Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Birth Name: Cuba M. Gooding, Jr.
Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 2, 1968
Ethnicity: African-American, African-Barbadian
Cuba Gooding, Jr. is an American actor and comedian. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Jerry Maguire (1996). He is the son of Shirley (Sullivan), a vocalist, and Cuba Gooding, Sr., a singer and actor. His paternal grandfather was African-Barbadian, while his other family is African-American.
He is married to Sara Kapfer, with whom he has three children, including actor Mason Gooding.
Cuba’s paternal grandfather was Dudley MacDonald/McDonald Gooding (the son of William Gooding and Edith Augusta Walcott). Dudley was born in Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados.
Cuba’s paternal grandmother was named Addie Alston.
Source: Genealogy of Cuba Gooding, Jr. (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com