More often than not, sisters are also best friends.
And when you’re in showbiz, it’s even more important to be able to open up to someone who knows the real you. In some cases, both sisters become celebrities with each managing to make a name for themselves. Having someone who understands you deeply and who you know has been in the same boat as you is invaluable for one’s mental and emotional health.
Here are 10 famous pairs of sisters that have managed to make it big as celebrities:
1. Elle and Dakota Fanning
These two became celebrities even as kids and they managed to extend that successful run even as adults today.
2. Zooey and Emily Deschanel
They are stapled names in hit shows. You probably know Emily most for her role in Bones while Zoey gave us all a good laugh in New Girl. Zooey is also part of a band called She & Him.
3. Solange and Beyoncé Knowles
They are both amazing performers and talented in singing. While Beyoncé has become more famous, Solange also has a loyal fan base of her own.
4. Noah and Miley Cyrus
These two sisters are part of a family of stars. Billy Ray Cyrus, their father, was a successful singer while their brother Tracy Cyrus was making it big in a band. Miley became more well-known thanks to her role as Hannah Montana but Noah also followed suit and became a singer.
5. Bella and Gigi Hadid
Following in their mother’s footsteps, these sisters also became supermodels. They are only in their twenties but have managed to grace the covers of famous magazines and walk on the most important runways.
6. Serena and Venus Williams
You can’t talk about women’s tennis without mentioning Serena and Venus. They are top athletes and despite facing off against each other multiple times, it hasn’t affected their bond and they are a very formidable duo when they play together.
7. Rooney and Kate Mara
These two actresses have made a name for themselves in Hollywood. Rooney is perhaps best known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo while Kate has become recognizable from American Horror Story and House of Cards.
8. Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen
The Olsen sisters first became famous in the sitcom Full House. They founded their company Dualstar when they were just six years old and quickly became millionaires. They took control of the company once they became 18 and now have several clothing lines.
9. Nicky and Paris Hilton
These sisters are easily recognizable because of their last name. They first gained notice because of their crazy parties but Nicky has managed to start her own handbag and jewelry lines and while Paris gained notoriety thanks to a certain sex video, she had a modeling career and is now highly paid as a DJ.
10. Haylie and Hilary Duff
Hilary had her big start in the Disney Channel series, Lizzie McGuire while Haylie became best known for her role in 7th Heaven.