Birth name: Euphemia Sumpter
Date of Birth: June 20, 1980
Place of Birth: Queens, New York, United States
Occupation: Model,actress, singer
Height: 5 feet 5.5 in; 1.66m
Sumpter in one sentence: Tika is an intelligent, hard working and talented actresses, proud woman and a gorgeous lady.
I had tons of setbacks.
My mother taught me so much about perseverance.
My mother raised me to be confident.
You should walk with your head up and your shoulders back and know that you’re just as great as anybody else.
I always remember the time when I got the first job - contract role on One Life to Live, it was so important for me.
Exercising is important –it makes you feel good, look good and gives you energy.
I am learning how to accept the compliment.
Confidence comes from knowing yourself.
One of the most important lessons that I’ve learned is to put your head down and work.
Don’t compare yourself to other people, do the work, because when the opportunity comes, you have to be ready.
If you want to put a perfect person on TV, you will have no show, art imitates life.
It is important to be able to express exactly what you want, and exactly how you are feeling.
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