Kim Ji-soo

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Jisoo
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Jisoo at the Korea Music Festival in 2017
Native name
김지수
Born (1995-01-03) January 3, 1995 (age 24)
Gunpo, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Occupation
  • Singer
  • actress
  • model
Musical career
OriginSeoul, South Korea
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2016–present
Labels
Associated acts
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGim Ji-su
McCune–ReischauerKim Chisu
Signature
Signature of Jisoo.svg

Kim Ji-soo is a South Korean singer, actress, and model. She goes by the mononym Jisoo. She is known for being a member of Blackpink, which as of 2019 is the highest-charting female k-pop group. Jisoo is also well known as a model in advertisements in South Korea, including for LG.[2][3][4][5] She has also appeared in a few television series.[6] Jisoo is well known on social media in South Korea, with 18.8 million followers.[7]

Jisoo was born in South Korea on 3 January 1995.[8] In 2011, she joined YG Entertainment as a trainee.[9] Later she became a member of Blackpink. In 2015, she made her first appearance as an actress.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Herman, Tamar (October 22, 2018). "BLACKPINK Sign With Interscope Records & UMG in Global Partnership With YG Entertainment: Exclusive". Billboard. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  2. "YG 신인 걸그룹 김지수, 데뷔 전부터 이민호와 CF모델 발탁". Ten Asia. January 16, 2015. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  3. "KIM JISOO & iKON & Chosen as School Uniform models 'Smart Uniform'". Blackpink YG. August 25, 2015. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  4. "iKON Together with YG's Kim Jisoo Became New Commercial Models for LG Smart Phones". YG United. March 24, 2016. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  5. "Small but strong ... Nikon announces Nikon 1 J5 lens interchangeable camera". The Korea Herald (in Korean). April 2, 2015. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "'아스달 연대기' 측 "블랙핑크 지수 출연, 역할 방송통해 확인 부탁"(공식입장)". Newsen. June 6, 2019. Retrieved June 10, 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. "Blackpink's Lisa most followed K-pop idol on Instagram". The Straits Times. 2019-04-17. Retrieved 2019-05-29.
  8. Son, Minji (June 23, 2017). "[아이돌 고향을 찾아서①] 우리 고향 아이돌 누가 있을까". Sports Tendency (in Korean). Retrieved April 20, 2019.
  9. Lee, Mi-hyun (November 15, 2016). "BlackPink's long journey to the top : After six years as trainees, YG's newest girl group now dominates the charts". Korea Joongang Daily. Retrieved April 28, 2019.

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