Jacques Houdek

Jacques Houdek
Background information
Birth name Željko Houdek
Born (1981-04-14) 14 April 1981
Origin Zagreb, Croatia
Genres Pop music, soul
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2002–present
Labels Croatia Records

Jacques Houdek (born 14 April 1981) is a Croatian singer.[1]


He was born on April 14, 1981 in Zagreb. His parents are from Slavonia. After finishing music school, Jacques attended Berklee College Of Music in Boston. He won the Porin award for best new artist of the year 2004. He's also won first place at the festival MC 2004, and the prestigious BH Radio Festival for the best Croatian performer in 2005. He married Brigitte Krkač in 2006. They have two children, a daughter Sofija and a son David.[2] He received a Porin for best male performance in 2008. For the album "Idemo u zoo" he won the Porin for best album for children in 2009, and also Porin for best male performance 2012.



  1. "The Voice - Mentor" (in Croatian). The Voice.hr. 2014-10-11. Retrieved 2014-12-26.
  2. "Jacques I njegova supruga dobili drugo dijete - sinčića Davida" (in Croatian). Večernji list. 2013-03-11. Retrieved 2014-12-26.

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