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Lisaraye McCoy

Entertainer, model, businesswoman, philanthropist and former First Lady are all terms that describe stunning actress LisaRaye McCoy. She was the first African-American actress to be a First Lady and only the second actress in history to hold the position. The first was the legendary Grace Kelly now Meghan Markel Duchess of Sussex. She’s starred in 4 seasons of the break out hit VH1 series, “Single Ladies,” produced by Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment. Prior to “Single Ladies,” she starred in and served as executive producer of her own hit reality show “LisaRaye: The Real McCoy,” which premiered on TVone attracting record ratings for the cable network. LisaRaye initially captured Hollywood’s attention through her breakout performance as “Diamond” in Ice Cube’s directorial debut film, “The Players Club” co-starring Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx. LisaRaye’s directorial debut Film “Skinned” has received many accolades including AAMA (African American Movie Award) Africa’s “Oscar” and Best Film award in Kenya’s Film Festival. She is the host of BET’s New True Crime Series “Murder In The Thirst” as well as FoxSoul Co-host “Cocktails with the queens”. Also guest starring on the hit HBO series “Ballers”. New Netflix series “Huge In France” Comedy Central series “Southside” and BET “The Family Business and AllBLK Emmy nominated “House Divided”. Both are currently in production for a 4th season. Now LisaRaye starring in Feature Film “Twice Bitten”. LisaRaye is the Brand, The Face and the Owner of LR Homestyles a Furniture and Mattress line as well as PZI Jeans a LisaRaye Collection. LisaRaye resides in Los Angeles, California and is a proud mother and grandmother