Charlize Theron announced today she has adopted a baby boy, born in the U.S., that she has named Jackson. The 36-year-old single mom shared the news through her rep, who said, "Charlize Theron has adopted a child. She is the proud mom of a healthy baby boy named Jackson."
The Oscar Award-winning actress broke up with actor Stuart Townsend in January 2010 after nine years.
“She has always wanted to be a mom," a source tells Us Weekly. "She is glad to be able to do it on her own now and is so happy to be a mom."
Congratulations to Charlize!
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