It came as a big surprise to many fans when Jimmy Fallon announced he and his wife, Nancy Juvonen, were new parents—now we know why!

“My wife and I had been trying a while to have a baby,” Fallon tells TODAY anchor Savannah Guthrie. “We tried a bunch of things—so we had a surrogate.”

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“We said, ‘We’re not going to tell anybody,’” says Jimmy. “It’d be just more fun if it’s just private between me and my wife. And then we get to introduce her to everybody.”

Jimmy Fallon's Newborn Daughter

As reported, the couple’s daughter, Winnie Rose Fallon, was born on July 23—around the same time as Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s son George.

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“She’s our royal baby around here,” TODAY’s Natalie Morales says of Winnie.

“Princess Winnie,” Al Roker adds.

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