11 Celebs Who Are Already Proud Parents Of Twins
by Effie Orfanides
Twins are in the air! Beyoncé and Amal Clooney will be in good company when they welcome twins in 2017! They are just the latest celebrities to be welcoming twins into the world. Here is a look at 11 other celebs who are proud parents of pairs.
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony became parents of twins back in 2008. Max and Emme just celebrated their 9th birthdays and JLo took to Instagram to post a touching message to her littles.
“I can’t believe it’s 9 years ago today that God entrusted me with the biggest blessings of my life… he finally sent me my beautiful twins, my babies, my love and life in two lil human beings. I immediately felt bonded, protective, overwhelmed with emotion and like the luckiest woman on this earth. And I’ve felt that way every day since. You make me proud every single moment of every single day! You are two shining lights that make this world a better more beautiful place for me and everyone who is lucky enough to know you…Thank you, Lord, for choosing me to be Max and Emme’s mom. The word LOVE is not enough for how my heart and soul feel when I think of you… Happy Happy Birthday my lil coconuts!!! Mama loves you so damn much,” she wrote.
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon welcomed Moroccan and Monroe in 2011, three years after they tied the knot. Although MC and NC have since gotten divorced, they both remain completely dedicated to “dem babies” whom they often call “Roc and Roe” (a play on Rock and Roll). Fans who watched Mariah’s World got a very special glimpse into Mimi’s life and got to see her children up close and personal for one of the very first times since they were born.
Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance
In 2006, Bassett and Vance welcomed fraternal twins Bronwyn Golden and Slater Josiah. They decided to become parents via a surrogate after seven years of failed fertility treatments.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
In 2010, Gideon and Harper made the Harris-Burtka’s a family of four. The dads are constantly posting photos of their adorable kids on social media!
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
Sarah Jessica Parker and husband Matthew Broderick welcomed twins Marion and Tabitha via surrogate in 2009. Last year, SJP posted a rare photo of her girls on Instagram to wish them a happy 7th birthday. In her post, she called her daughters “lovely, funny, dear, surprising, sparkling, and beloved.”
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Angelina Jolie gave birth to twins Vivienne and Knox in 2008. She and Brad Pitt have six children together, three of whom are adopted. Although the two recently decided to divorce, they are committed to raising their kids together.
Ricky Martin welcomed his sons Valentino and Matteo via surrogate in 2008. Last year, he took his boys on an unforgettable trip to Africa and shared a rare photo of them on Instagram. Martin, who is now engaged to Jwan Yosef, told People when his twins were born, “I’m so happy! Everything they do, from smiling to crying, feels like a blessing. Being a father feels amazing. This has been the most spiritual moment in my life.”
Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell
The model and her actor hubby welcomed twin daughters Charlie (which happens to be Jerry’s brother’s name) and Dolly in 2008. On Jerry’s birthday earlier this year, Rebecca posted a sweet message to him, calling him one of the greatest dads in the world.
Marcia Cross and Tom Mahoney
Marcia Cross and Tom Mahoney welcomed twin daughters Eden and Savannah in February 2007, just because Cross turned 45. At the time, she told Oprah Winfrey that she dreamt of becoming a mother.
“I wanted to be a member of that club so badly, and now I’m in and it’s so much better than I even imagined,” she said, according to People.
Julia Roberts and Danny Moder
Maybe Julia was a bit of a trend-starter! The actress and her husband welcomed Phinnaeus and Hazel back in 2004. The couple is super private and rarely shares any photos of their kids on social media.
Celine Dion and Rene Angelil
Twins Nelson and Eddy were born in 2010 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The boys, along with their older brother Rene-Charles, have been living in Las Vegas with their mom after recently suffered the tragic loss of their dad, Rene.