Who is Tika Sumpter?
Tika Sumpter is an American actress, model, TV host. She began her career hosting Best Friend’s Date, she has starred in One Life to Live, Stomp the Yard: Homecoming, Sonic the Hedgehog, Gossip Girl, The Game.
Full Name: Euphemia LatiQue Sumpter
Age: 39 years old
Date of Birth: June 20, 1980
Place of Birth: Queens, New York, USA
Father’s name: Arthur Curtis Sumpter, Sr.
Mother’s name: Janice Acquista
Profession: Actress, model, TV host
Net Worth: $6 million
Relationship status: In a relationship
Height: 5 ft. 7 inches
Weight: 44 kg
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Black
Early/Personal life, Family:
She was born Euphemia LatiQue Sumpter on June 20, 1980, in Queens, New York, USA to mother Janice Acquista and father Arthur Curtis Sumpter, Sr. She has a sibling, a sister named Chauna Sumpter.
She attended Longwood Senior High School where she was the first cheerleader of African-American ethnicity. After that, she joined Marymount Manhattan College where she majored in communications.
Career and Education:
Along with her modeling career, she appeared in commercials for Hewlett-Packard and Liz Claiborne’s Curve fragrances. She was selected to co-host the N network series Best Friend’s Date in 2004.
She landed her breakthrough role as Layla Williamson in One Life to Live in 2005.
After that, she made her appearances in Gossip Girl (2011), The Game (2011-2012), The Haves and the Have Nots (2013-present), Mixed-ish (2019-present) as Alicia, among others.
Furthermore, she appeared in films Stomp the Yard: Homecoming (2010), A Madea Christmas (2013), Get On Up (2014), Southside with You (2016), The Old Man & the Gun (2018), Sonic the Hedgehog (2020).
Relationships and Affairs:
Tika Sumpter has been dating The Haves and the Have Nots co-star, Nicholas James.
The pair is blessed with a daughter Ella-Loren on October 8, 2016. The couple announced their engagement on 25th Dec 2016 and are yet to marry. Her soon to be husband often features her on his social media page.
Previously, her boyfriend, Sumpter had been married to Hosea Chanchez. Their marriage had ended in divorce.
Net worth and Salary:
She has an estimated net worth of around $6 million and she has accumulated that sum of money from her professional career.
Wiki and Facts:
Tika Sumpter is active with several hundred thousand followers and counting. She often features her family as well as professional life.