Jacques Houdek

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Pop Singer
Date of Birth April 14, 1981
Place of Birth Zagreb, Croatia
Age 39 years old
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Jacques Houdek

Jacques Houdek is a Croatian recording artist who represented Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with the song "My Friend". Houdek began his professional solo career in 2000 and has since published many recordings and albums out which 13 have been certified silver, gold, platinum and diamond. Houdek is one of the mentors in the Croatian version of the TV talent show "The Voice". During show's first season, he mentored winner Nina Kraljić. Aside from Croatian, he has sung and recorded in English, Italian, German, Spanish, French, Slovene, Macedonian, and Maori language.

Birth name: Željko Houdek
Also known as: Gospodin Glas/Mr. Voice
Born: April 14, 1981, Velika Gorica, SFR Yugoslavia, (present day Croatia)
Genres: Pop, Soul, R'n'B, Gospel, Swing, Jazz, Blues
Years active: 2000–present
Associated acts: Nina Kraljić
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About Jacques Houdek

Singer-songwriter who represented his home nation of Croatia in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the single "My Friend." He has won numerous Croatian Music Awards and many of his albums have been certified platinum.

Before Fame

After graduating from high school in 2001, he enrolled at the Berklee College of Music. He first became known in Croatia in 2002 for entering the nation's competition to qualify for the Eurovision Song Contest.


In 2016, he played a leading role in the live children's show Kraš's Sweet Fairytale.

Family Life

In 2006, he married Brigita Krkač and the couple had two children, Sofija and David.


A mentor on the Croatian version of The Voice, he was the coach to season one winner Nina Kraljic.

Information related to Jacques Houdek

  • Croatian Eurovision Song Contest entrants
  • Musicians from Zagreb
  • Croatian male singers
  • Croatian pop singers
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Latest information about Jacques Houdek updated on January 26, 2021.