Zooey Deschanel rings in the new year with her 'sweetie' Jonathan Scott

New year, new love! Zooey Deschanelwelcomed 2020 with her boyfriend, Jonathan Scott, by her side in an Instagram post on Wednesday, January 1.

Zooey Deschanel Rings in the New Year With Her 'Sweetie' Jonathan Scott
Jonathan Scott and Zooey Deschanel.Courtesy Zooey Deschanel/Instagram

“A truly Happy New Year with my sweetie,” Deschanel, 39, captioned a photo with the Property Brothers star, 41, wrapping his arms around her. The couple were all smiles with the New Girl alum donning a leopard-print coat and Scott wearing a black jacket and matching baseball cap.

The couple met while filming a sibling edition of Carpool Karaoke in August with Drew Scott and Emily Deschanel. Jonathan told Us Weekly in September that he was off the market but didn’t name his new girlfriend. Multiple sources confirmed to Us it was indeed the 500 Days of Summer star.

“I am seeing someone,” he said at the time. “I’m a very private person, so I don’t typically talk about that. It’s definitely special for me because I am the guy who raises the bar in what I’m looking for in a partner. I was caught a little off guard. It was definitely a pleasant surprise.”

A source told Us later the same month that the pair had “instant chemistry” when they met and clicked over their mutual interests.

Zooey Deschanel Rings in the New Year With Her 'Sweetie' Jonathan Scott
Jonathan Scott and Zooey Deschanel.Courtesy Jonathan Scott/Instagram

“They’ve bonded over their love of music, film, theatre — and Christmas carols,” the insider said at the time adding that they “became friends and started texting and talking on the phone and it blossomed from there.”

The twosome became Instagram official in October and have since flaunted their budding romance on social media and even on stage at a December concert for Zooey’s band, She & Him. They made their red carpet debut in November at the Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards in Brooklyn.

While Jonathan and the Elf star celebrated their first New Year’s together, they also spent their first Thanksgiving together. The TV personality publicly declared his love for Zooey via Instagram in November.

“I am beyond thankful to be surrounded by such incredibly fun-loving people & puppies. You bring joy to my life. I love you ☺❤,” Jonatan captioned a selfie with the actress on November 28.

Zooey announced her split from her estranged husband, Jacob Pechenik, in September. The former couple are the parents of daughter Elsie, 4, and son Charlie, 2. Prior to her marriage to Pechenik, the “Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?” singer was married to Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard from 2009 to 2012. Jonathan, for his part, dated Jacinta Kuznetsov but the pair called it quits on their three-year relationship in 2018.

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Zooey Deschanel enjoys Kiehl's 150th Anniversary Motocycle Tour at Barneys Greengrass Restaurant. (Photo by L. Cohen/WireImage)
Zooey Deschanel during The 73rd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Zooey Deschanel enjoys Kiehl's 150th Anniversary Motocycle Tour at Barneys Greengrass restaurant (Photo by L. Cohen/WireImage)
Zooey Deschanel (Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 15: Zooey Deschanel and Emily Deschanel attend the grand opening party for Tod's Boutique on March 15, 2001 at Moomba in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Zooey Deschanel during Monique Lhuillier Store Opening at Monique Lhuillier Boutique in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage)
385008 16: Actress Zooey Deschanel arrives at the Los Angeles industry screening of 'Hannibal' February 1, 2001 at the Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, CA. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Liaison)
Zooey Deschanel during Sundance 2001 - Manic - Portraits in Park City, Utah, United States. (Photo by Randall Michelson/WireImage)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 16: ***EXCLUSIVE*** Actress Zooey Deschanel walks in Midtown Manhattan during a break in the filming of the movie 'Elf' December 16, 2002 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Mario Magnani/Getty Images)
Zooey Deschanel as Tinkerbell (Photo by Amy Graves/WireImage)
Jason Schwartzman and Zooey Deschanel during 'Elf' New York City Premiere at Loews Astor Plaza in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
Zooey Deschanel (Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage)
Zooey Deschanel during The 8th Annual Hollywood Film Festival Hollywood Awards - Arrivals at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
SANTA MONICA, CA - MARCH 04: Actors Benjamin McKenzie and Zooey Deschanel pose at the IFC's Independent Spirit Awards After Party held at Shutters Hotel, on March 4, 2005 in Santa Monica,California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - JANUARY 05: Actress Zooey Deschanel arrives at the Premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' 'Glory Road' held at the Pantages Theatre on January 5, 2005 in Hollywood,California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Zooey Deschanel during Gucci Spring 2006 Fashion Show to Benefit Children's Action Network and Westside Children's Center - Inside at Private Residence in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Donato Sardella/WireImage)
Actress Zooey Deschanel attends the Volkswagen presentation of the concept car Tiguan in Hollywood. (Photo by Kurt Krieger/Corbis via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 27: Actress Zooey Deschanel arrives for the Los Angeles screening of the Sci-Fi Channel's miniseries 'Tin Man' at the Cinerama Dome November 27, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 27: Actress Zooey Deschanel arrives for the Los Angeles Screening of the Sci-Fi Channel's Miniseries 'Tin Man' held at the Cinerama Dome on November 27, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Deschanel -- Episode 3679 -- Air Date 12/18/2008 -- Pictured: (l-r) Zooey Deschanel during an interview with host Jay Leno on December 18, 2008 (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Cast member Zooey Deschanel attends the premiere of the film 'Yes Man' in Los Angeles on December 17, 2008. (Photo/ Phil McCarten) (Photo by Philip Ramey/Corbis via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 17: Actors Jim Carrey and Zooey Deschanel arrive to the Los Angeles premiere of 'Yes Man' at the Mann Village Theater on December 17, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 12: 71st ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: Actress Zooey Deschanel arrives to the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 -- (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/NBC/NBC via Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 4528 -- Pictured: Actress Zooey Deschanel during an interview on September 13, 2013 -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 22: Actress Zooey Deschanel poses at Fox Television's 'The X Factor' Season Finale at CBS Television City on December 22, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 29: Actress Zooey Deschanel attends Adam Scott hosts Todd Snyder Event sponsored by Qloo at Confederacy on November 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/WireImage)
NEW GIRL: Zooey Deschanel and Jake Johnson (R) in the 'Birthday' episode of NEW GIRL airing Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
NEW GIRL: Jess (Zooey Deschanel) travels to her childhood home in Portland, Oregon for her father's wedding in the 'Oregon' episode of NEW GIRL airing Tuesday, Feb. 17 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
NEW GIRL: L-R: Zooey Deschanel and guest star Megan Fox in the 'Goosebumps Walkaway' episode of NEW GIRL airing Tuesday, March 8 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
NEW GIRL: Zooey Deschanel in the 'Glue' episode of NEW GIRL airing Tuesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-8:31 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
NEW GIRL: Zooey Deschanel in the 'Where the Road Goes' episode of NEW GIRL airing Tuesday, May 1 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 24: Actress and singer Zooey Deschanel attends the Capital One Travel Program Launch at New York Public Library on October 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - MAY 17: Actress Zooey Deschanel attends the 2018 Heal The Bay's Bring Back The Beach Awards Gala at The Jonathan Club on May 17, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
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