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Jennie (제니) is the lead vocalist and rapper of Blackpink. She is nicknamed Princess YG. Besides that, Jennie is a dancer and actress, she starred in 2018 in YG drama Future Strategy Office.
In this article, we will see:
- Jennie's story
- Some interesting anecdotes
- And finally, facts about Jennie
Name: Kim Je Ni (제니)
Stage name: Jennie
Date of birth: January 16, 1996 (South Korea)
Astrological sign: Capricorn
Position: Main Rapper, Main Vocalist
Interest: Photography, cooking
Label: YG Entertainment
It all starts in Seoul where Jennie was born into a wealthy family of which is the only child. When she was eight, Jennie took a trip to New Zealand. On this occasion, her mother asked her if she liked the place and wanted to stay there, Jennie's answer was “yes”.
So a year later, Jennie left Cheongdam Elementary School in Seoul and flew to New Zealand where she was going to study at Waikowhai Middle School in Auckland and be housed in a host family.
During her teenage years , Jennie had a dream, that of becoming a ballet dancer. A little later, she heard about k-pop and more particularly the music of YG Entertainment.
When she was 14, Jennie's mother wanted to send her to the United States, but Jennie didn't want to. Respecting his decision, his parents brought him back to South Korea in 2010.
The year 2010 marks Jennie's debut in the k-pop world.
She auditioned for YG Entertainment where she performed Rihanna's "Take a Bow". Following this she joined the label as a trainee .
In 2012 Jennie was introduced to the public on YG Entertainment's official blog, with a photo featuring the caption “Who is that girl?”. This photo caught the curiosity of so many people that it became the most searched topic on the internet.
It was on September 1, 2012 that Jennie made her first appearance in public.
In 2016, Jennie debuted with Blackpink as part of an announcement by YG Entertainment where the agency explained that "the members are all pretty, but not only" and "they are not what they seem. ”.
Jennie's sources of inspiration
While learning to rap, Jennie studied artists like Lauryn Hill and TLC who were a source of admiration, but also inspiration. Rihanna has established herself as her main model. While working on Blackpink's "The Album," she listened to artists like Lana Del Rey, Billie Eilish, Harry Hudson, HER, and Kacey Musgraves.
Like everyone, Jennie is inspired by others, but she also inspires others. Fans love her style of dress . Her mother is a fashion lover and she has immersed Jennie in trending magazines since she was a child.
Beyond that, Jennie is known on stage for her classy and strong image with a captivating and cute personality.
5 facts about Jennie
- She has two puppies, Kai and Kuma.
- Jennie can play the piano and the flute.
- She is fluent in Korean, Japanese and English.
- Jennie said if she was a man, she would date Jisoo for his humor.
- She is the first kpop idol to grace the cover of top 6 Korean magazines (ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar, W, Vogue Korea and Marie-Claire).
Videos that appeal to Jennie fans
Jennie's solo M/V made 800 million views on Youtube, it marked Kpop year 2018.
This video compiles funny moments about singer Jennie Kim. She was highly praised by Blackpink fans.
Blackpink's music video "DDU-DU DDU-DU" is a staple in Jennie's career. The M/V has over 1.8 billion views on Youtube.
Jennie an influential rapper and singer
In this article, we saw that Jennie was born in South Korea and has spent much of her life in New Zealand. Following her return to Korea, she propelled herself onto the international scene with the success of her audition for YG Entertainment. She started with Blackpink and made her first solo in 2018.
Jennie is versatile, she sings, raps, dances and has acted in a drama. Do you think she will make a comeback as an actress soon? We will follow this on Koreanxwear.