Mason Gooding (born November 14, 1996) is an American Actor, Social Media Star, and Celebrity Child from Los Angeles, California. After the release of his recent web series called “Love, Victor”, he rose to international fame.
The actor got a chance to portray one of the main characters as Andrew in the series which was released on June 17, 2020, on Hulu. Furthermore, the show is based and set in the same world “Love, Simon” which is a 2018 film directed by Greg Berlanti.
On the other side, “Love, Victor” was created by Elizabeth Berger and Isaac AptakerWikipedia. Amy York Rubin directed the first episode “Welcome to Creekwood” of it. Mason’s character is someone who is arrogant and one of the popular students of Creekwood High School.
Career, TV Shows & Movies
The 23 years old rising star made his pictorial debut with a 2019 comedy film named “Booksmart”. It is an American coming-of-age movie and Olivia Wilde (American actress and filmmaker) made her directorial debut with the film.
In addition, Gooding acted for one of the recurring roles as Nick Howland. The movie was released on May 24, 2019, and its budget was $6 million USD. As per the source, it was a commercially hit film that made around $24 million US Dollars at the box office.
Some of the main casts of Booksmart are Kaitlyn Dever as Amy Antsler, Beanie Feldstein as Molly Davidson, Lisa Kudrow as Charmaine Antsler, Jessica Williams as Miss Fine, etc.
The same year, Mason starred in another romance/comedy film “Let It Snow” which came out on November 8, 2019, by Netflix. He portrayed the role of Jeb who is Addie’s boyfriend. Luke Snellin served as a director and the screenplay was done by Kay Cannon, Laura Solon, and Victoria Strouse.
Moreover, the movie “Let It Snow” is based on the novel of the same name. It was written by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle. He got an opportunity to work opposite actors like Isabela Moner, Matthew Noszka, Odeya Rush, and much more.
However, he first received popularity as well as fame after working in his debut web series “Love, Victor” in 2020. He performed the role of Andrew alongside Michael Cimino as Victor Salazar, Bebe Wood as Lake Cunningham, Rachel Naomi Hilson as Mia Brooks, Anthony Turpel as Felix Westen, George Sear as Benji Campbell, Mateo Fernandez as Adrian Salazar, etc.
He also earns money by working in various TV commercials, brand endorsements, photoshoots, etc. The calculated Net worth of Mason Gooding is $500,000 US Dollars, as of 2020.
Early Life, Parents & Siblings
The actor’s birthday falls on the 14th of November and belongs to the Scorpio zodiac sign. The person who has this sign possesses strengths such as passionate, brave, a true friend, etc.
Mason Gooding was born in the high-class family in 1996 in LA, California, The United States of America. Therefore, he ages 23 years as of 2019 and will turn 24 years this year in 2020. His father “Cuba Gooding Jr.” is a famous Academy Award-winning actor and director.
He acted in various big movies such as “Boyz n the Hood”, “Outbreak”, “Jerry Maguire”, “Men of Honor”, etc. Mason’s mother “Sara Kapfer” remained a school teacher and she is now a homemaker.
The actors’ parents tied the knot with each other in 1994 after dating each other for a very long time. Gooding was raised alongside an elder brother “Spencer Gooding” and a younger sister “Piper Gooding” in New York, USA.
In January 2017, his mom and dad officially took divorce after staying together for almost three decades. The main cause of their separation was Cuba’s extra-marital affair with his girlfriend “Claudine De Niro“.
As of education, he completed his secondary school studies from Windward High School but never revealed anything about his college degree on the internet.
As he blessed with good genes, Mason Gooding is proud of his tall height of 6 feet 2 inches (185 cm). His weight is around 78 kg (171 pounds) as of now. The actor also possesses a lean yet muscular physique which impressed many of his female fans.
When it comes to fitness, Mason mainly does weight training in the gym five days a week. In fact, he even keeps his diet into check in order to stay fit. A source claimed that the actor eats high protein food on a regular basis.
In addition, Gooding also fond of tattoo and often ink his body on a special occasion. At present, the actor has four or more tattoos on his body. While growing up, he was a chubby boy and loved to eat fast food which is very bad for our health.
As he grows and found his passion, Mason started to work on his physical appearance. The first big change he made in his life is to cut processed food completely from his diet.
|Real Full Birth Name||Mason Gooding.|
|Profession||Actor and Social Media Sensation.|
|Famous for||his performance as Andrew in the Hulu series called "Love, Victor".|
|Age (As of 2019)||23 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||November 14, 1996.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Los Angeles, California, The United States of America.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Scorpio.|
|House In||Los Angeles, California, The United States of America.|
|Debut||TV Show: Love, Victor (2020, as Andrew).
Film: Booksmart (2019, as Nick Howland).
|List of Projects||1. Booksmart.
2. Let It Snow.
3. Love, Victor.
|Earning Sources||Shows, Films, and Other Projects, etc.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$500K - $550K US dollars (As of 2020).|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/masonthegooding/
|Height||Feet & Inches: 6' 2".
Centimeters: 185 cm.
Meters: 1.85 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 78 Kg.
Pounds: 171 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-32-38.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||11.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Last Modified||June 22, 2020 (©️ Copyright - dreshare.com)|
|School||Windward High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Will update.|
|Parents||Father: Cuba Gooding Jr.
Mother: Sara Kapfer.
|Siblings||Brother: Spencer Gooding.
Sister: Piper Gooding.
|Famous Relatives||Grandfather: Cuba Gooding Sr.
Grandmother: Shirley Sullivan.
Aunt: April Gooding.
Uncle: Omar Gooding.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not known.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Will Smith.
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Australia.|
|Love to do||Playing Guitar, Playing Video Games, Playing Sports, and Spending time with family.|
|Favorite Food||Continental Cuisine.|
|Shows||Dragon Ball Z and Friends.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Mason Gooding
- The actor’s paternal grandmother “Shirley Sullivan” is one of the well-respected singers in the USA.
- Mason’s grandfather “Cuba Gooding Sr.” was an American singer and musician. He remained the lead vocalist of “The Main Ingredient” soul group.
- The artist’s uncle “Omar Gooding” also works in the entertainment industry as a comedian, rapper, actor, and voice artist.
- He shares a good bond with his cousin “Bradley Gooding” (son of Omar).
- Furthermore, he also has an aunt named “April Gooding”.
- His dad got involved in a big controversy after a woman accused him of forcible touching and sexual abuse. On June 13, 2019, he got arrested in New York City.
- As per the woman, he groped her at a bar in Times Square without her consent.
- Dreshare.com tried finding of Mason Gooding’s girlfriend and past romantic affairs. But it seems that the actor keeps his love life away from any limelight. He even never posted anything about his partner on Instagram where he has more than 29,000 followersInstagram.
- He has piercing on his left ear. Mason told his fans that he pierced his ear in the preparation of his debut show “Love, Victor”.
- The actor is also fond of playing video games and basketball.
- In addition, he is also a big-time fan of “Dragon Ball Z” (Japanese anime television series).
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