Zahara Jolie-Pitt Ditches Dad’s Last Name Ahead of Sister Shiloh’s Legal Name Change

 Zahara Jolie-Pitt Ditches Dad’s Last Name Ahead of Sister Shiloh’s Legal Name Change

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In a significant development in the Jolie-Pitt family saga, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s daughter, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, had dropped her father’s last name, setting a precedent months before her younger sister, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, took legal steps to do the same.

Zahara, 19, made the subtle yet clear shift away from her father’s surname as early as November 2023. She opted to identify herself using only her mother’s last name while celebrating her induction into the prestigious Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. The public revelation came through a video where Zahara was seen introducing herself as a new member of the Mu Pi chapter at Spelman College in Atlanta, alongside her sorority sisters, told Us Weekly.

Alpha Kappa Alpha holds the distinction of being the first intercollegiate, historically African-American sorority in the United States. It boasts an impressive list of former members, including Vice President Kamala Harris, singer Brandy, comedian Wanda Sykes, and actress Yvette Nicole Brown, underscoring its influential legacy.

“My name is Zahara Marley Jolie,” she said in a resurfaced clip. “Coming all the way from the Golden State in the city that is full of angels, Los Angeles, California. … I am this line’s number seven.”

Meanwhile, Shiloh, now 18, also made headlines recently by filing a lawsuit to legally drop her father’s last name. This legal action coincided with her 18th birthday on May 27, marking her transition into adulthood. The outcome of her request is still pending, but it reflects a growing trend among the Jolie-Pitt children to redefine their identities independently of their father.

The decisions by Zahara and Shiloh have captured significant public and media attention, highlighting the ongoing personal and familial dynamics of the Jolie-Pitt household following Angelina and Brad’s highly publicized split. These developments raise questions about the personal reasons behind the name changes and the broader implications for the family’s relationships and public perceptions.

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