Monday, 23 May, 2022
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Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas welcome a baby

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her husband Nick Jonas have welcomed a baby via surrogacy. On Saturday, the couple took to their respective Instagram accounts to share the good news with their fans and followers, report agencies.

Nick and Priyanka shared identical statements on social media, announcing the birth of their first child. “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 (heart emoji),” they wrote.

A report by Daily Mail, the British daily, quotes a source as saying that the couple has  welcomed a baby girl, who was born 12 weeks premature: “The baby had been due in April but the surrogate ended up giving birth on Sunday, so she was very premature.”  

The report further added that Priyanka and Nick had wanted to have a baby for ‘quite some time’ and eventually met an agency in California to explore surrogacy options, where they met their surrogate. "Their busy work schedules also mean that it's difficult for them to physically be together to conceive when she is ovulating, so some time ago they went down the surrogacy route. This is the woman's fifth surrogacy. They met her and really liked her," the source told the publication.

Meanwhile, a TMZ report also claims, citing sources, that Priyanka and Nick’s first child is a baby girl.

Priyanka and Nick tied the knot in December 2018 after dating for a while.