Jennie Kim Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jennie Kim Quick Info
Height5 ft 3 in
Weight45 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 16, 1996
Zodiac SignCapricorn
BoyfriendNone

Jennie Kim is a South Korean K-Pop star who is the vocalist of the famous South Korean girl band, Black Pink. She is a style diva and a treasured YG Entertainment artist. Jennie has also appeared in G-Dragon’s music video “That XX”. She has a huge fan base and is often referred to as ‘The YG Princess’.

Born Name

Jennie Kim

Nick Name

Jendeuk, Jendeugi

Jennie Kim at Mademoiselle Privé Chanel Event in June 2017
Jennie Kim at Mademoiselle Privé Chanel Event in June 2017 (Delicato JJ / Tistory / CC BY 4.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Anyang, South Korea

Residence

Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

After shifting base from South Korea, Jennie attended the ACG Parnell College in Auckland, New Zealand, to receive education in English.

When she came back to her native country in 2010, she went to the Chungdam High School to continue her studies.

Occupation

Rapper, Singer, Dancer, Model

Family

  • Father – Owns a hospital
  • Mother – A shareholder in the media company CJ E&M
  • Siblings – None

Manager

YG Entertainment

Genre

K-pop, EDM, hip-hop

Instruments

Piano, Flute, Vocals

Labels

YG Entertainment

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

45 kg or 99 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Like the other members of the Black Pink band, Jennie is also prohibited from dating. She revealed that she would prefer someone who is a hard-worker.

Her name was linked with –

  1. RM (2017) – BTS band member RM was rumored to be dating with Jennie in 2017. They were spotted leaving a restaurant, which led to the rumors that they were out on a date. But, the duo was never seen together publicly after that day.
Jennie Kim in an Instagram selfie in 2018
Jennie Kim in an Instagram selfie in 2018 (Black Pink Official / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Black

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Cat-like eyes

Brand Endorsements

With her band, Black Pink, Jennie has endorsed –

  • Incheon Main Customs – The band became the brand ambassador for Incheon Main Customs in May 2017.
  • They have also endorsed brands like Reebok, Moonshot, Adidas, The Coca-Cola Company, Louis Vuitton, St. Scott London, and Lotte Trevi sparkling water.
Jennie Kim during SAF SBS Gayo Daejun in December 2016
Jennie Kim during SAF SBS Gayo Daejun in December 2016 (Delicato JJ / Tistory / CC BY 4.0)

Religion

She has not spoken about her religious beliefs publicly.

Best Known For

Being the vocalist of the famous South Korean girl band, Black Pink.

As a Singer

Before the debut of her band, Black Pink, she sang with the singers G-Dragon and Seungri in 2013 in songs Black and GG Be, respectively. She also got featured in the song ‘Special’ by Lee Hi.

Being a member of the girl band, Black Pink, Jennie has also released songs like Boombayah, Playing with Fire, Whistle, Stay and As If It’s Your Last. 

First Film

She has not appeared in any of the theatrical films yet.

First TV Show

Jennie made her TV show debut in an episode of the South Korean television entertainment program Knowing Bros in 2017.

Personal Trainer

Jennie does not have any particular workout routine. Just like her co-members of Black Pink, she maintains her fitness through the dance lessons that the group takes.

Jennie Kim Favorite Things

  • Food – Anything Korean
  • Color – Black and pink
  • Drinks – Healthy drinks
  • Ice-Cream – Milk-flavored ice-creams
Source – Various articles
Jennie Kim at Pyeongchang Music Festa in October 2017
Jennie Kim at Pyeongchang Music Festa in October 2017 (DaftTaengk / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Jennie Kim Facts

  1. She is fluent in Korean, Japanese, and English.
  2. Jennie’s mother wanted her to be a teacher or a lawyer.
  3. Jennie is a single child.
  4. She has 2 pet dogs, Kai and Kuma.
  5. She joined YG Entertainment in 2010 when she was only 14 and has trained with them for more than 6 years.
  6. Jennie was the preferred lead for the band, Black Pink, but somehow the band ended up without a lead due to the ages of its members.
  7. She got featured in an MBC documentary “English, Must Change to Survive” at the age of 10.
  8. She is considered to be a YG trump card and is often regarded as ‘The YG Princess’.
  9. In 2012, Jennie appeared in the music video of the song “That XX” by G-Dragon.
  10. Her fluency in English is credited to her studying in New Zealand.
  11. She is the group’s style icon.
  12. Her bandmates regard her as the best cook amongst them.
  13. She has modeled with other Black Pink members for magazines like Nylon Japan, South Korea’s 1st Look, Elle Korea, and Singapore’s Teenage.
  14. Her friends often call her ‘Human Gucci’ because Jennie often wears clothes from the upscale fashion brand Gucci.
  15. Jennie is not individually active on social media but she shares the Instagram account of Black Pink with other members of the band.

Featured Image by DaftTaengk / YouTube / CC BY 3.0

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