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

Twins in actingEdit

Twins in artEdit

Twin authors and writersEdit

Twins in businessEdit

Twins in comedyEdit

Twins in crimeEdit

Twins in danceEdit

Twins in filmmakingEdit

Twins in journalismEdit

Twins in the militaryEdit

Twins in modelingEdit

Twins in musicEdit

Twins in politicsEdit

Twins in reality televisionEdit

Twins in royal familiesEdit

Twins in scienceEdit

Twins in speech therapyEdit

Twins in sportsEdit

Twins in video game developmentEdit

Twins with different claims to fameEdit

Notable parents of twinsEdit

Notable people with a non-famous twinEdit

Twins in faithsEdit

Twin recordsEdit

  • Thomas and Grace Houghton-Burnett (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 C-section)[6]
  • Gin Kanie (1892–2001) and Kin Narita (1892–2000). widely known for their longevity,
  • Benny (1947–2001) and Billy McGuire (1947–1979), heaviest ever twins at 814 and 784 pounds. Born in Hendersonville, NC, US in 1947. Billy died in 1979, Benny in 2001.[7]
  • Michael and James Lanier, World's tallest twins, at 7' 6" or 2.286 m.[8][9][10]
  • Edward and Daniel Hemberg (2005–), heaviest twins born in New Zealand (and at the time Australasia) via natural delivery (Edward 3.54 kg and Daniel 3.76 kg)[11]
  • Tashi and Nungshi Malik (1991–), world's first female twins to scale Everest together, first twins and siblings to scale Seven Summits together, Ski to North & South Pole together and to complete Explorers Grand Slam together and youngest persons to achieve it[12][13]

Fictional characters who are twinsEdit

See alsoEdit


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  8. ^ Tallest Twins Archived 2007-08-30 at the Wayback Machine
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  10. ^ Jim Lanier Archived 2011-08-20 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ Ministry of Health, Wellington Hospital (Primary) 27 December 2005
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