Hangul: 블랙핑크

Alternative name: ブラックピンク

Fandom Name: BLINK

Origin: South Korea

Debut Date: Korea: August 08, 2016 - Japan: August 30, 2017

Blackpink Members

About Blackpink


Ranked from oldest to youngest.

1. JisooJan 03, 199528 years old
2. JennieJan 16, 199627 years old
3. RoséFeb 11, 199726 years old
4. LisaMar 27, 199726 years old

BLACKPINK Member Heights

Ranked from tallest to shortest.

1. Rosé1.68 m (5’6″)
2. Lisa1.67 m (5’6″)
3. Jennie1.63 m (5’4″)
4. Jisoo1.62 m (5’4″)


Blackpink is composed of four members born between 1995 and 1997. Their ages ranged from 19 to 21 years old at the time of their debut in August 2016. The oldest member is Jisoo (born Jan 3, 1995). The youngest member (maknae) is Lisa (born Mar 27, 1997).

Jisoo, Jennie, and Rosé are of Korean ethnicity. Lisa is of Thai ethnicity. Jisoo and Jennie were born in Korea. Rosé was born in New Zealand and Lisa was born in Thailand.


In terms of positions, none of the Blackpink members have the official position of leader. The main dancer is Lisa. The main vocalist is Rosé. The main rapper is Jennie. Although all members are considered visuals by BLINKS, the main visual of Blackpink is Jisoo.

Jisoolead vocalist, visual
Jenniemain rapper, lead singer
Rosémain vocalist, lead dancer
Lisamain dancer, lead rapper, maknae

Zodiac Signs

MemberBirthdayZodiac Sign
JisooJan 3, 1995Capricorn
JennieJan 16, 1996Capricorn
RoséFeb 11, 1997Aquarius
LisaMar 27, 1997Aries

Nationalities and Ethnicities

MemberCountry of BirthNationalityEthnicity
JisooSouth KoreaKoreanKorean
JennieSouth KoreaKoreanKorean
RoséNew ZealandKorean, New ZealandKorean


Here are all the languages that each BLACKPINK member speaks:

MemberLanguage(s) Spoken
JisooKorean (fluent), Japanese (basic), English (basic), Chinese (basic)
JennieKorean (fluent), English (fluent), Japanese (basic), Chinese (basic)
RoséKorean (fluent), English (fluent), Japanese (basic), Chinese (basic)
LisaKorean (fluent), English (fluent), Thai (fluent), Japanese (basic), Chinese (basic)

Most Viewed Music Videos

Ranked by most views in the first 24 hours:

1. Pink Venom (2022)90.4 million views
2. How You Like That (2020)86.3 million views
3. Ice Cream (2020)79.0 million views
4. Lovesick Girls (2020)61.4 million views
5. Kill This Love (2019)56.7 million views
6. Ddu-Du Ddu-Du (2018)36.2 million views


MemberMBTIPersonality Traits
JisooESTJExtroverted, observant, thinking, judging
JennieINFPIntroverted, intuitive, feeling, prospecting
RoséENFPExtroverted, intuitive, feeling, prospecting
LisaESFJExtroverted, observant, feeling, judging

All four members have unique MBTI types. Jennie is the only introvert in the group.

Fun Facts and Trivia

  • The oldest member of Blackpink is Jisoo (born January 3, 1995).
  • The youngest member (maknae) of Blackpink is Lisa (born March 27, 1997).
  • The tallest member of Blackpink is Rosé with a height of 168 cm (5’6”).
  • The shortest member of Blackpink is Jisoo with a height of 162 cm (5’4”).
  • Siblings: Rosé has an older sister (Alice Park). Jisoo has an older sister and an older brother. Jennie and Lisa do not have any siblings.
  • Blackpink and Selena Gomez (Selpink) collaborated on the song Ice Cream, co-written by famous American singer Ariana Grande.
  • All the songs from the Square One, Square Two, Square Up, and Kill This Love albums were produced by Teddy Park.
  • A viral video of “Forever Young”, the second song from the mini-album Square Up, playing in the background on November 2015 became controversial as fans found out that the song had been made several years before BLACKPINK had even debuted (in 2016) and the actual release of the song (in 2018).
  • BLACKPINK does not have an official leader in the group.

