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Issa Rae

Star and Creator of HBO's "Insecure"; Writer, Director & Producer of the YouTube Comedy "Awkward Black Girl"

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Issa Rae Biography

With her own unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Issa Rae's content has garnered over 20 million views and over 160,000 subscribers on YouTube. In addition to making the Forbes 30 Under 30 list twice and winning the 2012 Shorty Award for Best Web Show for her hit series "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl," Issa Rae has worked on web content for Pharrell Williams, Tracey Edmonds and numerous others. Rae's first book, a memoir titled The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl was released with Simon & Schuster in 2015.

In 2013, Rae started working on a project with with Larry Wilmore. The HBO series was named Insecure and stars Rae. The series focuses on the "the life of an average, twentysomething black woman." Since the show started, she has earned two Golden Globe nominations for her performance.

She received her B.A. from Stanford University, where she produced and directed four theatrical productions, including two stage adaptations of Spike Lee films. Because film was her true passion, she took time off from Stanford to attend the New York Film Academy where she honed her filmmaking skills.

Upon graduating, Issa Rae has worked on various music videos and shorts. The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, often referred to as ABG, is Issa Rae’s third web series. It has been featured on several sites and publications, including CNN, NBC, BET.com, Vibe, Huffington Post, Essence Magazine and more.

She has two other web series, which include, Dorm Diaries and her award-winning series, FLY GUYS present the F Word.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Issa Rae?
    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Issa Rae for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Issa Rae, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Issa Rae or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Issa Rae?
    Booking fees for Issa Rae, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Issa Rae, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Issa Rae?
    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Issa Rae for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Issa Rae for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?
    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Issa Rae or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Issa Rae or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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Issa Rae

Star and Creator of HBO's "Insecure"; Writer, Director & Producer of the YouTube Comedy "Awkward Black Girl"

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Issa Rae Biography

With her own unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Issa Rae's content has garnered over 20 million views and over 160,000 subscribers on YouTube. In addition to making the Forbes 30 Under 30 list twice and winning the 2012 Shorty Award for Best Web Show for her hit series "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl," Issa Rae has worked on web content for Pharrell Williams, Tracey Edmonds and numerous others. Rae's first book, a memoir titled The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl was released with Simon & Schuster in 2015.

In 2013, Rae started working on a project with with Larry Wilmore. The HBO series was named Insecure and stars Rae. The series focuses on the "the life of an average, twentysomething black woman." Since the show started, she has earned two Golden Globe nominations for her performance.

She received her B.A. from Stanford University, where she produced and directed four theatrical productions, including two stage adaptations of Spike Lee films. Because film was her true passion, she took time off from Stanford to attend the New York Film Academy where she honed her filmmaking skills.

Upon graduating, Issa Rae has worked on various music videos and shorts. The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, often referred to as ABG, is Issa Rae’s third web series. It has been featured on several sites and publications, including CNN, NBC, BET.com, Vibe, Huffington Post, Essence Magazine and more.

She has two other web series, which include, Dorm Diaries and her award-winning series, FLY GUYS present the F Word.

Issa Rae Videos

  • Issa Rae's Perfectly Awkward And Hilarious Speech Is All Of Us ...
  • HAATBP Keynote: Issa Rae
    With her own unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Issa Rae's content has garnered over 20 million views and close to 160000 ...
  • #DearMe: Issa Rae

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  • How to book Issa Rae?
    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Issa Rae for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Issa Rae, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Issa Rae or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Issa Rae?
    Booking fees for Issa Rae, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Issa Rae, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Issa Rae?
    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Issa Rae for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Issa Rae for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?
    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Issa Rae or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Issa Rae or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Issa Rae is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Issa Rae for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. Issa Rae generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Gabrielle Union, Hill Harper, Van Jones, Ava DuVernay and Donald Glover. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Issa Rae for an upcoming event.

Issa Rae Speaker Videos

  • Issa Rae's Perfectly Awkward And Hilarious Speech Is All Of Us ...
    HAATBP Keynote: Issa Rae
    With her own unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Issa Rae's content has garnered over 20 million views and close to 160000 ...
  • #DearMe: Issa Rae
    Issa Rae On Being an Awkward Black Girl & HBO's Insecure
  • GONE VIRAL: 'Awkward Black Girl' Is A Hit

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