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Issa Rae

1985 - Today

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Jo-Issa Rae Diop (born January 12, 1985), credited professionally as Issa Rae, is an American actress, writer, producer, and comedian. Rae first garnered attention for her work on the YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl. Since 2011, Rae has continued to develop her YouTube channel, which features various short films, web series, and other content created by Black people.Rae has achieved wider recognition as the co-creator, co-writer, and star of the HBO television series Insecure (2016–2021), for which she has been nominated for multiple Golden Globes Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Issa Rae has received more than 6,426,976 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Issa Rae is the 11,299th most popular actor (down from 9,694th in 2019), the 16,482nd most popular biography from United States (down from 15,046th in 2019) and the 5,559th most popular American Actor.

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  • 6.4M

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  • 26.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Issa Rae ranks 11,299 out of 9,996Before her are Lily Loveless, Rachel G. Fox, Brittany Curran, Matt Barr, Genelia D'Souza, and Jennifer Winget. After her are Ellie Kendrick, Lauren Potter, Johnny Yong Bosch, Aimee Teegarden, Pooja Hegde, and Noah Mills.

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Among people born in 1985, Issa Rae ranks 979Before her are Christoph Janker, Reggie Bush, Yuki Ota, Jennifer Winget, José Calderón, and Matheus Ferraz. After her are Hiroyuki Taniguchi, Laureano Sanabria Ruiz, Christina Schwanitz, Míchel, Olubayo Adefemi, and Krisztián Berki.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Issa Rae ranks 16,482 out of 18,182Before her are Banks (1988), Matt Barr (1984), Reggie Bush (1985), Evan Turner (1988), Tyrus (1973), and Jed Whedon (1975). After her are Breanna Stewart (1994), Rick Carey (1963), Jason Brown (1994), Johnny Yong Bosch (1976), Dustin Johnson (1984), and Mary Roach (1959).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Issa Rae ranks 5,559Before her are Kaitlin Doubleday (1984), Crystal Bernard (1961), Jurnee Smollett-Bell (1986), Rachel G. Fox (1996), Brittany Curran (1990), and Matt Barr (1984). After her are Johnny Yong Bosch (1976), Aimee Teegarden (1989), Michael Steger (1980), Bianca Ryan (1994), Whitney Able (1982), and Renee Olstead (1989).

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