Jisoo Biography (Who is Jisoo?)
Kim Ji-soo (Korean: 김지수), better known as Jisoo, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and actress. She made her debut in August 2016 as a member of the girl group Blackpink under YG Entertainment as a lead vocalist & visualist.
Despite being an idol and actress at the same time, she used to dream of becoming a painter and writer beforehand. Jisoo was ranked as the 10th most popular K-pop idol in 2018 and 17th in 2019 in annual surveys conducted by Gallup Korea. As of August 2021, she is the third most followed K-pop idol on Instagram.
|Stage Name||Jisoo (지수)|
|Birth Name||Kim Ji Soo (김지수)|
|Nicknames||Chi Choo, Jichu|
|Date of Birth||January 3, 1995 (age 27)|
|Birth Place||Gunpo, Gyeonggi, South Korea|
|Birthplace||Gunpo, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea|
|Height||162 cm (5 ft 3¾ in)|
|Weight||44 kg (97 lbs)|
|School||Seoul Performing Arts High School, South Korea|
|College / University||Korea National University of Arts, South Korea|
|Occupation||Singer, Songwriter, Actress|
|Origin||Seoul, South Korea|
|Genres||K-pop, dance-pop, hip hop|
|Associated acts||Blackpink YG Family|
Early Life and Education:
Kim Ji-soo was born on January 3, 1995, in Gunpo, Gyeonggi, South Korea. Jisoo’s family consists of her grandparents, parents, an older brother, and a sister. She was born and brought up in a well-settled rich family. Prior to her debut, Jisoo lived with her parents, sister, brother, and grandparents.
She completed her early schooling at the Seoul Performing Arts High School, South Korea. As a child, she played basketball and attended taekwondo classes, also, she was a fan of TVXQ as a child. In 11th grade, she start-off drama club at her school and took on larger experience through auditions.
After completing high school, she enrolled herself at the Korea National University of Arts from where she completed her graduation. She completed her graduation in music. She was very active in music and acting during her school days and performed in musical theatres as well. In addition to her native Korean, she also learned to speak Chinese, Japanese, and English.
Jisoo joined YG entertainment in the year 2011 as a trainee. First, she has to go through an interview and later she trained for 5 years. In 2012, she was revealed through the “Who’s That Girl?” teaser by YG Entertainment. That was followed w/ 2 photos in January 2013.
In 2015, she made a cameo appearance in the KBS2 drama The Producers with label-mates Sandara Park of 2NE1 and Kang Seung-Yoon of Winner and was featured in several advertisements.
On August 8, 2016, Jisoo debuted as one of the four members of Blackpink, alongside Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa, with the release of their single album Square One, which featured “Whistle” and “Boombayah”.
She is the oldest member of the group. Notably, through Blackpink’s first Korean-language studio album, The Album, Jisoo co-wrote their lead single, “Lovesick Girls”.
Jisoo joined Inkigayo as an MC alongside Got7’s Jin-young and NCT’s Doyoung from 2017 to 2018. In 2019, she ventured into acting with a short cameo appearance in the tvN fantasy drama Arthdal Chronicles. On August 18, 2020, YG Entertainment confirmed Jisoo would star in her first fixed role as a lead actress in the upcoming JTBC drama Snowdrop alongside actor Jung Hae-in.
Jisoo Boyfriend / Relationship & Love Affairs:
Jisoo has never either been in any relationships as well. This is probably because YG Entertainment is very strict about their singers dating. To date, there are no rumours of her dating anyone either but in an interview, she claimed that she has a crush on Kim Samuel an American singer, and claims that she needs someone very caring.
Awards & Nomination:
- Weibo Starlight Awards (2021) Starlight Hall of Fame (Korea)
Albums and Songs
Jisoo Tv Series:
- The Producers (2015) as Herself – Cameo
- Part-Time Idols (2017) as Herself – Cameo
- Arthdal Chronicles (2019) as Sae Na-rae – Cameo
- Snowdrop (2021) as Unnamed – Lead Role
- “Spoiler + Happen Ending” (2014) with Epik High
- “I’m Different” (2014) with Hi Suhyun
Facts About Jisoo:
- She was born in Gunpo, a city in the province of Gyeonggi, South Korea.
- She sleeps with her dog Dalgom so that she doesn’t get nightmares.
- She is close friends with Twice’s Nayeon, Red Velvet’s Seulgi, Gfriend’s Sowon, and Wjsn’s Bona.
- IKON members said she has the brightest smile.
- She can play the traditional drums and the guitar.
- She said that she can’t use scissors properly.
- She was popular in school because of her beauty and kindness.
- She said if she could date one of the Blackpink members, it would be Rosé because she could write songs about Jisoo and she can sing and play the guitar for her.
- Jisoo was the third member to be revealed.
- She disliked art classes as she couldn’t pay attention in class.
- She said that she can balance anything on her head except for her dog Dalgom.
- According to Jennie, Jisoo is the mood maker of the group.
- Regarding food, she can eat almost everything (except organs), but she especially likes rice.
- Jisoo ranked 78th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2019”.
Jisoo Social Networks:
- Jisoo Facebook
- Jisoo Instagram
- Jisoo Twitter
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