Issa Rae Married, Boyfriend, Dating, Parents, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Height

By Staff Writer | On: 12 Aug, 2017
Issa Rae Married, Boyfriend, Dating, Parents, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Height

Quick Information

Date of Birth January 12, 1985
Age 35 Years 9 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Actress
Marital Status Single
Divorced Not Yet
Boyfriend/Dating No
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $3 Million Dollars
Ethnicity Afro-American
Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height 5 feet 8 Inches(173 cm)
Education Stanford University
Parents Abdoulaye Diop (Father), Delyna Diop (Mother)
Siblings Lamine Diop (Brother)

The exemplary Afro-American actress, Issa Rae has returned to the television screen with her breathtaking performance in HBO series ‘Insecure’ which aired from 21st July. She is among those actresses who has always attempted to present the real experiences and challenges of a black woman in the communities.

Issa is an actor and producer, famous for her performance in ‘Exhale’ and ‘The Choir.'

Career and Progression:

Issa Rae embarked her professional career on the web series ‘Awkward Black Girl’ which premiered on YouTube in 2011. The catching story of series made it popular in social media, blog posts, and mainstream media within a short time. The actress then paired up with Pharell for the Season two of the series which released through his YouTube channel, ‘iamOTHER.' She is currently signed with 3 Arts Entertainment and United Talent Agency.

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Super Excited for the Season 2 of ‘Insecure’:

Issa began appearing on the comedy series ‘Insecure’ alongside Jay Ellis and Dominique Perry from October 2016. The series unfolds the black woman experiences from the vantage point of two female characters, Issa (Issa Rae) and Molly (Yvonne Orji). At the end of the first season, Issa gets deserted by her boyfriend, Lawrence (Jay) who gets involved with a bank teller, Tasha (Dominique).

Thus, in this season, the folks will see Issa trying to lead an independent life picking the pieces of her broken heart.

How much is Issa’s Net Worth?

According to, Issa Rae has summoned an enormous net worth of $4 million. The actress accumulated the amount from her works in the television and web series, more importantly in ‘Awkward Black Girl’ and ‘Insecure.' Similarly, her earnings from the photo-shoots, stage performances, and other projects also must have supported in enhancing her total worth.

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Is Issa Dating her Secret Boyfriend?

The 32 years old actor, Issa Rae is undoubtedly one of the most talented and loved actress in the industry. The celeb has won millions of heart and accolades since the time she stepped in this sector. However, the actress, who has gained such popularity for professional works, is now savoring a warm and vivid relationship with her longtime partner Louis Diame.

Most importantly, the lady is marrying soon with him as she is engaged now. At the end of March 2019, Issa's pals confirmed that she and her longtime boyfriend Louis Diame engaged.

A week after their engagement on 1 April 2019, she exposed her happily engaged relationship. While walking down the Good Morning America's studios in NYC, she showcased her new elegant diamond ring on her finger. The engagement probably allured the attention of most of the media and her fans.

Issa Rae flaunted a shiny engagement ring while strolling toward Good Morning America's studios (Photo:

The news about their engagement swirled around the internet when she attended the 2019 NAACP Image Awards last week. In the interview with ET Online, Yvonne Orji expressed excitement for Issa.

The rumor of their engagement arose for the first time when she was spotted wearing a ring on her Essence magazine cover.

Issa yet has not gushed about her boyfriend-turned-fiance, Louis and given the details about him. The heartthrob couple has kept their relationship behind the media reach. However, Louis, who is a businessman has attended several events with Issa.

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Issa's Short Bio and Family:

Issa Rae was born on January 12, 1985, in Los Angeles, California, the U.S. Her mother, Delyna Diop is a teacher and father, Dr. Abdoulaya Diop is a pediatric doctor. Her parents had three other children excluding her. She completed her graduation from Stanford University with the major in African-American and African studies in 2007. She belongs to African-American ethnicity and has a height of 5 feet 8 inches.