The renowned Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie became an adoptive mother for the first time in 2001. She was previously married to Billy Bob Thornton, with whom they had two children.
During that time, the star was already actively involved in charitable work, which led her to Cambodia. There, she met a 7-month-old boy named Rat Vibol.
As Jolie stated, he was the first child she picked up and held close to her.
There was no doubt, the boy was meant to be with her. Her then-husband, Billy Bob Thornton, became his father, but after the couple’s breakup, Jolie remained his sole guardian.
Soon, the actress married Brad Pitt, who took on the responsibility of being a father figure to the boy, and his name was changed to Maddox Jolie Pitt.
Although Jolie herself is a very kind and gentle mother and has never restricted her children, they all grew up in a loving environment, and that’s probably the most important thing.
Now, Maddox is 19 years old. He plays the guitar, knows three languages, and has a unique style and taste. He’s quite fond of cinema and often accompanies his mother to work.
Even during Jolie and Pitt’s separation, Maddox sided with his mother. The actress holds a deep affection for her son and trusts him; they are the best of friends.