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BLACKPINK Basic Information
South Korea might not be the world’s pop culture hub, but it has a flourishing cultural universe that’s a pleasure to watch. The Korean music industry pulses with so much musical energy, from solo artists to bands.
There are many groups in South Korea – some famous, some obscure. Of the famous bands, Blackpink is one of the most resonant and most loved, too. This collective comprises four friends brought together by a music label called YG Entertainment.
Since their coming together, they have treated music lovers to splendid tunes. But who exactly are Lisa, Jisoo, Jennie, and Rosé, the four pals who make up the Blackpink collective? We bring you some interesting details about them, from their favorite colors to who they might be dating and where they were schooled.
The group might not be the oldest in the space none of them is 30 yet – still, they have emerged as a critical force in Korean music and the world of global pop. Right now, it’s impossible to talk about Korean musical groups or Korean pop without somehow mentioning the name of the group.
List Of BLACKPINK
Blackpink is a South Korean band of four friends. “Korean” might be a misnomer because one of the band members is Thai: Lisa. The other members are Jennie, Jisoo, and Rosé.
Numerically, the names might be given as:
Lisa Basic Information Summary
|Real Name:||Lalisa Manobal (ลลิสา มโนบาล)|
|Occupation:||Rapper, singer, and dancer|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||March 27 1997 (26) Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Satuek District, Thailand|
|Education:||Prapamontree 2 School|
Lisa is the youngest member of the Korean girl band Blackpink and the most popular – using her Instagram fan base as a metric.
She might be young, but she also knows it takes commitment and discipline to get what she wants. And Lisa has been pursuing what she wants and getting them as well.
She was born in Buriram Province, Thailand, on March 27, 1997, as Pranpriya Manoban. She changed her first name to Lalisa because a fortune-teller told her the name would bring her luck. She’s rich and famous now, but it’s open to doubt whether the name change brought her current fortune.
Like other members of her Blackpink group, Lisa started nursing an interest in music when she was young. Back then, she would dance and sing whatever chance she got. She also entered dancing competitions, including “To Be Number One.”
Those were baby steps back then, but the effort would ultimately pay off when YG Entertainment discovered her and groomed her into the fine singer she is today.
Since she popped into the music scene, she has had a couple of awards and nominations, some of which are listed in the order below:
- The Standard (2018) Most Popular Person of the Year
- The Standard (2019) Most Popular Person of the Year
- Prêmio Annual K4US (2020) Favorite News From The Hwstar
- Thailand Master Youth Club (2021) Inspirational Role Model for Youth
- Weibo Starlight Awards (2021) Popular Artist of the Year
- Weibo Starlight Awards (2021) Starlight Hall of Fame (Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand)
Some Fun Facts about Lisa
- She can play the guitar, Ukulele, and piano.
- During the YG Audition in Thailand in 2010, she was the only person accepted.
- She is the second Blackpink member unveiled by YG Entertainment.
- Her favorite food is French fries. She also loves a Korean dish called Gamjatang.
- Lisa is fluent in several languages, including Korean, English, Japanese, and Tand hai. In addition, she understands a little Chinese.
- She can be playful and mischievous. But that’s what makes her tick!
Here are some other facts about her:
- Associated acts – Blackpink, YG Family
- Labels – YG, Interscope
- Zodiac Sign – Aries
- Years active – 2016–present
- Genres – K-pop, Dance-pop, Hip hop
Lisa’s Frequently Asked Questions
Is Lisa in a relationship?
Why did Lisa change her name Blackpink?
Who is the Queen of Blackpink?
How rich is Lisa in Blackpink?
What are Lisa fans called?
What is Lisa's favorite color?
Why Lisa is so popular?
Who is the richest member of BLACKPINK?
Jennie Basic Information Summary
|Real Name:||Jennie Kim|
|Occupation:||Singer and rapper|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||January 16, 1996 (27) Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Cheongdam-dong, Seoul, South Korea|
|Education:||ACG Parnell College|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
Some were born rich. Some were born with nothing. Blackpink member Jennie happens to be among those born into well-to-do households. Her rich background has, however, not stopped her from making her own money. As a result, she’s rich in her own right.
Born on January 16, 1996, in Seoul, Jennie Kim is a South Korean rapper whose musical adventures started when she was young.
