- Category : 1985-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 2/5 - Hermit / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (57)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Maya 4
American actress, writer, director, producer, and web series creator, who first garnered attention for her work on the YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl. She subsequently gained further recognition for creating, co-writing, and starring in the HBO television series Insecure. For her performance in Insecure, she has received two Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
Since 2011, Rae has continued to develop her YouTube channel, which features various short films, web series, and other content created by people of color.
Rae's first book, a memoir, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, was released in 2015 and became a New York Times best-seller. In the book, she chronicles her life through a series of humorous anecdotes and opens up about her personal struggle with not fitting in, and not being considered "black enough" at times.