Jennie Kim is a prominent South Korean rapper and vocalist. She joined the popular girl group ‘BlackPink’ under YG Entertainment in August 2016. Aside from her singing, Jennie is known for her dancing moves. She signed YG Entertainment and released ‘Solo’ in 2018. Her career at YG Entertainment began in 2012.
The turning point of her career came in 2016 when YG Entertainment revealed her as the first member of their girl’s group. Today, we will see important information from the life of Jennie from BlackPink band.
Jennie BlackPink Biography
Jennie Kim was born on January 16, 1996. She grew raised in a wealthy Seoul household. Her nationality is South Korean, and she is a Christian. She attended Cheongdam Middle School in Seoul, South Korea, and Waikowhai Intermediate School in Auckland, New Zealand.
She then enrolled in ACG Parnell College in New Zealand. She was always more interested in extracurricular activities like singing and dancing than academics. She used to compete in a lot of extracurricular activities. Later on, she adopted Jennie as her stage name!
BlackPink Jennie Family & Relationships
Jennie’s father is a hospital owner, and her mother is a CJ and M Director. She is the lone kid and has no siblings. Jennie Kim is single. She dated Kai, a South Korean boy band member, from October 2018 until January 2019. She was also linked to singer-songwriter Harry Styles.
Jennie BlackPink Physical Appearance
Jennie Kim is a stunning Korean rapper and vocalist. Jennie has a lovely and appealing personality. Jennie has a lovely smile, an attractive appearance, and a great figure. Jennie has fantastic body dimensions of 34-28-35 inches. Jennie is 5’4″ tall and weighs roughly 55 Kg. Her gorgeous brown hair and magnetic black eyes are stunning.
Jennie BlackPink Career
Jennie Kim is a hardworking artist who started her career as a trainee in YG Entertainment. Her rise to popularity from a mere trainee is phenomenal. In 2013, she appeared in the songs’ Special’, ‘GG Be,’ and ‘Black.’ In 2016, she published ‘Square One’ and ‘Square Two.’ Boombayah, Whistle, Playing with Fire, and Stay were all written this year. In 2017, she worked on ‘BlackPink,’ an extended play.
In 2018, she released her solo album Solo. She also appeared in the music video of Solo, making things more creative. From 2018 through 2020, BlackPink toured the world. A live album titled BlackPink Arena Tour 2018 ‘Special Final at Kyocera Dome Osaka was released in 2019.
Controversy Of Jennie BlackPink
Jennie Kim has attempted to avoid conflicts, yet she got entangled in one when she appeared on an episode of ‘Knowing Bros.’ When Korean comedian Kim Young-Chul asked Jennie about the city where she used to reside in New Zealand, then she rudely replied, “do you know any cities in New Zealand?”
Her rude response enraged the fans of Kim Young-Chul. Although, she chose not to escalate the issue by staying silent.
Kim Youngcheol was asked in a made-up dialogue resided in New Zealand. Her response enraged many, but she opted not to respond to the aftermath of the controversy.
Jennie Kim Awards
Jennie Kim has been nominated for ten awards. She won three awards. In 2019, she was awarded the Song of the Year award. In the same year, she received the award for the Best Digital Song at the Seoul Music Awards (Bonsang). She also received the Golden Disc Award and the Best Female Solo Artist at the Philippine K-pop Awards for her ‘Solo’ album.
she received the Best Digital Song (Bonsang) award from the Golden Disc Awards and the prize for Best Female Solo Artist from the Philippine K-pop Awards, both for her performance on the film’ Solo.’
Her other nominations were the SBS Entertainment Awards, the Genie Music Awards, and the Mnet Asian Music Awards. She has also received 71 awards and 230 nominations as a member of the girl group BlackPink.
Jennie BlackPink Facts
- Jennie stated she used to desire to be a ballerina.
- Her mother planned to send her to Florida, USA, to pursue law or teaching when she was 14.
- She says she enjoys milk-flavoured ice cream and Korean cuisine. She always drinks nutritious beverages.