Rosa Josefa "Joey" del Pilar Mead-King (born September 12) is a television personality, fashion lifestyle host, runway coach & is the model mentor /co-judge on popular reality show, Asia's Next Top Model.
Mead was born in the Philippines from a Filipina mother, Josephine del Pilar Mead, and a biological father of Iranian descent. When she was 6, she and her mother settled Adelaide, Australia, with her Australian stepfather Leslie Bertram Mead. She was raised in Australia until she was 15. Already picking up Australian & American accent tones from living in Australia & Asia, Joey has adapted her talent of imitating accents in work, making her a popular live & voice talent. Able to switch from Filipino to British accents.
Currently based in the Philippines, Mead can speak basic Tagalog and understands pure Tagalog.