Bobbi Baker plays Kiki in Tyler Perry’s sitcom House of Payne.
Born on July 8, 1981 in North Carolina, in 2001, Baker graduated from Western Carolina University with a degree in theatre. Then Baker studied for four years at Juilliard, graduating in Spring 2007.
She was the first individual in the history of the Juilliard Drama Division to graduate with the honor of Scholastic Distinction for her work on a thesis entitled, "To What Extent is Black Preaching a Manifestation of Black Culture?"
In August 2007, Baker married Nate James (basketball). After graduating from Juilliard, Baker acted as Claudia in Hartford Stage Company/Long Wharf Theatre's stage adaptation of Toni Morrison’s first novel "The Bluest Eye" where she earned a solid review. Baker was also featured in the late Notorious b.i.g "One More Chance" music video and also appeared in 1 episode of "Dawson's Creek" in 2002.
Bobbi is also known to many of her friends and family as "Tokii." She is named after her grandmother, Matoka.
The final episode of House of Payne aired August 10, 2013.