While earning her name in college, Zahara Jolie-Pitt officially made her debut as a member of a college sorority, but when formally introducing herself, the 18-year-old’s new identity included her father’s famous last name. No, according to media reports.
The big reveal came on November 16 when the 18-year-old debuted as the new Alpha Kappa Alpha member and introduced herself during the induction ceremony.
In a video shared by Essence, all was quiet as a line of young women, now sorority sisters, walked by when Jolie-Pitt removed herself to formally introduce herself.
“My name is Zahra Marley Jolie,” she shouted. “Coming from the Golden State of Los Angeles, California, a city full of angels… I’m number seven in line.”
The 18-year-old wore a black mini dress, black heels and white pearls.
Angelina Jolie was on hand to support her daughter during the induction ceremony, as well as her two oldest brothers, Maddox Chivon, 22, and Pax Thien, 19. As InStyle reports, the family celebrated the teen becoming one of the newest members of the sorority during a luncheon.
“Angie is very proud of Zahara,” a source said. Angelina Essence, who also shares 17-year-old Shiloh and twins Vivienne and Knox, 15, with Pitt. “He is impressed by her choice to work hard, her interest in service, and her desire to join the AKA Sisterhood – one of many influential HCBU affiliates. “It means a lot to have Angie and Zahra’s siblings there to support her and to congratulate all the other girls.”
Jolie-Pitt is now a member of the Mu Pi chapter of the AKA sorority at Spelman College, a liberal arts school in Atlanta. The sorority is historically known as the first black sorority. As Good Housekeeping reports, the teen started attending school as a college freshman in the summer of 2022.
The removal of Pitt’s last name comes after countless years of speculation that the famous actor has continued estrangement from his six children following Pitt and Jolie’s major split in 2016.
The split culminated when Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt while he was under investigation for child abuse due to an argument with Maddox on a plane. As Good Housekeeping reports, the former couple have since been involved in a brutal legal battle.