Seka Aleksić

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Seka Aleksić
Seka Aleksic 2012.jpg
Aleksić in 2012
Background information
Birth nameSvetlana Aleksić
Born (1981-04-23) 23 April 1981 (age 38)
Zvornik, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFRY
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
Instruments
Years active2002–present
Labels
Websitehttp://www.sekaaleksic.com/

Svetlana Piljkić (Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic: Светлана Пиљкић; née Aleksić, Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic: Алексић; pronounced [sʋɛ̌tlana sɛ̌ːka ǎlɛksitɕ]; born 23 April 1981), professionally known as Seka Aleksić (Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic: Сека Алексић), is a Bosnian-born Serbian pop-folk singer.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Zvornik, Bosnia and Herzegovina she comes from an ethnically mixed marriage, the daughter of a Bosnian Serb father, Milorad Aleksić, and Bosniak mother, Ibrima (née Ramić).[1][2] During the Bosnian war, Aleksić alongside her brother Nedžad and divorced mother escaped to Banja Koviljača.

Due to financial struggles she started singing in kafanas and discothèques at the age of fourteen, before signing to Grand Production and releasing her debut studio album Idealno tvoja (Ideally Yours) in 2002. Her mainstream success, however came next year with her second album and hit-song 'Crno i zlatno' (Black and Gold). Her 2007 album, titled 'Kraljica' (Queen) remains the best-selling Serbian album.[3] In 2006, Aleksić also starred in the popular Serbian movie We Are Not Angels 3: Rock & Roll Strike Back and voiced Serbian synchronisation of the character Vexy in the animated feature The Smurfs 2 in 2013. She released two clothing lines in 2005 and 2007 and had a reality show on TV Prva called Moja desna ruka (similar to Signed by Katie Price).

In September 2010, Aleksić married Veljko Piljikić. In 2016, they had a baby boy named Jakov. Aleksić, along with her family, resides in Stara Pazova, Serbia.

Discography[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nastavlja se porodični rat: Seka Aleksić pokušala parama da ućutka ujaka?" (in Serbian). Svet. 16 May 2014. Retrieved 29 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Mića Srbin, otac Seke Aleksić: Zbog njenog bivšeg dečka godinama nismo pričali" (in Serbian). Svet. 15 September 2011. Retrieved 29 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Grand Production - Narodnjaci najtiražniji, Seka najbolja" (in Serbian). Retrieved 13 April 2012.

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