- Name: Issa Rae
- Born: 01/12/1985 (36 years old)
- Occupation: Actress, writer, producer
- Website: issarae.com
Jo-Issa Rae Diop (born January 12, 1985), known as Issa Rae, is an American actress, writer, and producer. She first garnered attention for her work on the YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl. Since 2011, Rae has continued to develop her YouTube channel, which features various short films, web series, and other content created by people of color. She subsequently gained further recognition for creating, co-writing, and starring in the HBO television series Insecure. For her acting work on Insecure, she has received two Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Rae has released one memoir, titled The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. Rae co-starred in the comedy Little and the drama The Hate U Give, and has starred in two 2020 movies, the drama The Photograph and the romantic comedy The Lovebirds.
Birth Name: Jo-Issa Rae Diop
School: Stanford University
Alias: Jo-Issa Rae Diop
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Issa Rae quotes :
I'll stick to finding the funny in the ordinary because my life is pretty ordinary and so are the lives of my friends - and my friends are hilarious.Issa Rae
I used to love being the class clown. I loved to make jokes and make people laugh. There was a set of students who would find it funny. But the cool students were like, 'Eeew!'Issa Rae
I hate to say it but I hate black humor. I feel like a Klan member saying it, but it's just not funny.Issa Rae