Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist star Jane Levy is PREGNANT with first child by longtime love Thomas McDonell

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist star Jane Levy has joyously announced that she is pregnant with her first child by her longtime love Thomas McDonell.

The 34-year-old actress broke the news recently while appearing on the red carpet at the NHMC Impact Awards Gala at the famed Beverly Wilshire hotel.

She wore a long black dress that fell elegantly over her baby bump, which she lovingly cradled in order to throw it into sharper relief.

Jane posed proudly on Thomas’ arm at the star-studded affair, wrapping an arm underneath her belly to leave no doubt as to her delicate condition.

Then this Wednesday night she took the news to Instagram, posting a picture of herself and Thomas at the Beverly Hills gala with a heart emoji.

Jane Levy and her longtime love Thomas McDonell announced their pregnancy on the red carpet at the NHMC Impact Awards Gala at the famed Beverly Wilshire hotel

Thomas and Jane first became a couple in late 2011, while she was separated from her first husband, another actor called Jaime Freitas.

Jane went down the aisle with Jaime in March 2011 when she was only 20 years old, and by Halloween that year the marriage had fallen apart.

The year she married and left Jaime and started dating Thomas was also the year she landed her big break as an actress – the lead in the sitcom Suburgatory.

In order to take the part on Suburgatory, she had to give up her role as Mandy Milkovich on Shameless, which was subsequently played by Emma Greenwell.

More recently, she earned a Golden Globe nomination for her acclaimed turn on the musical comedy series Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. 

Shortly after the show started, she spoke candidly about the differences between her relationship with Thomas and her marriage to Jaime.  

‘I got married when I was so young, and it lasted six months. I have been with my current boyfriend for nine years,’ she reflected.

‘So, my current relationship feels a lot more like a marriage than with the man I married when I was 20,’ she told Inquirer.

She wore a long black dress that fell elegantly over her baby bump, which she lovingly cradled in order to throw it into sharper relief

She wore a long black dress that fell elegantly over her baby bump, which she lovingly cradled in order to throw it into sharper relief

Jane earned a Golden Globe nomination for her acclaimed turn on the musical comedy series Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (pictured)

Jane earned a Golden Globe nomination for her acclaimed turn on the musical comedy series Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (pictured)

Jane happens to be pregnant at the same time as her best friend Mae Whitman, who is known for such series as Parenthood; the pair are pictured in 2021

Jane happens to be pregnant at the same time as her best friend Mae Whitman, who is known for such series as Parenthood; the pair are pictured in 2021

Jane happens to be pregnant at the same time as her best friend Mae Whitman, who is known for such series as Parenthood, Good Girls and Arrested Development.

Mae broke her big news on Mother’s Day, which she crowed was ‘looking a little different this year! Can’t wait to meet you, huge baby kicking my insides to filth!’

Although she came out as pansexual in 2021, Mae has otherwise kept her love life out of the public eye and has not disclosed the name of her baby’s father. 

In a joint interview for The Hollywood Reporter, Jane joked to Mae: ‘Everyone’s dream best friend is you, Mae Whitman, and everyone is jealous of me because I get to be your best friend, which makes me feel good.’ 

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