Kostas Karafotis was born in Trikala(Greece) in 1978. At the age of 8 he persuaded his father to buy him a bouzouki. He went to a music school and studied music theory, solfez and he had piano and bouzouki lessons. At the age of 18 he went to Sofia (Bulgary) where he studied medicine. In 2004 he took part in the TV talent show "Fame story" and he took the 3rd place. The next year he cooperated with Antonis Vardis and made his first album "Eimai Edo". On June of 2006 he made his second album "I kardia mou selida gurizei" which became very popular in Greece.