Jennie Kim Biography, Age, Height, Father, Movies, Songs, News, Net Worth, and Career

Jennie Kim Biography, Age, Height, Father, Movies, Songs, News, Net Worth, and Career

Jennie Kim is a South Korean singer, rapper, and model who is probably best known for being a vocalist of the popular South Korean girl band “Black Pink.” She released numerous hit singles along with the group.

Blackpink is a wildly popular K-POP group comprising Jisoo, Jennie, Rose, and Lisa. Despite performing with the group, Jennie worked as a solo artist, releasing her first single, “Solo,” which became a commercial success.

Jennie Kim Biography

Net Worth$10 Million
Date of BirthJan 16, 1996
Place of BirthSeoul Capital Area, South Korea
ProfessionSinger
Gender/AgeFemale / 28 years old

Early Life

Jennie Kim was (born on January 16, 1996), in Anyang, South Korea, and is the only child of her parents. Her father owns a hospital, and her mother is a media company CJ E&M shareholder.


Growing up in Seoul, Kim attended Cheongdam Elementary School. When she was eight, the family went to Australia and New Zealand.

Upon her high school graduation, Kim decided to study at Waikowhai Intermediate School in Auckland, New Zealand. As a kid, she traveled to different countries, which helped her become fluent in English, Korean, and Japanese.

While studying at Intermediate School, I developed an interest in becoming a ballet dancer. However, her mother wanted her to become a lawyer or teacher. She also enrolled at ACG Parnell College to obtain an education in English.

Career

When Kim was 14 years old, she caught the attention of YG Entertainment’s music in 2010 and quickly signed a deal with them. Under the company, she reportedly trained for about 6 years. In April 2012, YG Entertainment introduced her through a blog titled “Who’s that girl?”.

People began searching for her shortly after seeing her photo on this blog. In August 2012, Kim teamed up with Lil Wayne to release the cover of B.o.B.’s “Strange Clouds.” The YG Entertainment company published this YouTube video through their “YG Trainee – Jennie Kim” blog.

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In the following month, Kim was invited by rapper G-Dragon to appear in his music video “That XX,” becoming her first public appearance. The singer collaborated with Wale and covered the track “Lotus Flower Bomb,” featured in a video titled “Jennie Kim – YG New Artist” in January 2013. 

Later that year, Jennie was asked to appear on Lee Hi’s song “Special.” From that point forward, she continued to work as a featuring artist for Seungri’s “GG Be,” G-Dragon’s “Black,” and more. 

In June 2016 the girl group known as “Blackpink” was formed. That became the turning point of Kim’s career. The group includes Kim Jisoo, Roseanne Park, Lalisa Manobal, and Jennie Kim.


They quickly released their debut single, “Square One”. The album featured two hit songs, “Whistle” and “Boombayah” which topped the Billboard World Digital Songs chart.

In 2018, the group’s debut album, “Blackpink’s In Your Area,” became a massive success by debuting at number 9 in Japan. They followed this up by releasing their debut EP, “Square Up” which went number 1 in Korea.

Jennie made a name for herself in the music industry with Blackpink and on her own. She began her solo career in 2018 by releasing her first studio album, “Solo”. It became a commercial hit, reaching #2 in Korea.

Additionally, its lead single, “Solo” went viral, debuting at number 1 in Korea and on the US World Chart.

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In 2017, Kim made her TV debut, appearing in an episode of the South Korean TV show “Knowing Bros”. In the very next year, she became cast on the reality show “Village Survival, the Eight”. As of 2023, Kim is set to appear on HBO’s “The Idol” in which she would be making her acting debut.

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Apart from music, Jennie Kim has brand deals with numerous companies. She has been endorsing products since 2017. As one of the most beautiful singers in South Korea, she grabbed the attention of big names.

In May 2017, the famous brand Incheon Main Customs announced that Kim would be their newest brand ambassador. She loves to wear Gucci outfits and as a result, her fans called her “Human Gucci”.

Upon her success, she started being featured in famous magazines including Nylon Japan, South Korea’s 1st Look, Singapore’s Teenage, and Elle Korea. Kim endorses Adidas, Louis Vuitton, The Coca-Cola Company, Reebok, Moonshot, Lotte Trevi sparkling water, and St. Scott London. 


Additionally, Jennie became the brand ambassador for numerous high-end names such as HERA Beauty, Gentle Monster, Amore Pacific, CHANEL, LOTTE ‘Air Baked’, SK Korea Telecom, Kwangdong Vita500, Dashing Diva, ACE BED, Calvin Klein, and Chum Churum Soju. 

Real Estate

Jennie Kim owns a beautiful house in Hannam-dong, Seoul, South Korea. Her luxury house is two stories high, is around 4,800 square feet, and boasts four beds and three baths. That house cost her between $5 million to $6 million.

Career Highlights

  • Being the singer of the well-known South Korean girl band Black Pink
  • Solo (Song, 2018)
  • 2018 Philippine K-pop Award, Best Female Solo Artist _ Won
  • 2019 Gaon Chart Music Award Song of the Year _ Won
  • 2019 Golden Disc Award, Best Digital Song _ Won
  • 2021 Weibo Starlight Award, Starlight Hall of Fame (Korea) _ Won
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Jennie Kim Net Worth

Jennie Kim is a talented South Korean singer, rapper, and model with a net worth of $10 Million. She is well-known for her role as a vocalist in the popular South Korean girl band “Black Pink” and has released numerous hit singles with the group. In addition to her successful music career, Kim has earned significant money through her modeling gigs. With over 70 awards and 230 nominations in various categories, Kim is a well-respected figure in the industry. Her YouTube channel, which boasts over 9.5 million subscribers, is another significant source of her wealth, and her music videos have amassed millions of views.

FAQs

Did Jennie date Harry Styles?

Jennie and none other than Harry Styles sparked dating rumors in early 2019 after he followed her on Instagram and then attended a Blackpink concert. But, nothing much more came of these rumors.

Did Jennie from Blackpink leave the group?

Rumors that Jennie Kim was due to leave BLACKPINK began surfacing online earlier this year, primarily through the Chinese social media platform Weibo. Still, it’s since been confirmed that she, along with the other three members of the K-pop group, has officially renewed their contracts as a group with YG Entertainment.

Where did Jennie Kim go to school?

ACG Parnell College was Jennie Blackpink’s school.

What are some fun facts about Jennie Kim?

Jennie Kim is a South Korean idol.
She was born on January 16, 1996.
Jennie Kim trained at YG Entertainment for six years.
Her stage name is simply “Jennie.”
Jennie Kim is fluent in multiple languages.
She made her solo debut with the song “Solo.”
The music video for “Solo” surpassed 600 million views on YouTube.

How old is Jennie Kim?

She is 28 years old.



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