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She's Here! 10 Facts About Beyonces Daughter, Blue Ivy Carter (Photos)

Blue Ivy Carter is here!

Happy Birthday, Blue Ivy! (Or Ivy Blue, depending on who you are listening to this morning.)

It’s only been a few hours since Beyonce gave birth to her daughter Blue Ivy Carter via c-section but that baby is already making the internet rattle and roll!

We’ve waited a full four and a half months for the arrival of Bey’s and Jay-Z‘s daughter and she’s finally here! Multiple sources are reporting that the chart topper indeed gave birth to her first child Saturday night at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

If you saw something funny in the sky last night, it was a gleaming ray of light coming down from heaven signaling that the baby was finally here (actually, it was the screen’s glare from a Google Alert notification coming from my iPhone, but let’s pretend). Expect whispered Godmother Kelly Rowland to hold up the baby to the sky on some mountain top Lion King style in 3..2..

Just kidding!

Rihanna was one of first celebrities to officially confirm the baby’s arrival on Twitter early Sunday morning, along with the couple’s friend Russell Simmons.

Check out our slide show and the ten facts about Blue Ivy. And again, congratulations to Beyonce and Jay-Z. While we can’t wait to see pictures of your princess, keep that baby girl away from the media and go back to living your very personal lives privately. Let Blue Ivy enjoy a life as normal as possible in your billion-dollar kingdom.

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  • The Meaning Behind Ivy 1 of 10
    The Meaning Behind Ivy
    It is of Old English origin. Name from nature; an evergreen climbing ornamental plant which represents fidelity and eternity.
  • Famous Ivy 2 of 10
    Famous Ivy
    Blue Ivy is in a league of her own. There's an English novelist named Ivy Compton-Burnett and a minor character in Gossip Girl named Ivy Dickens. Let's just hope no one ends up calling this little girl Poison Ivy later on at school.
  • Aunty Rih 3 of 10
    Aunty Rih
    Rihanna gave baby Blue a warm welcome, tweeting: "Welcome to the world princess Carter! Love Aunty Rih."
  • Blue Ivy Is Here! 4 of 10
    Blue Ivy Is Here!
    Dream Hampton, a close friend of Beyonce's and Jay-Z's, was one of the first people on Twitter to hint that the baby was born by tweeting, "!!!!!!!!!!!!!". Yep, we had to read between the lines on that one.
  • Russell Simmons 5 of 10
    Russell Simmons
    Friend and music mogul Russell Simmons was among the first to celebrate the arrival, tweeting the new parents: "congrats to my good friends Beyonce and Jay-Z."
  • Already A Pop Star 6 of 10
    Already A Pop Star
    Blue Ivy was born at Lenox Hill Hospital, the same hospital Lady Gaga was born in as well.
  • Full Of Love 7 of 10
    Full Of Love
    As pointed out by Dream, Blue Ivy was born on the same day as author Zora Neale Hurston, on January 7.
  • Capricorn 8 of 10
    Capricorn
    Blue Ivy is a Capricon, which means she will be practical and prudent. ambitious and disciplined, patient and careful, humorous and reserved.
  • Celebration 9 of 10
    Celebration
    January 7 is Tricolour day or Festa del Tricolore in Italy. Eat some pasta on your birthday, baby girl!
  • It’s Your Birthday 10 of 10
    It's Your Birthday
    Blue Ivy also shares a birthday with Katie Couric and Nicolas Cage.
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Photos via PacificCoastNews.com, Twitter.com

 

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