Jennie Kim, better known by the mononym Jennie, is a South Korean singer and rapper. She debuted as a member of the girl group Blackpink in August 2016 under YG Entertainment.
– She was born in Anyang, a city in the province of Gyeonggi, South Korea.
– She doesn’t have any siblings.
– Jennie lived in Auckland, New Zealand for 5 years. (“Knowing Brother”)
– She studied in New Zealand at ACG Parnell College.
– Jennie is known as ‘the YG princess’ in the group.
– Jennie was called by BIGBANG’s Seungri as “YG secret weapon” back in 2013.
– One of her nicknames is “Human Gucci” due to the fact that she often wears expensive clothing from Gucci.
– She had “mandukie” as a nickname because her cheeks looks like a dumpling and dumpling in korea is “Mandu”.
– Jennie said that her nickname when she was young was Jerry, because of Tom and Jerry, and Jerry sounded like Jennie, so that’s how she got it.
– She also has the nickname NiNi, she will call herself it all the time when posting on the Vapp or IG.
– Seungri said that Jennie reminds him of G-Dragon, cause she’s always in Paris, taking pics with designers.
– Jennie’s Chinese zodiac sign is Pig.
– She trained for 5 years 11 months (2010 August).
– She is fluent in Korean, Japanese, and English.
– She really likes milk flavored ice cream.
– Her favorite foods are anything that is Korean food.
– Her favorite drinks are healthy drinks.
– Her favorite colors are black and pink.
– Her favorite number is 1. (Vlive Star Road ep. 13 and 14)
– She has a motion sickness issue (BLACKPINK HOUSE).
– She has 2 puppies, Kai and Kuma.
– Jennie can play the piano and the flute.
– Jennie is the best at cooking. (From BlackPink’s ch+ survey, the members voted Jennie as the person who is the best at cooking).
– Jennie has a habit of playing with her hair while watching tv
– One of Jennie’s hobbies is taking pictures.
– Jennie’s favourite animals are chinchillas and capybaras. (BLACKPINK “Star Road” ep.8)
– Jennie Hidden Talent is speaking in a “baby voice” (BP in Weekly Idol)
– Jennie said she enjoy speaking in satoori (dialect).
– She is close friends with Nayeon (Twice), Irene (Red Velvet), Yerin (GFriend), Chahee (Melody Day) and Lime (Hello Venus).
– Jennie prefers sexy guys over cute ones. (Blackpink Live Radio Interview)
– Jennie said if she was a guy, she would date Jisoo because she makes her laugh. (AIIYL v-live comeback)
– Jennie is the fashion icon of the group. (Based on their previous interviews; also she’s usually the member who gets invited to luxury fashion events)
– She acted in BIG BANG G-Dragon’s ‘That XX’ MV.
– She was featured in BIG BANG G-Dragon’s ‘Black’, Lee Hi’s ‘Special’ and BIG BANG Seungri’s ‘GG Be’.
– She also sang in LEE HI‘s ‘Special’ and Seungri ‘GG Be’.
– She acted is several CFs for Sprite or CASS beer.
– Jennie said she is the type who falls in love easily. (“Knowing Brother”)
– Jennie ranked 18th on “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces Of 2017”.
– Jennie is ranked 13th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018”.
– She is a regular member of the show “Village Survival, the Eight”.
– On November 12. 2018, Jennie debuted as a soloist with the song “SOLO“.
– On January 1, 2019 it was revealed that Jennie and EXO‘s Kai are dating.
– On January 25, 2019 SM Entertainment confirmed that Jenny and Kai broke up, in order to focus on their personal careers.