Ikki Twins

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Ikki Twins
Born Erica & Victoria Mongeon
(1981-02-18) February 18, 1981 (age 36)
Greensburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Other names Rikki & Vikki
Occupation Reality television stars;
Models
Years active 2004–present
Known for A Double Shot at Love
Website http://ikkitwins.com/

Erica "Rikki" Mongeon and Victoria "Vikki" Mongeon (born February 18,[1] 1981[2]) better known by the stage name the Ikki Twins are identical[3] twin models, and television personalities. They are best known as the stars of the MTV reality dating show A Double Shot at Love.[4]

Career[edit]

Modeling[edit]

The twins started their career working as waitresses at a local Hooters restaurant, and were featured in Hooters calendars. They gained recognition when they were asked to model on a motorcycle website. The twins have appeared in several magazines, including Import Tuner, Performance Auto and Sound, Fast and Sexy, and Playboy. They have also modeled for calendars including Umbrella Girls USA, Sexy Corvettes, and Playboy's Leather Catalog. They have worked as a runway models for Playboy, as well as Playboy Cyber Girls, and have won the title of Super Cyber Girl. Import Tuner voted the twins two of the top 25 Hottest Girls of All Time.[5]

Television[edit]

The twins starred in the reality television spin-off of A Shot at Love With Tila Tequila, called A Double Shot at Love.[6] The show featured 12 men and 12 women seeking the affections of the twins. The twins have served as co-hosts for Steve Harvey's Big Time Television Show and Criss Angel's television show.[5]

Bartending[edit]

As of February 2017, the twins work as the resident bartenders at local University of Southern California bar Banditos Tacos and Tequila.

Personal life[edit]

The twins were born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania[7] and lived in nine different states[3] before eventually residing in San Diego, California.[1] They have both stated that they are bisexual, Rikki discovered it first and did not mention it until Vikki later discovered she was.[3]

On March 2, 2010, Rikki was put in a medically induced coma after emergency surgery when doctors found blood on her brain following a car accident when they were clipped by a semitruck in Bakersfield, California.[2][8] On March 6, she was released from her coma.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Ikki Twins". FastandSexy.com. 
  2. ^ a b Stanhope, Kate (March 3, 2010). "Double Shot at Love Star in Coma After Car Accident". TVGuide.comAge 29 at occurrence of accident March 2, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c Newman, Debbie (December 8, 2008). "Five Things You Never Knew About The Ikki Twins!". MTV. 
  4. ^ "A Double Shot At Love Trailer - Meet The Ikki Twins!". MTV. November 8, 2008. 
  5. ^ a b "The Ikki Twins Bio". IkkiTwins.com. 
  6. ^ "A Double Shot at Love". MTV. 
  7. ^ "Monthly Scene Girl - Ikki Twins". MTV. April 6, 2010. 
  8. ^ a b "EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Ikki Sister Out Of Coma Says Her Twin". RadarOnline. March 16, 2010. 

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