02:40 PM EDT 05/20/2015
Originally posted 09/17/2013 02:00PM
"My whole perception of life has changed ever since I had my son," the reality star tells PEOPLE
Originally posted 06/25/2013 06:00PM
From beach bum to gym rat!
Reformed party girl, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, 25 – who showed off post-baby abs at the end of May – is still going strong with her workouts.
The mom to 10-month-old Lorenzo, who announced a 44 lb. weight loss in January, flaunted her tiny waist and toned biceps on Instagram, Tuesday.
Originally posted 03/25/2013 11:00AM
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi knows how to party – even when it's for a christening.
The Snooki & JWoww star celebrated her 7-month-old son Lorenzo's baptism on Sunday and let all of her fans in on the big day via social media.
Polizzi – who recently lost 44 lbs. – showed off her svelte figure in a royal blue floor-length dress. "Proud parents today," she wrote on Instagram, sharing a photo with her fiancé, Jionni LaValle.
Originally posted 01/08/2013 05:00PM
It was just four short months ago that Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi gave birth to a baby boy, Lorenzo, revealing her maternal side to world.
But the pint-sized reality star says she's already thinking about giving the little meatball a sibling.
"I already want another baby," the Jersey Shore star, 25, tells Cosmopolitan.com.
Originally posted 07/30/2012 06:00AM
Add one more thing to Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's signature collection: her own personalized meal.
The pregnant Jersey Shore star recently took part in the grand opening of the Earl of Sandwich at the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel & Casino, where she cut the ribbon and unveiled "Gorilla Beach," her own monstrous sandwich consisting of grilled chicken strips, mozzarella cheese, seasoned bread crumbs, Roma tomatoes, Italian dressing and, of course, pickles.
Joined by fiancé Jionni LaValle, the reality starlet seemed to be "in a great mood," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "She was taking pictures with some of her fans."
Adds the source, "There was a really cute moment where Jionni was holding her tummy while she was also holding her tummy when she was signing copies of her book, Gorilla Beach."
– Jennifer Garcia
Originally posted 03/01/2012 03:00PM
Who knew Jionni LaValle would be the man of Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's dreams.
When Snooki started out on Jersey Shore, she said her "ultimate dream is to move to Jersey, find a nice, juiced hot tan guy and live my life" – and as the show's seasons have gone on, she has been able to do just that.
But it wasn't until August 2010 that she met LaValle, the guy who stood out from the others, and the one who has stuck around the longest.
"I'm like, 'I want to marry you!' " Polizzi, 24, giddily told PEOPLE a year ago about her man. "I know he's the one."
And now the two are engaged and expecting – certainly connecting the two for life.
Originally posted 03/07/2012 03:15PM
Just a few days after PEOPLE confirmed that Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is engaged and pregnant, her fiancé, Jionni LaValle, took to Twitter to share excitement for their big news.
"Thank You everyone!! Sorry about that wait but glad everyone's happy!!" he wrote on Wednesday afternoon, referencing the weeks of speculation about their bundle of joy.
"Nicole and I are real excited!! Our baby is going to be #ShortnTan."
Originally posted 03/07/2012 09:10AM
Gym, tan, baby!
"We can officially confirm that Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is pregnant and engaged to her boyfriend Jionni LaValle," her spokesperson tells PEOPLE. "Nicole is thrilled to finally be able to share her happy news with her fans."
But what does the formerly hard-partying reality star's big news mean for her future on Jersey Shore?
"No decision has been made yet on a sixth season of Jersey Shore," an MTV spokesperson tells PEOPLE.
Originally posted 03/06/2012 02:00PM
Newly engaged Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is still in the early stages of her pregnancy, but she already has a list of names in mind for her baby.
For a girl, the Jersey Shore star told PEOPLE in 2011 that she loves the names Gia and Isabella. In November, she told GQ she also likes the name Giana.
If her bundle of joy is a boy, Polizzi told PEOPLE that she would consider the names Tony and Frankie, but told the men's magazine that she'd also think about honoring her new fiancé, Jionni LaValle, by naming the child Jionni Jr.
Originally posted 03/05/2012 08:45AM
Not only is Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi expecting her first child with Jionni LaValle, but PEOPLE has learned that the happy couple is also engaged!
The Jersey Shore star, 24, and her now husband-to-be will welcome a baby later this year, a source confirms.
"I know he's the one so I know the ring's gonna come soon," Polizzi told PEOPLE on Jan. 12 – though at the time, she had no idea a proposal was coming.
"Well, not soon-soon. He knows it should be big, cuz if it's small I'm saying no. Like, 'Get another ring!' "
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