Issa Rae Height Weight Body Measurements Bra Size

Jo-Issa Rae Diop was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on January 12, 1985, is an American actress. Young Issa Rae first started writing and acting while in college. She made her big screen debut in drama film A Bitter Lime (2015) in role as Jane Johnson. She got her television debut in comedy series The Couple (2012) in episode "Exes and Texts", in role as Lisa. Issa's breakthrough performance came as J in her comedy semiautobiographical web series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl (2011–2013).

How tall is Issa Rae and what is her weight? Issa Rae's height is 5' 9" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 175 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 139 іn pоunds or 63 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. She is 39 years old. Her net worth is around 8 million dollars. Issa Rae body measurements are bust-waist-hip 33-28-34 in inches or 84-71-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 32B with cup size B.

Issa Rae

Issa Rae
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Birth Date

January 12, 1985


39 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 9 in | 175 cm

Net Worth

$8 Million

Body Measurements

33-28-34 in | 84-71-86.5 cm


63 kg | 139 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

12 US | 43 EU

Best Movies

She was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture and the People's Choice Award for Favorite Drama Movie Star for her role as Mae Morton in romantic drama film The Photograph (2020).

She was nominated for the People's Choice Award for Favorite Female Movie Star for her role as Leilani in romantic comedy film The Lovebirds (2020).

The Hate U Give (2018) drama as April Ofrah

Little (2019) fantasy comedy as April Williams

She voiced Mom in animated short movie Hair Love (2019).

Vengeance (2022) black comedy as Eloise

She voiced Jessica Drew / Spider-Woman in animated superhero film Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (2023).

Barbie (2023) romantic comedy as Black Barbie

Best TV Shows

She co-created, co-wrote and starred as Issa Dee in HBO comedy drama television series Insecure (2016–2021), for which she was nominated for three Golden Globes Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy and three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her various roles in HBO sketch comedy series A Black Lady Sketch Show (2019–2021).

She hosted Saturday Night Live (2020) in episode "Issa Rae / Justin Bieber", for which she was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Guest Performance.

She was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film) for her voice role as Dr. Indira in Netflix animated black comedy drama television series BoJack Horseman (2018).


Graduated from King Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science in Willowbrook, Los Angeles.

Graduated from Stanford University (2007), with a Bachelor of Arts in African and African-American Studies.

Studied at the New York Film Academy in New York.

Has four siblings.

Has African-American and Senegalese ancestry.

Featured in music videos for:

Pharrell Williams "Happy" (2013)

Jay-Z "Moonlight" (2017)

Aminé "Spice Girl" (2017)

Drake "Nice for What" (2018)

TeaMarrr "Kinda Love" (2019)

D Smoke, SiR "Lights On" (2020)

Pharrell Williams, Jay-Z "Entrepreneur" (2020)

She released her first book, a memoir "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl" in 2015.

She received the "Vanguard Award" in 2017.

She is fluent in French.

Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.


She started dating Senegalese businessman Louis Diame in 2019, the couple got married in 2021.