Famous Born in yugoslavia
  • Era Istrefi

    Era Istrefi is a talented Kosovo-Albanian pop singer who rose to fame after releasing the popular dancehall-leaning dance-pop cum EDM song ˜BonBon' in 2015. The singer is also known for her mixed musical style of combining elements from a wide range of genres including pop, dancehall, EDM, R&B, dubstep, and trap. She is often compared to popular modern-day singers like Rihanna and Sia Kate Isobelle Furler due to the many similarities in their singing styles. Istrefi has delivered quite a few hit singles in the last few years and has received a number of accolades too. She won the VideoFest Award for Best Performance and Best Styling for her single ˜E dehun' and was given the VideoFest Award for Best New Artist for her single ˜Mani për money'. Others of her singles like ˜Shumë pis' and ˜BonBon' have also fetched her awards in different categories. Istrefi performed in the final ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia, and was one of the singers of the official song ˜Live It Up'. The talented singer kindled controversy when a woman appeared semi-naked, roaming around the Church of Christ the Saviour, Pristina, in one of her music videos recently.

    Era Istrefi

  • Jelena Karleusa

    Serbian pop singer and columnist who became popular after releasing her debut turbo-folk album, Ogledalce, in 1995. She became a judge on the singing competition Zvezde Granda in 2015. 

    Jelena Karleusa

  • Nikola Jokic

    2nd round selection of the Denver Nuggets in the 2014 NBA draft who officially broke out during the 2016-2017 season as the official starting center for the Nuggets. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team for the 2015-2016 season.

    Nikola Jokic

  • Dejan Lovren

    Defender who joined Southampton of the English Premier League in 2013, after previously playing for Dinamo Zagreb and Lyon. 

    Dejan Lovren

  • Nemanja Matic

    Midfielder who made his professional debut in 2005 with Jedinstvo Ub and joined Serbia's national team in 2008.

    Nemanja Matic

  • Saban Saulic

    Referred to as "The King of Folk," he was popular in Yugoslavia and Bulgaria during the 1970s. He released numerous albums spanning over his five decade career.

    Saban Saulic

  • Milos Raonic

    Canadian who turned pro in 2008. With a top ten ranking in 2013, he became Canada's highest ATP-ranked male singles player since computer tracking began in 1973. He reached the finals of the 2016 Wimbledon tournament.

    Milos Raonic

  • Miralem Pjanic

    Midfielder who joined Roma in 2011 and became a member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team in 2008. In 2015, The Guardian ranked him #55 on their list of The 100 Best Footballers In The World. 

    Miralem Pjanic

  • Emina Jahovic

    Musician, model, and actress who got her start as a songwriter in the 1990s. She received critical acclaim from her debut album, Osmi dan. She became the first official coach of The Voice Srbija.

    Emina Jahovic

  • Milos Bikovic

    Serbian actor known for his roles in such television series as The Storks Will Return and White Ship. He also appeared in director Dragan Bjelogrlic's 2010 film Montevideo, God Bless You!

    Milos Bikovic

  • Nemanja Vidic

    Yugoslavian centre-back who joined Manchester United in 2006 after playing for Spartak Moscow and Spartak Subotica; member of the Serbian national team from 2002 to 2011. He announced his retirement in May 2016.

    Nemanja Vidic

  • Drazen Petrovic

    Former international and NBA shooting guard remembered as one of the greatest players in the history of European basketball. He was named Croatian Sportsman of the Year in consecutive years in 1985 and 1986.

    Drazen Petrovic