Jennie (singer)

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Jennie faces forward in a white blouse against a red backdrop
Jennie for Marie Claire Korea, October 2018
Background information
Born (1996-01-16) January 16, 1996 (age 27)
Seoul Capital Area, South Korea
OriginSeoul, South Korea
  • singer
  • rapper
Years active2012–2013, 2016–present

Jennie Kim (Hangul: 제니김, Hanja: 珍妮金, born January 16, 1996), known as Jennie (Hangul: 제니) is a Korean female singer and rapper. She is a member of the Korean girl group, Blackpink, founded and managed by YG Entertainment. At a young age, she went to New Zealand and stayed there for a period of time. She is also known for her single 'SOLO'.

Early life[change | change source]

Jennie was born on January 16, 1996 in Cheongdam-dong, Gyeonggi, South Korea.[2] She moved to New Zealand to live at age 8 and attended Waikowhai Elementary School as an exchange student.[3]

In August 2010, she became a trainee of YG Entertainment.

Jennie is fluent in Korean, English and Japanese.

References[change | change source]

  1. Herman, Tamar (October 22, 2018). "BLACKPINK Sign With Interscope Records & UMG in Global Partnership With YG Entertainment: Exclusive". Billboard. Archived from the original on October 29, 2018. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  2. Hui-ling, Chew (September 28, 2016). Teo, Johanna (ed.). "The Breakout Kids". Teenage Magazine. No. 334. Singapore: Key Editions Pte Ltd. pp. 48–49. ISSN 0219-9645. OCLC 224927719. Archived from the original on October 11, 2021. Retrieved September 30, 2018.
  3. Mi-hyun, Lee (September 20, 2016). "[블랙핑크 데뷔②] 블랙핑크 입덕 준비 끝…괴물 신인 스포일러". Ilgan Sports (in Korean). South Korea: JTBC Plus. Retrieved September 30, 2018.

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