G-DRAGON and Jennie Kim are K-pop royalty.
The pair reportedly started dating back in 2021 – here’s what we know about their relationship status today.
Who is K-pop star G-Dragon?
G-Dragon is a K-pop star from the boy band Big Bang, one of the bestselling boy bands globally.
He’s been referred to multiple times as the ‘King of K-pop’ and has worked both as a solo artist and band member.
G-Dragon has collaborated with the likes of Missy Elliot and Flo Rida, and he at one point even broke the record for the highest-selling solo album in Korea.
In 2018, he began mandatory military service and was released after a year.
Shortly after leaving he collaborated with Nike and has developed a reputation for working in fashion as well as music, having worked with brands like Chanel.
Who is Blackpink’s Jennie Kim?
Jennie Kim is a South Korean artist who is a part of the K-pop group, BLACKPINK.
At the age of eight, she moved to New Zealand to study.
Upon moving back to South Korea, Kim auditioned for her agency, YG Entertainment, and became a trainee.
She met G-Dragon early on in her career after being cast as the lead actress in one of his music videos.
Kim then joined the girl group BLACKPINK as a vocalist and in 2018 released her first solo track.
The song, titled Solo, went on to become certified platinum for streaming by the KMCA, and western outlets picked up the track in their charts too.
A year later, Kim became the first Korean solo artist to perform at Coachella and received plenty of acclaim.
She’s said previously that her influences include Rihanna and Lauryn Hill.
Outside of music, Kim has modeled for Chanel Korea Beauty.
Are G-Dragon and Jennie Kim dating?
According to Dispatch, a South Korean entertainment site, the pair started dating in February 2021.
At the time, they were caught going on “routine” secret dates at G-Dragon’s villa in Seoul.
Their label, YG Entertainment allegedly knew of the relationship, though they declined to comment or confirm.
Dispatch also claimed that Kim’s mother supported the relationship, however, the pair went their separate ways in May 2022 after G-Dragon reportedly unfollowed Kim on Instagram.
Kim has since been linked to a new man. In 2023, rumors began swirling that the mystery man may be BTS boy bander V.
On May 17, 2023, Jennie and V were pictured holding hands in Paris, however, neither singer has confirmed the reports.
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