List of twins

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

Conjoined twinsEdit

ActorsEdit

ArtistsEdit

Authors and writersEdit

BusinesspeopleEdit

ComediansEdit

CriminalsEdit

Twins in danceEdit

  • Peter Frame (1957–2018) and Paul Frame, (1957–) ballet dancers
  • Emma Slater and Kelly Slater in Dancing with the Stars
  • Les Twins Laurent and Larry Nicolas Bourgeois, French Hip Hop dancers, winners of 2017 World of Dance

FilmmakersEdit

ModelsEdit

In musicEdit

PoliticiansEdit

In reality televisionEdit

RoyaltyEdit

ScientistsEdit

SportspeopleEdit

Twins with different claims to fameEdit

OtherEdit

Notable people with a non-famous twinEdit

Twins in Judeo-Christian faithsEdit

Twin recordsEdit

  • 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.[6]
  • Michael and James Lanier, World's tallest twins, at 7' 6" or 2.286 m.[7][8][9]
  • 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)[10]
  • 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[11][12]

Fictional characters who are twinsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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