Woman who used online experiment to track down her doppelgänger discovers her 'twin stranger' 10,000 miles away

  • Maddy, 23, (left) from Tacoma, Washington State, found Amber, 22, (right) from Perth, Western Australia, within just a week of signing up to Twin Strangers, a website which helps people to find their closest lookalikes
  • Maddy, 23, from Washington State signed up to Twin Strangers website
  • Within a week she'd found her lookalike Amber, 22, from Perth
  • Pair recently met in LA with their boyfriends and felt an instant bond 
  • Both graduated from high school and beauty school in same year  
  • Two women who look like twins have travelled over 17,000 kilometres combined to meet each other after discovering their startling resemblance online.
  • Maddy, 23, from Tacoma, Washington State, found Amber, 22, from Perth, Western Australia, within just a week of signing up to Twin Strangers, a website which helps people to find their closest lookalikes. 
    The pair have since discovered they both have Australian lineage, suggesting they might possibly be in some way related. They also both attended beauty school and graduated in the same year.
    Hair stylist Maddy came across Twin Strangers on Facebook and signed up to the site. After making a profile, she found Amber in about a week. 
    Amber had already been on there for a few months and said she couldn't believe it when she matched with Maddy and saw her face. 

    'We had been chatting on Facebook for a while so we felt like we already knew each other. I was still both nervous and excited to meet her though,' Amber said. 
    And as soon as the girls met in LA, where they both made the trip with their boyfriends, they felt an immediate bond.
    'When I first met Amber, it really kind of felt natural, like meeting a long lost friend. We instantly connected,' Maddy said. 
    She admits that she has nervous about whether they would resemble each other in real life. But she needn't have worried.
    Maddy (left) and Amber are awaiting the results of DNA testing to find out if they are actually distant relatives 
    And as soon as the girls met in LA, where they both made the trip with their boyfriends, they felt an immediate bond