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Net Worth:
$1 Million
Oct 19, 1976 (47 years old)
Los Angeles
6 ft (1.829 m)
Actor, Rapper, Voice Actor, Comedian
United States of America
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  1. Early Life
  2. Career
  3. Personal Life

What is Omar Gooding's Net Worth?

Omar Gooding is an American actor, rapper and comedian who has a net worth of $1 million. Omar Gooding began his professional career in the early 90s, appearing on various television shows such as, "Just the Ten of Us" and "Empty Nest". He is the younger brother of Oscar winning actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. He co-starred in the film, "Ghost Dad", and hosted the Nickelodeon show, "Wild and Crazy Kids". Throughout the mid to late 90s, he played recurring roles on multiple shows, including "Empty Nest", "Blossom", "The Royal Family", and "Smart Guy". He became a household name appearing as Earvin Rodman on the hit series, "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper", for five seasons. Since then, he has co-starred on a number of short-lived series, including "The Division", "One on One", "Barbershop", and "Miami Medical". He played a recurring role on the series, "Playmakers", and is currently focusing on feature film work, and launching a rap career. He is featured on the track, "No Warning", from C-Bo's album, "Orca".

Early Life

Gooding was born on October 19, 1976 in Los Angeles, California. His parents are Shirley and Cuba Gooding Sr., who was the former lead singer for The Main Ingredient. He grew up with his brother, Cuba Gooding Jr., who also became a successful actor. He attended North Hollywood High School and graduated in 1994.


Gooding began his acting career in television. His first role was in an episode of "Webster" in 1988. Throughout the early 1990s, he appeared in episodes of shows like "Just the Ten of Us," "Thea," "Empty Nest," and "The Royal Family." He had a role in the recurring cast of "Blossom" from 1991 to 1992. He also was one of the original hosts of the Nickelodeon show "Wild & Crazy Kids," from 1999 to 1992. In 1992, he also landed one of his most prominent roles when he played the character of Earvin Rodman on "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper." He remained on the show from 1992 until 1997.

In 1997, he also landed a main role on the popular teen series "Smart Guy," playing Morris L. Tibbs. He remained on the show until 1999. Throughout the early 2000s, he appeared in one-off episodes of series like "Static Shock" and "Touched by an Angel." He also had recurring roles in "The Division" and "One on One." In 2003, he joined the main cast of "Playmakers" and then also landed a main cast role in "Barbershop" in 2005. He appeared in a few shows like "Deadwood" and "CSI: Miami" over the next few years before booking a main cast role in "Family Time" in 2012. The show was create for the Bounce TV network and Gooding plays the role of the family's father. He remained on the series until 2020.


While he has appeared in many different television series, Gooding has also had a successful film career. Some of the early films he appeared in include "Ghost Dad," "The Ernest Green Story," "Freedom Song," and "Verbal Communications." In 2005, he had a role in "The Gospel" and then appeared in "The Candy Shop" in 2008. He has appeared in a number of television movies like "Can Openers" and "In God's Hands." Many of the films he appeared in throughout the 2010s were low-budget independent movies. Some of these included "Betrothed," "Only for One Night," "The Perfect Wife," "Fade Away," and "The Untold Story," among many others. In 2014, he played a main role as Carter in the film "Percentage." In 2021, he appeared in "Blood Sacrifice," "True to the Game 3," and "Strange Fruit: Tale of a Black Girl Lost."

Gooding has also ventured into music. In 2019, he released a hip-hop album titled "The Excuse." In his music, he goes by the name Big O.

Personal Life

From 2001 to 2006, Gooding was in a relationship with American actress Angell Conwell. He was also romantically connected to actress Claudia Jordon, though they never publicly confirmed that they were involved with one another.

Gooding is now married to Mia Vogel. Together, they have had two children together, a son born in 2017 and another son born in 2019. Gooding also has another son named Bradley whom he had years earlier with another woman.

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