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jennie (BLACKPINK)
From 2nd Mini album "Kill This Love" (2019)
Stage Name Jennie
Birth Name 김제니Kim, Jennie
Birth Jan 16, 1996 in South Korea
(Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul)
Body Features Height: 163cm;  Blood type: B
Family Parents (only child), Pet dogs "쿠마Kuma" and "카이Kai"
Occupation(s) Singer
Debut Aug 8, 2016 as a member of BLACKPINK
Label YG Entertainment
Official Channel Instagram

jennie (BLACKPINK)

Jennie is the main rapper of BLACKPINK. She also released single "SOLO" as a solo artist in 2018.

1. History

⋅She studied abroad in Auckland, New Zealand. ⋅She entered YG entertainment as a trainee when she was 14 years old.
⋅In 2012, She appeared on the music video of G-DRAGON's "That XX".
⋅In 2013, featured songs "Special" of Lee Hi and "Black" of G-DRAGON.1   Clip("Black")

⋅debuted as a member of BLACKPINK. (Aug 8)2

⋅did a photoshoot for the magazine "DAZED Korea". (Apr) 3
⋅did a photoshoot for the magazine "Heren" with jewelry brand "Boucheron". (Oct) 4
⋅became a muse for Chanel beauty in Korea. (Dec)

⋅did a photoshoot for the magazine "Harper's BAZAAR". (Jan) 5
⋅did a photoshoot for the magazine "ELLE". (Mar) 6
⋅started Instagram. (Jun 15)
⋅did a photoshoot for the magazine "Cosmopolitan" with Chanel's perfume. (Jul) 7
⋅did a photoshoot for the magazine "marie claire". (Oct) 8
⋅did a photoshoot for the magazine "W". (Nov) 9
⋅released 1st solo single "SOLO". (Dec 12)   MV

⋅It was reported that she is dating with Kai of EXO by tabloid, their agencies confirmed it. But they have parted ways one month later from reporting. (Jan 1)10
⋅became a commercial model of Korean cosmetic brand "Hera". (Jan)11
⋅did a photoshoot for the magazine "DAZED Korea". (Apr)12

2. Trivia

⋅She has been Ackland for travel when she was 8 years old. During this trip, her mother asked her "Do you like here?", "Do you want to stay here?" and she answered yes. Then next year, she was sent abroad to Ackland to study. This is a story told by herself about the reason why she studied in Ackland.
⋅After 5 years in Ackland, her parents planned to send her to the USA. But she told her mother that she wants to do music, and came back to Korea.
⋅"Jennie" is a given name. But it is expected to be written as Jeni officially by regulation in Korea.
⋅When she studied abroad, she used the name "Jennie Ruby-Jane Kim". She still uses the name on Instagram account.
⋅She said that if she hadn't been an idol, she'd be a zookeeper, especially for the panda.
⋅She sprained her ankle on the debut stage.
⋅She is a friend of Nayeon of TWICE from when both of them were a trainee.
⋅She plays computer games such as Battlegrounds and Overwatch.
⋅She loves peaches.
⋅She likes taking pictures.
⋅She can play the piano and flute.
⋅She is good at horse-riding.
⋅Lisa said she is the best in cooking on BLACKPINK.
⋅She likes to listen to Dua Lipa's songs.13
⋅She has missed her plane in 2018 because she lost her passport.
⋅(rumor) She has been a fan of Kai of EXO for a long time from before she made her debut.

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  1. participated to live stage for "Black"

  2. She met Dua Lipa at the concert in Seoul. (May 6, 2018)