Jennie Kim Biography
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Seol capital area,South Korea
Rapper, Singer, Dancer, Model
Cheongdam Middle School,Seol,South Korea and
ACG Pernell College,New Zealand
55kg (121 lbs)
More than $10 million
Who is Jennie Kim?
Born on January 16, 1996, Jennie Kim is a well-loved and famous South Korean rapper and a singer under YG Entertainment. She is a member of the globally renowned k-pop girl group “BlackPink,” debuted in August 2016. She is also the global ambassador of Chanel Korea. She started her training with YG Entertainment when she was only fourteen and has never looked back since then. After giving several hits from the group, she even released her solo album, titled ‘Solo’ in 2018. Her song was favored by fans both nationally and globally. It was a hit on both Gaon Digital Charts and Billboard World Digital Songs Charts.
Since 2016, she has pleased her fans with her melodious voice, strong raps, and attractive dancing.
Where is Jennie from?
Jennie Kim was born as an only child on January 16, 1996, in Seoul, South Korea. At the age of eight, she and her family were on a New Zealand and Australia trip. Her mother asked her whether she liked the place and wanted to stay there, and the little girl answered a yes.
After a year, she was admitted to the Waikowhai Middle School in Auckland, New Zealand. In one of her interviews, she said that she had the desire to become a ballet dancer when she was young. After completing her high school studies, she was enrolled at the ACG Parnell College.
Jenie Kim Career
When Jennie was studying in New Zealand, she was introduced to the world of k-pop and became interested in YG Entertainment especially. She then moved to South Korea in 2010. She performed Rihanna’s “Take a Bow” at the YG Entertainment auditions and luckily was selected as their trainee.
She initially auditioned as a singer, but the company suggested her the rapper role as she was the only trainee who could speak English at that time.
In 2016, she officially debuted in YG Entertainment’s girl group, BlackPink. The group has been working since then and has released five albums to date. Apart from their songs and awards, they are the first Kpop group to have performed in the Coachella Music Festival.
Jennie Kim Solo Debut
After working in the group for 2 years, the YG family announced Jennie’s official solo debut in mid-October 2018. The Entertainment posted several teasers and promotional videos and said she would perform her song, “Solo,” in Blackpink’s In Your Area tour in Seoul.
The song was a hip-hop track with pop essence infused.
The music video shows the journey of moving on after a painful breakup. In the music video, she portrays both a sensitive girl and a strong independent woman in her song.
Jennie kim Personality
Jennie is said to have an elegant and robust stage image and sweet, cute, and attractive backstage vibes. She is pretty shy when it comes to meeting strangers.
The idol has both sides to her personality. She has a powerful and captivating charisma on stage and is highly childish and funny off stage. She is known to live every moment happily.
Out of all the members of BlackPink, she receives the most hate but has been dealing with everything as firmly as possible.
Apart from collaborations and shoots with nearly every pioneering and famous luxury brand and magazine globally, Jennie is reported to be the face of the big three.
- Chanel: Jennie was the ambassador of Chanel Korea in June 2018. Furthermore, in October, she became the global ambassador along with GDragon. She is the first Korean presenter of the French brand at the Paris Fashion Week. On September 23, 2021, she was signed as the face of Chanel’s Coco Neige 202122 campaign.
- Calvin Klein: In May 2021, Calvin Klein signed Jennie to be their face for the Spring 2021 collection, and then on September 9, 2021, she became of the models for the brand in the campaign, “The Language of Calvin Klein.”
- Vogue: Vogue asked Jennie to join them for different deals. She joined the company as one of the fashion editors. As a member now, she participates in the shoots, comments on the events planning, hair, makeup concepts, and styling.
Jennie Kim Physical Appearances
Jennie Kim has an attractive aura near her. She is a sexy and lovable idol in the industry. She has a cute and adorable appearance and impressive body measurements.
The cute idol has a naturally round face, plump cheeks, and a small chin. Comparing her facial features with the Korean beauty standards, none of them meet any criteria. She is the “It” girl who lives confidently above all beauty standards. Moreover, Jennie’s chubby face gives her a much younger look and is one of the reasons why she looks so adorable and cute.
She has an appealing hourglass figure with measurements of approximately 34-28-35 inches. Her height is 5ft 4 in and weighs around 55 kgs. She is best known for her long beautiful brown hair and heart-melting eyes.
Song Released of Jennie Kim
Apart from group albums:
- Square one
- Square two
- Square Up
- BlackPink in your area
- The ALBUM
She has also published her own solo. Apart from singing and rapping in her songs, she also writes the lyrics. In fact, she is the lyricist of Lovesick Girls.
Awards won by Jennie Kim
The cute idol herself has been nominated for over 10 awards, from which she won the Song of the Year Award by the Gaon Chart Music Awards, Best digital Song at the Golden Disc Awards, and the Best Female Solo Artist at the Philippine Kpop Awards. She received all three in the same year, 2019, for her song, ‘Solo.’
Apart from her wins, her song was also nominated at the SBS Entertainment Awards, Genie Music Awards, and Mnet Asian Music Awards.
If we count the awards she won with her group, then her total would sum up to be 71 awards and 230 nominations.
Jennie Kim Boyfriend/Relationship status
Currently Kim is single and unmarried. Previously she has dated a South Korean Band member named Kai. But they broke up in January 2019.
Jennie Kim Net Worth
The Fashion icon is estimated to be worth around Ten Million Dollars. She gets her payouts via different sources- the music industry, different fashion houses, endorsements etc.
Some Interesting Facts:
- Kim is brilliant horse rider.
- She has completed her Graduate degree from Auckland,New Zealand.
- Her Chinese Zodiac sign is a Pig and American Zodiac sign is Capricon.
- Kim is fond of animals specially dogs.
- She is only daughter of her parents.