He was born on 20th of April 1972 in Belgrade. His professional career started in 1997. The turning point of his work as a solo artist was releasing his album “Amajlija” in 2000, which was proclaimed as the best selling album. So far, Željko has released six studio albums.
Željko took part in the Eurovision Song Contest twice as an artist, and he composed five entries for four different countries all together. In 2008 he co-hosted the contest, which was held in Belgrade, together with his future wife Jovana Janković. They have two children.
Joksimović is still active on the Serbian music scene. His latest single Možda Je To Ljubav is from February 2019. He also composes music for films, television series and theater shows.