Comedian and U.S. late night host Jimmy Kimmel has welcomed his first child with his new wife, three days shy of their wedding anniversary.

Molly MCNearney gave birth to a daughter named Jane on Thursday (10Jul14).

Taking to to share the happy news, Kimmel, 46, writes, "Congratulations to my beautiful and very tough wife @mollymcnearney on delivering our baby girl this morning".

This is the third child for Kimmel, who also has a grown-up son and daughter from his previous marriage.