Celebrities You Didn't Know Have A Twin
Some pairs of celebrity twins are very famous and well-known, but there are several celebrities that we don't realize have a twin. The popular sets of twins are known because both twins have similar ambitions, such as Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Dylan & Cole Sprouse, and Tia and Tamera Mowry. Other sets of twins aren't known as well because one of them leads a more private life. There are many actors and models who have fraternal or identical twins. Let's look at some of those celebrities and their twins.
Aaron & Angel Carter
Aaron Carter is a singer and the younger brother of Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter. Aaron actually has a twin sister, Angel Carter, who is a model. Angel is not as well known but did appear for a short time on the reality show House of Carter.
It was a reality show that followed the lives of Nick, Aaron, Angel, and their two other sisters. Aaron's most known song is "Aaron's Party (Come Get It)." The two are very close, and Aaron even walked Angel down the aisle at her wedding in 2014.
Aaron & Shawn Ashmore
Shawn and Aaron Ashmore are identical twins born in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. Both brothers have appeared on television screens, with Aaron on the popular show Smallville and Shawn most recently playing Sam Spencer on Conviction.
They have also played twins on shows and have been each other's body doubles. They have appeared together on Married to It and My Brother's Keeper. Today, they are working on their own separate projects.
Eva & Joy Green
Eva Green, the Penny Dreadful star, has starred in French films and Casino Royale. Her fraternal sister, Joy, went in a different direction, opening her own wine company.
"We became close with age; we were too different as children. Now we really get on; we are still very different, but we kind of complete each other. She's not at all in the business; she lives in Italy, she's married to an Italian count, and she's blond. She's the other me, the happy me!" ----- Eva Green.
Scarlett & Hunter Johansson
Scarlett Johansson is a very well-known actress, starring in Lost in Translation, Iron Man, and Vicky Cristina Barcelona. She also has a twin brother named Hunter, and the two are very close.
In fact, Scarlett has even brought her brother as her date to several red carpet events. Hunter works with charities and helps with political campaigns, including helping to get President Obama elected.
Michael & Ashton Kutcher
Ashton Kutcher is an extremely popular celebrity known for his acting and modeling career. He's most known for his roles in Punk'd, The Butterfly Effect, and That 70's Show. Something a lot of people don't know is that he has a fraternal twin brother, Michael. Michael was born with cerebral palsy and had a heart transplant at the age of thirteen.
"My brother was born with cerebral palsy, and it taught me that loving people isn't a choice and that people aren't actually all created equal. We're all created incredibly inequal to one another in our capabilities and what we can do and how we think, and what we see. But we all have the equal capacity to love one another." ----- Ashton Kutcher.
Jason & Jeremy London
Jason and Jeremy London are twin brothers, and there's a good chance that you have seen both actors' work without even realizing they are twins. Jason appeared in Dazed and Confused and The Man in the Moon.
Jeremy appeared in Party of Five, 7th Heaven, and I'll Fly Away. In the beginning, their careers mimicked each other's, and the two still work in the same business.
Gisele & Patricia Bundchen
Gisele Bundchen is one of the world's most famous supermodels and is the highest-paid model in the world. She has a fraternal twin, Patricia, who chooses to stay under the radar, but they both started modeling at the same time.
"We did ballet, and gymnastics; I think my mom was trying to keep us busy. She had to work, so we went to a modeling course, me and my twin and one of our sisters, Gabby, who's like the second twin because we're one year apart. We were the three musketeers, and we did everything together." ------ Gisele Bundchen.
Kiefer & Rachel Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland is most known for his role as Jack Bauer on the long-running series 24. However, his twin sister Rachel Sutherland works in the postproduction department on a Canadian TV show.
Kiefer likes to work in front of the camera, but his sister prefers to work behind the camera. Kiefer's most recent role was proving that he could go twenty-four hours without sleeping, eating, or going to the bathroom.
Joseph & Jacob Fiennes
Joseph and Jacob Fiennes and their family have a history of working in showbiz. Joseph is best known for his role as William Shakespeare in Shakespeare in Love and as Commander Fred Waterford in The Handmaid's Tale. Jacob does not work as an actor and, instead, is a gamekeeper in England.
