Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Wife Sara Kapfer Files For Divorce After 20 Years of Marriage

Celebrity News Apr. 23, 2014 AT 8:25AM
Cuba Gooding Jr and wife Sara Cuba Gooding Jr.'s wife Sara Kapfer filed for divorce. Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images

Cuba Gooding Jr. better get ready to show his wife Sara Kapfer the money. After 20 years of marriage and three children together, Kapfer filed for divorce from Gooding on Tuesday, April 22.

The actor's now-estranged wife, a school teacher, cited irreconcilable differences in the filing papers, according to documents obtained by TMZ. She asked for joint custody for the couple's three children Spencer, 19, Mason, 17, and Piper, 8. 

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The Jerry Maguire actor, 46, met Kapfer as a teenager when they were high school sweethearts. Gooding and Kapfer were married in 1994. 

The Oscar winner, who appears in the upcoming films Carry Me Home and Gridlocked, has been vocal about his love and admiration for Kapfer in the past. He appeared on The View in August 2013 and spoke highly of his wife and family, saying, " "I got a wonderful lady that knows how to run the household even when I'm not there. [And] we're just blessed with wonderful kids."

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Gooding has yet to comment on the split.

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