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Full NameOmar Gooding
First NameOmar
Last NameGooding
ProfessionRapper
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAfrican-American
Birth CityCalifornia
Birth CountryUnited States of America
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeLibra
Marital StatusRelation
Relation WithMia Vogel
No Of Children2 (Soon 3)
EducationNorth Hollywood High School
Date of BirthOctober 19,1976
Age43 years

Omar Gooding is an American actor, rapper, voice artist, and comedian who is also known by his stage name ‘Big O’.

He is best known for appearing in shows like Smart Guy, Touched by an Angel, Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper and Playmakers.

Family, Mother 

He was born in LA, California in 1976 to parents Big O. Cuba Gooding Sr. and Shirley Gooding

Both his father and mother were famous American singers. 

His father who is not alive anymore was the lead singer of the internationally known R&B group The Main Ingredient.

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He is the second son in the family and has altogether 3 siblings namely Cuba Gooding Jr., Tommy Gooding, and April Gooding.

His younger brother Cuba Gooding Jr. is an Academy Award-winning actor and has also hosted the Nickelodeon show, Wild and Crazy Kids.

His other brother Tommy is a musician while his sister April is an actress.

Wife, Married, Children

Omar is not married yet and therefore does not have a wife. However, he has been in relationships.

In the early 2000s, he was in a long term relationship with an American actress named Angell Conwell. They started dating in 2001 and were deeply in love with each other. 

However after four years of dating the couple separated due to their personal issues. They have a son together named Bradley Gooding.

Omar Gooding And Ex-Girlfriend
Omar Gooding And Ex-Girlfriend Source: hiphollywood.com 

He is currently engaged to Mia Vogel. He frequently shares pictures with her on his Instagram account. Their relationship was revealed when he shared a post on October 10, 2016.

The couple was blessed with their first child Omar Dari Gooding Jr. on January 27, 2017.

Here is a video of Omar shared with a caption, 

‘Aaaannnd now we are on to videos’

The loving duo is now pregnant with a second child. He recently shared a picture of him kissing Mia’s baby bump with a caption, 

‘Filled with LOVE. Baby MILES…coming Soon soon." 

Omar Gooding Fiance Pregnant
Omar Gooding Fiance Pregnant Source: Instagram

Omar was once rumored to having an affair with Claudia Jordan, an American actress. 

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They were spotted together in Atlanta and from their pictures it seemed that they were having a good time together.

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $2 million which he has accumulated through acting, rapping, artistry, voice-acting and other endeavors.

The average salary of a movie actor is $17000-$106000 annually. Similarly, a rapper earns an average salary of $62142 per year.

He is active on his Instagram account where he shares many personal, promotional, and professional posts.

With 188K followers, he earns over $533.25-$888.75 per post from his Instagram account.

He started his career as an actor in 1990 with the supporting role of Stuart in the movie ‘Ghost Dad’. 

He then appeared in movies like The Ernest Green Story, Baby Boy, and The Gospel. He has also appeared in TV series like Miami Medical and Family Time

However he rose to fame after appearing on TV series Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper.

Below is the list of movies he has appeared in:

S.NMovie Name IMDb RatingBudgetBox Office Collection
1Baby Boy6.4$16 million$29.38 million
2The Gospel4.9$3.457 million$15.78 million
3Ghost Dad4.4$18 million$25 million
4The Ernest Green Story7.4N/AN/A
5Mysterious Island 6.7N/AN/A

 

He has recorded few singles including ‘No Warning’.

Info and Highlights (Age, Birthday, Height)

  1. His current age is 42 years.
  2. He celebrates his birthday on October 19 every year.
  3. He holds American nationality.
  4. He belongs to African-American ethnicity.
  5. He is a tall man standing at a height of 6 feet.
  6. His sun sign is Libra.
  7. He weighs 80 kg and has dark brown eyes.
  8. He attended North Hollywood High School.
  9. In 1995 he was arrested for gun possession and was even sentenced to 18 months probation.
  10. We cover most of the information about Omar Gooding as it is difficult to find on other wiki sites.
Updated On Thu Oct 03 2019 Published On Thu Oct 03 2019 By paper-boat

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