Issa Rae’s Net Worth – How Did She Earned $4 Million Worth? Earnings and Salary

Issa Rae's net worth

The Insecure actress Issa Rae‘s net worth is $4 million. Issa Rae whose full name is Jo-Issa Rae Diop amassed her net worth from her prolific acting career.

Issa is genuinely a girl with multiple talents. Besides an actress, she is also a director, producer, author, and a series creator. Her career kicked off from a short series titled “The Misadventures of Awkward Black girl.” The show ran from 2011 to 2013.

The talented Issa has also earned two Golden Globe nominations for her performance in Insecure. It is an American comedy-drama TV series which is based upon Issa’s series of Awkward Black Girl.

Net Worth and Earnings

The 33-year-old Issa Rae’s net worth is $4 million. It is from her acting career and different professions including directing, producing and being an author that she has earned such noteworthy net worth. Issa had other career choices which included business, law, and medicine. It all changed when her web series “Awkward Black Girl” gained tractions.

Net worth of Issa Rae
The Insecure actress Issa Rae has a net worth of $4 million. Image Source: Writers Haven.

Awkward Black Girl‘s first episode cost around $5. After that, it rose to a couple of hundred and as more people came on it reached to the range of $1000. Her series had become an underground sensation and thorough it’s first season fans raised over $50,000, and then HBO knocked at her door.

As mentioned earlier, Issa is also a producer and here are some of the TV series in which she has produced in:

  • The Couple
  • The Number
  • True Friendship Society
  • My Roommate
  • M.O. Diaries

We are sure Issa got a fair sum of money in return from her producing. For her influence, Issa Rae was also under the list of 30 Under 30: Entertainment as published by Forbes.

Earnings from YouTube

The actress Issa also has a YouTube account under the name of “Issa Rae Presents’ where she uploads comedic web series, music videos, and mockumentaries. She also has a good earning from her YouTube channel. Over a year, her YouTube channel generates an estimated earning of $13.9K which is a big contribution to Issa Rae’s net worth of $4 million.

Plus Issa has also appeared on the cover of different magazines including Ebony Magazine. We are sure; she must have charged a reasonable sum of money for that.


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Issa Rae’s Net Worth from 2016 to 2018

The producer Issa gained not only popularity from her success but also a huge leap in her net worth. Here is a table representing grown in Issa Rae’s net worth from 2016.

YearNet Worth
2016$1.5 million
2017$2.5 million
2018$4 million

In 2016 net worth of Issa was estimated at $1.5 million. In around two years her net worth had an increment of 166.66 %, and in 2018, the net worth of Issa Rae is $4 million.

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