Ivana Kindl from Požega was born on 18 January 1978. In her childhood she played gymnastics, danced and learned to play accordion in music school. At the age of 15 she discovers the magic of soul and r'n'b music through singers like Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston. During her secondary education she used to travel every week to music teacher Mario Gjuranac who taught her singing. She appeared in various TV shows like Turbo Limach Show and Give Them Applause where she won the first place in 1996.