Joseph said, "I am a twin, but my brother and I aren't identical, so it's not such a big deal. But when you share bunk beds and birthdays and a womb with someone, you have a special connection. It definitely feels different from the relationship I have with my other siblings. My twin and I are more connected. Jacob is a conservationist."
Jon & Dan Heder
Jon and Dan Heder are identical twins and are both active in show business. Jon is known for his breakout role in Napoleon Dynamite and Dan is also successful in the film industry, working in the visual effects department.
He's worked on big films such as Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Endgame, and San Andreas. Jon has also appeared in The Benchwarmers, Blades of Glory, Mama's Boy, Just Like Heaven, and When in Rome.
Marissa & Giovanni Ribisi
Giovanni Ribisi is known for starring in Saving Private Ryan, Boiler Room, Ted, and Avatar. However, he is not the only Ribisi to appear on the big screen.
His twin sister Marissa can be seen in True Crime, Dazed and Confused, The Brady Bunch Movie, and more. In addition, Marissa is married to rock musician Beck. They also have a sister, Gina Ribisi, who is a voice actress.
Linda Hamilton & Leslie Hamilton Gearren
Linda Hamilton and Leslie Hamilton Gearren are twin sisters and have appeared in the same films without most of us even knowing it. In Terminator 2, the T1000 morphed into a clone of Sarah Connor in an attempt to lure and kill her son but was stopped at the last minute by the real Sarah Connor turning up and saving the day.
That part wasn't done with CGI, it was actually Linda Hamilton's sister Leslie who appeared on the screen. Linda has also appeared in the series Beauty and the Beast, Children of the Corn, and Dante's Peak. Leslie appeared in Terminator 2 but was professionally a nurse.
Laverne Cox & M Lamar
Laverne Cox and M. Lamar are twins, and Laverne Cox is known for her role as Sophia in Orange is the New Black, and M. Lamar came on as Marcus. Laverne made history in 2014 when she became the first transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy award.
Her character on the show is also transgender. M. Lamar is a composer, performer, and artist, and his work incorporates sculpture, film, and performance.
Vin Diesel & Paul Vincent
Vin Diesel is a very well-known actor and is most known for his role in the Fast and Furious films. What most don't know is that he has a twin brother named Paul Vincent. Unlike Vin, Paul generally stays out of the limelight.
However, in 2013, Diesel posted a photo of his twin brother and the late Paul Walker, captioning it: "The two Pauls." He joked that Paul looked more like Walker than he did. Diesel wrote, "Pablo and my mother would have deep conversations, she claimed, that it was no accident that this on-screen duo has come to define brotherhood in Our millennium."
Rami Malek & Sami Malek
Rami Malek is an actor most known for his role in Mr. Robot and as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody. He also has a twin named Sami, who has stayed out of the limelight and is a teacher.
When they were children, they would take advantage of the fact that they looked exactly alike. Sami even had Rami come to his college class and do a Greek monologue for him, and no one knew that it wasn't Sami.
Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush
Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush were just eighteen years old when their father was elected president. They were all of a sudden living in the White House and were forced into the spotlight. They are fraternal twins and have always been close.
Today, Jenna works as a correspondent on NBC Nightly News and as the editor of Southern Living magazine. Barbara devoted her time to philanthropy and worked with the Human Rights Campaign, pursuing gay marriage legalization.
Joel & Benji Madden
Joel and Benji Madden are identical twin brothers who formed the band the Madden Brothers back in 1996. However, Benji is now married to Cameron Diaz and is a judge on The Voice Australia.
Joel is married to Nicole Richie and is still in the music scene, performing as the lead singer of the pop-punk band Good Charlotte. The brothers also started a clothing line called MADE Clothing.
Tiki & Ronde Barber
Tiki and Ronde Barber are twin brothers and were both football stars. Tiki played for the New York Giants as a running back, and Ronde was a cornerback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The brothers are very close, talking on the phone several times a week, spending summers working out together, sharing an agent, and having the same best friends. Tiki is now an on-air personality.
Parker & Christopher Posey
Parker Posey is best known for her roles in Best in Show, The House of Yes, and several others. She also has a twin brother, Christopher, who works as a lawyer. They two were born and raised in Laurel, Mississippi.
She studied drama at the State University of New York at Purchase, and her debut role was in Joey Breaker in 1993. She also got her first break in television, appearing as Tess Shelby on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns.
