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Jennie (제니) is a South Korean singer-songwriter and rapper under YG Entertainment. She is a member of the girl group BLACKPINK.

She made her solo debut on November 12, 2018 with the single "Solo".


2012–2013: Pre-debut

On April 12, 2012, a photo of Jennie was uploaded onto YG Entertainment's official blog with the caption "Who's that girl?".[2] On January 21, 2013, she was confirmed as a member of YG Entertainment's newest girl group, alongside Jisoo.[3]

2016: Debut with BLACKPINK

She was revealed as the first member of BLACKPINK on June 1, 2016.[4] 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".

Personal life


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.[5] 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.[6]

On January 25, SM Entertainment revealed that the couple had broken up, but did not reveal the reason for it.[7]



  • The Idol (HBO, 2022)[8]



Producing and writing credits

  • All credits adapted from KOMCA, unless stated.[9]
Artist Song Album Type
BLACKPINK "Lovesick Girls" The Album Writing



Variety shows

Web shows

Music video appearances


  • Heren Magazine (in 2017)
  • CHANEL (in 2018)
  • Marie Claire (in 2018)
  • Elle Korea (in 2018)
  • Harper's Bazaar Korea (in 2018)
  • Dazed Korea (in 2019)
  • Cosmopolitan Korea (in 2019)
  • HERA (in 2019)
  • Gentle Monster (in 2020)
  • Vogue Korea (in 2020)
  • Chum Churum Philippines (in 2021)
  • Kwangdong Vita500 (in 2021)


  • She is friends with Red Velvet's Irene and TWICE's Nayeon.[10][11]
  • Jennie learned Spanish in New Zealand but is not very fluent in it.
  • Her Zodiac Sign is Capricorn.
  • Her Chinese Zodiac Sign is Pig.
  • She's the first member to be revealed publicly.
  • Her favorite food is milk flavored ice cream.
  • Nicknames: Jendeuk, Jendeukie, Jen, Nini, JenJen, Human Gucci, Human Chanel, Jerry, Mandukie.
  • She went to the college "ACG Parnell College".
  • She is known as the YG Princess of the group.
  • She is described as being jolly and cheerful.
  • She is fluent in Korean, Japanese, and English.
  • She has two dogs called Kai and Kuma, which are featured in BLACKPINK's V-Live broadcasts.
  • During variety and game shows, she appears to be shy and modest.
  • Jennie is called "The Lucky Member" because she always wins games.
  • She prefers a sexy man over a cute one.
  • Her favorite colors are black, green, white, and pink.
  • Jennie has mentioned that her mom wanted her to be a lawyer or a teacher.
  • Jennie's MBTI type is ISFP. [12]
  • 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).[13]
  • Her birthday is on January 16


Main article: Jennie/Gallery


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