Pip Claflin: All About Sam Claflin And His Ex-Wife Laura Haddock’s Son

By Rhyss | Published on: February 11, 2024 | Updated on: February 11, 2024
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Pip Claflin is the son of well-known British actor Sam Claflin and his ex-wife Laura Haddock. His father Sam is popular for playing Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games film series (2013-2015).

Not only his dad is an actor but his mom Laura is also a well-known English actress. In fact, belonging to the same movie fraternity, her mom and dad had their first meeting in an audition for the film My Week with Marilyn and instantly fell in love with each other.

Well, being born to a celebrity itself is enough to draw the attention of the media and so has happened with Pip as well. As a firstborn son of admired actors, his inside life has been a subject of curiosity. So, today, let’s find out everything that you need to know about Pip.

Who Is ? He Has One Sister

As aforementioned, Pip is the first child of the English entertainers Sam Claflin and Laura Haddock. He was born on December 8, 2015, in the United Kingdom.

For the first four years, Clafling was raised by both of his parents. After that, he has been living with his mom Laura but time and again he is looked after by his father as well. Claflin is growing up in a luxurious lifestyle alongside his only younger sister Margot Claflin.

Besides, the celebrity child has English, 1/16th French-Canadian, distant Scottish, Irish, and Welsh ancestry from his father’s side, and English from his mother’s. Talking about his nationality, Pip Claflin is British.

Pip’s Gender Was Kept Secret Until He Was Six Months Old

Pip’s gender remained a secret and was only revealed when he was six months old. The reason was probably that his mom and dad wanted to protect him from paparazzi culture.

Sam and Laura were married for six
Pip’s gender was not revealed until he was six months.

Around the month of June 2016, his famous dad Sam revealed his gender on the question regarding what his plans were on his first Father’s Day. Pip’s dad said,

He’s literally the best thing that has ever happened to me

Following his interview, netizens knew Sam and Laura’s first child was a boy.

How Was Named ‘Pip’?

Many of you may have found Pip a little strange name, isn’t it? But there is an interesting story behind naming Pip as Pip. Let us tell you.

Actually, what had happened was, at first, his parents said Pip just as a nickname before his birth. But later, that name became a go-to among his family as well as his parent’s friends too.

Once in an exclusive talk, Pip’s momma Laura talked about why she gave this name to their firstborn child. The Superbob actress revealed,

When he was born we gave him a different name, it didn’t suit him,’. ‘All our friends were texting us: ‘Has Pip arrived? How much does Pip weigh?’ So a few days later we said, ‘Shall we just give up? He’s Pip, isn’t he?’

Pip’s Father Sam Claflin Feared His Son Wouldn’t Recognize Him; Why So?

In an exclusive talk with People, Pip’s dad Sam opened up about his fear that his son won’t recognize him as his father. The Hunger Games actor said that while filming the movie Adrift, he couldn’t see his son who at the time was 2 for almost three months.
Due to this fact, he was literally afraid that his son may have forgotten him. The English actor said,

“I genuinely was so terrified that [Pip] wouldn’t recognize me and have that horrible [feeling of], ‘He’s changed so much!’ ”

But the situation was just the opposite. In this regard, Sam told

  “But in the airport, I just remember seeing him coming … and he saw me and he said, ‘Daddy!’ and he just ran.”

Parents Were Married For Six Years

Tying the knot on July 30, 2013, Pip’s parents Sam and Laura enjoyed beautiful marital bliss for just six years.

Pip's father and mother divorced
Pip’s mommy and daddy divorced in 2019.

In August 2019, the couple announced their legal separation through their respective Instagram account sharing a joint statement.

As of now, Pip’s parents are happily leading their lives in their own way. Presently, while Claflin’s dad is dating Leonardo De Caprio’s former girlfriend, Cassie Amato, his mom is in a relationship with actor Tom Rhys Harries.

What Is Doing Today?

Despite being a celebrity child, Pip’s lifestyle is completely out of media access. But we know that Sam Claflin’s son is currently studying in an unknown school in England.

Further, following his parent’s divorce, as a minor Pip is living with his mom Laura and his sister Margot. Time and again, he visits his dad as well. Lastly, Clafling appeared on his father Sam’s Instagram in June 2021 in which his daddy wrote,

Especially missing my little nuggets today.

Happy Fathers Day to my Papa, and to all the other dads out there.

Pip’s dad Sam is on Instagram with 3.9 million followers.

Parents Are Millionaires

Having a successful career as an actor, Pip’s folks are super rich. His father Sam has an estimated net worth of $9 million. Likewise, his mother Laura Haddock has a fortune of $6 million.