Lepa Brena

Bosnia and Herzegovina Singer
Born Oct 20, 1960

Fahreta Jahić- Živojinović is a Bosnian pop-folk and pop singer, South Slavs pop star and pop icon and showbiz manager, better known by her stage name Lepa Brena.

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1960 Birth Born on October 20, 1960.


1980 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In early 1980, at the age of 19, Fahreta began singing with a band called Lira Show when the group's original singer Spasa left the band because her husband, a boxer, did not want his wife to be a singer. … Read More


1983 22 Years Old In 1983, Lepa Brena and Slatki Greh ended their collaboration with Milutin Popović-Zahar and Vladimir Cvetković. … Read More
1984 23 Years Old 1984 saw Brena and her band begin a cooperation with a new manager and producer, Raka Đokić. … Read More
1986 25 Years Old By the end of 1986, Lepa Brena had become the star of Belgrade social jet-set, and the most successful public figure in Yugoslavia. … Read More
1987 26 Years Old During the premiere of the film on 24 October 1987, Brena met her future husband, Serbian tennis star Slobodan Živojinović. … Read More
1989 28 Years Old Their eighth studio album Četiri godine was released on 1 October 1989 and contained the controversial song Jugoslovenka with Bosnian rock musician Alen Islamović. … Read More
1990 29 Years Old 1 More Event
On 24 July 1990, Brena was lowered with a helicopter at Levski stadium in Sofia, Bulgaria, and held her then-most-attended concert with an audience of 110,000 people.


Brena and Slatki Greh released their second-to-last album together, Zaljubiška, in 1991. … Read More
1992 31 Years Old Brena broke her leg in a skiing accident in November 1992 and it took six months for her to heal. … Read More
1993 32 Years Old …  The reason behind the protests were pictures allegedly shot in 1993 during the Bosnian War wearing the uniform of the Army of Republika Srpska in her besieged hometown Brčko. … Read More
1999 38 Years Old After the debacle and family drama, she went on hiatus once again, for eight years, living between Belgrade and the American city Miami, Florida with her family. Brena and her husband have a home in Coconut Creek, Florida, where they lived during the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia. … Read More


2010 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Brena and her husband purchased a five bedroom villa with an in-ground heated pool on one of Miami's islands and the cost of $1.6 million.


2012 51 Years Old 1 More Event
Brena was hospitalized on 27 July 2012 when she complained of pain and was diagnosed as having venous thrombosis, a blood clot. … Read More
2014 53 Years Old She was again hospitalized on 25 July 2014 while at holiday in the Croatian resort of Novi Vinodolski where she fell down the stairs and broke both arms. … Read More
2015 54 Years Old On 2 January 2015, Brena again fell down the stairs during a family vacation at Zlatibor and hurt her wrist.
2016 55 Years Old Lepa Brena and Steven Seagal were the stars of Belgrade 2016 New Year party, an event held at Nikola Pašić Square in front of the Serbian National Assembly, and attended by 25,000 people.
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