Famous mothers and fathers are parents to a striking number of twins. Yes, there are so many celebrities with twins out there that you likely never knew existed. It is estimated that 1 in 250 natural pregnancies will naturally result in twins. That’s a very slim ratio which makes the number of celebrity twins out there truly staggering. Perhaps we have IVF and other therapies to thank for the phenomenon but there’s no way to truly know why so many celebrities are seeing double.
From Amal & George Clooney to Chasten and Pete Buttigieg, there is no shortage of high-profile celebrities with twins. We did some digging to uncover celebrities with twins and compile a list for you to enjoy. Below, you will find some truly picture-perfect families with double trouble on their hands. Get ready for plenty of surprises!
Check Out The Celebrities with Twins Below!
Amal & George Clooney
Let’s kick things off with Amal and George Clooney are already parents to 4-year-old twins Ella and Alexander. It’s rumored that the couple might be expecting another set of twins in the coming months!
Chasten & Pete Buttigieg
Chasten and Pete surprised the public when they announced the arrival of their twins in August. The couple are proud parents of Penelope Rose and Joseph August. Now that we got the promised celebrities with twins out of the way, let’s look at other couples with them!
Bryan Greenberg & Jamie Chung
Lance Bass & Michael Turchin
Lance Bass and partner Michael Turchin became celebrities with twins on October 13 but made the news public the following day with a post to Bass’s Instagram account. They named their twins Violet Betty and Alexander James.
“The baby dragons have arrived!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ I can not express how much love I feel right now,” Bass wrote next to a slideshow of the twins’ birth certificates. “Thank you for all the kind wishes. It meant a lot. Now, how do you change a diaper??! Ahhhhhhhh!”
Kristen Wiig & Avi Rothman
“I don’t know if I truly appreciated my mom the first 45 years of my life,” Wiig said in a recent SNL monologue. “But this year I’m feeling especially grateful for her advice, her love. I’m so thankful for all the things she’s taught me, like preparing me to be a mom myself.”
Beyoncé & Jay-Z
Queen Bey and Jay-Z became celebrities with twins, Rumi and Sir, in June 2017. When asked about his twins’ colorful names, father Jay-Z said, “Rumi is our favorite poet, so it was for our daughter. Sir was like, man, come out the gate. He carries himself like that. He just came out, like, Sir.”
Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are separated but they share twins Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline who were born in July of 2008. “I wouldn’t trade that experience for the world,” Jolie said of pregnancy. “It taught me a lot about life, just the process of it, and now we have three other beautiful children that wouldn’t otherwise be here.”
Angela Bassett & Courtney B. Vance
Superstar actors Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance joined the celebrities with twins club in 2006 after welcoming Slater Josiah and Bronwyn Golden. They had their twins via surrogate but were present for the birth.
“Just standing there together, holding each other with the realization that this is the moment that we’ve been working toward, praying for…” Basset told Oprah. “It’s a dream come true.”
Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer
“Everyone chooses what works for their family,” Paquin explained to Today. “There are aspects of one’s private life that are fun and cute and not too revealing. And then there’s stuff where you’re making decisions for people who don’t have a say yet about whether they want to be in the public eye.”
Geena Davis & Reza Jarrahy
She’s the Thelma to our Louise! Actor Geena Davis has twin sons. Her twins are named Kian William and Kaiis Steven and were born in 2010. She shares her children with her ex-husband, Reza Jarrahy. The couple also has a daughter, Alizeh Keshvar who was born in 2002.
Justin Chambers & Keisha Chambers
Known best for playing surgeon Dr. Alex Karev on Grey’s Anatomy, actor Justin Chambers and wife Keisha Chambers have a total of five children. Their twins, Maya and Kaila, are 22-years-old. The Chambers also have daughters Isabella, 24, and Eva, 20, and son Jackson, 17. The couple has been married for nearly two decades. They’re one big, happy family.
Holly Hunter & Gordon MacDonald
Top of the Lake actor Holly Hunter and longtime partner, Gordon MacDonald, had twins in January of 2006. The Oscar winner had her boys at the age of 47. Her two sons have got amazing names, Press and Claus MacDonald. We feel for her as she’s raising teenagers at the moment. One teen is a challenge; twin teens are a chore. We dare say that she’s probably having an easier time than her character did in The Piano.
Julie Bowen & Scott Phillips
Hilarious actor and Emmy winner, Julie Bowen has been warming our hearts and making us laugh on the hit TV show, Modern Family for a decade. The actor has three kids she shares with her ex-husband Scott Phillips. She loves spending time with her twin boys, John and Gustav who she was pregnant with when she shot the pilot for Modern Family. Her oldest son, Oliver was born in 2007.
Michael Strahan & Jean Muggli
Host of Good Morning America, Michael Strahan shares 14-year-old fraternal twins, Isabella and Sophia, with ex-wife Jean Muggli. The former NFL footballer is also a father to Tanita Strahan and Michael Anthony Strahan Jr., from a previous marriage to Wanda Hutchins. This fun-loving dad posts constantly about his kids on his Instagram.
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Al Pacino & Beverly D’Angelo
Icon, Al Pacino has been entertaining for over 50 years. But, he hasn’t been a dad for nearly that long. At the age of 63-years-old, Al became a dad for the second and third time when he became one of the celebrities with twins. He shares the twins with his ex, Beverly D’Angelo and they co-parent. Anton and Oliva D’Angelo are 19-years-old.
