On April 12, 2012, a photo of Jennie was uploaded onto YG Entertainment's official blog with the caption "Who's that girl?". On January 21, 2013, she was confirmed as a member of YG Entertainment's newest girl group, alongside Jisoo.
2016: Debut with BLACKPINK
She was revealed as the first member of BLACKPINK on June 1, 2016. The group made their debut on August 8, 2016 with their first digital single album "Square One".
2018: Solo debut
Jennie made her solo debut on November 12, 2018 with her first single album "Solo".
On December 31, 2018, rumors of a possible relationship between Jennie and Kai of EXO began to take off when local media outlet Dispatch posted pictures of the two together on a date, with the information that they also had spent time together in Paris in October. On January 1, 2019, SM Entertainment confirmed the pair were dating and gave the statement, "Kai and Jennie have become fond of each other". Later that day, YG Entertainment also confirmed the news.
On January 25, SM Entertainment revealed that the couple had broken up, but did not reveal the reason for it.
She loves teddy bears (she has such a love for them that she takes one of these teddy bears to travel with her every time she travels outside of South Korea, either with the other Blackpink members or alone).
15th Anniversary 2011 Family Concert • 2014 YG Family Concert in Seoul Live CD
YG Family One Concert 2003 • YG Family Color of the Soul Train • YG Family One Concert 2004 • YG Family Thank U Concert 2005 • YG Family One Concert 2005 • YG Family One Concert 2007 • YG Family Concert 2010 • YG Family Concert 2011 • YG Family Concert in Japan • YG Family 15th Anniversary Concert