Shirley Gooding is a former American singer of a music group, Sweethearts. Likewise, she is also known for being a mother of Cuba Gooding Jr, a famous American actor and producer.
Currently, Shirley is living a lavish lifestyle and enjoying the networth of $15 million as her son Cuba Gooding Jr income.
Shirley is an American singer born in New York City, the United States of America. As she was born in America, she holds an American Nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. She has not mentioned more details about her parents, siblings, and family.
Shirley has completed her primary education at a local school in New York City, the United States of America.
Shirley and Cuba Gooding Sr met in 1964 while Shirley was a member of a popular music group, Sweethearts. After dating for a couple of years, they married in an intimate ceremony.
In 1997, Shirley welcomed her first child as a daughter, April Gooding, together with her husband Cuba Gooding Sr. Later, she gave birth to three more children, Tommy Gooding, Omar Gooding and Cuba Gooding Jr.
Moreover, the couple could not continue their married life because of ups and downs in their married life. After eight years of their married life, they got divorced.
After their divorce, the married couple could not live without each other, and they again reunited by getting married in 1995. Following this, Shirley maintained a healthy relationship with her husband Cuba Gooding Sr, until his death.
Late Cuba Gooding, Sr, was born on 27 April 1944 in Harlem place of United States. His father and mother died when he was only 11 years old. Cuba hardly grew up and chose the music career to bring brightness in his life. He worked in the showbiz music industry from 1964-to 2016. Cuba Sr also performed as a lead singer in the music group, The Main Ingredients and Stevie Wonder.
Cuba Gooding died on 20 April 2017 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California. Cuba's dead body was found in his car.
Shirley is living a happy life with her children and grandchildren. Shirley and Cuba have four children together. Their children have their own identity globally.
April Gooding is the first daughter who works as a comedian actress in many movies. Similarly, her elder son, Tommy Gooding, is also a famous American actor, rapper, and comedian. His youngest son Cuba Gooding Jr is also a famous American actor who works in many movies. Omar Gooding also performs in many television shows.
Likewise, Shirley also has two grandsons, Spencer Gooding and Mason Gooding and one granddaughter, Piper Gooding.
As we know, Shirley is a former singer involved in the music group, The Sweetheart. She has earned a tremendous amount of money from her music career and lives a luxurious lifestyle. Shirley made her primary source of income from her successful showbiz career. On the other hand, she also owns her husband's property which was about $42million after the death of her husband.
Further, Shirley has also earned a tremendous amount of money from her popular songs like, Happiness Is Just Around the Bend, I'm So Proud, Summer Breeze, Girl Blue and others. As of 2022, Shirley's son, Cuba Gooding Jr, networth is $15 million.
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