Tika Sumpter



Place of birth:

Queens, New York, USA:


Private Life: Born in Queens, New York, Sumpter studied at Marymount Manhattan College where she majored in communications. She began her career modeling and appeared in various commercials for products including Hewlett-Packard and Liz Claiborne's Curve fragrances. Career: In 2004, she served as the co-host for the N network series Best Friend's Date. The following year she landed the role of Layla Williamson on One Life to Live. Since January 2011, Sumpter has appeared on Gossip Girl as Raina Thorpe, the daughter of Russell Thorpe (Michael Boatman) and Chuck Bass' love interest.

Film Credits

Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
as Maddie Wachowski
The Nomads (2019)
as Cassey McNamara
An Acceptable Loss (2019)
as Elizabeth "Libby" Lamm
Nobody's Fool (2018)
as Danica
The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
as Maureen
Southside with You (2016)
as Michelle Robinson
Ride Along 2 (2016)
as Angela Payton
Bessie (2015)
as Lucille
Get on Up (2014)
as Yvonne Fair
My Man is a Loser (2014)
as Clarissa
Ride Along (2014)
as Angela
A Madea Christmas (2013)
as Lacey
Sparkle (2012)
as Delores
Think Like a Man (2012)
as Dominic's Girlfriend
What's Your Number? (2011)
as Jamie
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming (2010)
as Nikki
Salt (2010)
as Front Deskwoman
Sonic The Hedgehog 2 ()
as Maddie Wachowski

Production Credits

Southside with You (2016)
Executive Producer