Issa Rae is an American actress, writer, director and web series creator best known for appearing in HBO series “Insecure” and also as the creator of You Tube series “Awkward Black Girl”. Issa was born in Los Angeles. Her father Dr. Abdoulaye Diop is a pediatric doctor and her mother Delyna Diop is a teacher. She graduated from Stanford University with a major in African and African-American studies. She then received a theater fellowship at The Public Theater in New York City.
Issa created web series on YouTube “Awkward Black Girl” in 2011. The series went viral and have surpassed more than 260,000 subscribers on YouTube and over 20 million views. Currently, she is starring in HBO series “Insecure” as a director and also as a performer.
Full Name: Jo- Issa Rae Diop
Nick Name: Issa Rae
Born Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Date of Birth: January 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Race/ Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Actress, Director, Writer, Producer
Education: She attended King Drew magnet High School of Medicine and Science and then graduated with a major in African-American studies from Stanford University
Issa Rae Family
Father: Dr. Abdoulaye Diop
Mother: Delyna Diop
Siblings: She has four siblings
Issa Rae Height Weight and Body Details
Height: 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
Weight: 60 kg or 132 pounds
Body Measurements: 33-24-33 inches
Bra Size: 33A
Dress size: 6 (US)
Shoe Size: 7 (US)
Tattoos: She has no tattoos on his body.
Hair Color: Black/ Dark Brown
Eye Color: Black
Issa Rae Net Worth: Issa Rae Net Worth is estimated to be around $3 million.
Husband/Boyfriend: Sorry, we don’t have any records on her relationship status.
Her previous relationships: None
Her father is a pediatric doctor from Senegal while her mother is a teacher from Louisiana.
Issa’s parents divorced when she was in high school.
Her birth name, Jo-Issa, comes from a combination of the names of her grandmothers: Joyce and Isseu.
She was included on the annual Forbes “30 Under 30” list in the entertainment section.
She has also written a book named “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl”.