Tika Sumpter Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Daughter, Movies

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Tika Sumpter Biography

This is what you need to know about Tika Sumpter, an American actress, Singer, Producer, television host, and model. She has played the role of Layla Williamson in the ABC daytime soap opera, One Life to Live, where she starred regularly through 2010.

Tika Sumpter Age

Sumpter was born on 20 June 1980 in Hollis, New York, United States. She is 40 years old as of 2020.

Tika Sumpter Height

Sumpter stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Tika Sumpter Family

Sumpter is married to Nicholas James and a parent of one. Her parents are  Janice Acquista, Arthur Curtis Sumpter, Sr.

Tika Sumpter Siblings

She is blessed with three brothers and three sisters.

Tika Sumpter Husband

Sumpter got engaged to  The Haves and the Have Nots co-star, Nicholas James. The two got engaged in January 2017. The two were blessed with a beautiful daughter; Ella -Loren.

Tika Sumpter Daughter

On October 8, 2016, Sumpter gave birth to a beautiful baby girl called Ella -Loren.

Tika Sumpter Net Worth

Sumpter has an estimated Net Worth of $ 6 million dollars. Her career as an actress is her primary source of income.

Tika Sumpter Career

Sumpter started her modeling career and appeared in commercials for Hewlett-Packard and Liz Claiborne’s Curve fragrances. She also worked as a waitress before acting. In 2004, she served as the co-host for the reality series Best Friend’s Date, which was broadcast on Nickelodeon’s now-defunt cable channel The N, now titled TeenNick.

she played the female lead in Ride Along, the 2014 action comedy film directed by Tim Story, opposite Kevin Hart and Ice Cube. She returned to the role in its sequel Ride Along 2, released on January 15, 2016. She played Yvonne Fair in Get On Up, the biographical drama film about James Brown. In the same year, she co-starred opposite Queen Latifah, Mo’Nique, and Khandi Alexander in the HBO biographical film Bessie about the iconic blues singer Bessie Smith.

Tika Sumpter Movies

  • 2009 – Brooklyn’s Finest
  • 2010 – Stomp the Yard: Homecoming
  • 2011 – Whisper Me a Lullaby
  • 2012 – Think Like a Man
  • 2013 – A Madea Christmas Lacey
  • 2014 – Ride Along with Angela Payton
  • 2015 – You Never Left
  • 2016 – Ride Along 2
  • 2019 – An Acceptable Loss
  • 2020 – Sonic the Hedgehog Maddie Wachowski
  • 2022 – Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • 2004–05 Best Friend’s Date Herself Host
  • 2005–11 One Life to Live Layla Williamson Series regular, 234 episodes
  • 2006 –  Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Vegas Episode: “Class”
  • 2011 – Gossip Girl Raina Thorpe Recurring role, 11 episodes
  • 2011–12 The Game Jenna Rice Recurring role, 10 episodes
  • 2013 – Being Mary Jane Tonya Episode: “Pilot”
  • 2013–present The Haves and the Have Nots Candace Young Series regular
  • 2015 – Bessie Lucille Television film
  • 2018–present Final Space Quinn, Nightfall Animated series
  • 2019–present Mixed-ish Alicia Jackson Series regular.

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