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Everything We Know So Far About How George and Amal Clooney's Twins Will Grow Up

Little Ella and Alexander were born this morning.
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George and Amal Clooney's twins were born less than 24 hours ago, but they've already captured the world's attention. Here's what we know so far about what little Ella and Alexander's lives will be like.

THE TWINS WILL COME HOME TO THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE.

For months, George, 56, and Amal, 39, have been renovating a large house in Sonning-on-Thames, Berkshire, just west of London. Estimated to be worth $14 million, the home reportedly has tennis courts, a swimming pool, theater, and extensive security measures including a newly installed fence.

In addition to this 17th-century mansion, the Clooney family also has residences in London, Los Angeles, Lake Cuomo, and Mexico.

GRANDMA LIVES CLOSE BY.

Amal's mother, Baria resides in London, only about an hour away from the new parents' home, and she's already proving to be an adoring grandmother. She was spotted earlier this morning buying gifts for her new grand-babies—a fellow customer saw her purchase two organic cotton rompers today: One featuring an image of a bear and the other, a rabbit. And just a few days before the couple went public with Amal's pregnancy, Baria almost ruined the surprise by shopping for vintage children's books in London.

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While George's parents Nick and Nora and Amal's father Ramzi don't live in the UK full time, one can expect they'll be making more than a few trips to see the new babies.

ELLA AND ALEXANDER CAN APPLY FOR DUEL CITIZENSHIP.

The twins were born in England, automatically awarding them British citizenship, and since their dad is American, they'll have that option as well. However, though Amal is a citizen of Lebanon, the Clooney babies will not legally be Lebanese. As People pointed out, "Lebanese women are not allowed to pass on citizenship to their spouses or children."

THEY COULD ALSO GROW UP TO BE BILINGUAL.

Amal speaks three languages: English, French, and Arabic.

THEY'RE ALREADY PUTTING UP WITH DAD JOKES.

George's publicist issued the following cheeky statement: "This morning Amal and George welcomed Ella and Alexander Clooney into their lives. Ella, Alexander, and Amal are all healthy, happy and doing fine. George is sedated and should recover in a few days."

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This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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