Kate Middleton, The Duchess of Cambridge and the wife of Prince William, gave birth to their first child at 4:24 P.M. (UK time) on July 22.
"We could not be happier," the prince was quoted by Reuters as saying in a brief statement.
Both Kate and the baby boy, who weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. (3.8 kg.), are doing well. They will be staying overnight at St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London to recover.
The birth of William and Kate’s first child had sparked a massive buzz, with millions of people around the globe celebrating along with the couple to mark the special occasion. Scroll through the gallery below to see how a number of celebrities and other famous personalities reacted to the royal baby frenzy.
(Photo from Mirror.co.uk via Hilary Ferraro on Pinterest)