Tika Sumpter (born: June 20, 1980, Queens, NY, USA) is an American actress, singer, television host and model. She began her career as host of the reality series Best Friend's Date (2004—2005). She landed a role in the ABC soap opera One Life To Live in 2005. She made her movie debut in Storm The Yard: Homecoming (2010). She later starred in the movies What's Your Number? (2011), Think Like A Man (2012), Sparkle (2012), A Madea Christmas (2013) Ride Along (2014) and Ride Along 2 (2016).