Most of the known personalities rose to stardom by their hard work and contribution to the praiseworthy results. But few are also lucky enough to get fame through their romantic ties or marriages with a renowned personality. Sara Kapfer is one of the few American women who gained recognition for her wedding with famous Hollywood actor Cuba Gooding Jr.

Cuba is best described for his outstanding acting and performances in the hit film Jerry Maguire (1996). The film was made on football where he showed up his best skills in both acting and professional football player. Even though the actor and Kapfer are not together, you will find all the detailed information about the beginning of their love to the end of their love.

Quick Facts
NameSara Kapfer
BirthJune 10, 1969
Age52 Years Old
Ex-HusbandCuba Gooding Jr
Current Relationship statusSingle/ divorced
Net Worth$15 Million
Height5 feet 8 inch
Weight62 Kilograms

Early Age

Sara Kapfer has revealed only limited details about her early life and family. She was born on June 10, 1969, in New York City, United States. However, her childhood days passed in Los Angeles, California. Though her parent’s details are hidden, she might grow up in a comfortable parental environment with proper guidance.

Likewise, Sara holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnic background. She took her education from North Hollywood High School, which was previously known by Lankershim High School. After completing high school education, the lady enrolled in a University and pursued her bachelor’s degree in education in 1991.

Became an Elementary School Teacher

Soon after graduation from the University, Sara Kapfer joined and began her career as a Teacher in late 1991. She started working as an elementary school teacher in Los Angeles, which she continued for nearly three years. After that, she has to discontinue her profession to take care of her first kid as she wanted to give her full-time to her family.

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Married to a Childhood Love

Sara Kapfer and Cuba came to know each other when they were in North Hollywood High School. As per the information learned, they met in 1986 and moved to a college/ university together. The initial friendship turned out to be a romantic relationship in their teenage days.

However, people assumed their love is not much and just an attraction as they were teenagers. But Sara and Kapfer have proved them all wrong by marrying in 1994. The lovebirds have lived over eight years in a romantic relationship then exchanged their wedding vows in a private marriage ceremony.

Why Sara Kapfer and Cuba Separated?

Even there is undeniable love and care for each other, if you let misunderstanding and negativity enter your relation, it will surely destroy them. However, after the marriage, the newly married couple became surrounded by a vast media fuzz.

Cuba Gooding Jr was a renowned personality, but Sara was just an ordinary non-showbiz personality. Additionally, Sara also got pregnant in the same year. The couple was spending a delightful lifestyle together and set an excellent example for their fans too.

But suddenly, they announced to end their marriage which shook the whole internet media. In 2014, Sara filed for divorce for the first time. It was later found out Cuba’s extra-marital affairs with several women. He invited ladies to his hotel room after getting drunk and rent the room while filming the movie.

Though the couple did not separate immediately, they stayed and attempted a reconciliation, but it did not work out. And finally, Cuba filed a divorce appeal in 2017 and ended their relationship officially. As for now, they have been battling over money and their child custody.


Sara Kapfer is the proud mother of three talented kids. She is the mother of two sons and a daughter named Spencer Gooding, born on September 11, 1994. Mason Gooding was born on November 14, 1996, and Piper Gooding was born on October 22, 2005.

However, Kapfer made her son Mason a rising star actor in Hollywood. Additionally, Sara and Cuba both were parenting their children together but maintaining a separate relationship.

Net Worth

Sara Kapfer has not any working experience in the entertainment industry. Also has worked for a limited time as a teacher; as a result, her income and Net Worth have not been known yet. But reportedly, her ex-husband gave her $15 Million as a divorce settlement.

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