Celebrity Parents Hilary Swank Welcomes Twins, a Boy and a Girl! See Their First Family Photo "It wasn't easy. But boy (and girl!) was it worth it," the actress wrote on Instagram Sunday By Angela Andaloro Angela Andaloro Twitter Angela Andaloro is a Parents News Writer at PEOPLE. Angela has also written about entertainment and parenting at LittleThings, Mom.com, BuzzFeed, and more. In her spare time, she enjoys competing in fantasy sports leagues and watching too much reality TV. People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 10, 2023 06:16 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Hilary Swank is officially a mom of two! The Oscar-winning actress, 48, has welcomed her twins with husband Philip Schneider, she announced on Instagram Sunday. "It wasn't easy. But boy (and girl!) was it worth it. 👼🏼🤍👼🏼, the Alaska Daily star wrote, captioning a photo of her holding her newborn babies on each shoulder, while looking out at a sunset across the water. "Happy Easter! 🐣🐣," she added. "Posting from pure Heaven. 🙌🏽." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Many of Swank's famous followers sent her congratulations, including Kate Hudson, Viola Davis, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Mariska Hargitay, Debra Messing and Katie Couric. "God bless honey,' said Sharon Stone. "This is the most extraordinary journey ever ❣️🌹so happy for you all." Hilary Swank Reveals How She Kept Her Pregnancy a Secret While Filming During the First Trimester Swank announced her pregnancy on Good Morning America in October 2022, sharing that she and Schneider would be on double duty. Hilary Swank. Todd Williamson/NBC/NBC via Getty "This is something that I've been wanting for a long time and my next thing is I'm gonna be a mom," said the actress at the time. "And not just of one, but of two. I can't believe it." Pregnant Hilary Swank Shares Epic Ultrasound Photo of One of Her Twins 'Flexing': 'Prize Fighter' Hilary Swank. Hilary Swank Instagram Since then, Swank has been sharing milestones of her pregnancy on social media, including a video in January in which she showed that she wasn't letting her pregnancy slow down her physical routine.. "Me and Da Babes workin' out 🤍🤍," Swank captioned the clip. "Been a lonnnnnnng time since #FitnessFriday." That same month, Swank stepped out with her husband at the 2023 Golden Globes, proudly placing her hand on her baby bump as she posed for the cameras. Wearing a green dress with black bows on her shoulders, Swank flashed a huge grin as she told PEOPLE during the glamorous evening: "I feel good!" Hilary Swank and husband Philip Schneider. Matt Winkelmeyer/FilmMagic Hilary Swank Shares Sweet Pregnancy Update: 'Oven's Heatin' Up, Dough's Beginning to Rise' Swank also appeared during a guest spot on The Late Late Show with James Corden in January, when she explained that expecting twins has left her marveling at the miracle of pregnancy. "I feel like women are superheroes," the actress said. "What our bodies do? I have such, like, a whole newfound respect. I mean, I love women, I've always loved women, but now, I'm like, 'Wow, we can do this!'"