Celebrity Mothers of Twins

Many celebrity actresses, singers and personalities are mothers to twins. From well-known superstar celebrities to less-recognized historical and political figures, mothers of multiples are everywhere!

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey. Jemal Countess/Staff - Getty Images

Singer Mariah Carey and her then-husband, Nick Cannon, received a wonderful gift on their third wedding anniversary when their boy/girl twins were born on April 30, 2011. Monroe, the girl arrived first, weighing 5 pounds, 3 ounces, followed by the boy, Moroccan Scott, who weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces. The couple announced that they were expecting in the fall of 2010.  Rumors swirled about the possibility of a duet, but the couple did not confirm that it was twins until December. after the singer let the secret slip to President and Mrs. Obama at a Christmas concert.  More »

Celine Dion

Celine Dion
Celine Dion. Getty Images / Christoper Polk

Celine Dion gave birth to twin boys on October 23, 2010. Although reported to be premature, the babies weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and  5 pounds, 4 ounces. The singer and her husband, Rene Angelil, had tried repeatedly to have another baby after the birth of their son, René-Charles, and the twins resulted after six attempts at in vitro fertilization. More »

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez
Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez, often called "J Lo," is a mother of twins.. Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images

Jennifer Lopez is recognized as a superstar singer and actress, and also known for her offscreen romances with Sean Combs and Ben Affleck. After marrying Marc Anthony in 2004, the couple had twins in February 2008. Max and Emme made their media debut in People magazine at just a month old. In 2011, the couple called it quits after 7 years of marriage. More »

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker. Getty Images / Bryan Bedder

Sarah Jessica Parker's twin girls were born on June 22, 2009, delivered by a surrogate mother. Marion Loretta Elwell and Tabitha Hodge carry their father -- actor Matthew Broderick's -- last name, while their middle names reflect their mother's heritage. The couple had been married for twelve years when their darling daughter duo was born, and have a son, James, who was six years old when his sisters arrived. Sarah Jessica Parker starred in the television series Sex and the City, and recreated her role as Carrie Bradshaw in the movie version. More »

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie. Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Angelina Jolie gave birth to boy/girl twins on Saturday, July 12, 2008. Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline were delivered by cesarean section at a hospital in Nice, France and weighed about five pounds each. The twins are the fifth and sixth children for the celebrity couple, including three adopted children, (Maddox, 6, Pax,4, and Zahara, 3), and a biological daughter, Shiloh, who turned 2 in May 2008. More »

Nancy Grace

Nancy Grace is a lawyer, author and television personality, best known for her legal commentary on high-profile cases such as the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping and Casey Anthony murder trial. She is the mom of boy/girl twins born in 2007. John David and Lucy Elizabeth were born when Grace was forty-eight years old. In the fall of 2011, Nancy Grace joined the celebrity cast of "Dancing with the Stars". More »

Rebecca Romijn

Rebecca Romijn
Rebecca Romijn. Toby Canham / Gety Images
Rebecca Romijn gave birth to twins on December 28, 2008. She and her husband (actor Jerry O'Connell) named the babies Dolly and Charlie. There's just one thing; the twins are both girls! Their full names are Dolly Rebecca Rose and Charlie Tamara Tulip. Romijn is best known for her swimsuit photoshoots for Sports Illustrated and Victoria's Secret, as well as her roles as Mystique in the X-Men movies and Alexis Meade on the television program Ugly Betty. More »

Marcia Cross

Marcia Cross
Actress Marcia Cross is a mother of twins.. Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images
Actress Marcia Cross has played some interesting roles on popular television programs, from the insane Kimberly on Melrose Place to the perfectionist Bree on Desperate Housewives. But her role as mother of twins is her favorite. She and her husband, Tom Mahoney, became the parents of fraternal girls named Eden and Savannah, on February 20, 2007. More »

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts
Superstar Julia Roberts is a mom of boy/girl twins.. Kevin Winter / Getty Images

The elegant, Oscar-winning star of movies such as "Pretty Woman," "Erin Brockovich," and "Oceans 11" gave birth to boy/girl twins, Hazel and Phinnaeus, in November, 2004. The twins were reportedly the result of in-vitro fertilization, although twins do run in her family. The twins were born several weeks early and Julia was put on bed rest during her pregnancy. She is married to cinematographer Danny Moder and gave birth to another son in 2007. More »

Julie Bowen

Julie Bowen
Julie Bowen is a mom of twin boys.. Jason Merritt / Getty Images

Actress Julie Bowen was featured in several successful television shows before the 2010 hit Modern Family made her a household name. She's a mom to three boys, including twins, John and Gustav, born in 2009. 

Lisa Marie Presley

Lisa Marie Presley
Lisa Marie Presley. Peter Kramer / Getty Images
The only daughter of Elvis Presley gave birth to twins on October 7, 2008. Lisa Marie Presley and her husband Michael Lockwood named the babies Finley and Harper. Their famous grandfather was also a twin; Elvis' twin brother, Jesse, was stillborn.

