Los Angeles - Charlize Theron is keen to start her family.
The 36-year-old actress reportedly doesn't want to wait any longer to become a mother.
Charlize - who is currently single after separating from actor Ryan Reynolds earlier this month after a brief two-month romance - told Germany's In Touch
magazine: "I want a baby. If it would happen tomorrow I would still be very happy about it."Charlize
is also open to the idea of adopting a child and thinks she could provide a wonderful home to a disadvantaged youngster.
When asked if she would consider adoption, she said: "Why not? I'm open to everything in life."
The Snow White and The Huntsman
actress also praised her own mother Gerda - who shot Charlize's abusive father Charlie in self-defence - for the way she raised her and the values she instilled in her.
She said: "My mum raised me never to be a victim and to take responsibility for my actions."