Jeannie Mai Biography, Age, Mother, Jeezy, TV Shows and Net Worth

Jeannie Mai with her man, Jeezy

Jeannie Mai Biography

Jeannie Mai is an American talk show host and TV personality, makeup artist, and stylist who is well known for her work on the show How Do I Look? and the Girl talk show, The Real. Jeannie’s successful career in the fashion industry has led her to appear on programs and networks such Entertainment Tonight, NBC’s Today Show “Fashion Tips Today” segment, Extra TV, E! Entertainment, Insider as the Miss Universe beauty pageant.


How old is Jeannie Mai? | Jeannie Mai Age

Born as Jeannie Camtu Mai, she is 41 years old as of 4th January 2020. Jeannie was born in the United States of America in San Jose, California in the year 1979.

Is Jeannie Mai a Vietnamese? | Jeannie Mai Parents – Mother

The Real’s talk show co-host was born to a Chinese father and a Vietnamese mother: Olivia Mai (also known as Mama Mai). She is the eldest child of her parents and has two younger brothers Dennis Mai and Daniel Mai. Her mother is a supporter of her daughter’s work that you can find her among the audience of The Real. At the age of 9, Jeannie had an unfortunate experience as her older cousin sexually abused her.

Jeannie Mai Jeezy

As of September 2019, Jeannie confirmed that she and American rapper and actor Jeezy (Jay Wayne Jenkins) are dating. Speaking about the relationship during The Real’s airing, Mai described Jeezy as her equal. As of March 27, 2020, the Jeannie and Jeezy are engaged.

Who has Jeannie Mai dated?

Aside from Jeezy, Jeannie was married to Freddy Harteis, an American actor. The two had gotten married in August 2007 and stayed in the marriage for 10 years until October 2017 when they filed for divorce. The divorce was finalized in December 2018.

Jeannie Mai, 'The Real' co-host
Jeannie Mai, ‘The Real’ co-host

Jeannie Mai Career

At the age of 18, Miss Mai began her career as a makeup artist for MAC Cosmetics while still living in San Jose, California. As a trainer, she worked her way from face to face until she was eventually traveling the world to work for celebrities such as Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys. Leading her to also serve as a celebrity makeup stylist for MTV’s Total Request Live, KCAL Los Angeles, and Good Day Sacramento.

In 2003, Mai began auditioning for local television networks with self-written scripts to demonstrate her hosting talents. She was hired to co-host the Asian American magazine-style show Stir, soon after, on the International Channel. Later, the San Francisco-based California Music Channel hired her to host her own music countdown. Mai went on to become an entertainment reporter and producer of the WB’s The Daily Mixx.

In 2005, Mai landed her first primetime hosting role on Character Fantasy over the USA Network, where she inspired guests each week to live their fantasies. Following this, she moved to Los Angeles to appear on MTV’s Granted alongside Frankie Muniz and hosted segments related to fashion and entertainment news on networks such as E!, Lifetime, TLC, and NBC. Jeannie also started appearing as a member of the beauty squad on TLC’s 10 Years Younger. In 2008, Mai hosted TLC’s Miss America Reality Check. She also starred in the makeover special Dude, Where’s Your Style, and became the spokesperson of the cosmetics Never Accept Ordinary. The following year, Mai became a host of the Style Network’s fashion makeover show ‘How Do I Look?’. She also served as a correspondent and weekend host on NBC’s Extra TV with Mario Lopez. In the digital realm, Mai was the resident contributor to Perez Hilton’s fashion site In 2011, Mai began hosting the Miss Universe pageant and was a fashion consultant on the NBC weight-loss competition The Biggest Loser. Furthermore, Mai also hosted the stylist competition The Next Style Star from Maker Studios and was the digital correspondent for NBC’s Fashion Star. In 2012, she appeared as a guest judge on Asia’s Next Top Model, Cycle 1.

In 2013, Mai was the host of a live weekly series titled Style Pop on the Style Network. Currently, Mai is one of the hosts of the syndicated daytime talk show, The Real, alongside Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Tamera Mowry-Housley, and Tamar Braxton (a former co-host for seasons 1 & 2), which premiered on July 15, 2013. It had a trial summer run during 2013 on the Fox Television Stations group under consideration for a full launch in fall 2014. The show was approved to return on September 15, 2014.

She and her co-hosts have won two NAACP Image Awards and a Daytime Emmy Award for their work. In 2015, Mai became a host of the reality competition Steampunk’d on GSN. She also was a fashion correspondent on Entertainment Tonight’. In 2016, she brought her show How Do I Look? to Asia’s Diva network. The following year, she portrayed Lady Luck on the American game show The Joker’s Wild. Mai also became an ambassador for a program encouraging people living with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) to reimagine life with the chronic disease.

How much is Jeannie Mai’s Net Worth?

Jeannie has appeared on TV for so many years with several high profile shows. Her net worth is estimated to be $1 million.

Jeannie Mai TV Shows

♣  2019-present – Holey Moley
♣  2018 – E! Live From the Red Carpet: The 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards
♣  2017-present – Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild
♣  2015 – Steampunk’d

♣  2013-present – The Real
♣  2009 – Fashion Tips Today
♣  2004-2012 – How Do I Look?
♣  1994-present – Extra