'Jersey Shore' Star Deena Cortese Welcomes First Child, A Baby Boy!

By Paris Close

January 7, 2019

Deena Cortese is a mommy now!

The Jersey Shore alum and husband Chris Buckner welcomed the birth of their baby boy, Christopher John, on Saturday (January 5). Hours after, the new mom celebrated Baby Christopher's arrival with a set of images as well as video of their newborn on Instagram.

"Our Little Man has finally arrived. Christopher John Buckner (CJ) born January 5th at 4:41 pm at a whopping 20.5 inches..6 Lb 8.5 ounces," the 31-year-old wrote with a clip of the squirming infant. "Mommy and daddy love you so much CJ .. youre our everything," she added. "I never thought i could love Chris anymore than i did until i saw him hold CJ."

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So In love ❤️

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Cortese's Jersey Shore fam couldn't wait to shower her with congratulations.

"HE IS SO PERFECT!" wrote Snooki, who is also expecting her third child. "Welcome to the mommy club mawma! So happy both and love you."

"Soooooo Perfect!! So happy for you guys!!!! Can’t wait to meet him," Pauly D added. Castmate Angelina Pivarnick wrote, "Congrats @deenanicolemtv he’s beautiful. Can’t wait to meet him."

The couple, who wed in 2017, announced they were expecting their first little meatball in July 2018.

"Chris and I Decided to wait until we were ready to spill the beans! Now that we are safely into our second trimester.. us and our little monkey are ready to tell the world Our little family is growing!" Cortese wrote at the time. "We have a sweet little boy on the way! We Are truly blessed and our hearts are filled with so much joy and happiness."

Congratulations, Chris and Deena!

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