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UK's 95-Year-Old Tipton Twins, And Other Prominent Identical Twins In The World

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Fame To Same
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Fame To Same

At 95, Britain’s oldest identical twins - Lilian Cox and Doris Hobday - are a Facebook sensation with their hilarious online antics, but they are far from the only set to have found fame.

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Mark and Scott Kelly
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Mark and Scott Kelly

Mark and Scott Kelly were astronauts who became famous after NASA conducted a study comparing their physiology and psychology, which enabled researchers to comprehend the impact of space travel on the body’s molecular level. While Scott has completed two long-duration space station missions and two short trips, Mark is also a seasoned pilot with the US Navy, with over 6,000 flight hours, 39 combat missions, and has spent 50 days in space.

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Brie and Nikki Bella
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Brie and Nikki Bella

The Bella Sisters are a professional WWE tag team. They rose to fame within the wrestling fraternity in 2008. They are best known for a move they call ‘Twin Magic’, something that helped Brie defeat her opponent Victoria. The best part of the move is its simplicity: It involves the twins swapping places. In 2013, the twins started a TV show, Total Divas, as well.

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Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss
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Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss

The Winklevoss twins are best known for suing Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg, claiming he stole their idea to start the social media platform. In 2008, the twins were awarded $65 million in cash and Facebook stock. They have since used their newly-acquired wealth to back cryptocurrency pioneer bitcoin. Their risky investment paid off, as the $11 million they held in bitcoin in April 2013 turned into $1 billion by December 2017.

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

The most famous of all identical twins in showbiz, the Olsen sisters rose to fame even before they turned one. The twins started their career by playing Michelle Tanner in the sitcom 'Full House', and once it wrapped up, it was full steam ahead for them. The show was their original claim to fame, but they have used it as a stepping stone to create two highly profitable business pursuits since: The Row, and Elizabeth and James

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