Jennie (singer)

South Korean singer (born 1996)
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Jennie Kim (Korean: 김제니, born January 16, 1996), known as Jennie (제니) is a South Korean singer and rapper. She is a member of the South 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".

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 28)
Seongnam, Gyeonggi, South Korea
OriginSeoul, South Korea
  • singer
  • rapper
Years active2012–2013, 2016–present

Early life


Jennie was born on January 16, 1996 in Bundang in Seongnam, Gyeonggi, South Korea.[2][3] She moved to New Zealand to live at age 8 and attended Waikowhai Elementary School as an exchange student.[4]

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

Jennie is fluent in Korean, English and Japanese.




As a lead artist
As a featured artist
  • "Black" (G-Dragon feat. Jennie) (2013)
  • "GG Be" (Seungri feat. Jennie) (2013)
  • "Special" (Lee Hi feat. Jennie) (2013)
  • "Spot!" (Zico feat. Jennie) (2024)

With Blackpink



  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. "블핑 제니, 고향 서울에서 정정 "분당에서 태어나"(아파트404)" [Blackpink Jennie, correction in hometown Seoul, 'Born in Bundang' (Apartment 404)]. Newsen. March 8, 2024. Retrieved March 17, 2024 – via Nate.
  3. 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.
  4. 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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