Snooki spin-off: 6-pound 'Guido'

Snooki has said she will marry her longtime boyfriend, but that's still pending.

Story highlights

  • "HE'S MY WORLD!" Snooki tweets after giving birth to son
  • Lorenzo Dominic LaValle weighs 6 pounds, 5 ounces at birth, Snooki's rep says
  • The last months of her pregnancy will be in the next season of MTV's "Jersey Shore"
  • She revealed she was pregnant and engaged to the baby's father in March

Snooki began her new reality series -- motherhood -- early Sunday, giving birth to a healthy baby boy, according to her representative.

Within hours of the baby's arrival, the 24-year-old "Jersey Shore" star tweeted about her joy: "I am SO IN LOVE with my son Lorenzo Dominic ! I had my little man last night, healthy at 6lbs! HE'S MY WORLD!"

Snooki -- whose real name is Nicole Polizzi -- revealed in March that she was pregnant and engaged to the baby's father, Jionni LaValle. She said she would marry her longtime boyfriend, but that's still pending.

Confirmation of the early morning delivery came in a statement from rep Stacey Wechsler:

    Just Watched

    Comedian's choice: Snooki, Trump for VP

Comedian's choice: Snooki, Trump for VP 01:21

    Just Watched

    Is 'Jersey Shore' fake? Star reveals all

Is 'Jersey Shore' fake? Star reveals all 01:17

"The world just got another Guido!!! Lorenzo Dominic LaValle has entered the world weighing 6lbs, 5oz. Nicole, Jionni & Enzo are doing great!"

Wechsler pointed CNN to MTV's website for more details, including that the birth happened at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, at 3 a.m. Sunday.

Fans who want to know about the last months of Snooki's pregnancy can tune in to the next season of MTV's "Jersey Shore," which the channel said will debut in October.

    Snooki, one of TV's highest paid reality stars, shared much of the early months of the pregnancy with the curious world on her MTV spinoff, "Snooki & JWoww."

    MTV on Snooki moving from 'Shore' house

    'Jersey Shore's' Vinny waxes Shakespeare

    'Jersey Shore's' Deena

        CNN recommends

      • pkg clancy north korea nuclear dreams_00002004.jpg

        As "We are the World" plays, a video shows what looks like a nuclear attack on the U.S. Jim Clancy reports on a bizarre video from North Korea.
      • Photojournalist Alison Wright travelled the world to capture its many faces in her latest book, "Face to Face: Portraits of the Human Spirit."
      • pkg rivers uk football match fixing_00005026.jpg

        Europol claims 380 soccer matches, including top level ones, were fixed - as the scandal widens, CNN's Dan Rivers looks at how it's done.
      • No Eiffel Towers, Statues of Liberties, Mt. Rushmores, Taj Mahals, Aussie koalas or Chairman Maos.

        It's an essential part of any trip, an activity we all take part in. Yet almost none of us are any good at it. Souvenir buying is too often an obligatory slog.