Jo-Issa Rae Diop, better known as Issa Rae, is a Senegalese-American actress, writer and producer. Rae first gained attention through her work on the YouTube series Clumsy Black Girl. Since 2011, Rae has continued to grow his YouTube channel, which features a variety of shorts, web series, and other content created by people of color. Rae gained greater recognition as the co-creator, co-writer and star of the HBO TV series Insecure, for which she was nominated for multiple Golden Globe Awards and Primetime Awards. Emmy. Her 2015 memoir, The Misadventures of Awesome Black Girl, became the New York Times bestseller. In 2018, Rae was included in the list of the most influential people in the world by Time 100. Rae has also acted in the film, with roles in the television series The Hate U Give, the fantasy comedy Little, the romantic comedy The Photograph and the romantic comedy The Lovebirds.
|Born||Jo-Issa Rae Diop, January 12, 1985, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Other names||Joissa Diop|
|Alma mater||Stanford University|
|Occupation||Actress, writer, producer|
|Website||Issa Rae's Official site|
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|Issa Rae's Instagram|
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|Youtube||Issa Rae's Youtube|
|IMDb||Issa Rae's IMDb|
Actress, writer and director best known as the creator and star of HBO's hit series Insecure alongside Larry Wilmore. She also developed a television series with Shonda Rhimes for ABC called I Hate L.A. Dudes. She starred in the 2019 film Little.
She created the YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl on YouTube in 2011. It later won the 2012 Shorty Award for Best Web Show and became the basis of Insecure.
She made Glamour Magazine's "35 Under 35" list in 2013 and the Forbes "30 Under 30" list in both 2013 and 2014. She released the memoir The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl in February 2015.
She was born in Los Angeles. Her brother and nephew have appeared in pictures on her Instagram.
- Web series producer
- Web series director
- Maryland actresses
- African-American screenwriter
- African-American writer
Latest information about Issa Rae updated on June 14 2021.