Adam Brody and Leighton Meester Welcome Daughter Arlo Day

09/24/2015 at 02:30 PM ET

Leighton Meester Adam Brody welcome first child
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The littlest gossip girl has arrived.

Leighton Meester and Adam Brody are new parents after welcoming their first child, PEOPLE has confirmed.

Daughter Arlo Day Brody was born at 12:12 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4 in Whittier, California.

The private couple have yet to confirm the pregnancy or the birth, but that’s no surprise: After tying the knot in early 2014, Meester, 29, and the former The O.C. star, 35, never commented on their secret nuptials.

But the mom-to-be did hint that a family was in her near future during an interview with Nylon in November.

“Most people I know are starting to get married. It’ll be kids next,” the former Gossip Girl star told the magazine. “I like the grown-up stuff. I like having a house. I’ve got dogs.”

Meester, who made her Broadway debut in Of Mice and Men last year, and Brody, who most recently starred on Billy and Billie, met on the set in 2011 of The Oranges, then costarred together again in 2014’s Life Partners. Meester released her debut album, Heartstrings, last October.

Reps for the couple had no comment on the happy news.

— Anya Leon with reporting by Julie Jordan

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This was very much a non story… May or may not have had a baby. WTTH!

g on

According to the birth certificate, a girl named Arlo Day Brody, born August 4th.

charlotte on

Congratulations! I love this couple.

Selma on

Just waiting to hear people’s mean commeting on the name. Arlo is a cute name. Arlo Brody. (Arlow?)

Anonymous on

I also love these two, very adorable and normal celebs. But was she pregnant? I am guessing no since we never saw pics or perhaps she hid the last few months??hmmm…..

cjm on

Horrible name.

Stephanie on

Absolutely she was very pregnant she is just a private person not an attention seeker

congrats to them!!

Momoftwins on

I like the name . Congratulations to them . They seem like a happy couple .

Anonymous on

Other anonymous- Why does it matter how their baby came into the world?!

Anyway, congrats to them!

erica2 on

yes she was pregnant there are plenty of pictures online that leave no doubt that leighton was expecting…google them

Kara Smedley on

Love the name- for a BOY. Arlo is purely a boy’s name and sounds ridiculous for a girl.

Jessy on

Sounds like a boys name.

Zoo Movies on