Jeannie Mai choose Career instead of kids. Bio: Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Fact

August 23, 2018Jeannie Mai choose Career instead of kids. Bio: Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Fact

Who is Jeannie Mai?

Jeannie Camtu Mei is an American TV personality who is widely recognized for her work as the host of 'How Do I Look? (2004)', USA's charter Fantasy. Along with it, she is also a renowned stylist and talk show host. She got famous through the talk show, 'The Real'.

How was the Early life of Jeannie Mai?

She was born on 4 January 1979, in San Jose, California, the United States to father James Mei and mother Olivia TuTram Mei. Her father was a Vietnamese immigrant while her mother was Chinese. Talking about her parent profession, her mother was a local celebrity while there is no information about her father's profession. She is the eldest child of her parent and has two younger brothers Daniel and Dennis. While talking about her education, she has attended her secondary education from Milpitas High School. Later, she received her degree in Communication from De Anza College. As she was raised in a joint family, it made her work early in life. So, just only at the age of 16, she already started giving interviews for jobs and also experimenting with makeup kits belonging to her mother.

How did Jeannie Mai start her Career?

While living in San Jose, California, at the age of 18, she started her career as a makeup artist for MAC cosmetics. From there she began frequent traveling and working for celebrities including Christina Aguilera, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Parker, Kelly Osborne, and Rosario Dawson. Later in 2003, she started taking audition with self-written scripts for local television networks to demonstrate her hosting talents. Through it, she got the opportunity to co-host the Asian American Magazine style show 'Stir' on the International Channel. Subsequently, in 2005, she started inspiring the guests each week to live their fantasies after appearing on Character Fantasy on the USA network.

Then she moved to Los Angeles, where she appeared on MTV's Granted alongside Frankie Muniz and hosted several fashion related segments. Along with it, she also hosted entertainment news on networks such as E!, Lifetime, TLC, and NBC. Similarly, she also appeared on TLC's '10 Years Younger' as a member of the beauty squad. After that in 2008, she became a host of the style Networks fashion makeover show 'How Do I Look?' through which she got many opportunities and popularity. Following it, she got an opportunity to host the 2011 Miss Universe pageant. Later in 2012, she appeared as a guest judge on Asia's Next Top Model, Cycle 1. Subsequently, she got the chance to become the co-host of the Fox talk show 'the Real' in 2013. Then in 2016, she brought her own show 'How Do I Look?' to Asia's Diva Network.

In her lifetime, she has been a brand ambassador for several companies such as Macy's, Colgate, Yoplait, The Limited, Microsoft, Biogen, David's Bridal, Ford, Avon, Splenda, and Woolite.

What is the Net worth of Jeannie Mai?

At current (2018), her net worth is estimated to be $1 million while her annual income is approximately $120 thousand. If talking about her monthly income then, it is estimated to be $10 thousand. However, there is no information about her mansions and cars, but we can still imagine that being the Hollywood TV personality, she must be living a luxurious life and using luxury cars for transportation.

Who is in the Personal life of Jeannie Mai?

Before her marriage, there was no any rumor of her relationship. She got married to the media personality, Freddy Harteis on August 11, 2007. But after a decade of their marriage relationship, they filed for divorce in October 2017. The reason for their divorce was that he was ready to have kids but Mei was not ready as she was not mentally prepared to have kids. At present, she is single and much more focusing her life in raising her career.

Facts about Jeannie Mai

When she joined the cast 'The Real', she became the first Vietnamese-American to co-host a daytime talk show. After that, she first hosted Miss USA in 2012. Later in 2015, mentioning Donald Trump's ongoing jokes, she moved out of hosting the 2015 Miss USA pageant.


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