Celebrity Parents of Twins

Celebrity Parents of Twins

Celebrity Parents of Twins. Getty Images

When two celebrities couple up, their star power only increases. Some of the hottest celebrity couples are also parents of twins. Whether stars of music, movies or television, these celebrity power couples also shine as parents. 

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin / Getty Images

He: Oscar-winning actor, producer and heart-throb

She: Oscar-winning actress and humanitarian

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt -- commonly known as "Brangelina"  -- are definitely a hot Hollywood commodity. Their steamy love affair started on the set of the movie Mr. and Mrs. Smith while Pitt was still married to Jennifer Aniston; the couple finally married in the summer of 2014. They have three adopted children, and three biological children, including fraternal twins born in Nice, France in 2008. The boy/girl twins are named Knox and Vivienne. Daughter Vivienne appeared in the film Maleficent with her mother. 

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick. John Lamparski / Getty Images

 He: Ferris Bueller 

She: Carrie Bradshaw

Both Sarah Jessica Parker (Square Pegs) and Matthew Broderick (War Games) gained fame playing nerdy characters in the 80s, but thirty years later, the celebrity couple is known for iconic roles on stage and screen. After marrying in 1997, the couple had three children, including twin girls Marion Loretta Elwell and Tabitha Hodge, born to a surrogate in 2009.

Diana Krall and Elvis Costello

Diana Krall and Elvis Costello. Jeff Vespa / Getty Images

He: Grammy-award-winning pop/punk/new wave singer/songwriter

She: Grammy-award-winning jazz singer and pianist

What a match-up of musical talents!  Singers Diana Krall and Elvis Costello were married in 2003 at Elton John's estate. In December 2006, their twin sons were born. Named Dexter Henry Lorcan and Frank Harlan James, it's certain that these boys have inherited a boat-load of musical ability. 

Jerry O'Connell and Rebecca Romijn

Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell. Joshua Blanchard / Getty Images

He: Hunky actor, screenwriter, producer and director

She: Statuesque actress and model

This glamorous couple brings a lot to the table - talent, good lucks, and a sense of humor.  Romijn, frequently included on lists of the world's most people women, married O'Connell in 2007. Between them, the actors have appeared in scores of movies and television shows. Most recently, the couple appeared together in the series The Librarians

Their twin girls, Dolly Rebecca Rose and Charlie Tamara Tulip, were born in 2008. O'Connell often jokes about the challenges raising twin girls, saying at one point that raising five-year-old twins was "a living hell.”  explaining, "I mean, my kids are really cute, but they’re nuts. And I have girls so they really tell me what to do.”

Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance

Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance. Brian To/Film Magic / Getty Images

He: Tony-award winning star of stage and screen 

She: Golden Globe-winning actress and director

These respected actors aren't just attractive and talented; they're smart, too! Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance met while studying at Yale University and married in 1997. The couple are parents to boy/girl twins, Slater and Bronwyn, that were born in 2006 after being carried by a surrogate mother. 

Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan

Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan. Carley Margolis/FilmMagic / Getty Images

He: Popular actor and activist

She: Actress and cookbook author

Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan have a long-lasting love, with their relationship enduring longer than most Hollywood careers . After meeting on the set of the television series Family Ties in the 1980s, they married soon after. Their marriage has been tested not only by the challenges of raising four children, including twin girls Aquinnah and Schuyler, but by illness. Michael was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at the young age of 37.  

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer. Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic / Getty Images

 He: Actor on the big and little screen, best known as a vampire

She: Won an Oscar before puberty (The Piano), and a Golden Globe for playing a vampire-chasing waitress (True Blood) 

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer met and fell in love on the set of the television series True Blood. They married in 2010 and became parents to boy/girl twins -- Charlie and Poppy -- in 2012.

Jennifer Lopez and Mark Anthony

Jennifer Lopez and Mark Anthony split up in 2011. Ethan Miller/Staff / Getty Images

 He: Top-selling salsa artist of all time

She: Singer, actress, dancer, designer -- basically an all-around superstar known as "J-Lo"

Both Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony are known for their music based in Latin roots. While he may have received more Grammy awards than she has, there's no doubt that her star power shines brightly. After two previous marriages for Jennifer, it seemed like her relationship with Anthony would be happily-ever-after, especially with the birth of boy/girl twins in 2008. Unfortunately, the couple split up only a few years later, with their divorce finalized in 2014. Lopez and Anthony share custody of twins Max and Emme. 

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon split up in 2014. Michael Caulfield/Staff / Getty Images

 He: Host of America's Got Talent, with some talent of his own

She: "Songbird Supreme," musical diva 

One of the biggest-selling artists in musical history, Mariah Carey is known not only for her vocal talent, but also for her song-writing ability. When she married actor/comedian/rapper/television personality Nick Cannon in 2008, it seemed like a match made in heaven; the family's happiness was evident as they welcomed fraternal twins in 2011. But the parents of Monroe and Moroccan split up only a few years later and Cannon officially filed for divorce in early 2015. 

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