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How Much Is Omar Gooding's Net Worth? Know About His Career & Awards

Shree Krishna Thu Nov, 2018
How Much Is Omar Gooding's Net Worth? Know About His Career & Awards

Not many are blessed with talent and skills Omar Gooding is credited for. Omar Gooding, also known by his on-stage name "Big O", is among the few who have gained perfection in multiple professions. Gooding is an American actor, rapper, comedian, and voice artist. Gooding was also named the host of the Nickelodeon TV show Wild & Kids, which he anchored from 1990 to 1992.

Gooding, who on today's date is regarded as one of the finest stars alive, found stardom with the 1990 American fantasy comedy film Ghost Dad. In addition to his fame, Gooding also earns a good salary and has already amassed a huge net worth. Let's know in detail about his career, awards and his net worth at present.

Omar Gooding's Net Worth in 2018

Omar Gooding, the Los Angeles, California born personality, has an estimated net worth of $2 million, as of 2018. Gooding started out as professional in 1989 and over years, Gooding has earned both fame and fortune for himself.

 
 
 
 
 
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Gooding's primary source of earning is his professions as an actor, rapper, and comedian. However, the exact figure of his salary/income from his respective profession hasn't been revealed so far.

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Omar Gooding's Career: How it all Started?

Gooding was born to parents, Shirley and Cuba Gooding Sr., the lead singer for The Main Ingredient. Likewise, his elder brother is also the Academy Award-winning actor and comedian, Cuba Gooding Jr. Bron to a family of celebrities, Gooding was exposed to the entertainment industry from a young age.

Gooding graduated in 1994 from North Hollywood High School, Los Angeles. After his graduation, Gooding walked the path of his elder brother. His first major role was in the 1990 Sidney Poitier's directorial Ghost Dad, starring Bill Cosby.

For his role in Ghost Dad, Gooding received a Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture nomination.

 
 
 
 
 
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Lemme tell yall sumthin.. if you aint watching Family Time season six.. you playin games!! @bouncetv #FamilyTime Tv Our Way

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His role in the Ghost Dad was then followed by his TV roles including in The Ernest Green Story (2013), Baby Boy (2001), Mr. Box Office (2013).

In 1992, Gooding was cast on the Nickelodeon's TV show Wild & Crazy Kids. He appeared in the TV show until 1992. His other notable TV shows include Smart Guy (1997-99), Touched by an Angel (2000), Miami Medical (2010), Grey's Anatomy (2010), and Family Time (2012).

 
 
 
 
 
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Born to a family of celebrities, his way into Hollywood was quite an easy thing, but compared to his brother Cuba Gooding, Gooding has relatively lesser success in terms of net worth. His brother Cuba Gooding has a net worth estimated at $24 million.

Awards and Nominations

ALong with fame, Cuba has also received a number of awards for his works. Her is the list of awards and nomination he has received so far.

2006 - Nomination 
Image Award Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
Barbershop (2005)


2001 - Award
Special Mention Baby Boy (2001)

1994 - Nomination
Young Artist Award Best Youth Actor Recurring or Regular in a TV Series
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992)


1993 - Nomination
Young Artist Award Best Young Actor Recurring in a Television Series
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992)


1993 - Nomination
Young Artist Award Best Young Actor Recurring in a Television Series
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992)


1994 - Nomination
Young Artist Award Best Youth Actor Recurring or Regular in a TV Series
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992)

1993 - Nomination
Young Artist Award Best Young Actor Recurring in a Television Series
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992)

1992 - Award
Young Artist Award Outstanding Hosts for a Youth Variety or Game Show
Wild & Crazy Kids (1990)

1991 - Nomination
Young Artist Award Best Young Actor Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Ghost Dad (1990)

Well, we wish Gooding further success in the days to come, and hope, his net worth increases as well.

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