Charlize Theron is a mom! Us Weekly reports that the Oscar-winning actress, 36, has adopted an African-American baby boy named Jackson. According to a source, little Jackson was born in the United States.
“She has always wanted to be a mom,” the source tells Us. “She is glad to be able to do it on her own now and is so happy to be a mom.”
Baby Jackson is the first child for the South African-born Theron, who recently starred in film Young Adult. In addition to her career as a professional actor, the new mom serves as the founder of a charitable organization called The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project. The organization’s mission is to help “keep African youth safe from HIV/AIDS. Experience the positive impact we are making by learning more about our work.”