is widely recognized as the American model, actress, television host, and producer. She is best known for her outstanding performance in debut movie as a lead role in the musical drama, Stomp the Yard: Homecoming and ABC series One Life to Live
as Layla Williamson.
Tika Sumpter Early Life
Euphemia L.Sumpter was born on June 20, 1980, in Queens, NewYork, United States
. She is the daughter of Janice Acquista
and Arthur Curtis Sumpter Sr.
Holding white ethnicity and American nationality, she was raised in Hollis.
Young Tika SumpterShe joined Longwood Senior High School
and attended Marymount Manhattan College.
To achieve a degree in the field of communications. She had a keen interest in acting and dancing since her childhood.
Tike Sumpter Career and Achievements
Tika Sumpter was a waitress before debuting in modeling Industry of United Nation. Tika Sumpter started her entertainment career as a model for commercial Hewlett-Packard
and Liz Claiborne's Curve fragrances.
Then, in 2004, she appeared as a co-host for the N network series "Best Friend's Date
".In 2004, she began her acting career from debuted role in ABC daytime soap opera, "One life to live
" as Williamson. From her debutant appearance, her acting ability was highly praised and acclaimed.
Her grace and acting skill led her to get the opportunity to play a lead role in the big-budget movie, Stomp the Yard: Homecoming
as Nikki in 2010. However, she was not credited for the movie she played in Brooklyn's Finest
Moreover, she also appeared in the critically acclaimed movie, Whisper Me a Lullaby
in 2011 as Emma. She also appeared as Yvonne Fair in the movie "Get on Up
" in 2014, for which she received a nomination for Black Reel Award in Best Ensemble category.
Some of her notable appearances include as Angela in Ride Along 2
, as Candace Young in The Haves and the Have Nots"
, as Tonya in "Being Mary Jane", as Jenna Rice in "The Game", as Raina Thorpe in the Gossip Girl and as Vegas in the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Recently, she was cast in the movie "Old Man and the Gun"
as Maureen which is scheduled to be released in 2018. The movie is directed by David Lowery
and the other cast of the movie are Casey Affleck
, Danny Glover
, Sissy Spacek
and Robert Redford
Besides acting, Sumpter also is the producer of the biographical romantic drama movie Southside with you
starring herself. Richard Tanne
directed movie was released on August 26, 2016, in the United States. The movie collected $ 6.5 million.
Tika Sumpter Personal Life
The talented personal of Hollywood industry, Sumpter dated boyfriend Hosea Chanchez
and got married in 2009. Hosea Chanchez is the well-known actor of the United States and ex-husband of Tike Sumpter.
Sumpter and Sanchez were happily married until three years only. The couple officially divorced in 2012. The reason behind their separation is still unknown.
Tika Sumpter and her ex-husband Hosea Chanchez
After ending the marital relationship with Hosea Chanchez, she was never rumored to be dating anyone. But, she was in secret relationship with an unknown person from whom she got pregnant. She announced shocking revelation about her pregnancy in 2016 which dragged her into the controversy.
Sumpter welcomed her first daughter, Ella Loren
on October 8, 2016, but whose the father of her daughter is still the biggest queries.
Tika Sumpter shares her picture with baby bumps
Source: DailymailAccording to the source, the father to a daughter is Have and Have Nots
actor, Nicholas James
. Recently Tika has posted a picture calling James as a father of a daughter, Ella.
She also revealed that the couple is already engaged. According to her, Nicholas proposed her during Christmas.
Moreover, she possesses hottest and attractive personality holding the average height of 5 feet 7 inches. She is a god believer and follows Christian religion.
Tika Sumpter Net Worth
As an established actress, model, and host in the Hollywood industry, Tika earns a huge amount of salary. She is one of the highest paid actresses and involves in big projects of Entertainment Industry.
She resides in the United States and living a lavish life and thus we can be assured of her higher financial status. Her current estimated net worth is $1.5 million.