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Cuba Gooding Jr’s Son Spencer Gooding: Things You Didn’t Know About Him

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Spencer Gooding is a star kid famous as the oldest son of American actor Cuba Gooding Jr. and his first wife Sara Kapfer.  Well, like his dad, Spencer was also in the acting in the past but currently leads a career as an editor.

Talking of his father, he has been a part of several movies and TV series including Pearl Harbor, Outbreak, Men of Honor, & several others. And as the son of such a famous actor, Spencer’s life has also always attracted attention.

There are many who want to know about Spencer Gooding’s career & his love life? So, is he married or dating a girlfriend at present. Here, in this article, we have brought to you every detail about his family details, career, and his love life. Let’s begin.

Who Is Spencer Gooding?

Spencer Gooding was born on September 11, 1994, in New York City, as the oldest child of father Cuba Gooding Jr, and mother Sara Kapfer. As of 2021, he is 27 years of age.

Talking about his childhood, he lived a luxurious one along with his parents. Well, like any kid, he is very close to both his parents. In fact, he is often seen together with his dad in several public events, which show the kind of bonding they share.

He Has A Good Academic Background

When it comes to Spencer’s education, he is well off academically. He did his schooling at Windward High School in California. Soon after high school, he joined Wesleyan University, where he earned his graduation in American English Literature.

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Son Spencer Gooding On The Day Of His Graduation
Spencer Gooding On The Day Of His Graduation

Spencer Is The Older Brother To Two Siblings

Like we said earlier, Spencer is the oldest kid in the family. He has two younger siblings, a brother named Mason Gooding and a sister named Piper Gooding.

Well, his brother Mason is pretty much a successful actor. He has appeared in numerous movies & TV series like Everything’s Gonna Be Okay, Love, Victor, Booksmart, & others.

Spencer Gooding's Parents & Sibling
Spencer Gooding’s Parents & Sibling

Likewise, his sister Piper is a college student and is currently focused on her studies. All three of them are very close and share a strong bonding.

Spencer Gooding Career: He Is A Writer & Filmmaker

Well, Spencer has had his hands in a few professional fields. Prior to taking up writing and filmmaking full-time, he also tried his luck in acting. Back in 2002, he even appeared in a film named Slamball, however, the movie did not gather much success for him.

At present, he is a writer and filmmaker and is associated with several companies. As per the reports, he professionally began his career as an On-Set Production Assistant for Comedy Central. Eventually from June 2016 to August 2016, he worked for 21st Century Fox as a Camera Production Assistant.

As of 2021, he is associated with Mandalay Pictures since September 2018, where he works as the Second Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the company.

Apart from all these, he is also a writer, where he works at a digital comic publisher as an Associate Editor at Webtoon.

Is Spencer Gooding Married Or Dating a Girlfriend?

27 years old Spencer Gooding is not married yet. In fact, he does not seem to have any plans to tie the knot anytime soon. But what about his love affairs? Is he dating anyone?

Well, it looks like, he is single and not dating anyone at present. So far, there have been no reports of his romantic relationship. Also, he has not talked about anything about his romantic relationships so far.

Anyway, we hope, Spencer finds a girl for himself soon.

Spencer’s Parents Divorced Years Ago

As we said, Spencer’s father and mother are no more together. As per the reports, his parents Cuba and Sara separated on April 16, 2014, after being in a marital relationship for over 20 years. They filed for divorce only in January 2017, citing irreconcilable differences.

Spencer's Dad Cuba Gooding Jr, And Mother Sara Kapfer
Spencer’s Dad Cuba Gooding Jr, And Mother Sara Kapfer

Though the duo has divorced, they are still good friends and share a great relationship. During an appearance on The Steve Harvey Show, Cuba 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.

Talking about their marriage, they tied the knot on March 13, 1994, after dating for over 8 years. The former husband and wife Cuba and Sara met for the first time when they were students at North Hollywood High School.

What is Spencer Gooding’s Net Worth?

Like we said earlier, Spencer leads a successful career as a filmmaker and writer. Thus, he makes a pretty good sum as his salary. However, when it comes to his net worth, he seems to be pretty secretive.

On the other hand, his father Cuba, who is also a successful actor has a net worth of around $14 million as of 2021, as per Celebrity Net Worth.

He Is Also On Social Media

Like most celebrities, Spencer is also on social media. He is active on Instagram with over 1.8k followers. he pretty much gives insight into his life via her posts on socials.