Omar Gooding Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Net Worth, Salary and Movies


Omar Gooding Biography

 Omar Gooding is an American comedian, artist, rapper, and actor who found stardom after appearing in America’s favorite television shows like Ghost Dad, Smart Guy, Cousin Skeeter, Wild and Crazy Kids. He was part of a family that was actively associated with the American entertainment industry.

Omar Gooding Age

Gooding is 44 years old as of 2020, he was born Omar M Gooding on October 19, 1976, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on October 19th every year and his zodiac sign is Libra.

Omar Gooding Education

There is no detailed information regarding his education. What we know is he attended North Hollywood High School and he graduated in 1994.

Omar Gooding Height

Gooding stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83 m)He also weighs 77 kg (170 lbs).

Omar Gooding Family, Sibling

Gooding is the son of an African-American and Barbadian or Bajan (from Barbados) father, Cuba Gooding Sr. and Shirley Sullivan (mother). His father, now deceased, was the lead singer of The Main Ingredient, an internationally known R&B group. His elder brother is Academy Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. His other siblings are; April Gooding (Sister) and Tommy Gooding (Brother).

Omar was born and raised in California, Los Angeles. He also followed musically, as a rapper, in the footsteps of his father. Gooding’s stage name is Big O, and in Los Angeles, California, he recorded an album with a record label. Omar is also the uncle of Spencer Gooding, Mason Gooding, and Piper Gooding.

Omar Gooding Brother, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Omar is the younger brother to Academy Award-winning actor, Cuba Gooding Jr. He was motivated by his brother to join the acting career. It all started when his older brother, Cuba Jr., had a vision of being an artist, so their mother took the family on the road and settled in a town called Toluca Lake, 5 miles from Hollywood.

At the age of 10, Gooding was sent to his brother’s agent’s office to pick up a script, where he was “discovered ” by the Coralie Jr. Theatrical Agency. Gooding was allowed to go to an audition after months of convincing his mother. Gooding had two auditions in one day without prior theatrical training and booked one of them.

Omar Gooding Wife, Children

Gooding is married to his lovely wife Mia Vogel. The actor was thought to have been out of any dating relationship until 10 October 2016 when he shares a post kissing Mia’s baby bump with a caption on his Instagram
‘Ooooooooohhhh BABY we getting close!’,

At that time it was confirmed that Omar was hiding from the world his relationship. Their relationship rumor was made crystal clear when Omar shared a post again on 2017 Valentine’s Day.

The pair welcomed their first child a son named Omar Dari Gooding Jr. born on Rooster day January 27, 2017. Omar frequently shares pictures with his son on his social media account. Gooding and his wife Mia Vogel welcomed their second child, a baby boy in November 2019.

Omar once had a long-term relationship with actor Angell Conwell in the early 2000s. The pair started dating in 2001 and was deeply in love. But to everyone’s surprise, the couple separated in 2006 after dating for over four years regarding their personal issues. The duo separated in 2006.

Omar Gooding Salary

The average salary of a movie actor is $17,000-$106,000 per year. Similarly, the average salary of a rapper is $62,142 annually. So we can guess Omar has a good annual salary.

Omar Gooding Net Worth

Gooding has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2020. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a Television Personality. Through his various sources of income, Gooding has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Omar Gooding Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Omar Gooding.

Omar Gooding Wiki

  • Full Names: Omar M Gooding A.K.A. BIG O
  • Popular As: TV Personality
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation / Profession: TV Personality
  • Nationality: American
  • Race / Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Omar Gooding Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 44 years old as of 2020
  • Zodiac Sign: To be updated
  • Date of Birth: October 19, 1976
  • Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
  • Birthday: October 19th

Omar Gooding Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: To be updated
  • Height / How Tall?: 1.83 m ( 6 ft )
  • Weight: 77 kg (170 lbs)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Shoe Size: To be updated

Omar Gooding Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Cuba Gooding Sr.
  • Mother: Shirley Sullivan
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Cuba Gooding Jr. April Gooding and Tommy Gooding
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife/Spouse: Married to Mia Vogel
  • Dating / Girlfriend: Mia Vogel
  • Children:  Sons (Two)

Omar Gooding Net Worth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $2 million
  • Salary: $17,000-$106,000 per year
  • Source of Income: TV Personality

Omar Gooding House and Cars

  • Place of living: To be Updated
  • Cars: Car Brand to be Updated

Omar Gooding Career

At the age of 14, Omar made his acting debut with the film ‘ Ghost Dad’ released in 1990. The fantasy-comedy film starred Bill Cosby in the lead role(‘ Elliot Hopper’) and had Omar playing’ Stuart.’ The film was a major critical and commercial disaster and could not even recover its costs.

