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BLACKPINK - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

BLACKPINK is a K-Pop girl group formed by YG Entertainment consisting of 4 members, Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa.

The name BLACKPINK itself has hidden meanings. According to YG Entertainment, BLACKPINK has a philosophy that said being beautiful is not everything.

YG Entertainment also stated that the name they picked for BLACKPINK has a purpose to show the public that the group is a team that shows both talent and beauty.


Historically, BLACKPINK was first formed when the agency had an intention to form a new powerful girl group after they formed 2NE1. They want to make the group become successful around the world.

The first member to be published was Jennie, then followed by Lisa, the third Jisoo, and finally Rosé.

The group finally made her first debut in 2016 by releasing a single album titled Square One which consisted of the top hits Whistle and Boombayah.

After releasing their second single album, Square Two, their popularity is increasing. The top hits from the album are Playing with Fire and Stay.

BLACKPINK’s success has also spread to the international level. Their lead single Ddu-Du Ddu-Du even reached 17th on the UK’s Official Trending Chart and 55th on the Billboard Hot 100.

BLACKPINK also collaborated with a number of Western musicians in releasing their singles, such as Dua Lipa for the single Kiss and Make Up (2018), Lady Gaga for Sour Candy (2020), and Selena Gomez for Ice Cream (2020).

BLACKPINK - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

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1. Jisoo

BLACKPINK - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career


  • Real Name: Kim Ji Soo
  • Stage Name: Jisoo
  • Nickname: Jichu, Chi Choo
  • Birthdate: January 3, 1995
  • Birthplace: Gunpo, Gyeonggi, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: South Korea
  • Position: Lead Vocalist, Visual, Sub Rapper
  • Height: 162 cm (5 ft 3¾ in)
  • Weight: 44 kg (97 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer, Model, Dancer, Actor, MC, Songwriter
  • Education: School of Performing Arts Seoul
  • Hobbies: Sleeping, Playing with her dog
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  • Twitter: –
  • Instagram: @sooyaaa__
  • Tiktok: –
  • YouTube:
  • Weibo: sooyaaa__


  • Jisoo is difficult to understand the direction, even she often gets lost in Myeongdong.
  • She often makes many nicknames for other BLACKPINK members.
  • She once wrote her name in Arabic.
  • Because BLACKPINK doesn’t have an official leader, Jisoo becomes the de facto leader in the group.
  • She has favorite mobile games, namely Cookie Run, Clash Royale, and Brawl Stars.
  • She has a large lung capacity even though she doesn’t exercise often.
  • Compared to other BLACKPINK members, only Jisoo has never dyed her hair blonde.
  • She is allergic to cats owned by Lisa.
  • She enjoys watching detective dramas and anime.
  • She is a picky person when it comes to food, and his favorite food is spicy cold noodles.

See full Jisoo profile & facts

2. Jennie

BLACKPINK - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career


  • Real Name: Jennie Kim
  • Stage Name: Jennie
  • Nickname: Jendeuki, Jendeugi, Nini
  • Birthdate: January 16, 1996
  • Birthplace: Anyang, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: South Korea
  • Position: Main Rapper, Lead Vocalist
  • Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
  • Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer, Model, Dancer, Rapper
  • Education: ACG Parnell College
  • Hobbies: Taking pictures
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  • Twitter: –
  • Instagram: @jennierubyjane / @lesyeuxdenini
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  • YouTube: Jennierubyjane Official
  • Weibo: jennierubyjane


  • Jennie can speak fluently in Korean and English, and a little in Japanese.
  • Jennie is a person who has a cheerful and jolly character.
  • Ddu-du Ddu-du is his favorite single from the album Square Up.
  • She is usually known as ‘YG Princess’ in the group.
  • She chose to be Pocahontas if she could be one of the Disney Princesses.
  • Black and pink are her favorite colors.
  • She has two pet dogs which she names Kuma and Kai.
  • She studied Spanish when she was still living in New Zealand.
  • She wants to go back to New Zealand and have a concert there.
  • She likes healthy drinks and doesn’t really like pizza.

