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Jennie Kim is a South-Korean pop singer and member of the female K-pop band ‘Black Pink’

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BirthdayJanuary 16, 1996
NationalitySouth Korean
FamousK-pop Singers, South Korean Women, Singers, K-Pop Singers
Known asJendeuk, Jendeugi
Universities
  • ACG Parnell College
  • New Zealand
Birth PlaceCheongdam-dong, Seoul, South Korea
Height163cm
GenderFemale
Sun SignCapricorn
Born inCheongdam-dong, Seoul, South Korea
Famous asK-Pop Singer
Socials

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Who is Jennie Kim?

Jennie Kim is a South-Korean pop singer and member of the female K-pop band ‘Black Pink’. After moving to Seoul, South Korea on completing her education in New Zealand, the singer was signed on by ‘YG Entertainment’ as a trainee. She rose to fame after appearing on singer G-Dragon’s music video ‘That XX’ and was also featured on his single ‘Black’. ‘YG Entertainment’ had been teasing the debut of ‘Black Pink’ for a long time and Jennie finally made her debut as part of the band alongside Lisa, Jisoo, and Rosé on August 8, 2016. Jennie has also collaborated with artists like Lee Hi for his single ‘Special’, Seungri for ‘GG Be’, and with G Dragon for ‘Eventually’. Like all the members of the band, she has a huge fan-base and is often considered to be the leader of ‘Black Pink’. Jennie Kim’s label ‘YG Entertainment’ considers her to be their trump card and she is often referred to as ‘the YG Princess’. She is one of the highest rated K-pop singers and can speak Japanese, Spanish, English, and Korean.

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Rise to Fame

At the age of 14, Jennie Kim was signed on by ‘YG Entertainment’ in South Korea. She did not start her singing career instantly and underwent training for six years. Not only did she work on her vocals but developed her aptitude in rapping. ‘YG Entertainment’ had been developing the band ‘Black Pink’ for some years and started teasing their debut in 2012. The final members were revealed on June 29, 2016, and band members included Jennie, Jisoo, Rosé, and Lisa and they finally made their debut on August 8, 2016. Their first album ‘Square One’ featured the tracks ‘Boombayah’, ‘Whistle’, ‘Playing With Fire’, ‘Stay’, and ‘As If It’s Your Last’. ‘Whistle’ became the number-one hit on the ‘Goan Digital Chart’ and the video of the song became viral on YouTube. This turned the band into an overnight sensation and they became the highest rated female K-pop band on the ‘Billboard Social 50’.

Jennie Kim and her bandmates reached a new milestone in their career after the release of their new single ‘As If It’s Your Last’ on June 22, 2017. The sound of the song was distinctly different to their previous releases and it debuted on top of the ‘Billboard's World Digital Song’ chart. There was no stopping them as they decided to make their debut in Japan on August 30, 2017, with their extended musical play ‘Blackpink’. The EP of the play debuted at number one on the ‘Oricon Albums Chart’.

Controversy

Jennie Kim has tried to stay away from controversy but was involved in an unlucky one when she appeared on an episode of the comedy show ‘Knowing Bros’. In a made-up conversation with Kim Youngcheol, she was asked which city she had lived in New Zealand. To this, she replied ‘Do you know any cities in New Zealand?'. This was taken by netizens as her being intentionally offensive to South Koreans. She chose not to react to the backlash.

Personal Life

Jennie Kim was born in Anyang, South Korea, on January 16, 1996. She moved to New Zealand to pursue higher education at ACG Parnell College. On graduating she moved to South Korea and was signed by ‘YG Entertainment’. Her father is the owner of a hospital and her mother is associated with the media company ‘CJ E&M’.

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Jennie Kim biography timelines

  • // 16th Jan 1996
    Jennie Kim was born in Anyang, South Korea, on January 16, 1996. She moved to New Zealand to pursue higher education at ACG Parnell College. On graduating she moved to South Korea and was signed by ‘YG Entertainment’. Her father is the owner of a hospital and her mother is associated with the media company ‘CJ E&M’.
  • // 22nd Jun 2017 To 30th Aug 2017
    Jennie Kim and her bandmates reached a new milestone in their career after the release of their new single ‘As If It’s Your Last’ on June 22, 2017. The sound of the song was distinctly different to their previous releases and it debuted on top of the ‘Billboard's World Digital Song’ chart. There was no stopping them as they decided to make their debut in Japan on August 30, 2017, with their extended musical play ‘Blackpink’. The EP of the play debuted at number one on the ‘Oricon Albums Chart’.

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Jennie Kim's FAQ

  • What is Jennie Kim birthday?

    Jennie Kim was born at 1996-01-16

  • Where is Jennie Kim's birth place?

    Jennie Kim was born in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul, South Korea

  • What is Jennie Kim nationalities?

    Jennie Kim's nationalities is South Korean

  • What was Jennie Kim universities?

    Jennie Kim studied at ACG Parnell College, New Zealand

  • How tall is Jennie Kim?

    Jennie Kim's height is 163

  • What is Jennie Kim's sun sign?

    Jennie Kim is Capricorn

  • How famous is Jennie Kim?

    Jennie Kim is famouse as K-Pop Singer

  • What is Jennie Kim's facebook?

    Jennie Kim's facebook is https://www.facebook.com/BLACKPINKOFFICIAL/

  • What is Jennie Kim's twitter?

    Jennie Kim's twitter is https://twitter.com/swag_jenniekim/

  • What is Jennie Kim's instagram?

    Jennie Kim's instagram is https://www.instagram.com/yg.jennie/