Katerina Stikoudi, the Multi-Talented Woman from Thessaloniki

Katerina Stikoudi (Aikaterini “Katerina” Stikoudi) is a multi-talented singer, actress, host, model, freelancer and former swimming champion.

Катерина Стикуди Фотографија на Elusia1/ wikimedia.org / CC BY-SA 4.0
Katerina Stikoudi Photo by Elusia1/ wikimedia.org / CC BY-SA 4.0

Born on 16/04/1985, in Thessaloniki, Greece, Katerina Stikoudi was raised in Thessaloniki as the daughter of Nikos and Dina Stikoudi. Beginning her swimming training at the age of eight, her exceptional swimming abilities led her to secure a professional contract at the PAOK swimming academy.

Katerina Stikoudi initially garnered public attention in 2001 as a PAOK swimmer, achieving fifth place at the national swimming championship. However, her trajectory towards becoming one of the most recognized public figures in Greece shifted significantly when she clinched the title of “Miss Greece 2005” (Miss Hellas 2005) at the National Annual Beauty Pageant of Greece. Following this triumph, Katerina Stikoudi represented Greece at the global beauty pageant “Miss World 2005”.

Following her triumph in the beauty pageant circuit, Katerina Stikoudi ventured into the realms of television and cinema. She became a host for several popular talk shows such as “La Sousourela,” “Proinos Kafes,” “Mega Star,” “Guinness World Records Show” (2009), “My Style Rocks,” and “Just the 2 Of Us”. Additionally, she ventured into acting, taking part in television series including “Erotas,” “Daddy’s Girls,” “If I Were Rich,” and in films such as “Soula Ela Xana,” “The Treasure,” “We Did It All Together!” and “The Black Bachelor 4”.

In September 2023, during her concert appearance, Katerina Stikoudi shared the news of her pregnancy with her fans. The thirty-eight-year-old singer made this announcement while performing as the opening act for Christina Aguilera‘s concert in Malta on 16/09/2023.

A Brief Summary of her Music Career

Katerina Stikoudi’s music career took off in 2009 when she collaborated with dj-LAVA as a vocalist on his single titled “Tora” (Now),

In 2011, Katerina Stikoudi debuted with her first album titled “My Music” (I Mousiki mou). Over the subsequent decade, she released four additional albums: “The Blessing of My Life” (I Yefsi tis Zois mou) in 2013, “Cliché” in 2015, “Soundtrack” in 2018, and “Grande” in 2021.

Katerina Stikoudi’s music is recognized for its infectious and captivating choruses, solidifying her position as one of the most renowned singers in Greece. As of November 2023, she is popular for her collaboration with La Zarra on the track “Evidemment.” This song is a reinterpretation of the Eurovision entry „Évidemment“ performed by La Zarra for France in 2023. Following the Eurovision performance, the singer released multiple versions of the song, and the duet with Katerina Stikoudi stands as one of the variations available, complementing the original rendition.

Katerina Stikoudi’s multifaceted career and numerous accomplishments underscore her talent and unwavering commitment. Transitioning from swimming to modeling, acting, and singing, she has substantially impacted each domain she ventured into. Her ongoing journey inspires others, showcasing her versatility and undeniable capability to succeed in various industries and endeavors she pursues.

Her life journey serves as a reminder that with passion, persistence, and dedication, significant achievements can be realized across diverse fields.

Katerina Stikoudi Discography


2009: Τώρα / Now (Feat. LAVA)
2010: Εμμονή / Obsession (Feat. NEBMA)
2011: 6 Εκατομμύρια / 6 millions
2011: Η Μουσική Μου / My Music
2012: Σενάριο / Scenario
2012: Μη / Мi
2012: Απ’ Την Αρχή / From the beginning
2012: Ο.Κ. (Δεν Τρέχει Τίποτα) / O.K. (Nothing Works)
2012: Σαν Να Μην Υπάρχω / San Na Min Yparxo
2013: Ψηλά Τακούνια / High Heels
2013: Μίλια Μακριά / Milia Makria (Feat. Ablaze)
2013: Μ’ Ένα Σου Φιλί
2014: Σ’ Ένα Όνειρο
2014: Η Γεύση Της Ζωής Μου / The Taste of My Life
2014: Τατουάζ / Tatoo
2015: Cliche
2015: Συννεφιά
2015: Θα Σου Περάσει / Tha Sou Perasei (Feat. NEBMA)
2016: Voices
2016: I Like The Way
2016: Πιράνχας (Feat. TNS)
2017: Retro
2018: Intuited
2023: Évidemment
2023: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Nov 24, 2023)


2010: I Mousiki Mou 
2013: I Yefsi Tis Zois Mou 
2015: Cliche 
2018: Soundtrack 
2021: Grande 

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