Jeannie Mai

Jeannie Mai

Reality Star

Jeannie Mai is an American television personality and stylist. She is best known for hosting the talk show The Real alongside Adrienne Bailon, Loni Love, Tamera Mowry-Housley and Amanda Seales. She also competed on the 17th season of Dancing with the Stars in 2020.

Full Name
Jeannie Mai Jenkins
Jan 4, 1979
5' 3"
Net Worth


Jeannie Camtu Mai was born on January 4, 1979 in San Jose, California. She is of Vietnamese descent and belongs to the Xa Phuong ethnic group. Her parents are both immigrants from South Vietnam who left during the Vietnam War. Jeannie graduated from Independence High School in San Jose in 1997.

Mai began her career as a makeup artist and hairstylist for MAC Cosmetics in 2001. In 2003, she moved to Los Angeles and began appearing on television shows such as “Style Network’s How Do I Look?” She then appeared as a co-host on several daytime talk shows such as “The Real” and “The Tyra Banks Show". Mai also made appearances on “Hell's Kitchen", "Dancing with the Stars" and "Celebrity Apprentice".

In 2012, Mai joined the cast of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” which aired until 2013. From 2016 to 2018, she hosted the online series “The Straight Talk with Jeannie Mai” for Yahoo! In 2019, she was cast as a participant on the reality show “Dancing with The Stars”.

Mai is married to rapper Freddy Harteis since 2017. She has an active lifestyle that involves hiking, running, swimming and yoga.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1979</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Jeannie Mai is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 4, 1979, Jeannie Mai was born in San Jose, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1997</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates High School</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Graduates from Independence High School in San Jose, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins the Style Network</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Joins the Style Network as a fashion expert for the show "How Do I Look?". </p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Premieres "The Real"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Premieres her own talk show "The Real" with co-hosts Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Tamar Braxton and Tamera Mowry-Housley.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears on "Dancing With The Stars"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Appears as a contestant on season 11 of ABC's hit show "Dancing With The Stars".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Announces Engagement to Jeezy</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Announces her engagement to rapper Jeezy after dating for two years.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leaves "The Real"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Announces her departure from "The Real" to pursue her own projects.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jeannie Mai is a great role model for young women. She is an inspirational figure who has had to overcome many challenges in her life and is now living her best life. She also advocates for body positivity, mental health awareness, and respecting cultural differences.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's a Great Host</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jeannie Mai is an amazing host on the popular talk show The Real. She always brings enthusiasm, humor, and insight to the show. Her willingness to be vulnerable and open up about her own experiences makes her an incredible host.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Passionate About Fashion</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jeannie Mai loves fashion and uses it as a form of self expression. She is not afraid to experiment with different style combinations and has been seen wearing everything from streetwear to high fashion couture. Her unique style is inspiring and she often encourages others to find their own personal style.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Former Miss District of Columbia </h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jeannie Mai was the first Asian American to hold the title of Miss District of Columbia in 1995.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Hosted a National Television Show</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jeannie Mai hosted her own national television show, "How Do I Look?" where she helped people revamp their style and wardrobe.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Co-Hosts The Real Talk Show</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jeannie Mai co-hosts the Emmy Award winning talk show, The Real, which features an all female panel of hosts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Became a Millionaire by Age 24 </h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jeannie Mai became a millionaire by the age of 24 after launching her own makeup line.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Lived in Five Different Countries</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jeannie Mai has lived in five different countries over the course of her life - Vietnam, Thailand, United States, Canada, and Germany.</p></div>


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