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Joey & Meghan

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Team Profile
Members Joey Graceffa
Meghan Camarena
Age 21, 22 (Joey)
25, 26 (Meghan)
Hometown Los Angeles, California
Relation Best friends
Occupation YouTube hosts

The Amazing Race 22

Legs Competed 10
Placement 5th

The Amazing Race: All-Stars (2014)

Legs Competed 3
Placement 9th
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Joey Graceffa and Meghan Camarena are a team of YouTube Hosts on the 22nd season of The Amazing Race, and the second all-star season of The Amazing Race.

They brought their upbeat attitudes, friendliness, humor and manic energy with them onto the Race, resulting in them becoming fan favorites. The other teams were not so loving, as they were generally annoyed by the YouTube Hosts, especially Max & Katie, and they resented Joey & Meghan for forming an alliance with Jessica & John and Mona & Beth. Though the alliance was intended to target Bates & Anthony, it ended up doing the opposite and the other teams U-Turned Joey & Meghan twice in their season. After Jessica & John's elimination, they kept close to only Mona & Beth, making it much harder for them when they found themselves racing against their only friends, fighting to avoid elimination. While both teams had been U-Turned, Mona & Beth beat them and they found themselves out in 5th Place.

The YouTube Hosts were asked back for the second All-Stars, but as expected of a team who only finished above 4th once in their original season, they struggled, and never finished above 9th Place. After getting stuck on the later flight to Malaysia, three hours behind the lead teams, their elimination in 9th Place was guaranteed when they made the fatal mistake of letting their cab go in a rural area.

Team

Joey Graceffa

  • Age: 21 (Season 22), 22 (All-Stars)
  • Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
  • Connection to your teammate: Best friend
  • Current occupation: YouTube Host
  • Describe what you do: I make daily videos on YouTube. I share my life stories and bring people along my journey!
  • Three words to describe you: Nerdy, determined and loveable.
  • Favorite hobbies: Making videos, reading and playing video games.
  • What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Moving from Boston to L.A. at 19 to make a life for myself.
  • What famous person reminds you of yourself? 
  • What famous person reminds you of your teammate?
  • What scares you most about traveling? Flying. I’m not a huge fan of flying because of turbulence, but I get over it pretty fast.
  • What excites you most about traveling? Seeing new parts of the world and actually seeing new things with my own eyes!
  • Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: Meghan can be stubborn at times.
  • Pet peeve about your teammate: She sometimes acts like she is weaker than she really is. She is also very stubborn!
  • What country and place would you most like to visit and why? Japan, because I am a huge anime nerd and it would be so cool to see the Japanese lifestyle in person!
  • What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? 

Meghan Camarena

  • Age: 25 (Season 22), 26 (All-Stars)
  • Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
  • Connection to your teammate: Best friend
  • Current occupation: Youtube Content Creator
  • Describe what you do: I write, direct, edit and star in creative music videos and vlogs on YouTube as Strawburry17. I’m also a host on Teen.com.
  • Three words to describe you: Tenacious, cute and extreme.
  • Favorite hobbies: Skateboarding, hiking and watching movies with joey.
  • What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Moving to L.A. No one ever leaves Modesto. I’m no George Lucas, but I’m proud of how far I’ve come.
  • What famous person reminds you of yourself? Zooey Deschanel.
  • What famous person reminds you of your teammate? Justin Bieber.
  • What scares you most about traveling? Someone stealing me like in the movie “Taken.”And Getting Raped
  • What excites you most about traveling? Seeing the world and trying new things!
  • Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: When Joey is upset, he gets really quiet and has a hard time explaining why he’s upset. This can potentially be a problem if we’re not communicating.
  • Pet peeve about your teammate: He can sometimes be a drama queen
  • What country and place would you most like to visit and why? I would love to visit Rome, Italy! I heard it is beautiful and the food is amazing!
  • What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? By working together with Joey I hope to have a stronger friendship and be a better teammate! I hope we both come out of the race believing in ourselves by doing something we didn’t think we could. I want to be challenged to do things I’ve never done before and make my family proud.

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The Amazing Race - Meet Joey and Meghan

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The Amazing Race - Forgotten Fanny Pack02:30

The Amazing Race - Forgotten Fanny Pack



Season 22

Joey and Meghan

The Amazing Race 22 Intro Cap



All-Stars (2014)

YouTubers

All Stars intro cap

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Joey & Meghan are eliminated from the race in 9th place.

  • Leg 1: 10th
  • Leg 2: 9th
  • Leg 3: 9th (Eliminated)


Memorable Moments

Season 22

  • Meghan fell twice at the beginning of the race and again on Leg 8.
  • Arriving last in the 8th leg, but due to Chucks and Wynona's 30 min penalty, punishment(and not yet fully done with the remaining minutes) switches Chucks and Wynona's placing for last and them for 5th. Which ultimately survived. And Chuck and Wynona were last and were eliminated.
  • Suffered a damaging blow on Leg 10 because they made a fatal mistake of taking a 1:00 PM late flight instead of a 10:40 AM earlier flight and were U-Turned by Bates & Anthony and struggled to stay ahead at the end of Leg 10 and got beat by Mona & Beth with minutes to spare with them ending up getting eliminated.
  • Had an alliance with Mona & Beth and Jessica & John.

All-Stars (2014)

  • Meghan helped John with the Roadblock in leg 2 despite being the last two teams there.
  • Eliminated when they had made a fatal mistake by letting their taxi go in the middle of nowhere after arriving at the Roadblock location and after they had finished, they struggled to find a taxi in a rural area, causing them to fall behind.

Records

Franchise

  • First team to be U-Turned twice on a "Double U-Turn" in one season.
  • Youngest male/female team to finish in 5th place, 23.
  • Youngest male/female team to be the 7th team to be eliminated without winning any leg, 23.
  • Youngest male/female team to finish in 5th without winning any leg, 23.
  • Lowest average placing team who came in 9th, 9.33.

American

  • Highest finish by a YouTube team, 5th place.
  • Second team of YouTube sensations (after Michael & Kevin).
  • First team to be U-Turned twice in the same season (followed by Leo & Jamal)
  • Youngest male/female team to be the 7th team to be eliminated, 23.

Season 22

  • Youngest team, averaged at 23.

All-Stars (2014)

  • Youngest team, averaged at 24.

Trivia

  • After the show, Joey Graceffa's subscribers raised from approximately 300,000 to 800,000. The race gained him 500,000 more.
  • Meghan Camarena's subscribers stayed the same at approximately 250,000.
  • On June 5, 2013, Joey reached 1,000,000 subscribers.
  • On September 9, 2013, Joey reached 2,000,000 subscribers. 
  • On September 27, 2013, Meghan reached 500,000 subscribers. 
  • On February 5, 2014, Joey reached 3,000,000 subscribers. 
  • On July 17, 2014, Meghan reached 750,000 subscribers. 
  • On September 23, 2014, Joey reached 4,000,000 subscribers. 
  • In 2013 , Joey had posted his audition tape for the race on YouTube. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2iALeu9YB8&feature=c4-overview&list=UUGCPAOQDZa_TTTXDr5byjww)
  • Joey and Meghan announced in their All-Stars Elimination Interview that they will not race again.
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    Meghan on Dance Showdown

    In the third episode of All-Stars (2014), when Joey and Meghan had the flashback of their hike to the pitstop which almost got them eliminated, the wrong season was shown at the bottom of the screen, showing Season 18 instead of 22.
  • Meghan appeared as a contestant on the webseries Dance Showdown presented by D-Trix on late 2013.

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