As a popular personality on Style Network, Jeannie Mai is best known for her exuberant energy as the host of "How Do I Look?" More than just a fashion intervention and makeover show, Mai empowers women to discover their true beauty, overcome their insecurities and employ fashion to give them the confidence they need to help achieve their career goals. Mai is also a style expert for Perez Hilton's hit fashion website, www.CocoPerez.com, which brings in over 9 million unique visitors per month, and she appears as a frequent fashion correspondent on NBC's "Today" show and "E! News." Most recently, Mai was tasked with contestant makeovers on NBC's hit show "The Biggest Loser."
Beyond her current television series, Mai has hosted a wide variety of other specials at the Style Network, including "Dude, Where's Your Style?," "Go Fix Yourself" and "Lucky Shops," in conjunction with Lucky magazine. Outside of her television career, Mai has had endorsement deals with companies including Avon, David's Bridal, The Limited and Yoplait. She has also been featured in a wide variety of popular publications such as Us Weekly, OK! magazine, Glamour, Teen Vogue, Elle, Allure and Ebony, to name a few.
Mai has made it her mission to inspire, educate and empower women. She recently received rave reviews as a speaker on the main stage at Maria Shriver's The Women's Conference, immediately following other notable talent ranging from Donna Karan to Jessica Simpson and Jane Fonda.
Deeply committed to a wide variety of charitable causes from Seven Bar to Dress for Success, Mai also uses her recognition as a fashionista as a platform to promote fledgling female designers and entrepreneurs from around the world by wearing their designs on air and on the red carpet.
Before becoming a television personality, Mai was a celebrity makeup artist and stylist from San Jose, California. Throughout her career, she has worked with such celebrities as Sarah Jessica Parker, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Aniston, Christina Aguilera and Kelly Osbourne. She premiered on the Emmy Award-nominated Asian-American television magazine show "Stir." After gaining attention for her spunky personality and knack for style, she became an entertainment reporter and producer of The WB's "Daily Mixx" before moving to Los Angeles to host MTV's "Granted," alongside Frankie Muniz. Her big break came when she was tapped as the host of "Character Fantasy" on USA Network and eventually became a regular correspondent for "Extra."
Prior to her current role at the Style Network, Mai was part of the on-air beauty squad on the hit TLC series "10 Years Younger" and one of the judges on the TLC series "Miss America: Reality Check." She has also appeared as a popular host for several other networks, including E!, NBC, MTV, TLC and Lifetime.
Besides her flair for fashion, Mai is a hard-core foodie who is on a constant search to find the world's most delicious meals. Through her website (www.IHeartJeannieMai.com), she documents her culinary adventures and opinions through colorful video blogs for her fans, along with her own column concerning taste in Food and Wine magazine in 2011.