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Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra just welcomed their first baby, born via surrogate. Here’s how the famous couple announced their firstborn child and what fans are saying. 

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas smile together at an event.
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas | Samir Hussein/WireImage

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra got married in 2018

39-year-old Priyanka Chopra and 29-year-old Nick Jonas got married in 2018 after a whirlwind courtship. They celebrated with two ceremonies – one Hindu and one Christian – in five days.

Chopra opened up about their cultural differences on Victoria’s Secret’s “VS Voices” podcast. 

“It’s so amazing to me that we were raised in different parts of the world with the same beliefs and same value system,” the Matrix: Resurrection star shared (via Hindustan Times). 

“And neither have an idea of each other’s careers because we were so busy building our own careers at that time,” she continued. “I didn’t know much about the Jonas Brothers; he definitely didn’t know much about me.”

Chopra said she and Jonas got to know each other’s lives and cultures. “It was really interesting when we got together to sort of not just have our cultures marry and clash but to also be able to peel layers of getting to know each other’s lives,” she said. “We’ve both had two decades of public lives, and we got to experience that all over, and that was lovely.”

Priyanka Chopra announced that she and Nick Jonas welcomed their first baby via surrogate

On Jan. 21, Chopra and Jonas released matching statements to reveal that they have a new member of their family. 

“We are overjoyed to confirm that we have welcomed a baby via surrogate,” Chopra shared on her Instagram. “We respectfully ask for privacy during this special time as we focus on our family. Thank you so much ❤️.”

The post contained Priyanka’s words in white letters against a black background, and she captioned the image, “❤️ @nickjonas.” Jonas shared the same post and tagged his wife in the caption. 

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas pose together at an event.
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas | Rich Fury/Getty Images

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Fans are reacting to the couple’s baby news on social media 

Fans are reacting to Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ baby news in the comments section of their posts. 

Many are congratulating the couple with comments like, “Omg !! This is sooo special… big big Congratulations… best news ♥️♥️ god bless 💫💫” and, “Congratulations 👏🏻 wishing you all the love and happiness with this new bundle of joy!”

A fan was confused by Chopra and Jonas’ decision to hire a surrogate. They commented, “Congratulations to new mom & dad but why surrogate. I thought Priyanka was healthy and can give birth,” to which another fan responded, “even if she can, she doesn’t have to,” and another said, “it’s their choice.”

One fan expressed disappointment that the couple had a surrogate by commenting, “Happy to listen that! But i waited for many years PC to see your baby bump🥺🧸🙃.” Another fan replied, “same lol i was waiting for her pregnant post to break the internet but we got nothing but i’m happy for them i respect their decision. love and peace always! 🤍”

Another fan was pleased to hear about the couple’s surrogacy. “As a surrogate for my sister 14 years ago I am thrilled to see that more families are being created via this wonderful gift! Many congratulations 🎉”