Selakov was born in Belgrade, on November 8, 1978. She grew up in Sombor where she was introduced to the world of music. She finished Lower Music School, participated in numerous singing competitions, performed at jazz and rock 'n' roll clubs. In 1997, she started studying biology in Belgrade, but very soon she devoted herself to music. After biology, Ivana started studying "Recording and designing of the sound". She has appeared as a soloist at several festivals—Radio Festival, Beovizija 2006, etc. She did vocal back-up for many popular artists.