April Gooding

Quick Facts

Birth Date January 2,1967
Full Name April Gooding
Birth Name April Gooding
Profession Actress,
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Birth City Bronx, New York
Birth Country United States
Father Name Cuba Gooding Sr.
Father Profession Singer
Mother Name Shirley Sullivan Gooding
Gender Identity Female
Sexual Orientation Straight
Horoscope Capricorn
Marital Status Single
Networth 350000
Sibilings Cuba Gooding Jr., Omar Gooding, Tommy Gooding
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April Gooding is an American actress, mostly known for her works on The Shield (2002), InAPPropriate Comedy (2013), and Night Into Day. In addition to his own career, she is famous as the single sister of  Oscar-winning actor, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Omar Gooding. an actor.

She was born on January 2, 1967, in the Bronx, New York but moved to California with her family at an early age. April is the daughter of late Cuba Gooding Sr. ( died on April 20, 2017), the lead singer Everybody Plays The Fool”, and Shirley Sullivan. She has another next brother Tommy Gooding, a Musician, expect Cuba and Omar.  And She holds American citizenship and is of Afro-American ethnicity.


On January 2, 1967 (Wednesday), April Gooding was born in The Bronx, New York, United States. As of now, she is 55 years old and her sun sign is Capricorn. According to their nationality, she is American and her ethnicity is Caucasian. Likewise, she follows Christianity.

Moving towards her family members, she was born to her father Cuba Gooding Sr., and her mother Shirley Sullivan Gooding. Her father Cuba was a popular American singer. Likewise, she also has three siblings named Cuba Gooding Jr., Omar Gooding, and Tommy Gooding. Her brother Cuba Jr. is also a well-known American actor. Likewise, Omar is an American actor, comedian, and rapper. In addition, Tommy is a musician. She spent her childhood with her siblings in New York.

What is April marital status?

The 55-year-old actress is still single and making the most of her solitary life. She may have had a few relationships in the past, but none of them were successful. Gooding is currently content to spend her alone time without a spouse.

Picture of April Gooding and her entire family
Source: @aprilgooding on Instagram

In contrast to other celebrities, April prefers to keep her private life private, notably her love life. Whatever the case, the specifics of her relationships remain a mystery. She frequently shares photos of her family and friends on social media, but she hasn’t posted any images of any suspects.

Image: April Gooding and her young nephew visiting Disney World
Source: @aprilgooding on Instagram

She actually has a particularly lovely bond with her nephews Spencer Gooding, Piper Gooding, Mason Gooding, and Bradley Gooding. On November 24, 2019, she posted photos of all five of her nephews on Instagram with the caption, “So fortunate to have such a Beautiful Niece and Nephew I have lot to be thanks for this year.”

Professional Life and Career

April is an actress by profession. She made her screen debut in a Tv series, “Movie Stars” in 2000. She appeared as herself in an episode of the series. After that, she appeared as Officer Teresa in the popular TV series, “The Shield” in 2005. Likewise, she portrayed the role of a teacher in the TV series “Everybody Hates Chris” in 2006. In the same year, she again appeared as a teacher in the Tv series, “Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide”.

Moving on, she has also appeared in some movies such as “InAPPropriate Comedy” (2013), “Life of a King” (2013), “Night Into Day” (2020), and “Choices” (2020), and “AM Radio” (2021). Besides this, she is more popular as the sister of Cuba Gooding Jr.

Her brother Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Career

Cuba started his career as a breakdancer. His early TV appearances were as guest stars on shows like ‘Amen”, “Hill Street Blues”, and “MacGyver”. However, he got his first major role in the crime drama “Boyz n the Hood” in 1991. He played the lead role of Tre Styles in the drama. Following this, he appeared in some supporting roles in popular films like “A Few Good Men and Gladiator” (1992), “Lightning Jack”(1994), and “Outbreak” (1995).

Cuba got his breakthrough in 1997 with a notable role in the academy award-winning film ” As Good as It Gets”. However, his performances in the upcoming years were not so successful. Some of his popular projects are “What Dreams May Come” (1998), ” Pearl Harbor” (2001), ‘Snow Dogs” (2002), “Home on the Range” (2004), and many others.

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What is the Net Worth of April?

At the beginning of May 2022, April Gooding still has a net worth of $350.000. She is currently receiving a lucrative salary for her acting career. In contrast, an American actor or performer makes an average of $56,980 a year in the US. Her earnings as an actress could therefore be comparable.

Omar Gooding, his younger brother, has a net worth of $2 million in contrast. His work as an actor, rapper, and comedian provides him with the most of his money. In addition, Tommy, her other brother, is worth about $300,000 thanks to his successful acting, producing, and directing careers.

Her Notable Brothers

Cuba and Omar, two of the three brothers, are already well-known in the entertainment world. Well, 52-year-old actor Gooding Jr. has the potential to play both tragic and humorous roles. He was born on January 2nd, 1968, and his acting credits include As Good As It Gets, A Few Good Guys, Outbreak, The Fighting, and many more.

Additionally, he has appeared in a number of short films and family movies, including Snow Dogs and Home on the Range. He has won various honors throughout the course of his lengthy acting career for a variety of his accomplishments, including the Academy Award, the Critics’ Choice Movie Award, the Screen Actors Guild Award, the Satellite Award, etc.

Pictured are April Gooding’s two older brothers, Omar Gooding and Cuba Gooding Jr.
Source: @aprilgooding on Instagram

Omar from Cuba, who had his acting debut in the early 1990s, has appeared in a number of TV series, including Only the Ten of Us, The Royal Family, Smart Guy, Playmakers, Empty Nest, etc. In addition to his playing roles, Omar is featured on the song No Warning from C-album Bo’s Orca.

What is the Height and Weight of April?

Enhancing her body measurements, there is no confirmed information regarding it yet. Therefore, her physical statistics such as height, weight, chest size, waist size, hip size, shoe size, etc are not available. In addition, she has black hair with a pair of black eyes.

Social Media

When it comes to her social media availability, she is quite active on them. Her Facebook page has more than 2k followers. Likewise, her @aprilgooding Instagram account has more than 4.4k followers. She has 415 posts on Instagram. Moving on, she joined Twitter in August 2011 and has already gained more than 450 followers