Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West welcome fourth child

The couple used a surrogate after Kardashian experienced complications during her previous pregnancies.
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West arrive for the 2019 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019, in New York.Angela Weiss / AFP - Getty Images file

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By Minyvonne Burke

Oh, baby!

Kim Kardashian West and her rapper husband, Kanye West, have welcomed baby number four, born Thursday via a surrogate.

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The beauty guru and "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star announced the news Friday afternoon, tweeting to her more than 60 million followers: "He's here and he's perfect!"

A rep for the reality star said he weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces.

Kardashian, 38, did not offer any additional details on the birth but said he's "Chicago's twin," referring to her youngest child who was born last year, also via a surrogate.

Kardashian has not yet shared a picture of her baby boy and did not say what they will name him. West has not publicly commented on the birth.

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According to TMZ, the couple's surrogate went into labor on Thursday. Kardashian was supposed to be at a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" that day but could not make it because she was at the hospital, sister Kourtney Kardashian revealed in a video clip DeGeneres shared on her Twitter account.

Kardashian and West, who married in May 2014, are already parents to North, 5; Saint, 3; and Chicago, 1. The couple chose to use surrogates for the births of their last two children after Kardashian experienced complications during her pregnancies with North and Saint.