Mason Gooding is an American actor who has a net worth of $2 Million. He is best known for his role in the two latest Scream films, where he plays Chad Meeks-Martin. His performance in these series earned him mainstream success.
Despite this, Mason has been working in the entertainment industry since 2017. He first gained popularity for playing a recurring role in the 2018 sports comedy-drama series “Ballers”. From 2020 to 2022 Mason had the main role of Andrew Spencer in “Love, Victor”.
What is Mason Gooding’s Net Worth?
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Mason Cuba Gooding was born on November 14th, 1996, in Los Angeles, California, to parents Sara Kapfer and Cuba Gooding Jr. His father Cuba is a famous actor and Voiceover Artist in Hollywood.
Additionally, his paternal grandfather Cuba Gooding, Sr. was a singer and worked in showbiz. Mason has an older brother Spencer and a younger sister named Piper Gooding.
In terms of education, Mason enrolled at Windward High School where he was part of the school’s football team for about 4 years. While studying in high school he developed an interest in theater and football.
Mason graduated from school in 2015 and wanted to become an actor. However, he went on to study dramatic writing and psychology at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Mason left school during his junior year after he booked a few gigs and got an agent.
The actor Mason was involved in a bunch of student films while he was studying in college. His first paid acting job he booked in 2017 was on the HBO TV series “Ballers” alongside Dwayne The Rock Johnson.
In 2018 Mason had his first big role in the film “Booksmart” Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut. When he was cast in the movie opposite Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever, Mason learned everything that he could about the world of acting and being on set.
In 2019 Mason landed the role of Andrew in the TV show called “Love, Victor”. It was the spinoff of the 2018 movie “Love, Simon”. Even though he played football in high school, Mason had to learn how to play basketball for this role.
That same year, he further appeared in the Netflix Christmas film “Let It Snow” and in 2020 he appeared in the sitcom “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay”.
Also in 2020, Mason was cast as Chad Meeks-Martin in the 5th Scream film which is proven to be his most famous role to date. The movie was released in January 2022. Mason reprised his role of Chad in the film “Scream 6” which came out in March 2023 to critical Acclaim.
In terms of how Mason landed the role in the “Scream film” before he left NYU in 2018 to pursue acting full-time. He wrote a six-page paper arguing that one Hollywood property that was particularly deserving of a reboot was none other than Wes Craven’s Scream.
A couple of years later, Mason got a chance to meet with directing duo Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. After two hours of conversation, Mason mentioned his paper and was a little embarrassed when the filmmaker asked to read it. Rather than going through screen tests and callbacks, he got a direct offer for “Scream 5”.
- Ballers (TV Series, 2018)
- Love, Victor (Teen drama series, 2020–2022)
- Booksmart (Film, 2019)
- Scream (2022) and Scream VI (2023)
Mason Gooding Net Worth
Mason Gooding is one of the rising actors in the American film and television industry. His popularity grew after appearing in the 2018 hit series “Ballers”. He is currently at the beginning of his career and working on a number of upcoming projects.
Mason’s primary source of revenue comes from his acting credits as well as brand endorsements. He accumulated a good sum of money from his appearance in the hit “Scream franchise”. As of 2023, Mason Gooding’s net worth is estimated to be $2 Million.
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