Nicholas Brendan & Kelly Donovan
Nicholas Brendan and Kelly Donovan are twins and are both in the entertainment industry. Kelly has actually acted as a stand-in for his brother on the series Buffy: The Vampire Slayer a couple of times.
Kelly also joked that his brother pays him two hundred dollars a week to sign autographs. Kelly also stood in for Nicholas in The Replacement and Intervention.
Charlotte & Samantha Ronson
Charlotte and Samantha Ronson are twins and are very close. Charlotte is a famous fashion designer, and Samantha is a DJ and was once in a relationship with Lindsay Lohan. “I was a lot more quiet and serious. We were always super close, and she was a lot more smiley, outgoing.” ----- Charlotte.
They also have a famous brother, Mark Ronson, a musician. Samantha also broke onto the scene as a folk singer and songwriter. She was even in charge of remixing songs for Good Charlotte’s greatest hits album.
Elvis & Jesse Presley
Elvis Presley was one of the most famous singers ever, but he was actually born a twin. The twins were born in 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi, at the family home. Jesse was born first and was stillborn, and then Elvis was born thirty-five minutes later.
Jesse was later buried in a shoebox (that’s all they could afford). Jesse’s grave is marked by a stone, and it is next to the graves of his great aunt, Susan Presley, and great uncle, Noah Presley.
Dylan & Cole Sprouse
Dylan and Cole Sprouse started out as the brothers on Disney’s The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. You still wouldn’t have known they were twins because it was always one or the other on set.
In 1999, they played Adam Sandler’s son, Julian and Cole played Ross’ son on the sitcom Friends. They also applied themselves to their studies and graduated from college in 2015. In addition, Cole stars in the popular television series Riverdale.
Daryl & Evan Sabara
Daryl and Evan Sabara are fraternal twin brothers, and both are actors. Daryl starred in Spy Kids, and Evan voiced Robin on the television series The Batman. Daryl also appears in The Polar Express, Father of the Pride, Keeping Up with the Steins, Halloween, Wizards of Waverly Place, and more.
In addition, Daryl performed with the regional ballet company South Bay Ballet. Evan stars in The Polar Express, Spy Kids 3: Game Over, and Raising Helen.
Kendall & Kylie Long
Kendall and Kylie Long are twin sisters, and Kendall became well known after appearing on the Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise. Kylie, on the other hand, prefers to stay out of the limelight, and she works at Stoopid Buddy Studios.
Kendall is currently a TV personality and social media influencer. On Bachelor in Paradise, she became a fan favorite when she began dating Joe Amabile (Grocery store Joe).
Justin & Jason Chambers
Justin Chambers is well known for his role as Alex Karev on Grey's Anatomy but what most don't know is that he has a twin brother, Jason. Jason has stayed off the radar for the most part. As young children, both Justin and Jason were frequently hospitalized due to persistent bouts of pneumonia.
Justin has also worked as a model for brands such as Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana, and Armani. In addition, he has starred in several movies, including The Wedding Planner, The Zodiac, and Liberty Heights.
Peyton & Spencer List
Spencer and Peyton List are both actors and also happen to be twins. Peyton had her breakout with Bunk'd and Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and she is now starring on a Netflix all-ages mainstay.
She also starred in the series Jessie and plays Tory on Cobra Kai. Her brother, Spencer, has played Carter Hunter on The Fosters and in Good Trouble. They did both appear together on an episode of Bunk'd.
Siva & Kumar Kaneswaran
Siva Kaneswaran was a member of the boy band The Wanted, who rose to fame after their hit song "Glad You Came." Siva also has a twin brother, and the two started out modeling at the age of sixteen years old.
They appeared in ads and landed a contract with Storm Model Management. The brother appeared in Rock Rivals as Carson and Caleb Coombs. Siva mainly focuses on his music career now, and Kumar continues to model.
Montgomery & Roberta Clift
Montgomery Clift was one of the biggest actors of the 1950s and 1960s, but most didn't know that he had a twin sister. Roberta was his twin sister, and she survived him by forty-eight years.
Montgomery is best remembered for his roles in A Place in the Sun, From Here to Eternity, Red River, Judgment at Nuremberg, and The Misfits. Roberta, who later went by Ethel, was a volunteer, organizer, and social activist.
