Cuba Gooding Net Worth is $15 Million (as of 2020)
As for the day, Cuba Gooding net worth amounts to $15 million. Keep in mind that in this article we are going to speak about an American film actor, not about his father, the lead singer of the band The Main Ingredient. Cuba Gooding Sr. is best known for his soul genre hits, such as “Just Don’t Want to Be Lonely” and “Everybody Plays the Fool”. Meanwhile his son has first gained prominence for the performance in Jerry Maguire, where he portrayed Rod Tidwell. Since the mid-1990s, when this American romantic comedy-drama sports film reached the cinemas, Cuba has appeared in numerous other movies and television shows. In total, he has earned 81 acting credit. But plain numbers does not say much about the actual accomplishments of this talented actor. Thus in this article we are going to take a closer look at his Professional career and point out the main sources of Cuba Gooding net worth.
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For starters, let‘s discuss his career on the big screen. Cuba made his movie debut in 1988, appearing in a minor role in Coming to America. To the mid-1990s he has also featured in Boyz n the Hood, Gladiator, A Few Good Men and a several other movies. Gooding got his first breakthrough in 1995: hat year he landed a role of Maj. Salt in Outbreak, for which he was later nominated for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture. But when he really ascended to stardom was a year later. In 1996 Gooding co-starred in Jerry Maguire. While speaking about the final audition for this film, the actor has said: „ I came in there and did everything I had to do and the rest was history. So it was never like me sitting going, “Ah, there’s Tom!” [Tom Cruise] To me, it was like that son of a bitch was holding me back from doing what I had to do.“ For the performance in Jerry Maguire the actor received numerous accolades, including Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role. As he gained critical acclaim, Cuba Gooding net worth started to grow with an increasing speed.
Gooding‘s achievements on television are not any less impressive than his career on movies. Three of his most important roles were those of Billy Roberts in The Tuskegee Airman, of Ben Carson in Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story and Dwayne Johnson in television movie Firelight. Each of them has made a significant contribution to the overall Cuba Gooding net worth and helped him get into the A-list of Hollywood actors.