In 1992, when he was signed as one of the main characters in the sitcom ‘ Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, Omar had the first major acting breakthrough in his career. Omar played the role of a high school graduate and basketball player,’ Earvin Rodman,’ in the sitcom. For five seasons, Omar portrayed the role. It was one of his time’s most popular and successful American sitcoms.

In 1993, Omar appeared as’ Marcus’ in the film made-for-TV titled’ The Ernest Green Story.’ The film revolved around racism themes and was praised by critics. Omar was signed on in 1997 to play one of the leading roles in the sitcom titled’ Smart Guy.’

He played’ Morris L.’ “Mo” Tibbs on the show. His character was the best friend of the show’s lead character,’ T.J.’ The series ran for three successful seasons, spanning 51 episodes before it was canceled.

Omar received another big break in 2001 when he was signed as the second lead in the movie ‘ Baby Boy.’ The movie focused on the “hood” life in Los Angeles and starred Tyrese Gibson in the main role. Omar played the role of’ Sweetpea,’ the lead character’s best friend,’ Jody.’

The film was a critical success, but it failed to make large numbers at the box office. In the 2003 series ‘ Playmakers,’ which featured him as’ Demetrius Harris,’ a rookie in a rugby team, Omar played the first leading role of his acting career. The series was critically acclaimed, but for a second season, it was not renewed.

In 2005, Omar was seen in the supporting role of’ Wesley’ in the drama film’ The Gospel’ by Idris Elba-starrer. The film was a box office disaster but received a mixed response from critics.

After a long break from screen acting, Omar made a comeback in 2010, with the role of’ Tuck Brody’ in the series ‘ Miami Medical.’ The medical drama TV series, in which Omar had a supporting role, was canceled after one season.

Omar then made a guest appearance in the ‘ Grey’s Anatomy ‘ series (as ‘ Danny ‘). He started playing the lead role of ‘ Anthony “Tony” Stallworth ‘ in the sitcom ‘ Family Time ‘ in 2012. The series is still running strong and is now in its six seasons.

In 2013, Omar appeared to support roles in movies such as’ The Devil’s Dozen’ and’ Percentage.’ He also appeared in the sitcom titled’ Mr. Box Office.’ More recently, Omar was seen supporting roles in films such as’ Boy Bye’ and’ Only for One Night.’ He gave his voice to’ Batman Beyond’ (as’ Jared Tate / Trey,’ 1999–2000) and to Static Shock (as’ Wade,’ 2000).

Omar Gooding Movies and Tv Shows

Filmography

  • Ghost Dad (1990)
  • Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper (1992-1997) (Television series)
  • The Ernest Green Story (1993)
  • Smart Guy (1997–99) (Television series)
  • Baby Boy (2001)
  • Touched by an Angel “A Perfect Game” (episode) (2000) (Television series)
  • Playmakers (2003)
  • The Gospel (2005)
  • Miami Medical (TV Series 2010)
  • Grey’s Anatomy “Superfreak” (episode) (2010) (Television series)
  • Family Time (2012) (Television series)
  • Mr. Box Office (2013)
  • The Devil’s Dozen (2013)
  • Percentage (2013)
  • Boy Bye (2016)

Omar Gooding New Show (Family Time)

Family Time is an American sitcom that was created by Bentley Kyle Evans and debuted on Bounce TV on June 18, 2012. It stars Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell as Anthony and Lisa Stallworth, a working-class family bumped to the middle class by a winning lottery ticket. It was the first original series for Bounce TV.

Frequently Asked Questions About Omar Gooding

Who is Omar Gooding?

Gooding is an American comedian, artist, rapper, and actor who found stardom after appearing in America’s favorite television shows like Ghost Dad, Smart Guy, Cousin Skeeter, Wild and Crazy Kids.

How old is Omar Gooding?

Gooding is 44 years old as of 2020, he was born on October 19, 1976, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on October 19th every year and his zodiac sign is Libra.

How tall is Omar Gooding?

Omar stands at a height of 1.83 m ( 6 ft ).

Is Omar Gooding married?

Yes, Gooding is married to Mia Vogel. The couple together shares two children. The couple resides in Los Angeles together with their children.

How much is Omar Gooding worth?

Gooding has an approximate net worth of $2 million. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the entertainment industry.

How much does Omar Gooding make?

The average salary of a movie actor is $17,000-$106,000 per year. Similarly, the average salary of a rapper is $62,142 annually. So we can guess Omar has a good annual salary.

Where does Omar Gooding live?

Because of security reasons, Gooding has not shared his precise location of residence. We will update this information if we get the location and images of his house.

Is Omar Gooding dead or alive?

Gooding is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Omar Gooding now?

He is a comedian, artist, rapper, and actor.

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