Willow & Autumn Shields
Willow and Autumn Shields look a lot alike because they are twins, but they aren't identical. Willow Shields is best known for her role as Primrose Everdeen in Hunger Games.
Autumn is also an actress and is best known for her role as Annie in Beyond the Blackboard and for her role in The Homesman. Willow's performance in Hunger Games earned her nominations for an MTV Award and a Young Hollywood Award.
Malika & Khadijah Haqq
If you are a fan of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, you will most likely recognize Malika Haqq from the show and Khloe's Instagram posts. Malika has a twin sister, Khadijah, who has also gained a lot of exposure and success in the media.
They have both built their worth through the years. Malika has acting roots dating back to the 1980s on Sky High, Entourage, and Celebrity Big Brother. Khadijah has also appeared in projects such as Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Entourage, Happy Feet, and Hip Hop Squares.
Alanis & Wade Morissette
Alanis Morissette is a very well-known singer, singing hits like "Jagged Little Pill." She also has a twin brother, Wade, who is also a recording artist and a yoga instructor. They were born twelve minutes apart in Ottawa, Canada.
He said about Alanis, "She can be as calm and Zen as the guru on top of a mountain, and I can be as pissed off as her any other day, too. We kind of laugh sometimes when she's calm, and I'm angry."
Naima & Nia Maia Mora
Naima Mora is an American fashion model and was also the winner of the fourth season of America's Next Top Model. Her twin sister, Nia, is a photographer.
Naima has also released the book Naima Mora's Model Behavior and has made appearances on The Tyra Banks Show, Veronica Mars, and in a CoverGirl commercial. The twins have three other sisters as well.
Brittany & Cynthia Daniel
Brittany and Cynthia Daniel are both actresses in Hollywood and appeared together in Sweet Valley High. The girls began modeling at the age of eleven years old and were signed to the Ford Agency.
They appeared in Sassy and YM and ads for Doublemint Gum. Brittany has also appeared in The Game, Joe Dirt, White Chicks, and Skyline. Today, Cynthia is a photographer.
Alexandra & Caroline Paul
Alexandra Paul initially found fame on the 1990's hit show Baywatch. She also appeared in the films Christine, American Flyers, 8 Million Ways to Die, and Dragnet. She began her career in modeling in New York and has also been an activist and health coach.
Caroline Paul is her twin sister and has stayed out of the spotlight. She became one of the first females to be hired by the San Francisco Fire Department and is an American writer of fiction and non-fiction.
Pier Angeli & Marisa Pavan
Pier Angeli and Marisa Pavan are twin sisters and are both Italian actresses. Angeli rose to stardom starring in the film Teresa, for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Young Star of the Year.
Pier was also a singer and model. Marisa also earned an award for Best Supporting Actress in 1956 and starred in films like Diane, The Midnight Story, Antoine and Sebastian, and Ryan's Hope.
Sandy & Amanda Bentley
Sandy and Amanda Bentley were first known as the Bentley Twins when they began their careers as Playboy models in the late 1990s. They later became Hugh Hefner's girlfriends and lived in his mansion.
The sisters were featured on an episode of Two and a Half Men, Sex and the City, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. They were also both cocktail waitresses at the Playboy club in Las Vegas.
Aimee Anne & Katy Duffy
Katy is the twin sister of Aimee Anne Duffy, simply known as Duffy. Duffy is a Welsh singer with the hit song "Mercy." However, the sisters didn't grow up together because their parents divorced when the girls were ten years old, Katy lived with their mother, and Duffy lived with their father.
Aimee is also a songwriter and actress whose music is described as a mixture of soul, pop rock, neo-soul, and pop music. She made her acting debut in the film Patagonia.
Heather & Heidi Burge
Heather and Heidi Burge are identical twins that are both six-foot-five inches tall and were both successful professional basketball players. They both accepted scholarships to attend the University of Virginia, and they both played for the Lady Cavaliers basketball team.
They went to the same school but did not live together and had different groups of friends. Heidi preferred to play the outside game, and Heather played inside against the opposing team’s center. Heather was also the go-to scorer in the paint.
Markieff & Marcus Morris
Markieff and Marcus Morris are identical twin brothers and are both professional NBA basketball players. Markieff plays basketball for the Nets, and Marcus plays for the Clippers.
