List of twins

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This is a list of notable twins, siblings resultant from a multiple birth. - Please only add names of twins who are notable under Wikipedia's notability guidelines and who can be verified by reliable published sources. Under Wikipedia policy people may be removed if there is no indication of notability and no sources presented. --> Mark & Jon Norris

Twins in acting[edit]

Twins in art[edit]

Twin authors and writers[edit]

Twins in business[edit]

Twins in comedy[edit]

Twins in crime[edit]

Twins in dance[edit]

  • Larry and Laurent Bourgeois, French duo Les Twins (1988–)
  • Kwon Young Don and Kwon Young Deuk, Dancers in YG Entertainment
  • Len "Lenny" John Ruela and John Len Ruela Pearce, Australian dancers/performers Justice Crew

Twins in filmmaking[edit]

Twins in journalism[edit]

Twins in the military[edit]

Twins in modeling[edit]

Twins in music[edit]

Twins in politics[edit]

Twins in reality television[edit]

Twins in royal families[edit]

Twins in science[edit]

Twins in speech therapy[edit]

Twins in video game development[edit]

Twins in sports[edit]

Twins with differing claims to fame[edit]

Notable people with a non-notable twin[edit]

Twins in religion[edit]

Twins in mythology[edit]

See Twins in mythology

Conjoined (Siamese) twins[edit]

See Conjoined twins

Twin records[edit]

  • Thomas and Grace Houghton-Burnett (born 2002), heaviest mixed sex twins born in the UK (Thomas 10 lb 1 oz or 4.56 kg, Grace 8 lb 2 oz or 3.69 kg); also heaviest twins born via normal delivery in the UK (rather than by Caesarean section)[6]
  • Gin Kanie and Kin Narita (born 1892), oldest twins in Japan, died 2001 and 2000 respectively
  • Benny and Billy McGuire, heaviest ever twins at 814 and 784 pounds. Born in Hendersonville, NC, USA in 1947. Billy died in 1979, Benny in 2001.[7]
  • James and Thomas Mollekin, Britain's tallest twins.
  • Michael and James Lanier, Bratain's tallest twins, at 7' 6" or 2.286m.[8][9][10]

Fictional characters who are twins[edit]

See Category:Fictional twins
See Category:Fictional identical twins

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Biography of Angela Eagle". Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  2. ^ "Marc Elliott plans festive TV". STV. 2009-12-24. Retrieved 2009-12-24. 
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  4. ^ Dawson, Kim (7 December 2010). "The Wanted: Jay McGuiness's brother is a wanted man". Daily Star (London: Northern & Shell). Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "Big Brother tickles Jon's fancy". BBC Norfolk (BBC Online). 13 June 2003. Retrieved 16 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "The Health News", Daily Mail
  7. ^ McCrary twins
  8. ^ Tallest Twins
  9. ^ Mike Lanier
  10. ^ Jim Lanier