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Celebrities and Their Twins

The Olsen Twins. Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Fuller Olsen are American actresses. Both have appeared in television and films since infancy. Since then, they have continued their celebrity through numerous television programs, films, interviews, as well as commercial endorsements. Although they are virtually identical in appearance, they are genetically different fraternal twins.
The Bundchens. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has a fraternal twin sister, Patricia. The pair are two of five sisters in their family, and grew up in Southern Brazil. She is a former Victoria's Secret model and one of the industry's highest-earning fashion models. In 2009, Gisele married New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Her equally pretty twin, Patricia, has also modeled, but is primarily credited with the successful management of her sister's career.
The Johanssens. This Golden Globe-nominated actress has a twin brother, Hunter. People.com named Hunter as one of its Single & Sexy Men of 2008. Although Hunter made an appearance in Scarlett's 1996 film, Manny & Lo, more recently he worked as a campaign organizer for Barack Obama.
The Sutherlands. Kiefer Sutherland started his career as a teen hearthrob in movies like Young Guns and The Lost Boys but his success really spiraled when he started saving the world as Agent Jack Bauer in the popular television drama 24. Kiefer and twin sister, Rachel, were born in London. Their parents, Donald Sutherland and Shirley Douglas, are also actors. His twin sister is in the entertainment business, but not in front of the camera. She works as a post-production supervisor and casting assistant for film and television.
Zack and Cody. Cole and Dylan Sprouse's first prominent major theatrical film roles were in Big Daddy, however they are more known, of course, for portraying Zack and Cody Martin in the Disney program The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. Now that the twins are eighteen, they have stated that the intend to enroll at New York University in the fall of 2010.
The Kutchers. Ashton Kutcher was raised in a conservative Roman Catholic family,with an older sister, Tausha, and a fraternal twin, Michael, who had a heart transplant when the brothers were young children. However, his brother suffering from cardiomyopathy caused his home life to become increasingly stressful. He has stated that "I didn't want to come home and find more bad news about my brother" and "kept myself so busy that I didn't allow myself to feel."
The Morrissettes. Alanis Morisette is an award-winning pop star, one of the best-selling female artists of all time, with hits like Ironic and Uninvited. The Canadian singer has a twin brother named Wade. He is also a musician (more specifically a kirtan singer, which involves chanting) as well as a yoga instructor.
The Love Twins. Lyndsey and Lacey Love, are American pornographic actresses and identical twins. They started their career in pornography by doing live chats over the Internet while at college, but have since starred in several movies for Vivid Entertainment and graced the covers of Genesis and Swank magazines.
The Heders. The comedic actor has an identical twin brother, Dan. They were two of six children in the Heder family, growing up in Salem Oregon. During an interview with David Letterman, Jon admitted that he and his brother "caused a lot of trouble by pretending to be the other" while growing up. As adults, the twins are partners in a production company.
Vin Diesel and Bro. Vin Diesel has made a career starring in action films like xXx and The Fast and the Furious but also wields his talents offscreen as a producer. His given name is Mark Sinclair Vincent, but took the stage name of Vin (short for Vincent) Diesel while working as a bouncer in a New York City nightclub. He has a fraternal twin brother named Paul who works as a film editor.
Vote for Pedro and His Twin. Efren Ramirez is best known for his role as the Mexican, wig-wearing, cake-building, class-presidential-nominee Pedro Sanchez from the surprise 2004 comedy hit Napoleon Dynamite. His brother, Carlos, also an actor, has been involved in many charity organizations, and has been a motivational speaker across the country. He is also a commissioner for the Citizen Commission on Human Rights.
The Ashmore Brothers. Aaron was born one minute before his twin, Shawn in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. At the age of 10, their mother was a part of a club called the "Multiple Births Association" in Alberta, where the twins were quickly discovered by a talent agent. While both brothers have continued to perform, Shawn has remained slightly more well-known.
The Young Twins. Will Young is a British singer-songwriter and actor. He rose to fame in 2002 after winning the inaugural Pop Idol contest, making him the first winner of the now-worldwide Idols-format franchise. He has won multiple awards and sold over eight million albums worldwide. Here Will and his fraternal twin, Rupert, are pictured attending an after show party for the musical Spring Awakening.
The Duffy Twins. The soulful singer-songwriter goes by the single name Duffy, but was named Aimee Ann Duffy at birth. She and her twin sister, Katy Ann, were born in Wales in 1984 but were separated when their parents were divorced when they were ten. Duffy moved out on her own to pursue a singing career at the young age of fifteen, but has found great success in Great Britain as well as around the world with her smooth, rich voice.
The Quins. Musicians and identical twins Tegan and Sara Quin have been performing together (calling themselves "Tegan & Sara") for twelve years. Both Tegan and Sara play guitar and keyboard and write songs, most often separately. Whoever writes each song typically sings the lead vocals for it. The band has released six studio albums since 1999, most recently Sainthood in 2009. Currently they are touring with Paramore, New Found Glory, and Kadawatha at the Honda Civic Tour.
The Carter Twins. Aaron Carter, the once pop-star sensation and brother to Backstreet Boy's Nick, has a twin sister named Angel. The whole Carter clan was featured in their own short-lived reality program titled "House of Carters."
The Reyes Twins. Judy Reyes is most famous for her portrayal of nurse Carla Espinosa on the TV comedy Scrubs for eight seasons. A native of The Bronx, Reyes has five sisters including a twin sister named Joselin, who played a paramedic on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
The Mowry's. Tia and Tamera, identical twins born just two minutes apart, are best known for their 1990s sitcom, Sister, Sister.
The Veronicas. Twin sisters Jessica and Lisa Origliasso formed the band The Veronicas in 1999 in Brisbane. They have released two studio albums, 2005's The Secret Life of... and 2007's Hook Me Up. They have their own line of clothing which was released in 2007.
The Ronsons. Born in London to a socialite and a real estate mogul, Sam and Charlotte both aspired to career tracks in the arts. After graduating from New York University, Charlotte has made a name for herself in the fashion industry. She has worked with Harper's Bazaar, Rolling Stone, and designer Cynthia Rowley. By May 2002, Ronson had opened her flagship store. The Charlotte Ronson brand is partnered with Japanese apparel company The Wall. Sam is a successful singer-songwriter and club DJ, based in Los Angeles. From 2008 - 2009, she famously dated Lindsey Lohan.
The Mora Twins. Naima is an American fashion model and the winner of Cycle 4 of America's Next Top Model. She is currently singing for the band "Galaxy of Tar." In May 2010, they released a two-song single, "Volatile Glass". Her identical twin, Nia is a photographer.


Honorable Mentions:

  • Elvis Presley's twin brother, Jesse Garon, died shortly after being born.

  • John Elway, former Broncos quarterback and two-time Super Bowl winner lost his twin sister, Jana, to lung cancer in 2002.

  • Justin Timberlake's twin, Laura, passed away shortly after birth.
  • Andy Garcia was born with a dead conjoined twin on his left shoulder, which was later surgically removed.

  • Marlon Jackson, the sixth Jackson child, was born with twin brother Brandon, who died within 24 hours of birth. They were several weeks premature.

  • Heather O'Rourke, the little girl from the Poltergeist movies had a stillborn twin brother.

  • Ed Sullivan's twin died as an infant.


sources: google, wikipedia, my own time and effort.

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