Zooey Deschanel Gives Birth To First Child, A Girl

Zooey Deschanel
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AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 3 (UPI) — Zooey Deschanel and husband Jacob Pechenik welcomed their first child together last week, a girl, the actress’ rep said.

The “New Girl” star gave birth in late July in Austin, Texas, where Pechenik works as a movie producer, Page Six reported.

“I am thrilled to confirm that Zooey Deschanel and her husband, Jacob Pechenik, are new parents to a beautiful healthy baby girl,” the rep said in a statement to Us Weekly.

Deschanel, 35, and Pechenik, 42, began dating last year after meeting on a movie project. The two announced their pregnancy in January and they secretly wed June 21 in Texas.

The couple had kept the baby’s gender a secret throughout Deschanel’s pregnancy.


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