• Full name: Kim Ji-soo (김지수)
  • Stage name: Jisoo (지수)
  • Born: January 3, 1995 (age 28)
  • Occupation: Singer, actress
  • Years active: 2011–present
  • Labels: YG Entertainment
  • Genres: K-pop, pop
  • Instruments: Vocals

Early life and career

Jisoo was born on January 3, 1995, in Gunpo, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. She has an older brother and an older sister. Jisoo attended the School of Performing Arts Seoul and majored in practical music.

Jisoo was scouted by YG Entertainment in 2011 while she was walking down the street in Hongdae, a district in Seoul known for its vibrant nightlife and street performances. She auditioned for the company and became a trainee.


In 2016, Jisoo debuted as a member of the girl group Blackpink, alongside Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa. The group's debut single album, Square One, was a commercial success, and its lead single, "Whistle", topped the South Korean Gaon Digital Chart. Blackpink's subsequent releases, including the hit singles "Boombayah", "Playing with Fire", "As If It's Your Last", "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du", and "Kill This Love", have all been chart-toppers in South Korea and have helped to establish the group as one of the most popular K-pop groups in the world.

Acting career

In addition to her music career, Jisoo has also pursued an acting career. In 2015, she made her acting debut in the KBS drama Producer, in which she played a supporting role. In 2017, she had a cameo appearance in the tvN drama Arthdal Chronicles.

In 2021, Jisoo landed her first leading role in a drama, the JTBC drama Snowdrop. The drama tells the story of a forbidden love between a university student and a North Korean spy.

Personal life

Jisoo is fluent in Korean, Japanese, and English. She is also a talented artist and enjoys drawing and painting.

Awards and nominations

Jisoo has won numerous awards and nominations for her work with Blackpink, including:

  • Golden Disc Award for Digital Song of the Year (2017, 2019)
  • Seoul Music Award for Song of the Year (2019, 2021)
  • Mnet Asian Music Award for Song of the Year (2020)


With Blackpink:

  • Studio albums:
    • The Album (2020)
  • Extended plays:
    • Square One (2016)
    • Square Two (2016)
    • Blackpink (2017)
    • Kill This Love (2019)
    • The Album (2020)
  • Singles:
    • "Whistle" (2016)
    • "Boombayah" (2016)
    • "Playing with Fire" (2016)
    • "As If It's Your Last" (2017)
    • "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" (2018)
    • "Kill This Love" (2019)
    • "How You Like That" (2020)
    • "Lovesick Girls" (2020)

Acting credits

  • Producer (2015)
  • Arthdal Chronicles (2017)
  • Snowdrop (2021)