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  • Writer's pictureVolume 82 Magazine

Jeannie Mai-Jenkins Stood Out As the Co-Host For This Year's Miss Universe Pageant

Fashion expert, makeup artist, and stylist Jeannie Mai-Jenkins stood out as this year's co-host for the Miss Universe pageant. She wore a rhinestone-embellished dress that gave her a sleek and polished look. The Real talk show host makes being a working mom look seamless. She hosted the 2023 pageant with former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo, to which Harnaaz Sandhu of India won (Harnaaz is pictured below photo curtesy of

Jeannie's resume is impressive. Fresh out of high school, at 18, she started her career as a makeup artist for MAC cosmetics. She eventually gained recognition, becoming a celebrity makeup artist, who also worked for MTV, and several California media networks. Jeannie's career has since expanded to hosting and entertainment reporting. The fashionista has worked for E!, Lifetime, TLC, Etra TV, Fox, Style Network, NBC, and more.

Jeannie married rapper Young Jeezy in 2021, and they share a daughter Monaco.



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