After stints at the Seoul Cheongdam Elementary School and Cheongdam Middle School, she flew to New Zealand, where she studied for five years at the ACG Parnell College.
Jennie loved music and listened to artists she found interesting in the days before fame. Jennie was relatively unknown until her singing gift was discovered, and YG Entertainment took her on as a trainee.
After six years with YG Entertainment, On June 1, 2016, Jennie became the first member of Blackpink to be revealed to the public. She has remained with the group since, entertaining the world with her superb vocals.
Interestingly, besides being the first member of the Blackpink group unveiled to the public, she’s also the first to go solo, with a single appropriately titled “Solo.” Released just two years after she was officially unveiled in 2018, the song was a hit and had over 300 million streams on Spotify.
The song also had over 800 Youtube views, a milestone as she’s the first Korean female soloist to reach to snap that record.
Jennie’s popularity has seen her earn several endorsements from notable brands. But her most famous endorsement appears to be the one she had with the fashion brand Chanel.
Jennie’s Frequently Asked Questions
What does Jennie's mom do?
What is Jennie's Korean name?
Why is Jennie so popular?
How old is Jennie in Korean age?
Is Taehyung married to Jennie?
Why is Jennie called Jendeukie?
Does Jennie Kim have a sister?
What is Jennie's personality type?
Who is the most innocent in Blackpink?
Who is older, Rosé or Jennie?
Who joined Blackpink first?
What is Jennie fandom name?
Jisoo Basic Information Summary
|Real Name:||Kim Ji-soo|
|Occupation:||Singer and Actress|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||January 3, 1995 (28) Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Sanbon-dong, Gunpo-si, South Korea|
|Education:||School of Performing Arts Seoul|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
“I listen to music when I’m going through a hard time or don’t want to think about anything — I hope our music can have the same effect on many others.”
The above is one position Jisoo has held for a while. It is not surprising, then, that she should give her all always when it comes to music. Her commitment stands her out. But then anyone who has been following the career trajectory of the singer wouldn’t be surprised.
For one who grew up in Gunpo, a relatively small city in Korea, Jisoo has done pretty well for herself. Right now, not only is she globally famous, but she’s also one of the most followed Korean musicians.
Of course, it didn’t start that way. From when she was much younger, Jisoo had a great interest in the world of music and nursed that interest by not only singing but by listening to the songs of other musicians songs.
Interestingly, despite her fame, she doesn’t feel like a world star. She still has her old high school friends with whom she rolls. You’ll most likely find her going to see a movie with her friends who aren’t even famous. Some are surprised she still acts “ordinary” despite being globally renowned.
But that’s Jisoo for you – always down to earth and with a welcoming smile. Not surprisingly, she’s also one of the most-loved Korean singers.
Jisoo’s Frequently Asked Questions
Are Jisoo and Jennie friends??
Are Jennie and Jisoo related??
Who is Jisoo's crush??
Who is the best friend of Jisoo in Blackpink??
Is Jisoo in a relationship?
Who is more popular, Jennie or Jisoo?
Rosé Basic Information Summary
|Real Name:||Roseanne Park|
|Occupation:||Singer and dancer|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||February 11, 1997 (26) Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Nationality:||South Korean/ New Zealander|
|Education:||Canterbury Girls’ Secondary College|
|Net Worth:||$18 Million (estimated)|
Roseanne Chae-young Park, known mononymously as Rosé, is a South Korea-based New Zealand singer and songwriter. Born to a businesswoman mother and a lawyer father, Rosé has one sibling, a sister named Alice, who took after their father in studying law.
Her passion for singing manifested when she was a child and a member of her church choir, where she honed her singing skills.
She was encouraged to take a serious shot in the world of music by her father when YG Entertainment was holding auditions in Sydney, Australia. Her mother was not particularly keen about Rosé participating in the audition, but her father encouraged her.
It was a significant outing for Rosé, as she emerged first in the auditions, beating about 700 others. Thanks to that win, she became a trainee at YG Entertainment. Then, after four years of training on the platform, she was unveiled as the fourth (and supposedly last) member of the girl band Blackpink.
Although part of the band, she had also released a single album dubbed “R.”
In the course of her career, she has earned several endorsement deals with major brands, including KISS ME (with Jisoo) (2018), YSL Beauty (2021), Tiffany & Co. (2021), O!Oi (2021), Homeplus (2022).