Zooey Deschanel and her boyfriend Jacob Pechenik are expecting their first child together.

Zooey Deschanel Pregnant

Deschanel announced the baby news in a statement to People. “Jacob and I are over the moon. We are so excited to meet our little one,” the New Girl star told the magazine.

Deschanel  and Pechenik, a producer, have been publicly dating since mid-2014 and made their first appearance as a couple at the Emmy Awards last August. The Almost Famous actress previously dated screenwriter Jamie Linden for two years. She was married to Death Cab for Cutie lead vocalist Ben Gibbard before divorcing in 2012.

Coincidentally, Deschanel’s older sister, Emily Deschanel, is also pregnant. The Bones actress is expecting her second child with husband David Hornsby. The couple has a 3-year-old son named Henry.

New Girl returns to Fox tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 13 at  9/8c.

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