In a statement shared to Chopra’s Instagram, the actress and new mum shared the news writing, “We are overjoyed to confirm that we have welcomed a baby via surrogate. We respectfully ask for privacy during this special time as we focus on our family. Thank you so much.”
The duo did not share any further information regarding the baby’s gender or name, however, TMZ reports that a source close to the couple confirmed it was a “baby girl.”
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Priyanka shared the exciting news captioning a photo of the statement with a heart and tagging her husband, Nick.
The post garnered plenty of internet attention receiving over 1.2 million likes with many close friends of the couple chiming in to congratulate the new parents.
Vanessa Bryant wrote, “Congratulations!!!❤️❤️” while Chopra’s brother-in-law’s, Joe and Kevin Jonas, added a slew of hearts beneath the post.
Fans were left overjoyed by the surprise announcement with users rejoicing in the comments. One user exclaimed, “Best news ever!!!” with another writing, “OMG! So happy for you guys!”
A third added, “You are going to be an incredible mum. So much joy for the both of you. Congrats!”
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Jonas and Chopra tied the knot three years ago and have previously spoken about their desire to start a family together.
In an interview with Vanity Fair earlier this month Chopra said, “They’re [kids] a big part of our desire for the future.”
She continued, “By God’s grace, when it happens, it happens.”
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