Retired Croatian footballer Darijo Srna now heads the Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk as its director of football. He has previously represented Shakhtar Donetsk as a player for 15 years, winning the Ukrainian Premier League 10 times with them. During his retirement, he was the most-capped Croatian player in history.
Emir Kusturica is a Serbian actor, screenwriter, film director, producer, and musician. Counted among the most famous European filmmakers of his generation, Kusturica is renowned for his naturalistic and surreal films. Over the course of his illustrious career, Emir Kusturica has won several prestigious awards including a Silver Bear and two Palme d'Or awards.
Goran Bregović is a recording artist who achieved prominence as the lead guitarist of the popular rock band, Bijelo Dugme. One of the most popular composers and modern musicians from the Balkans, Goran Bregović is also one of the few Yugoslav musicians to have performed at international venues like the Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall, and L'Olympia.
Željko Bebek is a Bosnian and Croatian musician and vocalist. He is best known for his association with the Yugoslav rock band Bijelo Dugme, where he performed as the lead singer from 1974 to 1984. He left the band in April 1984 to pursue a solo career. Today, Željko Bebek is considered one of the most popular Bosnian and Croatian artistes of his generation.
Seka Aleksic is a Bosnian-born Serbian singer whose debut album Idealno tvoja earned her the first prize at Moravski biseri in Ćuprija, a folk music festival. In 2007, her album Kraljica sold 300,000 copies, which caught the attention of many. Seka Aleksic is also known for making appearances in films and TV shows. She also has her own clothing lines.
Ivan Dodig is a Croatian tennis player best known for winning a silver medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Dodig, who specializes in doubles, has won two Grand Slam men's doubles titles and four Grand Slam mixed doubles titles so far. Ivan Dodig also helped his team win the prestigious Davis Cup in 2018.
Croat-Yugoslav politician Ante Markovic, who served as Yugoslavia’s last prime minister, witnessed his country being disintegrated into Croatia, Slovenia, and Macedonia amid an economic collapse. He was also a businessman who built luxury apartments and hydropower plants. He had also served as the director of Rade Koncar.
Emir Preldžić is a Bosnian-Turkish basketball player who has played for the Turkish national basketball team. A versatile player, Preldžić can play as a power forward, point guard, and shooting guard, although he predominantly plays at the small forward position. Emir Preldžić has also played for the Slovenian national basketball team.