Celebrities With a Secret Twin

Who Knew? These Celebs Are Also Twins

Who knew? While there are many sets of famous twins, there are also celebrities who happen to be twins. Their not-so-famous counterparts remain out of the limelight. Learn more about these celebrity twins and their twin siblings.

Celebrity Twin: Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher and his twin brother, Michael Kutcher
Ashton Kutcher and his twin brother, Michael Kutcher. Adam Bettcher/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

Actor Ashton Kutcher has a fraternal twin brother, Michael. His brother has cerebral palsy and required a heart transplant at a young age. Ashton was purportedly his brother's protector growing up and developed a compassionate side that belies the comedic prankster attitude he displays on television shows like That 70s Show and Two and a Half Men. The actor and producer were previously married to actress Demi Moore, and was married to Mila Kunis in 2015.

Celebrity Twin: Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson and her twin, Hunter
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This Golden Globe-nominated actress has a twin brother, Hunter. People.com named Hunter as one of its Single & Sexy Men of 2008. Although Hunter made an appearance in Scarlett's 1996 film, Manny & Lo, more recently he worked as a campaign organizer for Barack Obama. Scarlett Johansson is highly regarded for her roles in movies such as The Avengers, Girl With a Pearl Earring and Lost In Translation.

Connie Britton

Connie Britton has a fraternal twin sister. George Pimentel / Getty Images

Whether playing a country music star in Nashville or the wife of a football coach in Friday Night Lights, Connie Britton lights up the screen. She has a fraternal twin sister, Cynthia. In a 2012 interview, she explained that they are incredibly, night-and-day different, but also very close. 

Celebrity Twin: Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel
Celebrity twin Vin Diesel. Tim Whitby / Getty Images

Vin Diesel has made a career starring in action films like xXx and The Fast and the Furious but also wields his talents offscreen as a producer. His given name is Mark Sinclair Vincent but took the stage name of Vin (short for Vincent) Diesel while working as a bouncer in a New York City nightclub. He has a fraternal twin brother named Paul who works as a film editor.

Celebrity Twin: Jon Heder

Jon Heder
Celebrity twin Jon Heder. Chad Buchanan / Getty Images

Who knew Napoleon Dynamite had a twin? The comedic actor has an identical twin brother, Dan. They were two of six children in the Heder family, growing up in Salem Oregon. During an interview with David Letterman, Jon admitted that he and his brother "caused a lot of trouble by pretending to be the other" while growing up. As adults, the twins are partners in a production company.

Celebrity Twin: Jill Hennessy

Jill Hennessy
Celebrity twin Jill Hennessy. Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images

Canadian actress Jill Hennessy is best known for playing tough crime solvers in television dramas such as Crossing Jordan and Law and Order. Her identical twin sister, Jacqueline, is a magazine writer and TV show host in Canada. The twins starred together in the 1988 film Dead Ringers as well as a documentary spoof called The Acting Class in 2000.

Celebrity Twin: Deidre Hall

Deidre Hall
Deidre Hall. Jesse Grant / Getty Images Entertainment

Even if you don't recognize this actress by name, you have probably seen her on daytime television at some point in the last forty years. As Marlena on the enduring soap opera Days of Our Lives, her character has been involved in many plot twists. Among the most memorable were those involving her twin sister -- both on the show and in real life. Deirdre has a twin sister, Andrea, who played the role of Marlena's twin sister, Samantha, from 1977 until 1982 and then reprised the character in 2000. 

Celebrity Twin: Alanis Morisette

Alanis Morisette
Celebrity twin Alanis Morisette. Ethan Miller / Getty Images

Alanis Morisette is an award-winning pop star, one of the best-selling female artists of all time, with hits like Ironic and Uninvited. The Canadian singer has a twin brother named Wade. He is also a musician as well as a yoga instructor.

Celebrity Twin: John Elway

John Elway
Celebrity twin John Elway. Scott Gries / Getty Images

Superbowl champion and Pro Football Hall of Famer John Elway had a twin sister. Unfortunately, she passed away in 2002 from lung cancer, despite being a non-smoker. The powerful quarterback was devastated by her death, feeling powerless to save her. He described his sister as his closest friend and said that she kept him out of trouble growing up.

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