Shiloh Jolie-Pitt is the daughter of Hollywood superstars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Continue reading further to learn more about the personal and professional life of the daughter of the former couple.
Here’s all you need to know about Shiloh Jolie-Pitt
For those of you who don’t know, let us tell you Shiloh Jolie-Pitt was born in the year 2006. Angelina Jolie gave birth to her and Brad’s first biological child, a daughter on May 27, 2006, in Swakopmund, Namibia. The duo named their daughter Shiloh Jolie-Pitt.
Just like her famous parents, Shiloh is not a stereotypical kid. She began breaking the mould and defying expectations of who and what she should be right from a young age.
During an interview with Oprah Winfrey in 2008, Jolie opened up about raising her daughter Shiloh. At the time, the Mr. & Mrs. Smith actress said, “She only wants to be called John. John or Peter. It’s a Peter Pan thing. And then I’ll say, ‘John, would you like some orange juice?’ And she goes, ‘No!’”
In an earlier interaction with Vanity Fair, Angelina stated that Shiloh has been exploring her gender since she was three. At the time, Jolie told the media outlet, “She wants to be a boy. So we had to cut her hair. She likes to wear boy clothes. She thinks she’s one of her brothers.”
There’s a sad story behind the name of Jolie’s daughter Shiloh
Shiloh is quite a unique name in itself. How did Angelina and Brad come up with their daughter’s name? In an interview with Vanity Fair, Jolie revealed the sad story behind the name of her daughter.
The 47-year-old said, “It was a name my parents almost named their first child – there was a miscarriage: Shiloh Baptist. Because my father had been shooting in Georgia and that was the most Southern name [my parents] could come up with.”
Angelina further added, “It’s a name I always liked. I used to go under it in hotels: Shiloh Baptist. I’d gone under it when Brad called hotel rooms where I was staying.”
Shiloh had a big surgery in 2020
The start of the year 2020 was not at all easy for Shiloh, she stepped into the year with an unnamed surgical procedure. In March of the same year, Jolie penned down a personal note for Time in honor of International Women’s Day.
Angelina wrote, “I have spent the last two months in and out of surgeries with my eldest daughter [Zahara], and days ago watched her younger sister [Shiloh] go under the knife for hip surgery.”
The Eternals star went on to say, “So my wish on this day is that we value girls. Care for them. And know that the stronger they grow, the healthier they will be and the more they will give back to their family and community.”
Angelina did not disclose the name of the surgery that her daughter Shiloh underwent but she assured the readers it was no surprise to the kids that she was telling the world. She continued, “They know that I am writing this, because I respect their privacy and we discussed it together and they encouraged me to write.”
Shiloh quarantined with her siblings and mom during the pandemic
At the time of the Covid-19 pandemic, E! News revealed that Shiloh and her siblings were quarantined with their mom in their house. The media outlet said, “All the kids are home with Angelina but they have continued seeing Brad and go over for their regular visits.”
E! News continued, “They are keeping up with their schoolwork, practicing their languages, playing instruments, board games, and helping cook dinner.”
Shiloh inspired her mom Jolie’s interest in the film ‘The One and Only Ivan’
Yes, you heard it right. Shiloh was the one who inspired her mother’s interest in the film The One and Only Ivan. Back in the day, during a video call interview, Angelina disclosed that it was her daughter Shiloh who introduced her to the story of the movie.
While speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Angelina said “Well, Shiloh years ago told me that she had read a book that she loved and she wanted me to read it. I read it on my own and then we looked at some of it together and talked about why she loved it.”
Jolie further added, “Then, I inquired if it was being made – as you do – into a film, and I found out that it was kind of in the works but kind of hadn’t been figured out.” Soon afterward, she even decided to become one of the producers of the film which was released in August 2020.
The One and Only Ivan is a 2020 American fantasy drama film directed by Thea Sharrock. The movie is based on the 2012 children’s novel of the same name by K. A. Applegate. Along with Angelina, the movie stars the voices of Sam Rockwell, Danny DeVito, Helen Mirren, Brooklynn Prince, Chaka Khan, Ron Funches, Phillipa Soo, and Mike White.
Shiloh Jolie-Pitt has got some dancing moves
Not long ago, the 16-year-old was seen showing off her dancing skills in a video posted earlier this week by choreographer Hamilton Evans. In the 7 minutes long clip that has been recorded at Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles and choreographed by Evans, Shiloh is one among the many trios of young dancers.
In the video, Shiloh dances to Doja Cat’s song Vegas which is the first single from the Elvis soundtrack. She is dressed casually in a black Beatles t-shirt and coordinating pants in the video. She topped off her look with a pair of red sneakers and her hair are pulled back into a bun. Within the blink of an eye, the video went viral on social media.
We must say Shiloh Jolie-Pitt is a perfect blend of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Do you think the same? Kindly let us know in the comments section below. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.