List of twins

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This is a list of notable twins, siblings resultant from a multiple birth.

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