Anna Kournikova & Enrique Iglesias
The Prince of Latin Pop, Enrique Iglesias, and tennis pro, Anna Kournikova, have been married for 17 years. These celebrities with twins welcomed their first children, twins Nicholas and Lucy, in December of 2017. When the couple announced that they’d given birth, fans were in absolute shock because they’d managed to keep the entire pregnancy a secret. Since then, they’ve given birth to another daughter.
Tilda Swinton & John Byrne
Actor, artist, and iconoclast Tilda Swinton has appeared in everything from Avant-guard art films to blockbusters with her friend, Amy Schumer. She had her only children, twins in 1997 with her ex-husband John Byrne. Her twins’ names are Honor and Xavier Swinton Byrne. Daughter, Honor Swinton Byrne recently made her film debut in The Souvenir. One apple didn’t fall too far from the tree.
Denzel Washington & Pauletta Washington
One of the greatest actors in a generation, Denzel Washington, and his partner, Pauletta Washington, have been married for decades and tied the knot way back in 1983. In addition to a marriage with longevity, the couple has four children: 34-year-old John David (who you might have seen in Tenet), 30-year-old Katia, and 28-year-old twins, Olivia and Malcolm. Both twins are pursuing careers in the entertainment industry. This couple are the celebrities with twins that surprised us most!
Julia Roberts & Daniel Moder
The living legend and actor, Julia Roberts and her husband, Daniel Moder have been married for almost twenty years. The couple first met on the set of the film, The Mexican. These celebrities with twins, a daughter, and a son, born in November 2004 are named Hazel and Phinnaeus. Julia gave birth to her third child, Henry born in June 2007. The couple, like other celebrities, has decided not to publicly share images or many details about their kids.
Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick
Your favorite NYC, Broadway babies, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, have a total of three children together. They have twin girls Tabitha and Marion, who were born in 2009. The couple also has an older son, James. SJP and Matthew have been married for over twenty years and have been starring on the stage, little screen, and big screen for decades.
Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef
Singer and actor Ricky Martin and his husband, Jwan Yosef are also celebrities with twins, Valentino and Matteo. The fraternal twin boys were born via surrogate. In total, the hot-dad couple has four children: Valentino and Matteo, 12, Luca, 2-years, and Renn who is only a few months old. This celebrity couple is very open about how much they love their children and post about their adventures on Instagram often.
Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka
Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka are celebrities with twins, exceptional twins at that. In addition to appearing in your favorite musicals, plays, and TV shows, NPH is a leading man at home too. The couple welcomed Gideon Scott and Harper Grace back in 2010. After the Marriage Equality Act was passed in 2011, Neil and David announced their engagement. The two were married in 2014.
Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony
The multi-talented actor, singer, dancer, producer, businesswoman, and mom, Jennifer Lopez (wow, that was a lot of commas), had twins with her ex-husband, Marc Anthony in 2008. J Lo and Marc split in 2014, but they’re both committed to co-parenting. Their twins, Emme and Maximilian, are bound to have some pretty amazing talent of their own because this family is bursting with it.
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
Queen of Christmas, Oueen of whistle register, Queen of Glitter, Mariah Carey shares twins with her ex-husband, Nick Cannon. The fraternal twins were born in 2011. Mariah and Nick split in 2014, but the couple co-parent Monroe and Moroccan as a team.
Chris Hemsworth & Elsa Pataky
There are so many celebrities with twins that we had no idea about! Aren’t these famous fathers and mothers just the luckiest? We hope you learned about some famous twins that you had no idea existed. Twins are such a rare thing it’s honestly a surprise that so many celebs are lucky enough to have them!
Andrew is an Assistant Editor for Mamas Uncut with over ten years of experience as a writer in the creative, marketing, and blogging spaces. After studying Film and Art History, he developed a passion for telling stories in a variety of mediums. Obsessively making lists, reporting celebrity news, and diving into emerging pop cultural topics are a few of his interests.
- 1 Check Out The Celebrities with Twins Below!
- 1.1 Amal & George Clooney
- 1.2 Chasten & Pete Buttigieg
- 1.3 Bryan Greenberg & Jamie Chung
- 1.4 Lance Bass & Michael Turchin
- 1.5 Kristen Wiig & Avi Rothman
- 1.6 Beyoncé & Jay-Z
- 1.7 Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt
- 1.8 Angela Bassett & Courtney B. Vance
- 1.9 Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer
- 1.10 Geena Davis & Reza Jarrahy
- 1.11 Justin Chambers & Keisha Chambers
- 1.12 Holly Hunter & Gordon MacDonald
- 1.13 Julie Bowen & Scott Phillips
- 1.14 Michael Strahan & Jean Muggli
- 2 Keep Reading for Even More Celebrities with Twins!
- 2.1 Al Pacino & Beverly D’Angelo
- 2.2 Anna Kournikova & Enrique Iglesias
- 2.3 Tilda Swinton & John Byrne
- 2.4 Denzel Washington & Pauletta Washington
- 2.5 Julia Roberts & Daniel Moder
- 2.6 Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick
- 2.7 Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef
- 2.8 Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka
- 2.9 Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony
- 2.10 Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
- 2.11 Chris Hemsworth & Elsa Pataky
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