Kevin Mazur/Getty Paris Hilton and Carter Reum
Paris Hilton is beginning 2023 with a brand new title — mother!
The businesswoman and media persona, 41, and husband Carter Reum lately welcomed their first child collectively, a son, by way of surrogate, PEOPLE can affirm.
“It is at all times been my dream to be a mom and I am so blissful that Carter and I discovered one another,” the brand new mother tells PEOPLE completely. “We’re so excited to start out our household collectively and our hearts are exploding with love for our child boy.”
Sharing the thrilling information on Instagram Tuesday, Hilton posted a close-up picture of the child gripping her thumb. “You’re already liked past phrases 💙,” she wrote.
Hilton has beforehand been open about her desire to become a parent alongside Reum, 41.
Throughout an interview with PEOPLE in December, the Love Rush perfume founder discussed the couple’s plan to have a baby after the pair tied the knot late final yr, sharing that she and Reum started the in-vitro fertilization (IVF) course of in the course of the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We began going and doing it like a couple of months in as a result of the world was shut down,” she advised PEOPLE. “We knew we wished to start out a household, and I used to be like, ‘That is excellent timing. Often, I am on a airplane 250 days out of the yr, and let’s simply get all the eggs stocked and prepared,’ and we have now tons of them simply ready.”
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Hilton and Reum got engaged in Feb. 2021 after greater than a yr of courting and tied the knot in a three-day wedding ceremony that November. A longtime good friend of the Hilton household, Reum — a Chicago native — is an writer, entrepreneur, and began enterprise capital agency M13.
“I’ve gotten the distinctive alternative to get to know the actual Paris every day, simply the 2 of us throughout these previous 15 months, and I could not be extra excited and fortunate to have her as my future spouse and companion,” Reum mentioned in February 2021. “She shines together with her kindness, work ethic, authenticity and her voice in making the world a greater place, and she’s going to do the identical as a future mom and spouse.”
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“I like being married. I simply really feel like I lastly discovered my excellent match and I simply really feel so secure,” Hilton mentioned of Reum. “I lastly have my dwelling and I simply cannot wait to start out a household and have youngsters.”
Explaining that she and Reum have “been speaking about youngsters because the starting — because the first couple, like, months of courting,” Hilton mentioned that the pair “would like to have twins.”
“I feel that may be superb,” the “Stars Are Blind” singer added, earlier than noting that they want “three or 4” youngsters general.