Started her career right out of high school as a M.A.C. cosmetics trainer, and while working there, became a celebrity makeup artist and stylist.
Became the first Vietnamese-American to co-host a daytime talk show when she joined the cast of The Real.
First hosted Miss USA in 2012.
Citing Donald Trump's ongoing antics, she pulled out of hosting the 2015 Miss USA pageant.
Works with Heartbeat Vietnam, a non-profit organization devoted to improving health care for impoverished children; and NightLight International, an organization committed to rescuing women and children from sex trafficking and prostitution rings and providing employment and vocational opportunities.