*file photo* * THERON IS A FIRST-TIME... - Thursday 8th December 2011

*file photo* * THERON IS A FIRST-TIME MUM Actress CHARLIZE THERON has adopted a baby. The Oscar-winning Monster star is a first-time mum after taking in a healthy baby boy, named Jackson. A representative for the actress has confirmed the news, but no other details were available as WENN went to press. The 36-year-old South African-born beauty will begin parenting as a single mum - her nine year relationship with actor Stuart Townsend ended in January, 2010. (MC/WNWA/KL) Charlize Theron New York Premiere of 'Young Adult' at the Zigfield Theater - Arrivals New York City, USA - 08.12.11 (7 images)

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