Omar Gooding is an American actor, comedian, rapper, and voice artist. He hosted the children’s game show Wild & Crazy Kids broadcast on Nickelodeon, which he hosted from 1990 to 1992. Omar is also known for his roles in television, such as Touched by an Angel, Smart Guy, Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper, and Playmakers, and in the films Ghost Dad, Baby Boy, The Gospel, and The Ernest Green Story. Born Omar M. Gooding on October 19, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA, to Cuba Gooding Sr. and Shirley Sullivan, he is the younger brother of Cuba Gooding won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Jerry Maguire (1996). He attended North Hollywood High School, and graduated in 1994. He made his acting debut in 1990. He was in a long-term relationship with Actress Angell Conwell in the early 2000s. He has a son named Omar Dari Gooding Jr. with his fiancée, Mia Vogel.
Omar Gooding Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 19 October 1976
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth Name: Omar M. Gooding
Nickname: Big O
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Occupation: Actor, Rapper, Voice artist, Comedian
Race/Ethnicity: Black (African-American, African-Barbadian)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Omar Gooding Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 170 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 77 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 0″
Height in Meters: 1.83 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: Unknown
Omar Gooding Family Details:
Father: Cuba Gooding Sr.
Mother: Shirley Gooding
Children: Omar Dari Gooding Jr. (Son) (b. January 27, 2017)
Siblings: Cuba Gooding Jr. (Brother), April Gooding (Sister), Tommy Gooding (Brother)
Others: Dudley MacDonald Gooding (Paternal grandfather), Addie Pearl Alston (Paternal grandmother), Spencer Gooding (Nephew), Mason Gooding (Nephew), Piper (Niece)
Omar Gooding Education:
North Hollywood High School (1994)
Omar Gooding Facts:
*He was born on October 19, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
*He is the younger brother of Academy Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr.
*His father, Cuba Gooding, was the lead singer of the internationally known R&B group The Main Ingredient.
*He was educated at North Hollywood High School.
*In 1995, he was arrested for gun possession, and was sentenced to 18 months probation.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.