Angelina Jolie’s Eldest Son Maddox Confirmed To Attend Yonsei University Starting This Fall

Maddox chose Yonsei out of many other universities.

Maddox Jolie-Pitt, the eldest son of Hollywood actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, will be studying at Yonsei University starting this Fall. He will reportedly be majoring in biochemistry at the renown college, located in Seoul.

Yonsei University campus in Seoul.

Yonsei University is one of the top universities in South Korea, and they’ve confirmed the news, explaining that Maddox will begin his studies starting in September.

Maddox Jolie-Pitt was accepted into Yonsei University as an international student and will begin his first semester starting this September.

— Yonsei University


Maddox was accepted into many other schools but ultimately chose to study at Yonsei after visiting the campus with his mother back in November 2018. Maddox had accompanied Angelina Jolie when she was in Seoul for the UNHCR Special Envoy.

A close acquaintance revealed that Maddox has been taking lessons in the Korean language to prepare for his college experience.

He got accepted to other universities but chose Yonsei. He has been studying the Korean language and has lessons multiple times a week to prepare.

— Close Acquaintance


Angelina Jolie will be returning to Korea with Maddox to help him settle in for the start of his new life as a college student. Angelina had previously opened up about how she’s “nothing but proud” about Maddox’s college plans and is “looking forward to all he will do.

Maddox (far right) with his mom and siblings.

The Jolie-Pitt clan will most likely be visiting Seoul more often now that their oldest brother will be studying at Yonsei for the next 4 years!

Mom is dropping him off in August. She is very proud. She will miss seeing him as much, but he’s ready.

He’s very close to his siblings and they all hope to visit.

— Close Acquaintance


Maddox is the eldest child to Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt as he was adopted by his mother back in 2002 from Cambodia. He was well known to have an interest in Korea and K-Pop. A source claims although he will miss being far away from his American home, he is excited to be close to the family’s home in Cambodia.

Angelina Jolie with baby Maddox.
Source: People and Kyunghyang