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Issa Rae 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki
Born: January 12, 1985 (age 36 years), Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 1.75 m
Spouse(s): Louis Diame (m. 2021)
Alma mater: Stanford University
Parents: Abdoulaye Diop, Delyna Diop
Birthday: January 12, 1985
Age: 36 Years, 36 Year Old Females
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Also Known As: Jo-Issa Issa Rae Diop, Joissa Diop
Born Country: United States
Born In: Los Angeles, California, United States
Famous As: Actress
African American Women Actresses
Height: 5’8″ (173 cm), 5’8″ Females
Spouse/Ex-: Louis Diame ( M. 2021)
Father: Abdoulaye Diop
Mother: Delyna Diop
U.S. State: California, African-American From California
City: Los Angeles
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Rae’s birth name, Jo-Issa, comes from a combination of the names of her grandmothers: Joyce and Isseu.
Her middle name, Rae, is after an aunt, who was an artist.
Rae married her longtime partner, Louis Diame, a Senegalese businessman, in a private ceremony in France in July 2021.
Rae first wore her engagement ring publicly on the cover of Essence magazine’s April 2019 issue.
Rae has used her platform to bring attention to police violence and brutality against African-Americans.
Following the police shooting of Alton Sterling in 2016, she raised $700,000 for the Sterling Family Trust to help pay for the Sterling children to attend college.
Rae is an advocate for civil rights and women’s rights movements.
Her work includes themes of equality and social justice.
She works closely with organizations like the ACLU, BLD PWR, and Black Lives Matter.
Her show Insecure has changed the public perception of the South Los Angeles community by highlighting Black businesses.
Issa Rae is a famous American actress, director, producer and scriptwriter.
She is best known for the web series, ‘The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl’, which she created in the year 2011.
She also authored a book of the same name and it became the bestseller of the year.
When her web series was adapted into a television series, which was titled ‘Insecure’, she contributed as a co-writer and as the executive producer.
She has appeared in many TV series, such as ‘The Couple’, ‘True Friendship Society’ and ‘Instacurity’.
She has also worked as an executive producer for many TV series, such as ‘M.O. Diaries’, ‘How Men Become Dogs’ and ‘Little Horribles’ among many others.
Issa created her YouTube channel in order to support upcoming writers.
She has an amazing sense of humor and her diva-like persona has placed her in some of the elite lists like Glamour Magazine’s ‘35 Under 35’ and ‘Forbes30 Under 30’.
Issa is an honorable recipient of Vanguard Award which she won at the 10thanniversary of ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Awards.
Lived in Senegal, her father’s native country, as a child before returning to live in the US
Created, wrote, directed, produced and starred in a web series titled The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, which won the 2012 Shorty Award for Best Web Show
Named in Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 in both 2012 and 2014
Launched a digital platform called Color Creative that supports the work of women and minority writers
Published her New York Times bestselling memoir The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl in 2015
Featured on the cover of Essence magazine’s 2015 Game Changers issue alongside Ava DuVernay, Shonda Rhimes, Debbie Allen and Mara Brock Akil