Jisoo from Blackpink

Jisoo from Blackpink: from shy teenager to global sensation!

Everyone knows her name, even you do! Blackpink's member Kim Jisoo is one of the most well-known celebrities worldwide. At the age of 26, she has made a great impact on the music and acting industry of South Korea. It's quite admirable to see. How did an ordinary girl from Seoul climb the ladder of success? Read below to find out!

  • Jisoo was born on January 3rd, 1995 in Gunpo-si, South Korea.
  • Her passion for acting was the reason she auditioned for YG Entertainment. 
  • She debuted in a K-pop girl group called 'Blackpink' in 2016.
  • The idol is making her debut as an actress in June 2021 in JTBC's K-drama called 'Snowdrop'.

Being a K-pop idol is not easy at all. The ‘How You Like That’ singer went through an extensive five-year training period before making it big! In 2016, she was the third member of Blackpink to be revealed to the world.

Jisoo's debut teaser

Her title was ‘Mystery Girl Number 3’. At the time, netizens said she resembled BTS’s Jin and 2NE1’s Dara! It must be an honor being compared to big names in the industry, don’t you agree?

Jisoo for Saint Scott

Many Korean fans thought Jisoo seemed familiar. Before her debut, the star was a model for the brand ‘LG’ and even acted with Lee Minho in a commercial! Read more about her pre-debut accomplishments here!

She was excelling even before she got famous worldwide! No wonder Jisoo has an impressive net worth of $9 million today!

Jisoo for The Album photoshoot

After debuting with a smashing hit called ‘Boombayah’, the group secured No.1 on the Billboard Top 200 songs chart. The superstar was loved for her husky vocal tone by fans all over the world! Isn’t she the coolest? 

The 26-year-old singer was also announced as Dior’s House Friend and muse in January 2021. Every magazine wants her on the cover! Cartier selected her for their ‘Pasha de Cartier’ project in November 2020 too. 

Wow, does she even have time to sleep?

Jisoo teaser for HYLT

The worldwide star will debut as an actress in JTBC’s K-drama called ‘Snowdrop’. The show is announced to air in June 2021. Read the details about it here! Do you think Jisoo will be a good actress? I can't wait to watch her on the big screen!


Isn’t her journey to stardom wonderful? Jisoo has various talents such as singing, modeling, acting, and songwriting. I hope 2021 is a year we get to see her excel more! She has worked hard to be where she is today. Are you excited for her acting debut? Let us know in the comments. 

Estefanía Martínez

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