Lepa Brena is a Serbian singer, actress, and talent manager who is widely recognized as the best-selling female recording artist from the former Yugoslavia. She has released more than 15 studio albums, sold more than 40 million records, acted in several films and TV series, and was one of the last pop icons who emerged just before the eventual dissolution of Yugoslavia.

Sun Sign

Libra

Residence

Belgrade, Serbia

Genre

Pop Folk, Turbo-Folk, Pop, Dance, Sevdalinka

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • PGP-RTB
  • Diskoton
  • Grand Production

Boyfriend / Spouse

Lepa has dated –

  1. Slobodan Živojinović (1991–Present) – Lepa had married Serbian tennis star Slobodan Živojinović in a lavish ceremony on December 7, 1991, at Belgrade’s Intercontinental Hotel. They had co-founded and co-owned a record label and production company called Grand Production, which was the then-largest such organization in the Balkan region. In 2019, they had sold the firm for €30 million. They have 2 sons together named Stefan Živojinović (b. May 21, 1992) and Viktor Živojinović (b. March 30, 1998). In November 2000, Stefan was kidnapped by members of the Zemun clan, a Serbian mafia group. He was released, having been held for 5 days, after a ransom of 2500k Deutsche Marks was paid. Lepa has a stepson named Filip Živojinović from Slobodan’s previous relationship.

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Petite frame
  • Shoulder-length, straight hair
  • Affable smile
  • Tanned body

Lepa Brena Facts

  1. When the Bosnian War, a part of the events that led to the dissolution of erstwhile Yugoslavia, had started in 1992, Lepa’s older sister Faketa had emigrated to Canada, while Lepa continued to stay in Belgrade where she moved to, in 1980.
  2. Lepa had stated in an interview that the only instance when she suffered from stage fright was the very first time that she had performed in front of an audience. She was then in the 5th grade and had performed a song at a local festival. She then started performing regularly at dance parties in Brčko, Bosnia and Herzegovina, where she had grown up.
  3. Her stage surname, Brena, was given by her basketball coach, while her stage name, Lepa, which means ‘beautiful’, was given to her by Minimax, a Serbian radio and TV host.
  4. In November 1992, she was involved in a serious skiing accident where she broke her leg. The fractures had required nearly 6 months to heal.
  5. In July 2012, she was diagnosed with venous thrombosis after which she was forced to cancel nearly 3 months of concerts and appointments even though she had been hospitalized for just 3 days. Exactly 2 years later, in July 2014, she had fallen down the stairs at a Croatian resort and broken both arms which had required a month-long recovery.
  6. During the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, Lepa and her family had lived in a home in Coconut Creek, Florida.

Featured Image by Lepa Brena / Instagram

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Facts of Fahreta Jahić

  • Gender Female
  • full nameFahreta Jahić
  • nicknamesLepa Brena
  • birthplaceTuzla, Tuzla Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Date of Birth October 20, 1960
  • Age 61 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Peridot
  • Lucky Color Blue
  • Best Match for Marriage Gemini
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundBosniak
  • professionSinger, Actress, Talent Manager
  • weight60 kg or 132 lbs
  • height5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorGreen
  • body type / buildSlim
  • motherIfeta Jahić
  • fatherAbid Jahić
  • brothersFaruk Jahić
  • sistersFaketa Jahić

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