Tika Sumpter is definitely one of the actresses, young black ladies look up to.
Tika Sumpter is an American actress, singer, producer, television host, and model. Sumpter began her career as host of Best Friend’s Date, a reality series on The N.
In 2005, she landed the role of Layla Williamson in the ABC daytime soap opera, One Life to Live, where she starred regularly through 2010.
Read Also: KOKOnista Of The Day: Gbemisola Ikumelo Is The Beautiful Nigerian Actress Breaking Boundaries With Her Comedy, Ankara And Lush Afro HairIn the same year, Sumpter made her movie debut in her leading female role in the musical drama Stomp the Yard: Homecoming.Sumpter was born in Queens, New York City. She was a cheerleader at her high school. She graduated from Longwood Senior High School in Middle Island, New York and studied at Marymount Manhattan College where she majored in communications.
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