Seeing Double: Check out our surprising round-up of celebrity twins!
Some you’ll have heard of, others you won’t, but there’s a whole world of celebrity twins out there! We take a look at the A-list group that SJP will soon be joining
Who knew that Alanis Morisette shares her 1 June 1974 birthday with a (12-minutes older) twin brother named Wade? No? Well, you do now! The singer claims she shares twin telepathy with Wade, and that she is in tune with where he’s at in life, but not with his specific thoughts. Her song, No Pressure Over Cappuccino, was written about, and dedicated to, him.
Demi Moore’s gorgeous hubby Ashton has a fraternal twin called Michael, who was born with cerebral palsy. He underwent a life-saving heart transplant at 13-years-old, and Ashton always fiercely protected him at school. Later on, Ashton decided to leave Iowa to pursue his Hollywood dream, while Michael stayed and makes a living selling retirement plans.
Super-successful Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen are the all-American gals living the all-American dream. They were catapulted into the celebrity arena at a tender age in the US sitcom Full House, and have since made a fortune in TV, films, magazines, fashion and beauty lines. They’re only 22, but these blonde beauties who like to be described as an ‘individual pair’ rather than fraternal twins are worth an estimated $100 million.
The stunning Scarlett Johansson and her twin brother Hunter are extremely close. While Scarlett chose the A-list acting path, her bright brother ventured into politics, last year becoming a campaign organiser for Barack Obama in Denver. But Hunter’s had a small taste of the limelight: People magazine named him a Hot Bachelor in their Single and Sexy Men of 2008 feature.
What do you do if your twin sister is one of the world’s most successful and hottest supermodels? Lock the door and never come out? Not for pretty Patricia Bundchen! Gisele’s savvy twin sister acts as her manager: and does a very good job of it, too! In 2008, Gisele reportedly earned $35 million.
Welsh warbler Duffy was born Aimee Ann Duffy in 1984 but she wasn’t alone! She has a twin sister, Katy Ann, who leads a quiet life in Wales.
Jennifer Lopez is one of Hollywood’s most famous mother of twins. The singer/actress and husband Marc Anthony welcomed fraternal twins, a girl and a boy, Emme Maribel Muñiz, and Maximilian ‘Max’ David Muñiz, on 22 February 2008.
It was revealed that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were expecting twins at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival. She gave birth to a boy, Knox Léon, and a girl, Vivienne Marcheline, by caesarean section at the Lenval hospital in Nice, France, on 12 July 2008. Exclusive photos of the twins were picked up by People and Hello! for $14 million the most expensive celebrity pictures ever taken and the money, of course, went to charities of the socially-aware couple’s choosing.
Two years after they wed on 4 July 2002 at her ranch in New Mexico, Julia Roberts and Danny Moder announced they were expecting twins. They became parents of fraternal twins, daughter Hazel Patricia and son Phinnaeus ‘Finn’ Walter, on 28 November 2004.
The Desperate Housewife’s dream of becoming a mum came true on 20 February 2007, when she gave birth to fraternal twin daughters, Eden and Savannah, in LA just before her 45th birthday. After the birth, Marcia said she was ‘in heaven right now’, and revealed she’d undergone in vitro fertilisation soon after her wedding in 2006.