Wanda Sykes’ Wife Gave Birth to Twins


Wanda Sykes’ wife, Alex, gave birth to twins on April 27, her rep tells PEOPLE. The couple welcomed the twins named Olivia Lou and Lucas Claude.

Daughter Olivia Lou weighed in at 6 lbs., 7 oz., and was 19-inches long while Son Lucas Claude weighed at 7 lbs., 9 oz., and was 20-inches long.

“All are happy and healthy and at home,” says Sykes’s rep Danica Smith.

Wanda and her wife were married on Oct. 25, 2008. The twins are the first children for the couple.

Wanda Sykes (born March 7, 1964) is an American writer, stand-up comedienne and actress. She is known for her blunt comedic observations on current events, the differences between the sexes and races, and the human condition. She is known for her role as Barb on The New Adventures of Old Christine, on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm as herself and numerous cameo appearances.

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