Jeannie Mai is a famous American TV presenter, celebrity stylist, and fashion expert, who rose to fame following her appearance on the show, “How Do I Look?” From there, her career graph has only grown exponentially, putting her in front of the mainstream media.
Besides appearing on reality TV shows, Mai is also a prominent TV presenter, who is known for her contribution to leading shows like American Music Awards, the Miss Universe pageant, etc.
With the sudden exposure and fame that Jeannie Mai has acquired, people are wondering about her net worth and biography. This article looks further into that.
Jeannie Mai was born on January 04, 1979, in San Jose, California to her parents, James Mai and Olivia Mai. There’s not much information about her childhood, besides the fact that she grew up in a loving and supportive household with her parents.
As for her education, Mai completed her schooling at Milpitas High School and later enrolled in De Anza College to acquire a degree in communications, which she heavily utilizes in her line of work now.
Jeannie Mai is married to the famous hip-hop artist and rapper Jeezy. The couple met at an event in 2018 and hit it off and started dating soon after. They dated for two years, after which they got engaged and later got married in a private ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia. The couple have a daughter that was born in 2022.
Contrary to popular belief, Jeannie’s career didn’t start on the big foot on the big screen or the television. Mai started her professional career as a professional make-up artist. She did that when she was just a teenager.
Honing her skills further, Mai went on to work for bring brands like MAC cosmetics by the time she turned 18. But, her journey just started there.
Once she turned 20, Mai started traveling doing make-up for big names in the industry, including Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys. Seeing how good she was with her skills, Mai landed good jobs with big media outlets like MTV, KCAL Los Angeles, and KMAX-TV.
However, Mai was determined to explore more of her creativity. So, in 2003, she auditioned for local television shows reading off her personal written scripts. Soon after, she landed a job to work as a co-host on the show “Stir”. Following that, she worked as a co-host on a series of other shows, including California Music Channel (CMC).
It wasn’t until 2005 that Mai hit her big break hosting “Character Fantasy” which aired on the USA Network. From there, she went on to host several other leading shows like Miss America Reality Check and How Do I Look?
As of 2023, Jeannie Mai has an estimated net worth of $5 million. This includes all the television shows and appearances that she has done over the years. Besides that, a portion of her income also comes from the brand endorsements she does.