Serjoža Popov was born in 1976 in Novi Sad, Serbia. He graduated from art high school, and then from the Academy of Arts, department of graphic design. He studied icon painting at the Kovilj monastery to apply Orthodox art in illustration for children. Illustrated about 50 editions, mostly children's books, and also exhibited his works at exhibitions in Serbia and abroad. In addition to illustration, he works in icon painting, comics, portraits, graphic design, and animated films. He is married to his wife Zlata, with whom he has five children. He lives and works in Sremski Karlovci, Serbia.