Jacques Houdek
Jacques Houdek
Background Information
Origin Velika Gorica, SFR Yugoslavia
Birthdate 14 April 1981
Age 37
Eurovision Song Contest
Country Flag of Croatia Croatia
Year 2017
Song "My Friend"
Position 13th (Final)
8th (Semi final)
Points 128 (Final)
141 (Semi final)

Jacques Houdek is a Croatian singer and songwriter who began his career in 2000. He also auditioned for The X Factor UK in 2011 but withdrew due to visa issues. To date he has released eight studio albums.

In 2015, he was a mentor on the national version of The Voice and won with singer Nina Kraljić, who went on to represent the country at the 2016 Contest in Stockholm.

He was selected to represent his home country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev with the song "My Friend", which successfully qualified for the final, finishing in 13th place.