Rather than focusing on trends or labels, Mai teaches how color and textures in personal wardrobe choices can dramatically enhance a woman’s self-confidence and mood, while transforming her surrounding environment.
Deeply committed to a wide variety of charitable causes, from Seven Bar to Dress for Success (for which she serves as a celebrity board member), Mai also uses her recognition as a Wearapist and fashionista to promote upcoming female designers and entrepreneurs.
Of Vietnamese and Chinese descent, Mai strives to give back to her homeland by frequently traveling to Asia to volunteer her time with inspiring organizations dedicated to helping those less fortunate.
Prior to that, she was the on-camera fashion expert tasked with contestant makeovers on the NBC hit franchise "Biggest Loser," which led to Mai hosting NBC’s 2011, 20 Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants.JPG From left: Tam Nguyen, attorney and publisher of Saigon USA, and Trang Do, President of the Association of Former Vietnamese Political Prisoners, talk at the center in San Jose. His 10-year old stepson Ryan finishes homework and Tracie, his wife, finishes preparing dinner.Some of the Vietnamese community get involved in community activism after the shooting death of Cau Tran on 12/4/03 in San Jose, CA.JPG Cecile Pham-Nguyen, San Jose Police Department crime prevention specialist, gives a Citizen Protection Program talk at San Jose City College.Some of the Vietnamese community get involved in ... Bao, like many members of San Jose's Vietnamese American community, was profoundly touched by the shooting death of Cau Bich Tran by a San Jose police officer.In addition to her flare for fashion, Mai is a hardcore foodie who is on a constant search to find the world’s most delicious meals.Through her website The Jeannie Mai.com, Mai documents her culinary adventures and opinions through colorful video blogs for her fans." More than just a typical makeover show, Mai empowered women to discover their true beauty, overcome their insecurities, and to realize their potential while transforming their fashion don’ts into fashion dos.Mai also hosts GSN’s "Steampunk’d," and is a recurring fashion correspondent on "The Today Show" and "The Insider." In 2013, Mai hosted Style Network’s live late-night talk show "Style Pop" opposite Louise Roe.Jeannie Mai is a co-host of "The Real," the one-hour, daily talk show on FOX television stations and in national syndication (check local listings), with a rebroadcast in primetime on cable network BET.Prior to her hosting role on "The Real," Mai was best known as the host of Style Network’s two-time Emmy-nominated television series "How Do I Look?