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$24 Million Net Worth of Cuba Gooding Jr. - Helped to Raise $658M For Charity

aisha Published On Sun Apr 26 2020   Modified On Sun Apr 26 2020
$24 Million Net Worth of Cuba Gooding Jr. - Helped to Raise $658M For Charity

The Oscar-Winning Actor, Cuba Gooding Jr. has earned an estimated net worth of $24 million. He has earned his worth from his career as an American actor, writer, producer, and director.

Gooding was worth $15 million in 2018, which indicates he earned a whooping wealth of $9 million till 2020. In 1992, he owned $100,000 from his movie 'Gladiator' and $32,000 from 'Boyz n the Hood' in 1991. 

Sold His $3.5 million House For $9.8 million

Arlo from 'Chill Factor' Gooding used to own a house in Pacific Palisades which he bought at $3.5 million in 2000. Gooding lived there for about four years and sold the house for $9.8 million by making a huge profit from it. 

Cuba Gooding Jr. former house worth $3.5 million that he sold in $9.8 million.
Cuba Gooding Jr. former house worth $3.5 million that he sold in $9.8 million.
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The house has nearly one acre of ground which is specifically made for family fun with a swimming pool, a sports court which can be doubled as hockey rink or a basketball court. Likewise the English-style two-story house includes seven bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, five fireplaces, a wine cellar, and a media room with a guest suite with a detached six-car garage and a gym. 

Highest-grossed movies

As Gooding has appeared in more than eighty movies, his highest-movie is 'As Good as It Gets' where he played the character of Frank Sachs. The movie was made on a budget of $50 million while made a profit of $314 million from its worldwide collections.

Cuba Gooding Jr. as Frank Sachs in 'As Good as It Gets'.
Cuba Gooding Jr. as Frank Sachs in 'As Good as It Gets'.
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Earning as Actor

The 'Jerry Maguire' actor as Rod Tidwell has appeared in more than eighty movies, television series, and short videos. Some of his well-recognized movies are 'Radio', 'Men Of Honor', 'Boyz n the Hood', 'Instinct', 'What Dreams May Come', and others.

Cuba Gooding Jr. in the movie 'Radio'.
Cuba Gooding Jr. in the movie 'Radio'.
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Gooding has earned a whopping salary of $2.5 million for the movie 'Instinct' (1999), $1.5 million from 'Men Of Honor' (2000), and 'What Dreams May Come' (1998). He then got $250,000 for 'As Good as It Gets', $600,000 from 'Jerry Maguire', and $500,000 from 'Lightning Jack'.

Earning From Broadway Play

The Boyz n the Hood actor Cuba Gooding Jr. has played two-stage performance The 'Trip to Bountiful' in 2013 and 'Chicago' in 2018. He played the character of Ludie Watts in 'The Trip to Bountiful' which was held in Stephen Sondheim Theater. The play written by American playwright which is about a woman who lives with a daughter-in-law who hates her and a son who doesn't take her side.

Cuba Gooding Jr. in his broadway play 'Chicago'.
Cuba Gooding Jr. enjoying his broadway play 'Chicago'.
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Likewise, he did a musical titled 'Chicago' as Billy Flynn in two theater in Phoenix Theatre, London and Ambassador Theatre, New York City. The play has secured its 4th position in the list of top 15 highest-grossing Broadway musicals by making gross revenue of $656,495,931 after The Lion King, Wicked, and The Phantom of the Opera.

Raised $658 million for Boys & Girls Clubs of America

The 'Men Of Honor' actor supports Seven Charities and foundations like 'Boys & Girls Clubs of America', 'Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes', 'American Foundation for AIDS Research', 'City of Hope', and others. 

He has helped to raise $658 million in 2012, with Denzel Washington, and Magic Johnson to Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Then they created a national tracking system for surviving kids when they join and before they leave.

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