5 Black-American Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Were Twins


Those are Five Black-American celebrities you probably didn’t know were twins

That’s right!  Some of your favorite stars have were twins and you probably didn’t know about it. 🕵

Check-out Five Black American Celebrities and their twin brother or sister.

#1. Vin Diesel and Paul Vincent

vin diesel and paul vincent

Who would have thought that Vin Diesel, the star of “Fast and Furious”, is a twin?  The star, whose real name is Mark Sinclair Vincent, has a non-identical twin who is also in the entertainment industry as a photographer and motion graphic artist.

Unlike his brother, Paul Vincent remained in the shadows until 2013 when Vin Diesel published a photo of his twin brother with the late actor Paul Walker.

#2. Laverne Cox and M Lamar

laverne cox and m lamar

Famous for her role in the television series Orange Is the New Black, Laverne Cox made history in 2014 when she became the first transgender person nominated for an Emmy.

Her twin brother, Mr. Lamar, stood out by playing his sister’s role as Marcus in Orange Is the New Black.

#3. Tia and Tamara Mowry

Tia and Tamara Mowry
The Mowry twins made their debut in the American sitcom “Sister, Sister, Sister”, and since the series ended in 1999, the sisters have continued to break into the film industry.

Tia Mowry starred in BET’s “The Game” and hosts her own cooking show while her sister, Tamara Mowry, starred in “Strong Medicine” and currently co-hosts “The Real”.

#4. Tasha Smith and Sidra Smith

Tasha Smith and Sidra Smith


The Smith sisters are actively involved in the film industry in the United States.  Actress Tasha is well known for her role as Cookie’s (Tajari P. Henson) sister Carol in the hit series “Empire”.  Her sister Sidra is a director.

#5. The Haqq Sisters

The Haqq Sisters

The Haqq sisters are celebrities because of their association with the stars of reality, the Kardashians.  The twins, Malika and Khadijah, over the past few years have worked for and with celebrity maven.