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On Tuesday, E! News reported that Mindy Kaling gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Katherine Kaling, on December 15.

The news of Kaling‚Äôs pregnancy was first reported in July, and she described it at the time as ‚Äúan unexpected surprise.‚ÄĚ A month later, Kaling elaborated on NBC‚Äôs Sunday Today With Willie Geist that she was ‚Äúreally excited‚ÄĚ to become a mom. ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs so unknown to me,‚ÄĚ said Kaling. ‚ÄúI have a lot of control over a lot of aspects of my life, and this is one where I‚Äôm like, ‚ÄėOK, it‚Äôs out of my hands,‚Äô which is kind of a fun feeling.‚ÄĚ The 38-year-old actress and writer is starring in the forthcoming film A Wrinkle in Time, as well as Ocean‚Äôs 8.

In the following months, Kaling went on to make a few additional, brief statement about her pregnancy (including revealing the sex of her child on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in October), but never revealed the identity of the father.

Congratulations to Mindy!