut with the television series titled Spring Street.

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Mason went on to feature on a number of short films and TV series like Ballers (2018), The Good Doctor (2018), Booksmart (2019), and Let It Snow (2019). Recently in 2020, he was seen as Luke in the comedy series, Everything’s Gonna Be Okay. Moreover, Mason also appeared as Andrew in the comedy-romance series titled Love, Vicor.

Still early in his career, the talented actor certainly bags a handsome earning. However, his actual net worth remains under review as of now.

Does He Have A Girlfriend?

Well, the young actor is yet to spill beans on his dating and relationship life. Besides, the media sources are without any clue of Mason’s possible date or girlfriend. Although he has amassed a commanding female fan following, he seems yet to find the special one.

In the meantime, the actor likes to spend his time mostly showing his craze for basketball. He is often caught flaunting his dunking skills on the basketball court. Besides, he is a food lover and often promotes good restaurants.

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Some Interesting Facts About Mason Gooding

  • Mason’s mother, Sara was a school teacher and now she is a homemaker.
  • His grandmother, Shirley Sullivan, is a reputed singer and his grandfather, Cuba Gooding Sr., was the lead vocalist of the soul group, The Main Ingredient.
  • While not acting, Mason enjoys playing his guitar, video games, and spending time with his friends and family.
  • He is the biggest fan of actors Will Smith and Jennifer Aniston.
  • Mason is active on Instagram with over 30.9k followers.  
  • Besides his professional obligation, Mason loves to play Basketball.
  • He is a vivid animal lover and has a dog named Yennefer.
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