She was born on 4th of July, 1972 in Zagreb. She started singing when she was only nine in children's choir Zvjezdice. With that choir she travelled around the world, recorded several albums and gained a huge experience in choir, solo and gospel singing. At the age of twenty she signs her first contract with Rajko Dujmic and Jasenko Houra, goes to first Crovision and wins the eighth place with the song Ostavljam te. Two years later, and having recorded one album Godine nestvarne, she starts her collaboration with Zoran Skugor and goes to London to record her second album Personality.
That was the best selling album in 1997 and 1998. She won two Porin awards, Rose of Vecernji list and many other awards. Her version of I'm So Excited from that album reaped her success in European countries. She was number one on pop charts. For five months she reigned over charts in Italy, Spain and France which makes her the only Croatian female singer who had international success. She performed with world famous artists, including East 17 and Joselyn Brown. Her third album Unique sells all over former Yugoslavia, so Nina tours Bosnia and Herzegovina and ends her tour in sold out Skenderija in Sarajevo. That year she was the most popular Croatian singer in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Songs Poljubi me,Nek' ti bude kao meni from her next album Nina became songs of the year.
Her 6th album Ljubav won 5 Porin Awards (out of 5 nominations) including: album of the year, song of the year (?arobno Jutro) & female artist of the year.