Giuliana And Bill Rancic Welcome Baby Boy

Kevin Dolak
ABC News Blogs

E! News anchor and TV personality Giuliana Rancic and her reality TV star and entrepreneur husband Bill Rancic have welcomed their first son into the world.

Edward Duke Rancic, who weighed 7 pounds and 4 ounces, was born in Denver Wednesday via a gestational surrogate.

"The 'Duke' has landed! Edward Duke Rancic was welcomed into the world last night at 7lbs 4oz. G & I feel blessed beyond words … We did it!" he posted to his Twitter early Thursday.

Both Giuliana and Bill were in the delivery room for the four-hour labor and birth, The AP reported.

The couple, who wed in Italy in 2007, now stars in the Style Network reality show "Giuliana & Bill." While Giuliana, 37, had been a red carpet fixture for years while at E!, Bill, 41,gained fame as the winner of the first season "The Apprentice" in 2004.

In 2008, the couple launched a television production company called You and I Productions, which produces reality and scripted programming. In 2010 they also wrote a book together entitled "I Do, Now What?: Secrets, Stories, and Advice from a Madly-in-Love Couple."

The birth of their son was happy news for the couple after she suffered a miscarriage in 2010.