Koit Toome was born on the 2rd of January 1979. He was discovered by Mikk Targo during his schooldays and formed a duo called Code One with Sirli Hilus. The duo made many hits together. Toome and Hilus still perform together from time to time.
He released his first solo album Allikas, that includes mostly his own compositions, in 2006. Toome has a total of 5 albums solo and as Code One. His first appearance on Eurovision Stage was in 1998 representing his country Estonia with his song Mere Lapsed. He also represented Estonia in 2017 alongside Laura Pöldvere. Toome is also a celebrated musical artist who played in famous plays such as Les Miserables, West Side Story, and Hair. Last but not least he won the Estonian Dancing with the Stars in 2007.