Zooey Deschanel Is Engaged to Jacob Pechenik

The "New Girl" star is expecting her first child with fiance Jacob Pechenik.

ByLesley Messer
January 21, 2015, 3:58 PM
PHOTO: Jacob Pechenik and Zooey Deschanel pose at the after party for the premiere of Roadside Attractions' "The Skeleton Twins" at The Argyle, Sept. 10, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Jacob Pechenik and Zooey Deschanel pose at the after party for the premiere of Roadside Attractions' "The Skeleton Twins" at The Argyle, Sept. 10, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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— -- Zooey Deschanel has had a very exciting 2015 so far!

The "New Girl" star is not only pregnant, but also, she's engaged to her boyfriend, Jacob Pechenik, her rep confirmed to ABC News.

The actress, 35, and her producer beau, 42, revealed earlier this month that they're expecting their first child.

"Jacob and I are over the moon," she said at the time. "We are so excited to meet our little one."

The happy couple began dating last year, and he accompanied her to the Emmys last August.

And while this is their first child together, he or she will have a new friend right from the start. Her sister, actress Emily Deschanel, is also pregnant.

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