Šaban Šaulić (born on 6 May 1951 in Šabac, Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a well-known Serbian singer, extremely popular with fans of Balkan music in all of the former Yugoslavia.
His beloved mother Ilduza Demirović is originally from Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He spent a lot of time with his family in Bijeljina. Šaulić was throned "King of Folkmusic" in his early career. He is married to Gordana and they have three children; Sanela Šaulić, Ilduza (Ilda) Šaulić and Mihajlo Šaulić. Ilda Šaulic is a known tennis player and a singer. In 1993, Ilda participated in the world largest women's professional tennis tournament. Sanela is married to a popular soccer player from Serbia. Šaban has also another son who is not from the marriage with Gordana. Šaulic and Gordana recently remarried after splitting up.
He released his debut album in 1969 when he was just 18 years of age. Around the same time, he served the mandatory Yugoslav army service in Bitola, now in the Republic of Macedonia. His wife Gordana, for whom he wrote and released a hit song for his 1985 album Kafanska noć, titled Gordana. Šaban Šaulić was one the biggest-selling artists in Yugoslavia. He has also recorded songs in Serbian, and Macedonian, including a remake of the classic hit Zajdi, zajdi.
Šaban Šaulić also received widespread popularity due to his hair. Through the 1980s and 1990's, Šaulić was known for his toupee, which he was constantly seen with. In recent years, he got rid of his toupee and sported his natural bald style.
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