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Cuba Gooding Jr. Ex-Wife Sara Kapfer: Did She Marry After Split?

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Sara Kapfer is a former teacher most famous as the ex-wife of Cuba Gooding Jr. Her ex-husband is a successful actor known for works in movies and TV series like Jerry Maguire, A Few Good Men, Outbreak, & many others.

As the former wife of a famous celebrity, Sara’s life has constantly been a subject of scrutiny. She was reportedly in a marital relationship with Cuba for 20 years before getting a divorce. So, how is her life at present? Did she marry again? What about her children?

Here is everything you should know about the beautiful Sara Kapfer.

Sara Kapfer Was Born In a Middle-Class Family

The ex-wife of Cuba Gooding Jr, Sara was born in a middle-class family in 1969, in New York City, United States. Growing up she lived along with her parents for the most part of her life.

While she has not revealed much about her father and mother, she reportedly shared a great relationship with both her mother and father. Talking about Sara’s nationality, she is American and is white in terms of ethnicity.


When it comes to education, Sara is also well off academically. She did her schooling at a local school in Los Angeles. Later, she finished high school at North Hollywood High School in California. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Education.

Sara Kapfer And Ex-Husband Cuba Gooding Jr. Wedding

Like we said earlier, Sara was married in the past. She was married to actor Cuba Gooding Jr. The former husband and wife tied the knot on March 13, 1994, among close friends and family members.

The ex-couple met for the first time back in college at North Hollywood High School. Soon enough, their meeting turned into a romantic relationship. The duo reportedly dated for over 8 years before they finally took the decision to walk down the aisle.

Sara Kapfer & Cuba Gooding Jr. On the Wedding Day
Sara Kapfer & Cuba Gooding Jr. On the Wedding Day

Their wedding became the subject of several prominent magazines and news networks at the time. In fact, there also were speculations that their marriage won’t last for more than a couple of years.

However, the duo was married for over 20 years. But unfortunately, their relationship eventually turned sour, which was unexpected after 20 years of togetherness. They were legally separated on April 16, 2014.

Though they are not married anymore, they still are good friends. During his conversation on The Steve Harvey Show, Gooding talked about his relationship with Sara after the split. He said,

Officially I’m still married, it’s just you know how some marriages go. Sometimes you take a break or two. All I’m saying is my life is what it is right now. I took her to see a movie the other day. We’ve got kids, man, we’ve got to keep this together.

Her Divorce With Cuba Is Yet To Be Finalized

Sara and Cuba legally separated years ago but they have not divorced yet. According to sources, Cuba filed for divorce from Sara in January 2017, citing irreconcilable differences, years after their separation. Their divorce is yet to be finalized.

Sara Kapfer Is A Mother of Three Children

As we said, Sara is a mother of three kids with her husband Cuba Gooding Jr. She gave birth to her first child Spencer Gooding in 1994. Her second child Mason Gooding was born on November 14, 1996, in Los Angeles.

Sara Kapfer With Her Ex-Husband & Children
Sara Kapfer With Her Ex-Husband & Children

Likewise, Sara also has a daughter named Piper Gooding, who was born in 2005. She is the youngest of all and is still in college. Talking of her oldest child Spencer, he is into filmmaking and is also a writer. Similarly, her other son Mason is an actor and has appeared in films & TV series likeĀ  Everything’s Gonna Be Okay, Love, Victor, Booksmart, & several others.

Did Sara Kapfer Marry After Divorce With First Husband?

Well, following the split from her first husband, Sara has completely kept herself away from all the glitz and glamour. She has been reportedly been leading a sound life completely away from all the attention. Thus, it is hard to say if she married again after the split from Gooding.

That said, we hope, she finds a perfect man for herself soon.

What Is Sara Kapfer’s Net Worth?

Sara undoubtedly lives a luxurious life and is well off economically. Further, she apparently receives a good amount of money for child and spousal support. Though her present net worth is not known, her ex-husband Cuba has an estimated net worth of $14 million as of 2021.