Valentina Mey was born in Biella. At the age of 11 she makes her debut in the world of music, together with her father, a pianist.
She attends percussion classes at SM School (Studi Musicali Biella) and in the meantime she sings cover-songs in various clubs, bars and at several social events.
1993 she starts studying jazz-singing with the teacher Paola Mey, who she draws inspiration for her art-name from. Valentina makes a careful study of the typical american singin techniques with her teacher Michele Fischietti from Milan.
In the meantime she attends for 4 years the "Teatro Stabile Company" in Biella where she studies acting techniques and diction. 1998 she takes part in "Castrocaro Music Festival".