Born January 1, 1977 in Bihać, the singer attended local music schools and graduated in 1995. She dropped out from a music academy to start a solo career in 1997. The first time she appeared on stage was in 1997 under her stage name Donna Ares to compete with her song in the Croatian Dora competition in order to represent Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest.
She released seven studio albums and four compilation albums. Her last album, “No Return”, was released in 2011.