Name: Euphemia L. Sumpter
Born: June 20, 1980
Occupation: Actress and model
Tika Sumpter was born on June 20, 1980 in Queens, New York City, New York. She is the daughter of Arthur Curtis Sumpter, Sr. and Janice Acquista.
She would graduate from Longwood Senior High School and then study at Marymount Manhattan College. Tika would earn her degree in a communications major.
Tika was previously married to Isaiah Richards, but they divorced. Tika announced in October 2016 that she gave birth to Ella-Loren. A few months later, she confirmed that she became engaged to Nicholas James, her co-star in the motion picture “The Haves and the Have Nots.” They presently reside in Los Angeles, California.
Tika started her career in modeling by appearing in commercials for a wide variety of brands, such as Liz Clairborne and Hewlett-Packard. As she sought out to become an actress, she worked as a waitress. In 2004, Tika would serve as the co-host of “Best Friend’s Date” and then land a role for the soap opera “One Life to Live,” in which she was an NAACP Image Award for.
It was in 2010 when Tika would make her feature film debut in the movie “Stomp the Yard: Homecoming.” She would go onto appear in such film and TV projects as “Salt,” “Gossip Girl,” “What’s Your Number” and “The Game.”
As the years went by, Tika would land bigger roles for bigger ventures, including the Tyler Perry film “A Madea Christmas,” the Kevin Hart and Ice Cube movie “Ride Along” and the HBO biopic “Bessie.” In 2016, she portrayed a young Michelle Obama in a film that portrayed the early romance between Barack and Michelle Obama called “Southside with You.” She has also landed parts in the CBS television series “The 313” and the latest Tyler Perry projects “Acrimony” and “House of Payne.”
We estimate that Tika Sumpter’s net worth is $1.5 million (2015).
So how much is $1.5 million really?
$1.5 million can pay for the production of a feature motion picture. $1.5 million can also pay for the upcoming speaker fees that former United States President Obama will likely request.