Charlize Theron shares rare snap of daughter on set of Mad Max: Fury Road just after adoption

Actor adopted her first child in 2012

Charlize Theron Opens Up About Her Kids

Charlize Theron has reflected on her first year as a mother with a rare photo of her daughter.

On Friday, the Oscar-winning actor shared a picture of herself and her daughter Jackson to mark the fifth anniversary of the action movie, Mad Max: Fury Road.

The image, which was taken during filming in 2012, shows Theron sitting in a car dressed as the character Imperator Furiosa with her daughter laying on her chest. The star's costumer, Inge Hough, is also featured in the background of the photo.

“I became a mum right before we started shooting,” Theron wrote alongside the image, joking: “At least my child will forever have the fun fact of 'I spent most of the first year of my life in a war rig.”

Theron rarely shares photos of her children, last posting a snap on social media of her daughter in August 2019.

The photo showed Jackson reaching for an apple from a tree with her face covered by leaves.

“We don’t wanna leaves” the actor wrote in the caption.

Prior to that, the only image of Jackson and her second child, August, whom she adopted in 2015, on the Theron’s Instagram account is one posted on World Adoption Day in 2016.

“Happy World Adoption Day from our family to yours!! If we continue to open our minds and hearts, maybe we will find ourselves in a world where every child has the loving family they deserve,” Theron wrote alongside an image showing smiley faces drawn on the palms of her children’s hands.

In December 2019, the star opened up about adopting her children and how they “were meant to be" in her life.

“I wanted to believe that somehow my child would find me in the way that we were just meant to be,” the Bombshell actor told NPR.

“Everything that I hoped would happen during my adoption process did happen because these two babies were meant to be in my life — and they’re my children.”

That same month, Theron opened up about her daughter being transgender and how important it is that people use the correct gender pronouns for her.

“I feel like as her mother, for me, it was important to let the world know that I would appreciate it if they would use the right pronouns for her,” Theron told Pride Source.

“I think it became harder for us the older she got that people were still writing about her in the wrong pronouns, and also I was still talking about her in the press using the wrong pronoun. It really hurt her feelings. I don’t want to be that mum.”

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