Tommy Gooding: Brother of Cuba Gooding Jr. and Son of Cuba Gooding Sr. — Is His 2024 Net Worth Really Just $600,000?

Many are intrigued by familial relationships within the entertainment industry, especially when they involve well-known artists or those with controversy surrounding them.

Actor Cuba Mark Gooding Jr. fits both descriptions, so naturally, people are interested in learning more about his brother, Tommy Gooding.

In this article, I’m uncovering the details of Tommy Gooding’s early life, age, career, family, net worth, and more.

Who Is Tommy Gooding?

Tommy Gooding

Tommy Gooding is a talented musician and music director, known to be the brother of Academy Award winner, actor Cuba Mark Gooding Jr.

He’s also the son of the late famous singer Cuba Mark Gooding Sr., who was the most prominent lead singer of The Main Ingredient during the 1970s through the 1990s.

Besides being a musician and music director, Tommy ventured into acting and screenwriting.

Generally, Tommy Gooding keeps a lower profile than his brother and prefers to work under the radar. He’s also a family man, focusing on his wife and their plans to expand the family.

How Old Is Tommy Gooding?

Tommy Gooding was born on the 3rd of June, 1980, in The Bronx in New York City. This makes him 44 years old as of 2024.

Tommy is 12 years younger than his brother Cuba Mark Gooding Jr., who was born on the 2nd of January in 1968.

Tommy is of American nationality and Caribbean plus African-American origins. His Zodiac sign is a Gemini.

Who Are Tommy Gooding’s Parents?

Cuba Mark Gooding Sr.

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Tommy Gooding’s father is the late soul singer Cuba Mark Gooding Sr., who died on the 20th of April in 2011, only a week before turning 73, amid reports of a possible overdose.

Tommy Gooding’s mother is Shirley Gooding (born Shirley Sullivan). She and Cuba Mark Gooding Sr. married in 1966 but divorced in 1974.

The couple remained separated for 21 years. However, their love didn’t fade away. Cuba Mark Gooding Sr. and Shirley Gooding again tied the knot in 1995.

How Many Siblings Does Tommy Gooding Have?

How Many Siblings Does Tommy Gooding Have

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Cuba Mark Gooding Sr. and Shirley Gooding were blessed with four children together. So, in addition to Cuba Mark Gooding Jr., Tommy Gooding has two other siblings who are also involved in the entertainment industry.

Tommy’s sister is called April Gooding. She’s an American actress who appeared in various movies and TV series such as The Shield (2002), InAPPropriate Comedy (2013),  Night Into Day (2020), and AM Radio (2021).

Tommy has a second older brother known as Omar Gooding or Big O, born on the 19th of October 1976. He’s an American actor, comedian, producer, and scriptwriter. His works include Mr. Cooper and Us (1992 – 1997), Baby Boy (2001), Barbershop (2005 – 2006), My Perfect Wedding (2022), and  Bora (2023).

What Does Tommy Gooding Do?

What Does Tommy Gooding Do

Tommy Gooding is a professional bassist who was heavily inspired by his father’s work. He played with multiple bands, such as JJ and GQ, and was also the musical director for The Main Ingredient, his father’s band.

Additionally, Tommy is a producer and an owner of a music production company called Goodbrown Music. He was also featured as an actor in several TV shows, including Comedy Sketch and TV Time. Okay? (2013) and Human Resources (2015).

Is Tommy Gooding Married?

Yes, Tommy Gooding and Seydurah Avecmoi tied the knot in November 2019.

What Is Tommy Gooding’s Net Worth?

Tommy Gooding has an estimated net worth of $600,000 as of 2024.

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Sarah C. Burdett

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