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Jennie (제니) – Blackpink, Early Life, Career, Awards, Facts & Net Worth

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Kim Jennie is a South Korean sensation famous as a member of the girl group Blackpink formed by YG Entertainment. She made her debut for this group in August 2016.

Early Life & Family

Jennie (제니) was born on January 16, 1996, in Seoul Capital Area, South Korea. Her father owns a hospital in South Korea, and her mother is a director of a South Korean entertainment company “CJ E&M.”

The South Korean music sensation loves to spend free time with her mother, and she has also been caught with her mom in restaurants and boutiques.

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Jennie Image Source Instagram

Kim’s family took her to visit New Zealand when she was just eight years old. Meanwhile, she loved New Zealand and wanted to stay there.

Therefore, Jennie’s parents sent her to study at Waikowhai Intermediate School in Auckland, New Zealand, where the singer lived with a homestay family.

Body Stats

Jennie is a beautiful and talented young artist who looks very cute and attractive. She has a slim body with a height of 5 feet 3 inches and 49 kg.

Moreover, her beauty is added by her beautiful lips, brown eyes, and black hair. Her body measurements are 34-28-35, and her bra size is 33 B.

Quick Facts

Let’s look at some facts about Kim Jeannie.

Full NameKim Jennie
Native Name김제니
Stage NameJennie (제니)
BirthdayJanuary 16, 1996
Birth PlaceSeoul Capital Area, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
ParentsFather (Name N/A), Mother (Name N/A)
SiblingNo Siblings
OccupationSinger, rapper
AgencyYG Entertainment
Associated ActBlackpink, YG Family
PositionSinger
ZodiacCapricorn
Height5ft. 3 inches
Weight49 Kg
Blood TypeB
Relationship StatusIn relationship
Partner(s)G-Dragon
Net Worth$10 million

Pre Debut Life of Kim Jennie

Jennie debuted as a professional singer in 2016. However, she was interested in K-Pop; while studying in New Zealand as well.

Kim’s mother wanted her to choose lawyer or teacher as her profession and wished to sed her to the U.S. However, the singer refused the idea of going to the U.S, and fortunately, her parents also supported her in this.

After that, she returned to Korea in 2010 and auditioned to join YG Entertainment by performing Take a Bow by Rihanna. Fortunately, her performance was loved by the judges, and she was selected.

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Career Insights

Kim Jennie’s career as an artist started after she composed and rapped songs with other fellow mates of Blackpink. Likewise, she was revealed as the newest girl of YG Entertainment on June 1, 2016, and then made her official debut on August 8, 2016.

Subsequently, she made her solo debut on November 12, 2018, which YG Entertainment also released, and her solo projects are available in both CD and digital download format.

Discography

Talking about her career in discography, she has composed and sang many super hit songs, both solo and for Blackpink.

In addition, Kim is credited with some of the songs: Ice Cream, Kill This Love, Pretty Savage, SOLO, WHISTLE, Kiss and Makeup, STAY, Sour Candy, See U Later, and several others.

Meanwhile, Jennie also worked as a singer, composer, and lyricist for the song Lovesick Girls, released in 2020.

Kim Jennie in a concert
Jennie Image Source Pinterest

Filmography

Just like in the music industry, Kim has also been able to win the heart of his fans and is supported through her acting skills.

Moreover, she also has a Web series in her name titled Jennie-‘Solo’ Diary, which has a total of 6 episodes and was released in 2018 on YouTube.

Other Career & Endorsements of Kim Jennie

Besides being a sensational rapper and actor, Jennie is also active in several endorsements, modeling, and collaborations.

Meanwhile, she is also the face of a South Korean luxury beauty brand named Hera. Amore Pacific owns this brand. Moreover, she was also recruited as an endorsement model for Samsung Galaxy S20 by KT Corporation.

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In addition, Kim is also a model of a soju brand named Chum Churum, under Latte Corporation. Moreover, she also works for several other world-class brands, such as Calvin Klein and Chanel.

Awards & Nominations

Because of her sensational career, Kim has received several awards such as Song of the Year in 2019 at Goan Chart Music Awards, Best Digital Song (Bangsang), in 2020 at Golden Disc Awards, and Starlight Hall of Fame (Korea) at Weibo Starlight Awards in 2021.

In addition, Jennie also has been a part of the Cheongdam Woori Animal Hospital’s Protect Our Family campaign since 2018. This hospital protects pets and rescues abandoned dogs.

Jennie
Jennie Image Source Instagram

Is Kim Jennie dating?

Yes, Jennie is dating a South Korean rapper G-Dragon. On February 24, 2021, they started dating each other after Kim broke up with her ex-boyfriend Kai.

G-Dragon is a famous South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. Moreover, he is also known as the King of K-Pop.

Insights on Jennie’s Net Worth

The South Korean rapper has a total net worth of $10 million. In addition, she has earned a lot of money from her career as a musical artist and her acting career.

Moreover, she also gets paid from several endorsements as well as a modeling career.

Some Facts about Jennie

  • Jennie’s Chinese zodiac is pig.
  • She is a trained singer whi has a total training experience of 5 years 11 months.
  • Kim loves to eat milk-flavored ice-cream and to drink healthy drinks.
  • Based on the intervoews of Blackpink’s members, Jennie is the fashion icon of the group.
  • She is in a relationship with another South Korean sensation G-Dragon.
  • Jennie is a regualr member of Village Survival, the Eight.
  • Before dating G-Dragon, she also dated Kai but they broke up on January 25, 2019.

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