Laura Bush

Laura Bush
First Lady Laura Bush, is shown with her twin daughters, Barbara and Jenna.. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images
Laura Bush is the wife of George W. Bush, forty-third president of the United States. She is the only First Lady to be a mother of twins. She's a mom of twin girls, Barbara and Jenna Bush, born in 1981. The girls are named after their grandmothers. More »

Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour
Jane Seymour is a mother of twins.. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images
Actress Jane Seymour is best known for her Emmy-award winning role as Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman. She is also an author, designer, activist and dancer, starring in season five of Dancing With the Stars. The former Bond girl (she played the role in the 1973 James Bond movie, "Live and Let Die) became a mom of twins in 1995. Her sons, Johnny and Kris, are named after family friends Johnny Cash and Christopher Reeve. More »

Diana Krall

Diana Krall
Singer Diana Krall is a mother of twins.. Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images
Imagine the lullabies this mom of twins would sing! Diana Krall is a Grammy award-winning jazz musician married to singer/songwriter Elvis Costello. The musical couple had twin boys, Dexter Henry Lorcan and Frank Harlan James, in December 2006. More »

Holly Robinson-Peete

Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete
Celebrity parents, Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete, have twins born in 1997.. Photo courtesy of Michael Buckner/Getty Images.
Holly Robinson-Peete is mom to fraternal twins born in 1997. Daughter Ryan and son Rodney Jr. are two of the couple's four children. Holly Robinson Peete is an actress, singer and author. She is married to Rodney Peete, a former NFL quarterback.

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance
Actors Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance are the parents of son Slater Josiah and daughter Bronwyn Golden, born in January 2006.. Photo courtesy of Kevin Winter/Getty Images.
Actors Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance are the parents of son Slater Josiah and daughter Bronwyn Golden born on January 27, 2006. The twins were carried by a surrogate mother.

Cleopatra

Cleopatra Bust
Cleopatra Bust from Altes Museum in Berlin, Germany.. Public Domain. Courtesy of Wikipedia.
Cleopatra was an ancient Egyptian queen, in fact the last pharaoh of Egypt before the area was taken into Roman rule. She was born in 69 B.C. She had twins, Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene, with Marc Antony, a Roman governor. (Not to be confused with Jennifer Lopez's husband, the singer Marc Anthony.) More »

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of Great Britian, is also a mother of twins.. Scott Barbour / Getty Images
Known as the "iron lady," Margaret Thatcher was the prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 until 1990. She's also a mom of boy/girl twins, Mark and Carol, born in 1953. More »

Holly Hunter

Holly Hunter
Actress Holly Hunter is a mother of twins.. Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images
Actress Holly Hunter, known as the voice of supermom Helen Parr in the movie "The Incredibles" gave birth to twins in January 2006. The Oscar-winning actress was forty-seven years old when she became a mom of twins. It has been reported that the twins are boys, but otherwise, very little information has surfaced.

Kate Gosselin

Kate Gosselin
Kate Gosselin is a mom of twins and sextuplets.. Thos Robinson / Getty Images

She's not a famous singer, actress, politician or historial figure. In fact, Kate Gosselin's fame is the result of being a mother of multiples - twice over. She's a mom of twin girls (Cara Nicole and Madelyn Kate, born in October 2000). Then, she and her husband Jon decided to try for "just one more." Kate gave birth to sextuplets (yep, six babies!) in May 2004: Alexis Faith, Hannah Joy, Aaden Jonathan, Collin Thomas, Leah Hope and Joel Kevin. The family's life -- including Kate's tumultuous breakup with her husband, Jon -- has been documented in the popular television series "Jon and Kate Plus 8" which airs on TLC. Their book, Multiple Bles8ings details their story and the faith that has sustained them through their journey. More »

Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden
Joan Lunden is a mother of two sets of twins.. Evan Agostini / Getty Images

Joan Lunden is an author and television personality, and a mom of twins -- times two. The former host of Good Morning America had already raised three daughters when she and her husband Jeff Konigsberg had twins in 2003 via a surrogate mother. Lunden was well into her 50s and had tried and failed to become pregnant via in vitro. Max and Kate were born in 2003, followed by Kimberly Elise and Jack Andrew in 2005.


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Mia Hamm

Mia Hamm
Mia Hamm is a mother of twins.. Lisa Blumenfeld / Getty Images
Talk about a "soccer mom"! Married to professional baseball player Nomar Garciaparra, professional soccer player ar Mia Hamm is a mom of twin girls. Grace Isabella and Ava Caroline were born March 28, 2007. Generally considered the world's best female soccer player, Hamm led the U.S. Women's Soccer team to Olympic gold in 1996 and again Athens in 2004 and was part of World Cup Champion teams in 1991 and 1999. More »

More Celebrities

There are plenty of other notable mothers of multiples, including: actress Ingrid Bergman, singer Debby Boone, singer Anita Bryant, actress Joan Crawford (mother of adopted twins), actress Berverly D'Angelo (with Al Pacino), actress Tracy Pollan (with Michael J. Fox), country singer Loretta Lynn, actress Cathy Moriarty, television journalist Jane Pauley (with Doonesbury cartoonist Gary Trudeau), actress Cybill Shepherd, world affairs leader Madeline Albright, author Harriett Beecher Stowe, model Niki Taylor, model Cheryl Tiegs, actress Geena Davis, actress Marcia Gay Harden, singer Melissa Etheridge, actress Amanda Pays, and actress Mia Farrow (with musician Andre Previn).

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