At the young tender age of 18, Jeannie started working as a makeup artist for Mac. She grew quickly in her career and eventually worked as a makeup stylist for celebrities and MTV’s Total Request Live. In 2003, Jeannie decided to pursue a different direction and auditioned to become a host for the Emmy-nominated Asian American show, Stir. Other networks soon recognized her talent and charming personality, spurring her growth as a television personality.
“Dressing with intentional colors and textures motivate me to reach my goal”
Jeannie coined the term Wearapy to describe how one uses fashion and outward attire to cause an internal change in personal mood. Jeanie describes how colors you wear can affect you emotionally. An example is how red can stimulate, while blue calms and soothes. Wearapy is also the name of Jeannie’s YouTube web series.
Her Minority is a blog that brings insight on influential women of Asian ethnic background. Some are iconic innovators and lead impactful careers. Others are simply astounding for their past actions or their unorthodox ways seem quite inquisitive.