Caption: Tika Sumpter at event of Bessie (2015)
Actress, Producer, Soundtrack
Born: June 20, 1980
Star sign: Gemini
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)
Known for: The Haves and the Have Nots (2013), Salt (2010), Ride Along (2014), What's Your Number? (2011)
Tika Sumpter was born in New York and graduated from Marymount Manhattan College. Sumpter began her career as model, before she landed the role of "Layla Williamson" in ABC's daytime soap opera, One Life to Live (1968) (2005-2010, 2011). After she left the soap, Sumpter won a recurring role in the CW series, Gossip Girl (2007), and appeared in the ...