Jennie Kim is a singer, rapper, dancer, and model from South Korea. Kim Jennie made her YG Entertainment debut in August 2016 as the rapper and vocalist of the girl group Blackpink. She has retained her image as a forceful, aggressive performer as a singer and rapper.
Jennie Kim was born in Cheongdam-Dong, Seoul, South Korea, on January 1, 1996. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn, and she is 24 years old.
Her father is a hospital owner, while her mother works for the Korean media giant ‘CJ E&M.’
Jennie and her family relocated to New Zealand when she was eight years old. ‘ACG Parnell College’ was where she received her higher schooling. She returned to South Korea with her family after graduating from high school.
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|Full Name||Jennie Kim|
|Born Date||16 Jan 1996|
|Best Match for Marriage||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
|Profession||singer, rapper, model|
|Height||5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Education||Chungdam High School|
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|Jennie Kim Instagram|
|IMDB||Jennie Kim IMDB|
|Wiki||Jennie Kim Wiki|
Qualifications in Education
Kim Jennie was born in New Zealand and moved there with her family when she was a child. She also completed her intermediate schooling in New Zealand. She attended Auckland’s Waikowhai Intermediate School.
After completing her higher education at ‘ACG Parnell College,’ she returned to Korea. She got signed by ‘YG Entertainment’ as soon as she returned home. Jennie went to Cheongdam Middle School and Chungdam High School in Korea.
Professional life and career
Jennie began her debut in the k-pop industry in August of 2016. ‘YG Entertainment’ signed Jennie when she was 14 years old.
In 2013, Jennie collaborated with her label mate G-Dragon on his song “Black” and performed on stage at the TV show Inkigayo while still a trainee. She also appears in the song “Special” from Lee Hi’s debut album First Love, which she shares with her label partner. She also contributed vocals to Seungri’s EP single in the same year.
The Debut of Blackpink
The launch of Jennie’s girl group ‘Blackpink’ was planned well before 2012. On June 29, 2016, she was presented to the world as the final debuting member. Jennie made her debut with her bandmates Jisoo, Lisa, and Rose on August 8, 2016, with their first album ‘Square One.’
One of their songs, ‘Whistle,’ became a number one success on the ‘Gaon digital Chart,’ and the accompanying music video went viral on YouTube. They took the world by storm, becoming the highest-rated female brand on Billboard’s Social 50.
With the release of their single “As If It’s Your Last” on June 22, 2017, Jennie and her band hit the pinnacle of their careers. The song was the first to chart on Billboard’s ‘World Digital Song’ chart. They didn’t have a choice but to keep moving forward. Similarly, on August 30, 2017, they made their debut in Japan.
Jennie and her band performed at Coachella in April 2019. She was the first Korean solo artist to perform in Coachella, and her strong performance was included in the list of “The 10 Best Things We Saw at Coachella 2019.”
Jennie is also the group’s fashion influencer. She has been seen and dressed in fashion shows for well-known companies such as Gucci, Lanvin, Chanel, and Givenchy. In terms of her solo career, she began as a model for ‘Chanel Beauty.’
Jennie announced her solo debut in October 2018. Jennie debuted as a solo artist on November 12, 2018, with the release of her first single “Solo,” making her the first member of Blackpink to do so.
Her song also topped the Korean daily and weekly charts for 15 days in a row, earning an all-kill in major music sites. Similarly, in just six months, “Solo” became the most viewed music video by a Korean female singer, with 300 million views.
Net Worth and Awards
At the 8th Gaon Chart Music Awards, Kim Jennie earned her first Song of the Year Award as a solo artist. She also won Digital Bonsang for her song Solo at the 34th Golden Disc Awards 2020.
Jennie has amassed a sizable fortune in just four years since her debut. As a member of Blackpink, a solo singer, rapper, model, and brand endorser, she has made a lot of money. Jennie also has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Status of the Relationship
Kim Jennie is the only Blackpink member who has been verified to be in a relationship while in the group. Jennie was photographed on a date with Kai of the South Korean boy band EXO at the beginning of January 2019. Later, both of them revealed that they had been dating since October 2018. The couple declared their breakup a few months later.
Controversies and Rumors
Kim Jennie’s company, ‘YG,’ is recognized for its stringent policies. Jennie, on the other hand, has become embroiled in a number of issues. The first is from an episode of ‘Knowing Bros,’ a comic variety show. Her response to one of the cast members appeared to be quite offensive and rude, but she did not respond to the outrage.
She became embroiled in a scandal, with fans accusing her of being a slacker and lacking in enthusiasm and emotion. On December 6th, Jennie disappointed many of her admirers at the ‘Kakao Games 2018 Year-End celebration.’
Kim is a fashion influencer with an excellent sense of style. She has appeared in various fashion magazines and apparel lines as a model. Starting with Chanel and then on to Adidas and Hera.
Jennie is one of the band’s shortest members. She is approximately 163 cm (5 feet 4 inches) tall. Her physique, too, weighs 55 kilograms. Her chest, waist, and hips measurements are 34, 24, and 35 inches, respectively.
The Internet and Social Media
On social media, Jennie Kim has millions of fans. Her Instagram account has a following of over 34.9 million people. She also has a photography account called @lesyeuxdenini, which has over 1 million followers.