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Jelena Karleuša
Jelena Karleusa in 2017
Jelena Karleuša in 2017.
Background
Birth name Jelena Karleuša
Born (1978-08-17) 17 1978 (age 41)
Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
Occupation
  • Singer
  • fashion designer
Years active 1995-


Jelena Karleuša Tošić (Јелена Карлеуша Тошић; born 17 August 1978), professionally known under her maiden name Jelena Karleuša, is a Serbian pop singer. She rose to fame as a new pop star with her debut album Ogledalce (1995 Turbo-Folk Album), and has since gained popularity in the former Yugoslavia. In 1999 she released Gili, gili which dabbled with pop sound and changed Karleuša’s music style. Album Diva was released in 2012(Pop Album) becoming one of the most successful albums in Serbia, according to her PR team. She held two big concerts: All About Diva Show (Beogradska arena, 2010 and Viva la Diva Show (Belgrade Ušće, 2013). In 2006, Karleuša launched her own fashion brand, named JK Wear. The collection included dresses and other accessories.

In 2010, she was guest star on the reality show Big Brother All Stars VP for two days. The same year, it was rumored Karleuša would start her political career, as she openly supported the ideas of Zoran Đinđić and Čedomir Jovanović.

However, years later, in 2015, Karleuša accused Kim Kardashian of copying her fashion style, but person witch style she was copyed the most was Katarina Jovanović citing several outfits that were similar. Recently The Wendy Williams Show also showed Beyoncé wearing very similar looks that Karleuša had worn previously.

In September 2015, Karleuša became a member of the jury in the singing talent show program "Zvezde Granda".

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