Members’ Profiles

1. Jisoo

Stage NameJisoo
Full NameKim Ji Soo
Native Name김지수
BirthdayJan 3, 1995
Country of BirthSouth Korea
Height162 cm (5’4”)
Weight45 kg (99 lbs)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Blood TypeA

Jisoo is the oldest member of BLACKPINK. She joined YG Entertainment and became a trainee in 2011 at the age of 16. Jisoo is a natural extrovert and is known to have a 4D personality. Besides being the lead vocalist and the main visual of BLACKPINK, Jisoo is also an actress. played the lead female role in the JTBC drama Snowdrop.

2. Jennie

Stage NameJennie
Full NameKim Jennie
Native Name김제니
BirthdayJan 16, 1996
Country of BirthSouth Korea
Height163 cm (5’4”)
Weight50 kg (110 lbs)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Blood TypeB

Jennie is the main rapper of BLACKPINK. She was born in South Korea but grew up in New Zealand. She returned to South Korea to pursue her idol dreams and joined YG Entertainment. Prior to her debut, she collaborated with G-Dragon from Big Bang. She was the first member to make her solo debut with the single Solo.

3. Rosé

Stage NameRosé
Full NamePark Roseanne
Korean NamePark Chae Young
Native Name박채영
BirthdayFeb 11, 1997
Country of BirthNew Zealand
Height168 cm (5’6”)
Weight44 kg (98 lbs)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Blood TypeB

Rosé is the main vocalist of the group. She was born in New Zealand but grew up in Melbourne, Australia. She auditioned for YG Entertainment in 2012 during an open audition and ranked no. 1. She moved to Korea at the age of 15 and trained for 4 years. Her voice and singing style have caught the public’s attention for its very distinct and unique timbre.

4. Lisa

Stage NameLisa
Full NameLalisa Manoban
Birth NamePranpriya Manoban
Native Nameปราณปริยา มโนบาล
BirthdayMar 27, 1997
Country of BirthThailand
Height167 cm (5’6”)
Weight45 kg (99 lbs)
Zodiac SignAries
Blood TypeO

Lisa is the youngest member, lead rapper, and the main dancer of BLACKPINK. Prior to joining YG Entertainment, she was part of a dance group called We Zaa Cool in Thailand along with Bambam (from GOT7) and Ten (from NCT and SuperM). In 2010, at the age of 13, she auditioned for YGE during their Thailand auditions and ranked 1st.


