Tika Sumpter Biography

Updated On Feb 05, 2019 Published On Dec 28, 2016
Facts of Tika Sumpter
Date of Birth: 1980 , June-20
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Tika 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 U.S
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements 34-24-34
Weight in KG 55 kg
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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Tika Sumpter is an American actress, producer, singer, television host, and model. She started her career as a host on a reality show Best Friend's Date (2004–2005).

Tika Sumpter: Real Name, Age, Parents

Tika was born on June 20, 1980, in Queens, New York, the U.S. Her real name is Euphemia LatiQue Sumpter.

Her mother name is Janice Acquista, and her father name is Arthur Curtis Sumpter Sr.  

What is her age?

As of 2019, she is 39 years old. 

Educational Background

Tika Sumpter has majored in communications at Marymount Manhattan College, USA. She did her graduation from Longwood Senior High School in Middle Island, New York.

During her struggled period she modeled and appeared in commercials.

Marriage & Divorce With Hosea Chanchez

Tika Sumpter was married to her husband Hosea Chanchez. However, their relationship didn't go as expected.

They were married in 2009 but got a divorce in 2012. The exact reason for their divorce is yet to be announced. 

Tika Sumpter's Daughter

The 39-year-old star is a mother to a child. She welcomed her first child, a baby girl, on October 8, 2016. She has named her daughter Ella-Loren.

Tiks took to Twitter to announce the birth of the baby girl and explained her feeling of being a mother for the first time. 

Previously, she had announced her pregnancy in August of 2016. 

She has not revealed the name of the father of the child but her now fiance Nicholas James accepts her as his daughter.

She is engaged to fiance Nicholas James

After her divorce with ex-husband Hosea, she got engaged to Nicholas James, an American actor. They announced their engagement on January 2017. 

James is an American actor known for his appearance in the movies like Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds, Prom Night, Fired Up!, and many others.

His TV shows include The Client List, NCIS, Jane by Design, and several others.

Tika Sumpter & Her Fiance Share Daughter's Pic

After Tika's divorce, it was her fiance who was beside her side as she gave birth to her daughter. And at present, James seems to have a pretty strong bonding with Ella-Loren.

Recently in December of 2017, he shared a picture of himself with her daughter on Instagram.

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I love my life! #daddysgirl #prouddad

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Besides, James often comes up with beautiful posts with his daughter on his Instagram.

Tika Sumpter Movies and TV shows

She has appeared in many movies and TV shows and a lot of them have achieved success at the box office. 

Tika Sumpter started her career at the age of 24. She began as a model after which she soon grew to fame as the co-host of the reality television series “Best Friend’s Date”.

The big break of Tika’s acting career was in 2005 when she was cast for the role of Layla Williamson in the long-running television series ‘One life to Live after’.

Here is the list of the movies she has appeared.


  • Brooklyn's Finest 
  • Stomp the Yard: Homecoming
  • Salt
  • Get On Up
  • Ride Along 2
  • The Old Man & the Gun
  • Nobody's Fool
  • An Acceptable Loss
  • Sonic the Hedgehog

TV Shows

  • One Life to Live
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Gossip Girl
  • The Game
  • Being Mary Jane
  • The Haves and the Have Nots
  • Bessie
  • Final Space

Tika Sumpter Net worth

Tika Sumpter has an estimated net worth of $7 million in 2019. Back in 2018, her net worth was around $6 million. 

The above-mentioned figure includes her total assets, her luxury goods like cars, and accessories.

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Tika Sumpter facts on timeline


June 20 , 1980

Tika Sumpter was born in Queens of New York, USA  on June 20, 1980. Her mother name is Janice Acquista and her father name is Sr. Arthur Curtis Sumpter Tika Sumpter majored in communications at Marymount Manhattan College. During her early acting days, she modeled and appeared in  many short commercials.


married to Hosea Chanchez


Tika Sumpter married her husband Hosea Chanchez on 2009. But their marriage did not last long and the couple finally saperated with a divorce in 2012. She gave birth to a baby girl on October 8, 2016. She has not told anywhere that who really is fathered her child.

She began as a model


Tika Sumpter started her acting career from the age of 24. She began as a model after which she soon raised to fame as the co-host of reality television series “Best Friend’s Date”. In 2005 she was casted for the role of Layla Williamson for the long- running television series ‘One life to Live after’.


movies and tv shows


Tika Sumpter's first hosted a reality show called Best Friend’s Date in 2004. On 2009 she debuted on the movie called Brooklyn's Finest. Her role in the movie was Neighborhood girl. 

She has played 14 movies up to 2016 and has done 8 TV shows till 2015.