Sara Kapfer came into the limelight as the former wife of Cuba Gooding Jr. Her former husband is an actor who got immense fame after playing the role of Tre Styles in "Boyz nthe Hood".
She was born in 1969 in New York City, United States. Her childhood passed in Los Angeles, California. She was a studious person from an early age who has a passion for learning and sharing knowledge. Sara Kapfer is a former teacher by profession.
Let's know more interesting and unknown facts about her.
Sara Kapfer met Cuba Gooding Jr. at the high school for the first time. The couple slowly became friends which later turned into love. In 1994, the love birds tied the knot and welcomed three children. But after 23 years of married life, the couple parted their ways.
Why The Couple Got Divorced?
In 2014, Kapfer filed for a legal separation from Mr. Gooding. But they officially got a divorce in January 2017 and their children's custody was given to their mother. The reason behind their divorce was the love affairs of the actor with several women after finding she has been cheated Sara processed for legal papers.
Former Husband Sexual Abuse Allegations
"Outbreak" actor was accused of sexual abuse allegations. On 13th June 2019, Cuba was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor forcible touching and sexual abuse in the third degree in New York. It took place at a bar in Times Square. In the same year, he was indicated on many sexual cases of abuse.
Moreover, in 2020 30 women reported that Gooding has accused them and he has pleaded not guilty. On 19th August 2020, the civil lawsuit filed Gooding raped a woman twice in 2013 in a New York hotel room.
Mother of Three Children
Sara Kapfer is the mother of three children with her ex-spouse. Her first child is Spencer Gooding who was born in 1994. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2018. Spencer has followed in his father's footsteps and has made a career in acting. He appeared in the television series "SlamBall" for two seasons in 2002 and 2003.
Likewise, on 14th November 1996, she became the mother of her second child Mason Gooding. He plays college basketball for the Grizzlies. The youngest child and only daughter Piper Gooding came into this world on 22nd October 2005. They are often spotted on social media account.
Net Worth and Earning Source
Cuba Gooding Jr's former wife Sara Kapfer has an estimated net worth of $300 thousand which she earned as a teacher. She also received some alimony and child support from Cuba.
Her professional life began right after she graduated. She worked in an elementary school in Los Angles for four years. Kapfer left her job in 1994 when she got pregnant and became a housewife.
Kapfer completed her schooling at the North Hollywood High Schoo in California. Later, enrolled in the University of California and got her Bachelor's Degree in Education in 1991.