See full Jennie profile & facts

3. Rosé

Rosé - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career


  • Real Name: Roseanna Park/Park Chae Young
  • Stage Name: Rosé
  • Nickname: Rosé, Rosie, Chipmunk, Pasta
  • Birthdate: February 11, 1997
  • Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Nationality: New Zealand, South Korea
  • Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer
  • Height: 168.7 cm (5’6”)
  • Weight: 44 kg (97 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Singer, Actor, Dancer, Songwriter
  • Education: Canterbury Girls’ Secondary College
  • Hobbies: Playing guitar, Drawing
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  • Instagram: @roses_are_rosie
  • Tiktok: @roses_are_rosie
  • YouTube: ROSÉ
  • Weibo: roses_are_rosie


  • She is the second maknae in the group ‘BLACKPINK’.
  • Rosé’s name is often pronounced as ‘rowzei’.
  • She prefers to be called by her real Korean name, Chae Young.
  • She was born in a family of lawyers, where her sister Alice and both of her parents are lawyers.
  • Her favorite color is baby pink.
  • Rosé is the tallest member in ‘BLACKPINK’.
  • Rosé’s mother tongue is Korean although she was born and raised in Australia.
  • Rosé can speak English, Korean, and Japanese.
  • Rosé likes perfumes with sweet scents.
  • As the name suggests, Rosé enjoys flower arrangement, drawing, playing the guitar, and of course eating.

See full Rosé profile & facts

4. Lisa

Lisa - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career


  • Real Name: Lalisa/ Pranpriya Manoban
  • Stage Name: Lisa
  • Nickname: Lisa, Lalice, Laliz, Pokpak, Flying Lisa, RyeoLisa, Jolisa, Limario
  • Birthdate: March 27, 1997
  • Birthplace: Buriram, Thailand
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: Thai
  • Position: Lead Rapper, Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Maknae
  • Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
  • Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Religion: Buddhist
  • Profession: Singer, Model, Dancer, Rapper, Songwriter
  • Education: Praphamontree II School
  • Hobbies: Watching movies, Taking photos, Doing make-up, Biking
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  • Instagram: @lalalalisa_m
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  • YouTube: Lilifilm Official
  • Weibo: lalalalisa_m


  • Lisa changed her real name from ‘Pranpriya’ to ‘Lalisa’ after listening to the advice of a fortune-teller who said that the name ‘Lalisa’ would bring prosperity.
  • She was born as an only child and was raised by her mother who is Thai (Chitthip Brüschweiler) and her stepfather who is of Swiss descent (Marco Brüschweiler).
  • Lisa is a fan of Big Bang and 2NE1.
  • At the audition, Lisa was the only applicant who caught the attention of the CEO of YG Entertainment, Yang Hyun Suk, to make Lisa a YG Entertainment trainee.
  • She is the first ‘non-Korean’ artist of YG Entertainment.
  • She is the biggest fan of YG Entertainment. When she signed a contract with YG Entertainment, she cried.
  • Lisa trained for five years 3 months, starting from 2011 when she finally moved to South Korea.
  • She appeared in Taeyang’s Ringa Lingga music video in 2013. In the music video, she became one of the background dancers, which gave her the opportunity to work with iKon and Winner members.
  • Apart from dancing and singing, Lisa is also an expert in modeling. Her first modeling job was for the Nona9on brand.
  • Lisa is proficient in English, Korean, and Thai and can speak Japanese and Mandarin.

See full Lisa profile & facts


  • All four of them come from different place. Jisoo was born and raised in South Korea, Rose is Australian and was born in New Zealand, Jennie also lived in New Zealand, and Lisa is from Thailand.
  • Blackpink’s Whistle from their debut album sold around 2,500,000 in South Korea alone.
  • BLACKPINK is the first K-POP act to headline Coachella.
  • BLACKPINK’S TV show Blackpink Reality aired in January 2018, with 1 season and 12 episodes.
  • BLACKPINK won one of their first awards, the “Rookie Singer Award” at the Asian Artist Awards in 2016.
  • BLACKPINK has had iconic collaborations with Western Artists, such as Dua Lipa and Selena Gomez.
  • In 2018, BLACKPINK’S DDU-DU DDU-DU music video became the most viewed video on YouTube within 24 hours of being uploaded. It gained 734 million views in just 9 months.
  • In 2020, BLACKPINK broke the record for the biggest music video premiere on YouTube. A total of 1.65 million fans watched the premiere of their new music video How You Like That.
  • They are the first K-Pop Girl Group Recognized by RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America).
  • They had three entries in the Guinness World Records thanks to the video for their single “How You Like That.” The video earned Guinness’ most viewed YouTube video in 24 hours, most viewed music video on YouTube in 24 hours, and most viewed YouTube music video in 24 Hours by a K-pop group.
  • They are the first female K-Pop Group to win a VMA. They won an award for the How You Like That music video.


  • Jisoo – Lead Vocalist, Visual, Sub Rapper
  • Jennie – Main Rapper, Lead Vocalist
  • Rosé – Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer
  • Lisa – Lead Rapper, Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Maknae

BLACKPINK has always done their great performance, job, talents, and behavior for their audience. They also never get tired to show their big love for BLINKS, that’s why we love them so much.