Quick Facts of Issa Rae

  • Full NameIssa Rae
  • Net Worth$4 million
  • Date of Birth12 January, 1985
  • NicknameIssa
  • Marital Status Unamrried
  • Birthplace Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession Actress, Writer, Director, Producer
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • Height5 feet 8 Inches(173 cm)
  • EducationStanford University
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • Horoscope Capricorn
Issa Rae

Issa Rae is an American actress, writer, producer as well as web series creator. She gained fame from her work on the YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl. She also gained recognition for creating, co-writing and starring in the HBO TV series Insecure. For her work on Insecure, she gained two Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress TV series Musical.

Furthermore, Rae is unmarried. Most of her fans have a question on their mind; Is she dating anyone? Besides, she enjoys a huge net worth from her successful career. So, if you are interested to know more about her personal as well as her professional life, then read our article until to the end. Stay tuned with us.

Issa Rae Bio, Wiki

Issa Rae was born on 12 January 1985 in Los Angeles, California. She was born to father Dr. Abdoulaye Diop who is a pediatrician and neonatologist from Senegal whereas her mother Delyna Dip is a teacher from Louisiana, an African American. Growing up, she spent her childhood in Dakar, Senegal along with her four siblings.

When she was young, Issa went at King Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science, where she began to develop her talent. Later for her higher education, she went to Standford University where she graduated with a degree in African and African American studies.

After Standford, Issa went at New York Film Academy where her career kicked off. With the help of Tracy, whom she met at Stanmfornd University, Rae started her first web series Awkward Black Girls which premiered on YouTube in 2011.


The web series received favorable reviews from fans and attracted the attention of TV executives. Later she was able to create more episodes of her show and ultimately break into the mainstream. Moreover, her first book, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl released in 2015 in a New York Times bestseller.

Issa Rae Body Measurements

Age of 34, Issa stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches and proportional weight of 60 kg gives her tenacious and elegant stamina. She has black hair and a pair of black eyes. The detail about her body measurements including breast size, waist size, and hips size are unavailable.

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Issa Rae’s Relationship

Well, there are many fans of Issa Rae who are dying to know her current relationship status. Disregarding all the demands and request of her fans, Rae is living a very low-key life. She has kept her life far away from the media and paparazzi. Similarly, there are no details about her past relationship either.

Because of her quiet nature, many of her audience question about her sexual orientation. Therefore, Rae has always remained silent about her sexual orientation from the public; we are unable to confirm the speculations and rumors. She might be married or still single.


Going through her Instagram account, she has posted several pictures with different men, but she has never mentioned anyone as her boyfriend.

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Issa Rae’s Net Worth

According to some source, Issa Rae has collected a vast net worth of $4 million as of 2019. The actress earns from her works in the TV and web series, Awkward Black Girl and Insecure. Similarly, she also receives some amount of money from the photo shoots, stage performances, and other projects.

Additionally, Rae created her YouTube channel named “iamOTHER.” The channel has more than 1,823,821 subscribers. Moreover, Social Blade says that she makes monthly earnings of between $1.9K – $30.1K which enables her to make annual earnings of between $22.6K – $361.7K out of the channel. According to the same source, she made a daily average of between $63  –  $1K and assumed to enjoyed between $1.9K  –  $30.1K in the last 30 days.