Jennie Kim

Jennie Kim

Pop Singer

Jennie Kim, known mononymously as Jennie, is a South Korean singer and rapper. Born and raised in South Korea, Jennie studied in New Zealand for five years before returning to South Korea in 2010. She debuted as a member of the girl group Blackpink, formed by YG Entertainment, in August 2016.

Full Name
Jan 16, 1996
5′ 4″
Net Worth


Jennie Kim was born on January 16, 1996 in South Korea. She is a pop singer and rapper known for being the main vocalist of the K-pop girl group BLACKPINK. Jennie studied at the School of Performing Arts Seoul and graduated from Sejong University with a degree in Applied Music.

Jennie began her career as a trainee with YG Entertainment in 2010, and she made her debut with BLACKPINK in 2016 with the single album "Square One". Her stage name, which means "black pink" in Korean, was created to represent her singing style and her bubbly personality. She has also released several solo singles including “Solo” which peaked at #1 on Billboard's World Digital Song Sales chart and “Yacht” (with Teddy Park).

Outside of music, Jennie is also active in variety television shows and films. She has appeared on various reality shows such as Knowing Bros, Running Man, and Real Men 300. In 2020, Jennie starred in the Netflix original series Busted! where she plays a rookie detective. 

Jennie continues to be one of the most successful celebrities in South Korea and around the world. She is known for her strong vocals, rap skills, fashion sense, and energetic performances which have helped BLACKPINK reach massive success both domestically and internationally.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Jennie Kim is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 16, 1996, Jennie Kim was born in Cheongdam-dong, South Korea.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut as a Trainee with YG Entertainment</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jennie debuted as a trainee with YG Entertainment and began training to be a singer and dancer.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Participates in Survival Show Mix & Match</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jennie participates in the survival show Mix & Match and becomes a member of the girl group named iKon.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut as Solo Artist</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jennie debuts as a solo artist with her first mini album titled Souldmate.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Release of Solo Debut Song "SOLO"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases her solo debut song "Solo", which became an instant hit and set multiple records on music charts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Solo EP ‘SOLO’</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases her first solo EP titled "SOLO" with lead single "SOLO".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Achieves First No.1 on Billboard Hot 100 </h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Achieves her first No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with her single "Ice Cream" featuring Selena Gomez.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She is Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jennie Kim is an incredibly talented singer and performer. Her vocal range and delivery are extraordinary, and her stage presence is captivating. She also has a great sense of style, which makes her performances all the more enjoyable.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She is Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jennie Kim has a special charisma that fans love. She’s always friendly and engaging with her fans, and she often shares stories about her life on social media that make people smile. Her positive energy is contagious, and fans appreciate how down-to-earth she is.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She is an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jennie Kim is an inspiration to many young people. Her music speaks to people of all ages, and she encourages her fans to be true to themselves and to never give up on their dreams. Her passion for music and performance is inspiring, and she’s been a role model to so many. </p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Jennie is a Member of BLACKPINK</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jennie Kim is a member of the famous K-pop girl group BLACKPINK. The band was formed by YG Entertainment in 2016 and has since become one of the most popular K-pop groups on the international stage.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> She Started as an Actress</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming a singer, Jennie Kim started her career as an actress in South Korea. She debuted in the drama series "The Producers" in 2015 and also appeared in the movie "Unpretty Rapstar 2" that same year.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Multi-Lingual Star</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jennie Kim speaks multiple languages, including Korean, Japanese, English, and Chinese. She has used her multilingual skills to promote BLACKPINK's music overseas.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> She Has Her Own Album</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Jennie released her first solo album titled "SOLO". The album was a major success, topping charts in multiple countries and establishing her as a successful solo artist outside of her work with BLACKPINK.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> YouTube Record Holder</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jennie Kim holds the record for the most views in 24 hours for a K-pop solo artist on YouTube. Her single "Solo" was viewed over 45 million times in its first day of release.</p></div>


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