Charlize Theron Adopts a Baby Boy! (PHOTOS)

Amanda Hasaka / March 14, 2012

Charlize Theron is a mom!

Joining Hollywood’s baby boom, the Oscar-winning actress announced on Wednesday that she has adopted a baby boy, reports the Washington Post. A rep for the 36-year-old Young Adult star said she is now the “proud mom of a healthy baby boy named Jackson.” While not many other details are known, we’re so thrilled for this first time mom! In late January, photos of Charlize holding a baby surfaced, which many have speculated to be her new bundle of joy.

There have been plenty of other celebs who went the adoption route when it came to expanding their family.

Oscar nominee Viola Davis recently adopted a daughter named Genesis, while Friday Night LightsConnie Britton adopted a son from Ethiopia late last year.

For more celebs who have adopted kids, check out the gallery!