Jackson Theron is one of the two adopted children of Academy winning actress, Charlize Theron. The 8-year-old, Jackson was assigned male at birth, however, her mother revealed in 2019 that her eldest child is a transgender girl.
Jackson has a younger sister named, August Theron (b: July 2015) who was also adopted by the Mad Max: Fury Road actress. Charlize who has never been married says her daughters are the reason for her happiness. She is solely enjoying her motherhood as a single parent.
Jackson Theron Adoption
Jackson was born in March 2012 as a baby boy. She was born in South Africa. Charlize was always interested in adoption. Additionally, she was concerned about orphanages in her childhood. Three years later, the Atomic Blonde actress adopted a baby girl named August, who was born in the United States.
Charlize has a very strong bond with both of her daughters. On the occasion of National Daughters Day, Theron shared pictures of her kids on her Instagram. On the caption, she wrote: "My heart belongs to these two beautiful powerhouses. I will never be the same. Happy #NationalDaughtersDay."
Likewise in an interview with DailyMail, Charlize said: "My job as a parent is to celebrate them and to love them and to make sure that they have everything they need in order to be what they want to be, and I will do everything in my power for my kids to have that right and to be protected within that."
One of the most influential people in the entertainment industry, Charlize is very protective of her daughters. She doesn't let paparazzi come near them. However, the mother-daughter duo has been spotted in a few public places. It is not known if Theron will ever marry or not. She has been in a few relationships before.
Charlize thought Jackson was a boy until.....
When Jackson was three years old, she looked at her mom and said: "I am not a boy." Until then Charlize thought her oldest child was a boy. She once said that Jackson is as much a girl as her younger sister.
Watch the actress speaking about her daughter, Jackson!
Since the actress found out about Jackson's sexual orientation, she has been raising her as a transgender girl. Jackson dresses as a girl and her behavior is of a girl too. Several actors besides the public applauded Charlize's efforts as a mother. Additionally, she is also a United Nations Messenger of Peace since 2008.
Jackson's Mom is a Global Star
There is no doubt that the 45-year-old South African actress and producer is a world-famous personality. Charlize Theron is the recipient of several accolades. Besides, she is also known for appearing in films like Mad Max: Fury Road, Atomic Blonde, Young Adult, Bombshell, etc.
Charlize won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Actress for her role as a serial killer, Aileen Wuornos in the 2003 film, Monsters. Additionally, she also received critical applaud for her performance.
Throughout her career, Theron has been nominated over 100 times and has won 39 awards in total. She is one of the best-paid actresses. Similarly, Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Enjoys a Lavish Lifestyle: Charlize's Net Worth
Jackson and August are one of the luckiest girls as they have not only earned a mother's love but they enjoy a luxurious lifestyle too. Their adoptive mom, Charlize Theron's net worth is $160 million as per celebrity net worth. Besides her acting, Theron made around $40 million from her endorsements with several brands.
From 2017-2018, Charlize earned $23 million, while in 2019, she was named the ninth highest-paid actress in the world. Talking about real estate, she owns two Hollywood Hills home which is worth $5 million combined.