They are highly talented and have been in the industry for a while, featuring in movies, back to back, though some of these twin siblings are both in the industry and we are familiar with them but some others are not, and lots of fans don’t even know, they are twins. They are all doing well in their different endeavours.
City People Senior Showbiz Reporter, BIODUN ALAO brings you names of 10 movies stars, that many don’t know are twins and what they are doing.
KEHINDE & TAIWO BANKOLE
This two beautiful twin made their entertainment debut in the 2003 Miss Commonwealth Nigeria Beauty Contest, after which they proceeded to the 2004 Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria Pageant. In 2009 they won the Revelation Of The Year Award at 2009 Best Of Nollywood Awards. Two years after their first screen feature in Wale Adenuga’s Super Story. They are both graduates from the Olabisi Onabanjo University with a degree in Mass Communication. After that, they delved into modelling before finally settling for acting and television hosting. They host shows such as ‘Soul Sisters’.
“African Kitchen” and other. Kehinde Bankole has featured in a lot of blockbuster movies and presently among the top actresses currently rocking the movie industry while Taiwo is into Event Planning and Decoration and she has handled big-time projects in Nigeria.
ENIOLA AJAO & HER TWIN SISTER
Movie actress, Eniola Ajao who is a protege of star actor, Odunlade Adekola unknown to many is a twin, she is Taiwo. The actress and her twin sister Kehinde are Epe, Lagos State Babes. Eniola has been consistent in the Yoruba movie industry, with loads of awards and endorsement deal with reputable companies. Her twin sister Kehinde is a businesswoman that enjoys her private life a lot, and the actress rarely flaunts her pictures except just on special occasions.
TAIWO AND KEHINDE AROMOKU
These two pretty ladies are inseparable and they reside abroad. Taiwo Aromoku who is a popular actress is often described by her colleagues as a pretty, curvy and very blunt actress. She made headlines years back when she declared that she dated actor Odunlade, and they almost got married though she eventually got married to Olayemi Abimbola and relocated abroad. Before she relocated abroad, she was among the top actresses rocking the Yoruba movie industry and features in almost all the movies produced by Odunlade Adekola, since she trained under him. Her twin sister Kehinde also maintains a very private profile.
EKU & KESSIANA EDEWOR
With their model-like figures and impeccable sense of style, it is no wonder Eku and Kessiana Edewor are the most talked about twins in town. Eku Edewor is very popular in Lagos social circles, she and her sister always show up at different classy events.
Eku Edewor is one of the most popular faces on television having gained prominence in the Mnet produced show 53 extra.
Since she landed the roles, her career has leapt in different ways, she has starred in movies, hosted shows and produced TV contest. Her twin sister Kessiana is a model in the UK.
MARY AND JOSEPH LAZARUS
Pretty movie actress, Mary Lazarus is one of the screen divas presently rocking the movie industry. Unknown to many, she has a twin brother called Joseph Lazarus who also keeps a low profile on social media. They are both the last in the family of 7. Her brother is an entrepreneur with interest in Oil &Gas.
TAIWO & KEHINDE ADEPEKO
Kehinde and her twin sister are known for many movies in which they show their talent and love for the movie industry. The twins are inseparable and take time to show their bond on social media any opportunity they get.
They have both spent close to two decades in the industry and features more in movies shot in Abeokuta Ogun State.
CHIDIEBERE & CHIDINMA ANEKE
Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke are identical twins in the movie industry and are popularly known as The Aneka Twins. They are actress cum producer who are based in Enugu State and are also the last issue to the Aneke family. These two talented actresses feature more in movies shot in the Eastern part of the country, and they are really love in the industry.
TRACY & TREASURE DANIELS
Trace and Treasure are both actresses and producers from Ebonyi State. Their talents were discovered by veteran producer, Lancelot Imaseun when he came to shoot a movie in Enugu. They dominated the movie industry some years back featuring in blockbuster movies back to back, lately, they don’t feature in movies the way it used to be back then.
TAIWO & KEHINDE OKUNOLA
They are both fast-rising filmmakers. Taiwo and Kehinde Okunola are popularly known as Okunola twins. They both started working behind the cameral in the industry, before joining the industry fully. Lately, they feature in movies together and they have both featured in a good number of movies.
These talented actors have taken up a lot of challenging roles in movies, which they were able to interpret perfectly and eventually won them awards. Besides acting in the Yoruba movie industry, they also take part in the technical aspect of movie production and also rolls with the big names in the Yoruba movie industry.
KEHINDE & TAIWO LESH
These two young and beautiful ladies started their career, featuring in the popular rested soap opera titled “I Need To Know”, which features Funke Akindele. Taiwo Lesh took the role of Hawa, one of Funke Akindele friends in “I Need To Know”. They both took a long break from the movie industry to concentrate on their studies. But right now, they are back into the industry, while Taiwo is fully into acting, Kehinde the other hand is more into event management, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t feature in movies when the needs arise for them to act together.
They have both featured in a good member of Yoruba movies and still planning to do more. They are young, beautiful, talented and has a lot of offer in the movie industry.