Zeljko Houdek, better known as Jacques Houdek is a Croatian singer. He attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston after completing his studies at music school.
Houdek first appeared on Croatian screens at Dora 2002 (Croatia's national final for the Tallinn contest), and then appeared on Dora five more times (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2011). At Dora 2011 he was in the super-final performing Lahor with Daria Kinzer. Kinzer went on to perform the English version of Lahor, Celebrate after winning the televote.
In 2015, he became a judge on The Voice of Croatia, where participant and series winner Nina Kraljić happened to be on his team.
With the release of his song title, he started the #beMyfriend campaign on social media.