Zooey Deschanel has a lot to celebrate! The 35-year-old actress gave birth to a baby girl Monday, following a secret, intimate wedding with boyfriend producer Jacob Pechenik. The “New Girl” star can now add wife and mom to the list of life roles on her glamorous resume.
“I am thrilled to confirm that Zooey Deschanel and her husband Jacob Pechenik are new parents to a beautiful baby girl,” a representative of the couple told Entertainment Tonight. The source, however, did not reveal details of the wedding.
The celebrity couple managed to keep their relationship and family life in private. It was only in March that fans discovered their engagement. E! Online previously reported “The Skeleton Twins” producer popped the question Jan. 17, the same day as his wife’s birthday. It was also in January when the two told People Deschanel was pregnant. “Jacob and I are over the moon. We are so excited to meet our little one,” Deschanel said in the interview.
Deschanel’s marriage to Pechenik is her second. She was previously linked to “Death Cab for Cutie” vocalist Ben Gibbard. After a three year-marriage, the two split in 2012.
The newlyweds started dating in August 2014 after the “Stay Awhile” singer split with screenwriter Jamie Linden. Deschanel and Pechenik are now working on an upcoming comedy film called “Rock the Kasbah.” The movie will be produced by Pechenik Deschanel will star with Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson and more, with release set for Oct. 23.
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