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Tika Sumpter is an American actress, producer, television host, and model

She began her career as a host of The N reality series, Best Friend’s Date (2004-2005), and is also known for her role as Layla Williamson in the ABC daytime soap opera, One Life to Live.

Married, Husband

Tika is in a relationship with Nicholas James with whom she is engaged. 

The couple dated for a while after meeting on the set of “The Haves and the Have Nots” on which Tika admitted falling in love with Nicholas. 

Tika announced her engagement with Nicholas James, who is an American actor known for his recurring role as Officer Justin Lewis in the TV sitcom The Haves and the Have Nots and also his appearances in Prom Night (2008) and NCIS: New Orleans (2014). 

She announced she was engaged to Nicholas in January 2017.

Here is a picture of the couple together attending the world premiere of 

“Nobody’s Fool” at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on October 28, 2018, in New York.

Tika, together with her partner, have a baby girl named Ella-Loren

Their daughter was born on October 8, 2016

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Tika has a very fulfilling life with her partner and kid.  

She shared this picture of her fiancé and daughter on her Instagram account and captioned as 


Tika Sumpter Daughter
Tika Sumpter Daughter Source: Instagram

She has been often criticized for being in an Interracial Relationship. 

Some people can accept the fact that she got engaged to a white man.

The couple has not shared details about their wedding plans. 

Tika would look beautiful as a bride; we can see a glimpse of her in a wedding gown in the picture she shared on her Instagram account from an upcoming American single-camera sitcom, captioned as 

“I’s married now…ISH….”

Tika Sumpter Wedding In Sitcom Picture
Tika Sumpter Wedding Picture In Sitcom Source: Instagram

She was previously married to Hosea Chanchez in 2009. 

Her ex-husband was also an American actor known for his recurring role on For Your Love and the quarterback football player Malik Wright on The CW/BET sitcom, The Game

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But sadly, the couple got divorced and parted ways in the year 2012.

Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $6 million which she earned through acting in different movies and television series. 

Here is a list of some movies in which Tika was played the lead role.

Movies NameBudgetBox Office 
Southside With You$1.5 million$6.5 million
Nobody’s Fool$19 million$33.5 million
Ride Along$25 million$154.5 million
Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas$25 million$53.4 million
Sparkle$14 million$24 million

Tike starrer American biographical romantic drama Southside With You where she played the role of Michelle Obama

The movie has won various awards and has been nominated for different categories in many award shows. 

The movie won as Best Chicago Film in the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle and also won Best Reviewed Romance movie 2016 in the Rotten Tomatoes Golden Tomato Awards.

She starred in movie Ride Along in 2014, and she was also part of the movie sequel named as Ride Along 2. 

The movie also stars Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Bruce Leguizamo, John Leguizamo and others in the lead.

She plays Candace Young in the television sitcom The Haves and the Have Nots

The series has total six-season till date and the seventh season will be airing in the year 2020.

She will appear a lead role in the upcoming American single-camera sitcom Mixed-ish which is set to be premiered on September 24, 2019.

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You can watch the trailer of the upcoming show below.

Info and Highlights (Age, Height)

  1. She celebrates her birthday on June 20, 1980, which makes her 39 years of age.
  2. Her parents are Janice Acquista (her mother) and Arthur Curtis Sumpter, Sr. (her father). 
  3. She also has a sibling named Chauna Sumpter.
  4. Height: She has an average height of 1.7 meter, which is 5 feet 6 inches. She has a weight of 55 kilograms. 
  5. Her body measurement is 34-24-34 inches which show she has maintained her body through proper diet and workout routine.
  6. She has a natural dark brown eye, and her hair color is black.
  7. We provide more information about Tika as compared to other sites.
Updated On Tue Feb 16 2021 Published On Thu Sep 19 2019 By paper-boat

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