Issa Rae Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Issa Rae Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Issa Rae Net Worth and Salary

Issa Rae net worth is estimated to be $8 million and she earns over $3 million as salary annually and her net worth accumulated due to the success in her career as an actress, director, writer, producer and web content creator.

Who is Issa Rae?

Issa Rae is an American actress, producer, content creator, writer and director and she is famously known for her roles in television series and shows such as So Jaded, Words with Girls, Get Your Life and Bleach.

Biography and Education

Issa Rae was born Jo-Issa Rae Diop on the 12th of January, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, United States and she was born to a father named Dr. Abdoulaye Diop, who worked as a pediatrician and neonatologist from Senegal and a mother named Delyna Diop, a teacher from Louisiana, her parents met for the first time in France, when they were both studying and she grew up with four siblings, after a while in the United States, Rae and her parents relocated to Dakar, Senegal, but they only stayed there for a short period before returning to the United States of America.

Rae was raised in Potomac, Maryland, but she also spent a bit of her early days in Los Angeles, California, where she attended Middle School, she later enrolled at King Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science, which was where she got involved in various acting programs, but it was this time that her parents divorced, she later attended Stanford University and graduated in 2007 with a major in African and African-American studies, after graduating from College, she attended New York Film Academy, where she took up acting classes.

Movies and Career

Issa Rae has starred in movies such as Pharrell Williams: Happy as Dancer in 2013, Protect and Serve as Police Recruit and A Bitter Lime as Jane Johnson in 2014, Jay-Z: Moonlight as herself in 2017, The Hate U Give as April and Drake: Nice for What as herself in 2018, Little as April in 2019, The Photograph as Mae, The Lovebirds as Julie in 2020 and many more.

She also starred and produced movies such as Hard Times in 2014, Killing Lazarus in 2015, The Lovebirds in 2020 and many more.

Rae has also appeared in television series such as The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl from 2011 to 2013 and she also worked as its executive producer, she starred in M.O. Diaries and The Couple as Lisa in 2012, The Number as Lisa from 2012 to 2013, How Men become dogs, True Friendship Society as Mama Moth, My Roommate The as J, Instacurity as Issa, Little Horribles as best friend, Inside web series and black actress in 2013, Roomielovefriends from 2013 to 2014 and she also starred as its executive director, The Choir from 2013 to 2015 and she was also the executive director, So Jaded, words with girls, bleach and Rubberhead as Bride 2 in 2014, First from 2014 to 2015, Get Your Life in 2015, Insecure in 2016 as Issa Dee, Bojack Horseman in 2018 and many more.

Issa Rae has also recorded a bit of success in her career as a writer as she authored a book titled The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl in 2015.

Real Name

Issa Rae’s real name is Jo-Issa Rae Diop.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Issa Rae is of American nationality and black ethnicity.


Issa Rae was born to a father named Abdoulaye Diop and a mother named Delyna Diop and she grew up with four siblings and she has a daughter named Diana Rae.

Height, Weight and Personal Looks

Issa Rae stands at a height of 5ft 9inches, she weighs 67kg, she is dark in complexion, has brown hair color and dark brown eye color.

Controversies, rumors and legal issues

Since coming to fame in 2011, Rae hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.

House Location

Issa Rae and her family currently reside in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.

Zodiac Sign and Birthday

Issa Rae was born on the 12th of January, 1985, therefore her zodiac sign is Capricorn and she celebrates her birthday on the 12th of January each year.

Social Media Presence

Joissa Diop has been able to build a significant presence for herself on social media, as of recent, she has over 20,000 Twitter followers and she is also active on a host of other social media networks.


Issa Rae hasn’t yet disclosed her partner or relationship status to the public, but she was once reported to being in a relationship with a man named Mike Osborne.

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