Issa Rae Reveals Her Awkward Moments ; Also Opens Up About The Struggles In Her Career

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Issa Rae Reveals Her Awkward Moments ; Also Opens Up About The Struggles In Her Career

Quick Fact Check

  • Date of Birth 1985-01-12
  • Age 34 Years 4 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Profession Actress, Producer
  • Birth Name Jo-Issa Rae Diop
  • Zodiac Sign Capricorn
  • Religion Christianity
  • Ethnicity/Race African-American
  • Father Abdoulaye Diop
  • Mother Delyna Hayward
  • Children/Kids Not Yet
  • Relationship Status Engaged
  • Divorce/Split No
  • Engaged Date 2019
  • Fiance Louis Diame
  • Dating/Affair Louis Diame (Engaged)
  • Net Worth $4 million
  • Career 2011–present
  • High School King Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science
  • College Stanford University
  • Height/ How Tall? 5' 9½" (1.77 m)
  • Hair Short
  • Hair Color Black
  • Eye Color Black
  • Siblings 4
  • Lesbian No

Series of awkward moment randomly comes into one’s life. Some moment comes as a creepy one while some become amusing. The H-town's leading lady Issa Rae while working in the Hollywood industry shares some of her awkward moments faced in her life during the initial phase of her career.

At present together unfold the awkward situation in her marital life followed by her brief bio.

Shares Oops Moment In Interview

“The Awkward Black Girl” starrer Issa Rae though is very fluent with her character. Yet in real life, she seems to have faced some embarrassing moments during her young age.

On an interview with the essence.com when asked about her most not so good situation the actress said:

“The entire sixth grade. I was young, but much of my material comes from that time. It was a weird transitional period because my family moved back to Los Angeles from Potomac, Maryland, where I hadn't been around many Black people. It was jarring to be berated for 'acting White’ when I was placed in a predominantly Black middle school in Southern California. I was also chubby, into boys who weren't into me, and tried too hard to fit into this ‘blackness’ I was supposed to be.”

Besides her oops moment in her young age, Issa seems to have no embarrassing moment in her dating life.

Though in the series of “Insecure” actor Jay R Ellis plays the character of an unemployed boyfriend of Issa but in real life the couple is neither dating nor hooked.

Dating Boyfriend Or Married?

No, Issa isn't available for dating. She has been in a romantic relationship with her boyfriend-turned-fiance, Louis Dame. The Insecure star's husband-to-be, Louis is a Senegalese businessman.

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Although details as to how and when Issa and Louise aren't available, the fans first got wind of their relationship when the actress appeared on the Essence cover in March 2019.

Issa Rae hints engagement with longtime boyfriend, Louis Diame by flaunting a rock on the April 2019 Issue of Essence Mag (Photo:- Issa Rae's IG)

The engaged-to-be married duo didn't confirm the news out right. However, Issa's co-stars on HBO series Jay R Ellis and Yvonne Oriji hinted engagement by professing happiness for the engaged pair.

Hints Relationship With Husband Prospect?

In 2017, Issa provided a rare insight into her secret relationship with her husband in an interview with the huffingtonpost.com. When revealing about her relaxing moment, she blurted about having a boyfriend. She said:

“By watching TV or hanging out with friends or my boyfriend. I’m super into “Breaking Bad.” I like to watch series a lot a lot of Netflix, BBC. Like I just finished watching “Top of the Lake, ” and that was pretty amazing.”

Though the actress failed to release few details of her relationship at the time. But through social media posts, she made it clear that she was everything but available.

Likewise, in the year 2017, Issa got photographed holding her bae’s hand welcoming the new year.

Issa Rae Bio Unveils Net Worth & Parents

Born on 12th January 1985 to parents Dr. Abdoulaye Diop and a teacher mother Delyna Diop, Issa was born in Los Angeles with four other siblings.

She started her career since the year 2011 from the television series “ The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” which further landed her in several other roles and characters in the movies and television series.

Further, the actress also has a broad audience of 2,00,000 on her Youtube channel which garnered around 23 million views. Followingly, she also worked as a writer and published her book of short stories in 2015 while she has currently signed with3 Arts Entertainment and United Talent Agency.

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Since 2016, Issa acted as the front and center - as a director, writer, and a lead - of the beloved HBO series Insecure. The dramedy wrapped its third season in September 2018.

Because of her talents, the Los Angeles native has been able to rack in $4 million of net worth.