Earnings that make Tika Sumpter Net Worth of $1.5M

Tika Sumpter, the popular model, actor and singer gained much prominence and popularity as host of the television series “Best Friend’s Date” in 2004. Tika Sumpter’s net worth according to Forbes 2017 is estimated to be $1.5 million.  It has increased continuously from $1,142,857 in 2012 to the present $1.5 million.

“I've been in this game for a while, but I wouldn't change anything about the struggle, not ever.” - Tika SumpterClick To Tweet


These lines define Tika Sumpter and what she is today.

Career Highlights

Sumpter is known to have displayed eagerness and interest towards dancing and acting from the very early years of her life.  The actress does not have a sharp shooting graph of success. Interestingly, she was a waitress before kick-starting a successful career.

Multiple roles and recognition

She started with modelling, has done acting, hosted a series and has even donned the producer’s hat in the romantic drama ‘Southside’.

She gained huge success from her role as Layla Williamson in ‘One Life to Live’ that won ‘Daytime Emmy Award’.

The actress had earned a nomination in the category of ‘NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series’.


The movies she has done include ‘Southside With You’, ‘Ride Along 2’, ‘Bessie’, ‘Get On Up’, ‘My Man Is a Loser’, ‘Ride Along’ and ‘Whisper me a lullaby’ to name a few.

2004 has proved to be the most productive and rewarding for her.

The Haves and Have Nots

She is currently appearing in the TV series: ‘The Haves and Have Nots”. However, it is criticised heavily as critics think of it as perpetuating negative stereotypes among the audience.

It is being claimed to be ‘hurtful to the black community people’, but she stands up bravely in defence trying to elevate the show.

Earnings adding to Tika Sumpter’s net worth

It is speculated that the total earnings of the actress from the movies solely sums up to about $1,227,373. Another interesting fact is that it might take almost more than 40 years for an average person to reach Sumpter’s net worth.

‘Actress by way of Hollis, Queens’ has a yearly income amounts to be more than $235,294. Her daily income is estimated to be $493.15, and she earns about $52, 288 from endorsements and sponsorships.

Special Tag

Apart from the immense success, she has gained in career; you would be delighted to know that Sumpter also has proud involvement in ‘Public Service Announcements’ that appears in a campaign for ‘AIDS Awareness’ along with the popular and celebrated hip-hop artist ‘Common’.


Tika Sumpter has been a versatile actor sporting varied roles in multiple formats. Not much is known about her properties. Most interestingly, some aspects of her personal life are blurred as inquisitive minds question her baby girl with unnamed father. Her net worth is huge and is all set to take up the numbers in future.


Lastly, the actress is changing conceptions and thought-process of people and challenging the stereotypes with her recent project as Candace Young.

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