Jersey Shore's Snooki gives birth to baby boy

  • Jersey Shore star Nicole Polizzi, best known as Snooki, has given birth to a healthy baby boy, according to her representatives.

    Polizzi, 24, was one of the breakout stars of the MTV reality show which follows the lives of a group of New Jersey housemates. She gave birth in the early hours of Sunday morning at New Jersey hospital.

    "The world just got another Guido! Lorenzo Dominic LaValle has entered the world weighing six pounds, five ounces. Nicole, Jionni and Enzo are doing great," her representatives said in a statement.

    The star announced her pregnancy and her engagement to boyfriend Jionni LaValle in March.

    She is one of television's most well-known reality stars, releasing a novel and coming out with her own spinoff show alongside Jersey Shore co-star Jennifer "Jwoww" Farley.