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Omar Gooding - Facts About Gooding Jr’s Brother

sajju Published On Sat Jul 24 2021   Modified On Sat Jul 24 2021
Omar Gooding - Facts About Gooding Jr’s Brother

Omar Gooding (19th October 1976, USA) is an American actor, rapper, and comedian who began his acting career with the 1990 movies: Ghost Dad, and Wild & Crazy Kids.

In addition, Big O is better known as the younger brother of the American award-winning actor, Cuba Gooding Jr. Moreover, he has been working in the entertainment field for more than three decades.

Early Life, Parents & Education:

Omar Miles Gooding Sr. aka Big O was born on 19th October 1976 in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. He is one of the sons of the four children of Cuba Gooding Sr. and Shirley Gooding. His father was an American singer and the lead singer of the band, The Main Ingredient.

Omar Gooding's brother, Cuba Gooding Source: Pinterest

Miles grew up with his siblings: actor Cuba Gooding Jr. (2nd January 1968), actress April Gooding (2nd January 1967), and musician Tommy Gooding (3rd June 1980. By nationality, he is an American citizen who belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. As per his education details, he graduated from the North Hollywood High School in 1994.

Personal Life; Wife & Kids:

Talking about his relationship status, he is a married man and a father of three kids. He is currently married to his longtime girlfriend, Mia Vogel. They kept their relationship a secret for a while and made it official on 10th October 2016 with an Instagram post. However, they haven't shared the details about their wedding date and venue. 

Omar Gooding's wife, Mia Vogel Source: AmoMama

The couple welcomed their son named Omar Dari Gooding Jr. on 27th January 2017 and their second son in November 2019. Back in the early 2000s, Omar was dating actor Angell Conwell and married in 2001. The former couple shares a son named Bradley Gooding and soon split in 2006. 

Acting Career:

  • Big O began his career as an actor in 1990 with two of his debut movies, Ghost Dad, and Wild & Crazy Kids.
  • The following year, he appeared in a TV Series, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper from 1992-97.
Omar Gooding's movie, Escape: Puzzle of Fear Source: IMDb
  • Likewise, Omar played in various movies including Escape: Puzzle of Fear (2020), Only for One Night (2016), Mr. Box Office (2013), The Devil's Dozen (2013), and many more.
  • Moreover, he starred in TV Series like Family Time (2012), Miami Medical (2010), Deadwood (2006), Smart Guy (1997-99), etc.

What is his net worth in the present day?

The American rapper cum actor has been working in the entertainment field for more than three decades. He has made a quite good earning from his profession. Reportedly, Big O has a net worth of $2 million as of now. Similarly, he has a good annual salary amounted over $60,000. Meanwhile, his brother, Cuba Gooding Jr. holds a handsome net worth of $14 million.

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