Jeannie Mai Net Worth
Jeannie Mai, an American television host and stylist whose full name is Jeannie Mai-Jenkins has a net worth of $5 million.
Biography: Who is Jeannie Mai?
Jeannie Mai-Jenkins, born Jeannie Camtu Mai on January 4, 1979, is a prominent American television host and stylist renowned for her contributions to the makeover show How Do I Look? and the widely syndicated daytime talk show The Real.
With her expertise in fashion, she is a sought-after figure on various television programs, including Today, Extra TV, Entertainment Tonight, and Insider.
Additionally, Jeannie has served as a host for E! and as a red-carpet host for the American Music Awards.
Furthermore, she has showcased her talent as a correspondent for the Miss Universe pageant. Currently, Jeannie holds the role of a sideline reporter on ABC’s Holey Moley.
Jeannie Mai Age
The American television host and stylist was born on January 4, 1979, in San Jose, California, United States. Thus, Jeannie Mai-Jenkins’ age is 44 years old as of 2023.
She was born to a Chinese Vietnamese father and a Vietnamese mother.
Jeannie Mai Career
At the age of 18, Mai embarked on her career as a makeup artist for MAC Cosmetics while residing in San Jose. Starting as a trainer, she gradually worked her way up, gaining the opportunity to travel worldwide and work with renowned celebrities like Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys. This paved the way for her role as a celebrity-makeup stylist on MTV’s Total Request Live, KCAL Los Angeles, and Good Day Sacramento.
In 2003, Mai began auditioning for local television networks, showcasing her hosting skills with self-written scripts. She was then hired as a co-host for the Asian-American magazine-style show Stir on the International Channel. Shortly after, the California Music Channel in San Francisco appointed her as the host of her own music countdown. Mai subsequently became an entertainment reporter and producer for The Daily Mixx on the WB network.
In 2005, Mai attained her first primetime hosting position on Character Fantasy, a show that aired on the USA Network, where she encouraged guests to pursue their dreams. Following this, she relocated to Los Angeles and appeared on MTV’s Granted alongside Frankie Muniz. She also hosted fashion and entertainment news segments on networks such as E!, Lifetime, TLC, and NBC’s Today Show.
Additionally, she joined TLC’s 10 Years Younger as a member of the beauty squad. In 2008, Mai hosted TLC’s Miss America Reality Check, and she starred in the makeover special Dude, Where’s Your Style. She became the spokesperson for the cosmetics brand Never Accept Ordinary.
The next year, Mai assumed the role of host for the fashion makeover show How Do I Look? on the Style Network. She also served as a correspondent and weekend host on NBC’s Extra TV with Mario Lopez. In the digital realm, Mai contributed regularly to Perez Hilton’s fashion site, Cocoperez.com.
In 2011, she commenced hosting the Miss Universe pageant and served as a fashion consultant on NBC’s weight-loss competition, The Biggest Loser.
Furthermore, Mai hosted the stylist competition The Next Style Star by Maker Studios and worked as the digital correspondent for NBC’s Fashion Star. In 2012, she made a guest appearance as a judge on Asia’s Next Top Model, Cycle 1.
In 2013, Mai assumed the role of host for a live weekly series called Style Pop on the Style Network. From 2013 to 2022, she co-hosted the syndicated daytime talk show The Real, initially alongside Adrienne Bailon, Tamar Braxton, Loni Love, and Tamera Mowry.
The show premiered on July 15, 2013. After a successful trial run during the summer of 2013 on the Fox Television Stations group, it was picked up for a full series the following year. In 2018, Mai and her co-hosts won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host. In 2015, she served as the host of the reality competition Steampunk’d on GSN and worked as a fashion correspondent on Entertainment Tonight.
In 2016, she expanded the reach of her show How Do I Look? to Asia’s Diva network. The subsequent year, she took on the role of Lady Luck on the American game show The Joker’s Wild. Additionally, Mai became an ambassador for ReimagineMyself.com, a program that promotes a new perspective on life for individuals living with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS).
On September 2, 2020, Mai was announced as one of the celebrities participating in the 29th season of Dancing with the Stars. Unfortunately, she had to withdraw from the show on November 2, 2020, due to a diagnosis of epiglottitis, an inflammatory condition that can obstruct airflow to the lungs.
On October 18, 2022, it was announced that she would be hosting America’s Test Kitchen: The Next Generation, which premiered on December 9, 2022.
On January 4, 2023, Mai and former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo were announced as the hosts for the 71st Miss Universe pageant, which took place in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 14.
Jeannie Mai Husband
Mai identifies as a Christian. She entered into marriage with Freddy Harteis on August 11, 2007; unfortunately, the couple went through a divorce in December 2018.
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