Hilary Swank gives birth to twins at 48


Hilary Swank REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Hilary Swank REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
'It wasn't easy but it was worth it!' said Hilary Swank.

The actress has been married to Philip Schneider since 2018 and after announcing towards the end of last year that they were expecting a set of twins together, Hilary took to social media on Easter Sunday (10.04.23) to reveal that they have now become parents for the first time.

Hilary Swank has given birth to twins (C) Hilary Swank/Instagram

Alongside a snap of herself facing towards the sunrise whilst holding the two little ones, she wrote on Instagram: “It wasn’t easy. But boy (and girl!) was it worth it. Happy Easter! [chick emoji, chick emoji] Posting from pure Heaven.”(sic)

The ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ actress revealed the news that she was expecting last October and was excited to be becoming a mother for the first time.

Speaking during an appearance on ‘Good Morning America’ on Wednesday (05.10.22) to promote her TV series ‘Alaska Daily’, Hilary said: “I’m so happy to share it with you and with America right now. This is something I’ve been wanting for a long time and my next thing is I’m going to be a mom! I’m going to be a mom and not just of one but of two.”

After being congratulated on the happy news, she said: “It’s so nice to be able to talk about it and share it.

“It’s far enough along that I can share it. And I am sharing it right now for the first time.”

Just two years before becoming pregnant, the Oscar-winning star explained that she was “very maternal” as she explained that any type of “nurturing” is akin to motherhood.

She said: “I feel like so much of the time women who either choose not to or can’t have children are somehow seen as not maternal or not mothering and it is a conversation that needs to be had, because… I’ve heard a lot of women say that they’ve been told, ‘Oh, you’re kind of a failure’. Or, you know, ‘Didn’t you come here to procreate? There are so many different ways to procreate!’

“Any type of mothering, any type of nurturing, is being a mother.”



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