Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, the first biological child of Hollywood power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, has grown up before our eyes. Let’s take a closer look at her journey and how she has inherited the best from both her famous parents.
A Hollywood Love Story
When Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie filmed “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” together in 2004, their onscreen chemistry quickly spilled over into their private lives. Despite Pitt being married to Jennifer Aniston at the time, he couldn’t help but fall in love with the captivating Jolie. This led to the birth of “Brangelina,” one of the world’s most beloved and iconic celebrity couples.
In 2006, Jolie gave birth to Shiloh, their first biological child. But the couple’s love didn’t stop there. Over the years, they also adopted three children – Maddox, Zahara, and Pax – and had twins, Vivienne and Knox.
The Anticipation of Shiloh’s Birth
The news of Jolie’s pregnancy with Shiloh created a media frenzy. As the world eagerly awaited the arrival of the couple’s first biological child, paparazzi followed their every move. The anticipation was so intense that magazines were offering millions for an exclusive photo of the newborn. New York magazine even compared the excitement to that of the birth of Jesus.
When Shiloh was born on May 27, 2006, Pitt and Jolie sold her photo for a whopping $14 million, which they donated to UNICEF. In a heartfelt statement, they highlighted the importance of saving the lives of newborns in developing countries.
Shiloh’s Life in the Spotlight
From a young age, Shiloh has been thrust into the spotlight. As she grew older, it became clear that she had inherited her parents’ good looks. However, it was her choice of dressing and her preference to be called “John” that caught the attention of fans.
During an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Pitt revealed that Shiloh preferred to go by the names “John” or “Peter” and had a fascination with Peter Pan. Jolie also spoke about her daughter’s desire to dress as a boy, saying that Shiloh saw herself as one of her brothers. Despite this, both Pitt and Jolie fully supported their daughter’s choices.
Devoted Parents and Co-Parenting
Even after their split, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have remained devoted parents to all their children. They have established custody rules that ensure each child gets quality time with both parents. Sources close to the family have praised Pitt’s pride in Shiloh and his admiration for her authenticity and caring nature towards her siblings.
Jolie, a feminist icon, has also spoken about the importance of valuing girls and caring for their well-being. She recently shared her experiences with her daughters’ surgeries and emphasized the strength and resilience of girls.
In 2021, Shiloh made headlines when she accompanied her famous mother to the premiere of Marvel’s “Eternals.” She wore a stunning gown originally worn by Angelina Jolie herself at a press conference in 2019. With her hair grown out and styled in a bun, Shiloh looked effortlessly beautiful.
At the Rome premiere, Shiloh opted for a stylish little black dress paired with yellow and black sneakers. Her sense of fashion and individuality continue to shine through.
Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, now almost 16 years old, has grown up in the public eye. With the support of her loving parents, she is embracing her true self and making her mark on the world.