Jeannie Mai Jenkins Net Worth Early Life And Career

Jeannie Mai-Jenkins is an American television host and stylist best known for her work on the makeover show How Do I Look? and the syndicated daytime talk show The Real. As a fashion expert, she is frequently featured on television programs such as Today, Extra TV, Entertainment Tonight, and Insider.

Jeannie Mai Jenkins Net Worth Early Life And Career
Jeannie Mai Jenkins Net Worth Early Life And Career

Jeannie Mai Jenkins Biography

Full Name Jeannie Camtu Mai
Nickname Jeannie Mai
Age 43 years old
Date Of Birth January 4, 1979
Birth Place San Jose, California,
United States
Nationality American
Hometown San Jose, California
Height 5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Weight 48 kg (106 lbs)
Figure Measurement 37-24-34
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Dark Brown
Marital Status Married
Husband Jeezy
Father James Mai
Mother Olivia TuTram Mai
Brothers Dennis and Daniel Mai
Religion Christianity
Education Qualification Majored in Communications


Jeannie Mai Jenkins Net Worth

Net Worth: $4 Million
Date of Birth: Jan 4, 1980 (42 years old)
Gender: Female
Height: 5 ft 3 in (1.62 m)
Profession: Actor
Nationality: United States of America


Personal Life

Mai married Freddy Harteis in August of 2007. A little over ten years later, in October of 2017, they announced that they had filed for divorce. The divorce was finalized in December of 2018. Just prior to this, Mai began dating the rapper Jay Jenkins, better known by his stage name, Jeezy. The pair got engaged in March of 2020, and married the following year. With her first husband, Mai resided in a 2,400-square-foot, cabin-like home in Los Angeles. Renovated by interior designer Jinnie Choi, the rustic abode featured such unique details as a birdcage chandelier, a California redwood bar table, and reclaimed industrial pieces. Later, Mai purchased a home in Atlanta, Georgia, where she married her husband Jay Jenkins in an intimate backyard ceremony.

Early Life

Jeannie Camtu Mai was born on the 4th of January 1979 and was raised in San Jose, California. She has Chinese-Vietnamese ancestry on her father James’ side and Vietnamese descent on her mother Olivia’s side. Moving on to her education, she attended Milpitas High School where she completed her high school graduation. Later she enrolled at the De Anza College in Cupertino and finished up by majoring in Communications. When Mai was just 18 years old she decided to start her career as a makeup artist and began working with  MAC Cosmetics in San Jose.

She got a chance to do makeup for some high-profile celebrities including, Christina Aguilera, Rosario Dawson, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Aniston, Kelly Osbourne, and many others. Her makeup work for Hollywood celebrities opened the doors for Mai and she became a celebrity makeup stylist for MTV’s Total Request Live, Good Day Sacrament, as well as for the KCAL station in Los Angeles.

It was in 2003 when Mai started going to auditions with local television networks for hosting gigs. Finally, the popular International Channel hired her as a co-host for the talk show called, Stir TV, in which she made her first television show appearance back in 2004. After that, Mai came up as the producer and the entertainment reporter of the WB’s The Daily Mixx.

Further Television Career

Elsewhere on television, Mai has served as a correspondent and weekend host on NBC’s “Extra TV” with Mario Lopez. In 2011, she started hosting the Miss Universe pageant, and also became a fashion consultant on NBC’s weight-loss competition show “The Biggest Loser.” Other gigs around this time included hosting the stylist competition show “The Next Style Star,” serving as a digital correspondent for NBC’s “Fashion Star,” and appearing as a guest judge on “Asia’s Next Top Model.” In 2013, Mai hosted the live weekly series “Style Pop” on the Style Network. Also that year, she began cohosting the daytime talk show “The Real” alongside Tamera Mowry, Tamar Braxton, Loni Love, and Adrienne Bailon. In 2018, Mai and her cohosts received the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host; they also won NAACP Image Awards in 2018 and 2019. Among Mai’s other credits are the GSN reality competition show “Steampunk’d,” which she hosted, and the CBS program “Entertainment Tonight,” on which she was a fashion correspondent. In 2019, Mai became the sideline correspondent on the sports reality competition show “Holey Moley,” co-hosted by Rob Riggle and Joe Tessitore. Later, Mai was announced as one of the celebrities competing on the 29th season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”; however, she had to leave the show early after being diagnosed with epiglottitis, an inflammatory condition.


In 2005, Jeannie Mai started her professional acting career when she became the host of her first primetime on the USA Network titled, Character Fantasy. She earned a lot of recognition for hosting the show and subsequently moved to Los Angeles to appear on MTV’s Granted with Frankie Muniz, and hosted entertainment and fashion news segments on popular networks such as Lifetime, TLC, E!, and NBC. On top of that, Mai began working as a member of the beauty squad on TLC’s called, 10 Years Younger. In 2008, she hosted TLC network’s Miss America and appeared in the makeover special Dude, Where’s Your Style.

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