Jeannie Camtu Mai (born January 4, 1979) is an American television personality, stylist, and talk show host. She is best known for How Do I Look?, USA's Character Fantasy, and the syndicated talk show, The Real. As a fashion expert, she is frequently featured on numerous television programs and networks such as NBC's Today Show on the "Fashion Tips Today" segment, Extra TV, Entertainment Tonight, Insider and E! Entertainment as well as the Miss Universe pageant.
Jeannie Camtu Mai was born and raised in San Jose, California, to a Vietnamese mother and a Chinese father. She attended Milpitas High School.
At age 18, Mai launched her career as a makeup artist for MAC Cosmetics while still living in San Jose, California. As a trainer, she worked her way from face to face until she was eventually traveling the world to work for celebrities such as Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys. Leading her to also serve as a celebrity makeup stylist for MTV's Total Request Live, KCAL Los Angeles, and Good Day Sacramento.