Charlize Theron adopts a baby boy

Los Angeles: Actress Charlize Theron has adopted a baby and will raise him with help from her mother.

The 36-year-old, who has been trying to adopt a baby for a long time, announced that she had become mom to son Jackson, reports a website.

Although Theron split from beau Sturt Townsend, she won`t be raising the kid alone. Her mother Gerda will help out with the baby.