In 2006, celebrities (and CBB readers) warmly welcomed the arrival of many sets of twins. Here is a round up of last year’s twins (and those due next year), including our favorites!
The first celebrity twins of 2006 arrived when actress Holly Hunter, then 47, gave birth to twin boys on January 17th. The boys’ names are still unknown, along with their birth stats. What we do know is that the daddy is her British boyfriend, actor Gordon MacDonald.
Actors Angela Bassett, 48, and Courtney B. Vance, 46, welcomed a boy/girl set of twins via surrogate on January 27th. Slater Josiah and Bronwyn Golden are the first children of the couple, who have been married for 8 years. While they did use a surrogate, they say both children are biologically theirs. They also employ a full-time nanny.
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Passions actor, Eric Martsolf and his wife, Lisa welcomed twin boys on April 7th. The first boy was named Mason Alan, and the second Chase Evan, as he "chased" his brother out of the womb. In the picture, Chase is held by Eric and Mason by Lisa.
Chelsea player John Terry and his fiancee, Toni Poole, welcomed a boy/girl set of twins in May. The babies were named Georgie John and Summer Rose. John just missed being there for the birth, due to being in Portugal for training and the twins arriving a month early.
British model Nancy Sorrell, 31, and partner and comedian, Vic Reeves, 47, welcomed twin daughters on May 26th. Elizabeth and Nell were concieved via fertility treatments and delivered via a natural birth. They join big sister Alice, 12, and brother, Louis, 8, from Vic’s first marriage.
Actor and comedian Adam Carolla and his wife, Lynette, welcomed Sonny and Natalia by c-section on June 7th. These are the first children for the couple. Adam was in the delivery room and cut the cord.
British Olympic rower Matthew Pinsent and his wife, Dee, welcomed twin sons Jonah and Lucas on June 26th. Dee had some trouble after the birth, but then had a speedy recovery. No further details were provided.
SHeDAISY singer Kelsi Osborn and her husband Steve Simpson welcomed twin girls on July 12th in Nashville. The girls, who were four weeks early, were named Savannah Marie and Adyson Amilia.
Baseball player Terry Tiffee, 27, and his wife, Kelli welcomed twin sons on July 15th. The boys have been named Talen and Brennan.
Baseball player Richie Sexson and his wife Kerry welcomed fraternal twins on August 14th. They were not due until September, but are doing well. Son Preston and daughter Ayla were born by emergency c-section.
Rocker Melissa and her actress wife Tammy Etheridge welcomed their first children together, a boy/girl set of twins on October 17th. Johnnie Rose and Miller Steven were named after people close to the couple and are welcomed by Melissa’s older children, Bailey, 9, and Beckett, 7. They made their debut in US Weekly. They say the biological father is NOT David Crosby, who is the bio dad of Bailey and Beckett.
Brit star Amanda de Cadenet and her rocker husband Nick Valensi of the Strokes welcomed a boy/girl set of twins on October 19th. Although it was first rumored that the babies were named Mitzi Nicholle and Viktor Jamison. It turns out they have actually been named Ella and Silvan. They join Amanda’s daughter, Atlanta Noo, 14.
Jazz singer/songwriter Diana Krall and her rocker husband Elvis Costello welcomed twin boys on December 6th in NYC. The boys, who made it to 40 weeks, have been named Dexter Henry Lorcan and Frank Harlan James. The boys arrived three years and one day after their wedding on December 5, 2003.
Sean "Diddy" Combs and his longtime girlfriend (and mother of their son Christian, 9) Kim Porter welcomed twin girls on the 21st of this month. The girls were named after each of the parents grandparents; D’Lila Star and Jessie James. They join Diddy’s son Justin, 12 and Kim’s son, Quincy, 15.
Who was your favorite celebrity set of twins this year, and who is the one you are most anticipating for next year?