Oscar winner Charlize Theron has a new man in her life. The actress has reportedly moved on from her nine-year relationship with actor Pete Townsend is now dating model /actor Eric Thal.
According to Life & Style, the couple recently started seeing each other and bonded over their love of farming!
“The two have a lot in common,” a source tells the magazine. “He’s a farmer who grows all his own vegetables, and Charlize grew up on a farm in South Africa. The two like to escape Hollywood and go to his farm in upstate New York.”
Maybe the two can settle down and raise a family at that upstate farm!
So who is Charlize Theron’s new boyfriend Eric Thal?
Student: Eric Thal was born in Niskayuna in upstate New York and attended Haverford Preparatory School in Haverford, Pennsylvania. He attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania where he majored in engineering.
Actor: Thal left college after one year to pursue a career in acting. He went on to study at the Neighbourhood Playhouse Theatre. After appearing in a number of commercials, Eric Thal landed his first roll in the film A Stranger Among Us. His acting credits include: The Gun in Betty Lou’s Handbag, The Puppet Masters, and Six Degrees of Separation.
Magician. Eric began his career in performing as a magician during his teenage year.
TV Career: After his limited theatrical success, Thal moved to television with roles in the TNT Biblical epic Samson and Delilah and in the Halle Berry mini-series The Wedding.
Farmer:Thal apparently likes to return to his home turf in upstate New York where he reportedly owns a farm.