How much is Tika Sumpter worth? $6 million
How did Tika Sumpter earn her money and wealth?
Tika Sumpter was born on 20th June 1980 in Queens, New York, USA. She attended Longwood Senior High School and also went to Marymount Manhattan College. Sumpter began her career as a model and appeared in commercials for Hewlett-Packard and Liz Claiborne’s Curve fragrance. In 2004, Sumpter co-hosted the show Best Friend’s Date for the N network. The following year, she played the role of Layla Williamson in daytime soap opera, One Life to Live in ABC. For her performance in the series, she was nominated for Best Actress in a Daytime Drama Series at NAACP Image Award in the year 2008. She continued in the role till 2011.
Sumpter made her film debut in Stomp the Yard: Homecoming in 2010. She played the lead role as Nikki in the film. In the same year, she acted in the film salt by Phillip Noyce. In 2011, she appeared in the teen drama series Gossip Girl as Raina Thrope in The CW. She also played the girlfriend of singer Jason Derulo in the video for his song “It Girl”. The same year, she appeared in the romantic comedy film What’s Your Number?. She has also appeared in the episodes of TV series The Game in the year.
Sumpter has acted in 2012 music-themed film Sparkle as Delores Anderson. The film is the remake of 1976 film of the same name. Sumpter then starred in comedy film My Man Is A Loser by Mike Young. The following year she appeared in Tyler Perry’s Christmas comedy-drama film A Madea Christmas (2013). She also starred in soapy drama series The Haves and The Have Nots in the Oprah Winfrey Network.
In 2014, Sumpter performed the lead role in action comedy film Ride Along by Tim Story. She also acted in its sequel, Ride Along 2, released in 2016. In the year she also acted in two biographical films namely Get On Up, about James Brown and Bessie about Bessie Smith.
In 2016, Sumpter played the role of young Michelle Obama in a biopic about Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, Southside with You. In 2017, she began the filming of a political thriller by Joe Chappelle namely The Pages.
What are the highest grossing movies of Tika Sumpter?
- Salt (2010): $293.5 million
- Ride Along (2014):$154.5 million
- Ride Along 2 (2016):$124.6 million
- Think Like a Man (2012): $96.1 million
- A Madea Christmas (2013): $53.4 million
- Sparkle (2012):$42 million
- Brooklyn’s Finest (2009):$36.4 million
- Get On Up (2014): $33.4 million