Mason Gooding is an American actor known for his roles in films such as “Booksmart” and “Love, Victor.” He is the son of Academy Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. In 2019, he was named as one of Variety’s “10 Actors to Watch” at the San Diego International Film Festival. He is 6 feet 0 inches tall.
Mason Gooding Biography
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Mason Gooding was born on November 14, 1996, in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is the son of actor Cuba Gooding Jr. and Sara Kapfer, who divorced in 2017 after over 20 years of marriage. Gooding grew up in a family of actors, with his father and several relatives also working in the entertainment industry. Gooding attended Windward School, a private school in Los Angeles, and went on to study theater at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. While in college, Gooding began pursuing acting and landed his first major role in the 2019 film “Booksmart,” which helped to launch his career.
Mason Gooding Career
Gooding began his acting career in 2017 with a small role in the TV series “Animal Kingdom.” He then appeared in the comedy film “Booksmart” in 2019, which was directed by Olivia Wilde. In the film, Gooding played the role of Nick, the love interest of one of the main characters.
In 2020, Gooding landed a lead role in the Disney+ series “Love, Victor.” The series is a spin-off of the 2018 film “Love, Simon” and follows a teenage boy named Victor as he navigates his sexuality and high school life. Gooding plays the role of Andrew, Victor’s confident and popular classmate.
Gooding has also appeared in other films such as “Let It Snow” and “Scream 5.
Gooding is also known for his activism work. He has been involved in campaigns to end police brutality and raise awareness for mental health issues.
Mason Gooding Movies and TV Show
Spring Street (2017), Animal Kingdom (2017), The Good Doctor (2018), Ballers (2018), Booksmart (2019), Let It Snow (2019), Everything’s Gonna Be Okay (2020), Star Trek: Picard (2020), Love, Victor (2020-2022), Scream (2022), I Want You Back (2022), Moonshot (2022), Fall (2022), How I Met Your Father (2022), Scream VI (2023), Y2K (TBA)
Mason Gooding Net Worth
Mason Gooding’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.
Mason Gooding Wife
According to recent reports, Mason Gooding is not married yet but has a girlfriend. Her name is Amena Soares.