LisaRaye McCoy

LisaRaye McCoy

Born
September 23, 1966 or September 23, 1967 ( age: 50 )
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Education

Eastern Illinois University

Occupation (s)
  • actress
  • model
  • businesswoman
  • fashion designer
Years active

1995–present

Spouse

Tony Martin (m. 1992–94)
Michael Misick (m. 2006–08)

Children

1

Nickname

LisaRaye
LRaye
LisaRaye McCoy–Misick

Nationality

American

Acting

She made her acting debut as the lead in Reasons, an independent film directed by Monty Ross. She is perhaps best known for her role as Diamond in The Players Club, directed and written by Ice Cube. She also appeared in The Wood, opposite Omar Epps, Rhapsody, All About You, and Go for Broke. In 2003, McCoy starred as Neesee James in the UPN/ CW sitcom All of Us, where she played Duane Martin's ex-wife. The series ended in 2007. Definite LisaRaye McCoy age is not clear -she is either 48 or 49 now.

Modeling

McCoy began her career as a model for fashion, but before that she was married to Archie Amerson. She did shows in churches and high schools in her native Chicago. In addition to acting, McCoy has also appeared in dozens of music videos, including "Know Filter 2" by Shleah, Tugoa, T.Lee, "Download" by Lil' Kim, Changing Faces's "Same Tempo", Ginuwine's "Last Chance", Ludacris' "Number 1 Spot", Calvin Richardson's "True Love," Sisqó's "Incomplete", Lil Jon and Ice Cube's "Roll Call", "I Don't Wanna See" and " I Really Want to Sex Your Body," by Link, Tupac Shakur's "Toss It Up", "Breanda Gots A Baby" "Never Be The Same Again" by Ghostface Killah & Carl Thomas, ""Unpredictable" by Jamie Foxx, Ooohhhwwweee" by Master P, "Slip N' Slide by Danny Boy, and "Are You in the Mood" by Teddy & Dru Down. She also had a cameo in Seven's music video "Girls" & Jaheim's music video "Back Tight Wit You" McCoy also recorded the single "Would You?" with rapper Benzino.

Fashion line

In 2005, she launched two fashion lines: Luxe & Romance, a lingerie line that was introduced during New York's Fashion Week, and Xraye, a jeans line for women. In 2011, she launched her jean collection "The LisaRaye Collection" in partnership with PZI Jeans, and a hair line, "LisaRaye Glamour." That same year, she was the Ambassador/Grand Marshal for the 70th Magic City Classic parade and football game in Birmingham, Alabama.