Mindy Kaling 'celebrating birth of first child'


In August, Kaling told NBC's Sunday Today with Willie Geist that she was "really excited" about becoming a mother.

The "Mindy Project" star gave birth to a baby girl named Katherine Swati on December 15, and after the tot's birth certificate was obtained by Entertainment Tonight, it has been revealed the identity of Katherine's father remains a mystery.

Mindy Kaling paid tribute to her late mother with her daughter Katherine's name.

Welcome to motherhood, Mindy Kaling!

News of Kaling's pregnancy broke in July, when her A Wrinkle in Time costar, Oprah Winfrey, let the secret slip.

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Speaking about it on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, she said: 'She did announce it.

Following the happy news that Mindy had given birth to a healthy baby girl, fans rushed to congratulate the star on social media. The former star of The Office said she would be thrilled to be a fun mom but instead feels a bit anxious. "You also can't be like, 'Hey, Oprah, zip it.' Because she's like a religious figure".

Kaling had previously said she'd like to be a "fun mom" and that she's already prepared to be a "dorky" one. Style, "I think I've decided that unlike everything else in my life, I'm going to be fast and loose about kids". "And it ends with her having a daughter of her own ... But I will settle for her being my friend", Rebecca Rittenhouse said.

Just two years ago, Kaling spoke quite candidly about her desire to have children as soon as she could, telling Yahoo!