Tika Sumpter Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Jan, 2020
Facts of Tika Sumpter
Date of Birth: 1980 , June-20
Age: 41 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Tika Sumpter
Birth Name Euphemia L. Sumpter
Father Arthur Curtis Sumpter, Sr.
Mother Janice Acquista
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Hollis, New York City, New York
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actress
Net Worth $1.5 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements 34-24-34
Weight in KG 55 kg
Affair with Nicholas James
Boyfriend Nicholas James
Married Yes
Married to Hosea Chanchez (m. 2009)
Children N/A
Divorce Hosea Chanchez (m. 2012)
Education Marymount Manhattan College
Awards Not Yet
Movies Ride Along 2
TV Show The Haves and the Have Nots
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American actress Tika Sumpter is one of the leading faces in the entertainment field. She has landed a number of consistent performances in TV shows and movies. She is likewise a producer, television host, and model. Her first significant role came when she featured in the musical drama, Stomp the Yard: Homecoming’.  She is also mostly known for her role in One Life to Live

Early Life And Education Of Tika Sumpter 

Tika Sumpter was born in New York State, in the United States of America, on June 20, 1980. Her parents are Janice Acquista and Arthur Curtis Sumpter Sr. and they must be very proud of what their daughter has achieved in her wonderful career.

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Sumpter graduated from Longwood Senior High School in Middle Island. At that time, she was a  cheerleader at her high school. Following her schooling, she went on to study at Marymount Manhattan College and majored in communications. She belongs to American nationality and ethnicity wise, she is Black ethnicity. 

Tika Sumpter's Professional Career

Tika Sumpter has played numerous roles in TV shows and movies and has sparkled in all of them. In the year 2009, she started her career with a role in the movie, Brooklyn's Finest but her role was not credited.

Sumpter played the role of Nikki in the movie Stomp the Yard: Homecoming in 2010. She played the role of Emma in the movie Whisper Me a Lullaby in 2011 and her fascinating work in the movie was loved by almost everyone and even critics appreciated it a lot. 

Sumpter played the role of Yvonne Fair in the movie Get on Up in 2014 and for which she was nominated for Black Reel Award for the category of Best Ensemble. Other movies and TV shows to her credits are Ride Along 2, The Haves and the Have Nots, Being Mary Jane, The Game, and Gossip Girl, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

In 2016, Sumpter appeared in the biographical-drama film Southside with You alongside Parker Sawyers and Vanessa Bell Calloway.

In the year 2018, Sumpter made an appearance in The Old Man and the Gun and Nobody's Fool. And her upcoming project is Sonic the Hedgehog.

Tika Sumpter's Net Worth And Earning 

Tika Sumpter has earned a considerable amount of net worth which according to Celebrity net worth is around $1.5 million. The actress has played a number of iconic roles in several box office hit movies. 

In 2010, Sumpter was a cast in the movie Salt alongside Angelina Jolie,
Liev Schreiber, and Chiwetel Ejiofor. The movie was turned out to be commercially profitable as it made $294 million at the worldwide box office and received generally positive reviews. 

In 2012, Sumpter appeared in romantic comedy Think Like a Man which was also box office success grossing over $96 million on a budget of $12 million. Her another 2014 movie Ride Along earned a worldwide total of more than $153 million against a budget of $25 million. 

Tika Sumpter's Personal Life And Affair 

Tika Sumpter is a married woman. She tied the knots with her longtime boyfriend actor Hosea Chanchez After a long time of dating. She and her ex-husband Hosea later could not continue their marital relationship. And after around 3 years of marital relationship, the two settled for a divorce in the year 2012. 

After their divorce, Sumpter started dating with The Haves and the Have Nots co-star, Nicholas James. They have also a daughter named Ell-Loren, was born on 8 October 2016. The couple got engaged in January 2017. 

Sumpter is also quite busy on social media like Facebook and Instagram with nearly 1 million followers. 

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Tika Sumpter is 38 years old.
  • Birth Sign: Gemini
  • Height: She has a tall height of 5 feet 7 inches. 
  • Weight: Her body weight is around 55 kg. 
  • Body Measurements: She has a slim body built with the measurements of 34-24-34 inches.

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