They were drafted in the same year and same round and selected with back-to-back picks, with Markieff going to the Suns and Marcus going to the Houston Rockets. Markieff said, "It was unbelievable. I couldn't believe it till he got here. I was happy, psyched. Nobody in the league has played longer together than we have."
Will & Rupert Young
Will Young is one of the UK's most successful contestants on the TV talent show Pop Idol, which he won in 2001. He also has a twin brother, Rupert, who avoids the showbiz world.
He openly struggled with depression and alcoholism throughout his life and sadly, he ended his own life in 2020. Will's double debut single "Anything is Possible"/"Evergreen" became the fastest-selling debut single in the UK.
Chloe & Noah Schnapp
Noah Schnapp is well known for starring as Will on the extremely popular Stranger Things on Netflix. He has a twin sister that he is extremely close to, and he calls her "the best twin a brother could ask for." Chloe isn't an actress, but she has a pretty large following on social media and has started her own line of jewelry.
Noah worked as a lifeguard this past summer and said, "It's kind of a 'just for fun thing.' I've kind of grown up with a normal life and normal friends and stuff outside of Stranger Things, so it's kind of kept me grounded."
Javon & Jaden Walton
Javon Walton is an actor most known for his role as Ashtray in the series Euphoria on HBO. He also has worked on the series The Umbrella Academy, Utopia, and the film Samaritan.
Javon also has a twin brother, Jaden, who is more into sports. Jaden plays baseball and has 1.2 million followers on his TikTok. They also have an older sister named Jayla and a younger brother named Daelo.
Joselin & Judy Reyes
Judy Reyes is an actress that is best known for her roles as Carla Espinosa on the sitcom Scrubs and as Zoila in the series Devious Maids. She has a twin sister, Joselin, who is also an actress and has appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Side Streets, and Rhythm of the Saints.
"It was my twin sister who wanted to be an actress. She made my mom take her to an acting class. My mother got so pissed because she made her go, and the man wanted, like, $150 for pictures. But once it just clicked for me, there was no turning back." ------ Judy Reyes.
Jacqueline & Jill Hennessy
Jacqueline and Jill Hennessy are identical twin sisters, and they made their movie debut together in the 1988 thriller Dead Ringers, where they played twin call girls. Jacqueline has stood in for some scenes in Law & Order for Jill and Jill is the only sister who decided to make a career out of acting.
"I would never want to subject her to my life because she's inadvertently been the subject of such insanity solely by looking like me. She gets stalked by people who don't believe she's my twin. She'll very kindly say, 'I'm Jaq, her sister,' and they'll think she's lying. They think it's really Jill Hennessy just being really bitchy! People have yelled at her and just stormed away, and I think it's my fault." ----- Jill. Jacqueline is a writer and television journalist in Toronto, Canada.
Kate & Karen Lawler
Kate Lawler had some experience with the media when she modeled in a hair magazine and appeared on a poster for the Ministry of Sound. In 2002, she became the first woman to win the reality show Big Brother.
She also appeared on Love Island in 2006 and is interested in a long-term broadcasting career. She has a twin sister named Karen, who is the one who convinced her to try out for Big Brother.
Munro & Thomas Chambers
Munro Chambers is best known for his role on the show Degrassi. He also has a twin brother, Thomas, who is an artistic director and choreographer based in Montreal, Quebec.
Munro is also known for his roles as Wilder on The Latest Buzz, Nate on Second Jen, and Frankie Chandler on Lockwood. Munro's uncle is Colin Mochrie, and he's said that Colin has been his inspiration for getting into the industry.
Tasha & Sidra Smith
Tasha Smith is known for her role as Cookie's sister Carol on the hit series Empire on FOX. She has an identical twin sister named Sidra, who has also acted. Sidra mostly works full-time as a director and producer.
Tasha began her career in the series Boston Common and has since appeared in films like The Whole Ten Yards, The Longshots, Couples Retreat, and For Better or Worse.
Charles & Max Carver
Charlie Carver is known for his role as Ethan Steiner in Teen Wolf. He also has a twin brother, Max, and they appear together as Porter and Preston Scavo in the series Desperate Housewives.
The brothers have starred in Ratched, American Horror Story, and The Batman. They are also activists and fight for human rights and equality in the U.S. Charlie came out as gay, and his brother Max has been his biggest supporter.