  • YG Entertainment had been announcing the group’s debut since 2012 through videos on its YouTube channel.
  • Since its planning in 2012, it had planned to debut more members, but reduced its membership from nine people to four due to some trainees leaving the agency.
  • The training period of the members was: Jennie five years and eleven months / Lisa and Jisoo five years / Rosé four years.
  • They revealed that their previous name was going to be PinkPunk but the Ceo decided to change the name to a cooler one and decided it would be BLACKPINK.
  • On June 29, 2016, it was confirmed through YG LIFE that the name of the group would be BLACKPINK and would have four members.
  • Famous YG Entertainment producer Teddy had been writing and producing songs for BLACKPINK for two years.
  • Many fans noticed the similarity of the group’s logo with that of Teddy’s agency, probably because of the hard work he does for BLACKPINK.
  • Yang Hyun Suk stated that BLACKPINK will not have a leader, as their friendship was so great that if there was anything to discuss they would do it together.
  • On July 7, 2016, they revealed their first dance practice as a group and the occupation of each member.
  • Their first showcase via the VLIVE application was brief but very well received by fans. The live show reached more than ten million hearts, where the four members and their respective performance could be seen.
  • They achieved an all-kill with their debut song “BOOMBAYAH”. By achieving an all-kill six days after their debut, they are the group that has taken the least amount of time to achieve an all-kill. In addition to being the rookie group with the most plays on their debut video and with more than 40 million views on their video in such a short time after one month and fourteen days since their debut.
  • He managed to place his songs on Billboard’s World Digital Song chart. Their song “Whistle” ranked #1 and “BOOMBAYAH” ranked #2. This makes them the first female K-Pop group to enter the chart and the second worldwide.
  • They managed to reach #1 on the iTunes Worldwide Albums Charts; that makes them the first girl group in K-Pop history to do so.
  • During the first day of release “PLAYING WITH FIRE” reached four million views, while “STAY” reached three million views.
  • On January 30, 2017, they reached 100 million plays with their debut song “BOOMBAYAH” in just 5 months and 22 days, making it the fastest debut MV to reach that figure in K-pop up to that time.
  • They were nicknamed Monster Rookies in their first year of activities.
  • They were chosen as ambassadors for Incheon Airport, so advertisements, videos and posters with their image could be seen at Incheon Airport during 2017.
  • AS IF IT’S YOUR LAST was originally written by Teddy for the group 2NE1 but was dropped at the time, seeing that the song could fit perfectly on BLACKPINK, the song was picked up and produced for their comeback. The song reached 10 million views in about 17 hours setting a record at the time and getting 1 million likes in 20 hours after its release with the record for the fastest MV by a K-Girl group to reach 1M at the time and ranked no.1 in more than 18 countries. In 24 hours it reached a total of 13,316,290 views in 24 hours, surpassing the mark of the famous British group One Direction, which until that moment held the no.1.
  • As an introduction to its debut in Japan, the September 2017 special issue of NYLON JAPAN featured different covers with each BLACKPINK member. The Lisa, Jennie, Jisoo, and Rosé magazines were sold out within three days of their release.
  • They did a collaboration with Dior Japan, called Rouge Dior Liquid Gloss each one launched a lipstick with its own color: Lisa: 272 CRUSH MATTE – Jennie: 265 FURY MATTE – Rosé: 788 FRENETIC MATTE – Jisoo: 375 SPICY METAL.
  • They opened the second day at ‘a-nation 2017’, Japan’s largest summer music festival.
  • Lisa and Jennie were featured in the prestigious TC Candler magazine in the top 100 most beautiful faces in the world 2017, Lisa reached 15th place and Jennie 18th place.
  • On May 16, Yang Hyun Suk uploaded an image of BLACKPINK’s new Lightstick, which looks like a pink toy hammer, to his official Instagram account and will be released on May 18.
  • Mini album ‘SQUARE UP’ debuted at #1 on the iTunes worldwide album chart becoming the first female KPOP artist to top the chart twice. In Japan it ranked #1 on APPLE MUSIC’s overall album chart in its first week and debuted #1 on Oricon’s weekly Digital Albums Chart. During its first week it surpassed 100,000 physical copies sold on HANTEO.
  • BLACKPINK’s DDU-DU DDU-DU DDU-DU got 1,015,669 unique listeners on Melon making them the first girl group with the most listeners in the first 24 hours.
  • BLACKPINK’s DDU-DU DDU-DU DDU-DU holds the record for the song with the most Perfect All Kills by a female group in the history of K-Pop.
  • The group was nominated in 3 Teen Choice Awards categories: Choice Next Big Thing, Choice International Artist and Choice Fandom.
  • The music video for BLACKPINK’s “DDU-DU DDU-DU DDU-DU” was ranked 3rd on the global YouTube Top 10 Summer Songs of 2018 list, being the only Korean group on that list.
  • BLACKPINK has signed with Interscope Records and Universal Music Group for promotions outside Asia.
  • On January 3, 2019, BLACKPINK was confirmed to attend Coachella Festival as the first female group to attend at the event. The founder himself traveled to South Korea to personally invite them during the promotions of “SQUARE UP”.
  • BLACKPINK was nominated for the “SHORTY” awards, recognizing outstanding social media content.
  • They were models for the new cover of Billboard, and become the first kpop girl group to be featured in the magazine.
  • BLACKPINK was nominated for the “Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019” in the category “favorite global music star”.
  • BLACKPINK’s Square Up was awarded a Platinum certificate for reaching 250,000 sales in Gaon.
  • DDU-DU-DU-DDU-DU-DU-DU reached 700M views on YouTube, making BLACKPINK the first group in K-pop history to reach that number with an MV, and making it the most viewed MV by a Kpop group.
  • On April 15, 2019, YG Entertainment announced that BLACKPINK will hold a Japanese dome tour this winter.
  • On September 04, 2020, it was revealed that the album work “The Album” broke the pre-order record and thus the sales record for a Korean girl group with 800,000 (so far) pre-ordered copies (540,000 in Korea and 260,000 in Europe and the U.S.), the previous record for the highest sales was held by S.E.S with the album “Love” with 760,000 copies and was set in 1997.
  • “THE ALBUM” receives certification in Gaon for selling 1,000,000 units.
  • “KILL THIS LOVE” has been certified double Platinum in Gaon for selling over 500,000 units.



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