50 People Share The Time They Randomly Met Their Doppelgängers And It Was Like Looking In A Mirror

They say that there’s about one in 135 chance that a pair of complete doppelgangers exists somewhere in the world. But the odds of meeting someone who looks identical to you is only one in 1 trillion. Highly unlikely, but it could still happen. Well, we have all done a double take when we mistook a random person for someone we know. Although chances are very slim, you may just bump into your lookalike when you least expect it.

Folk wisdom has it that doppelgangers are harbingers of bad luck and even death. According to some folklore, meeting your doppelganger often means that bad luck or death will soon follow. This is why in the olden days, seeing a lookalike is considered a bad omen.  And people would want to avoid seeing them as much as possible. Well, time has changed and some superstitions are no longer taken seriously. And that includes the creepy myth about meeting our identical lookalikes.


“My Doppelganger Was Seated Next To Me On A Plane, Then We Accidentally Checked Into The Same Hotel And Went For A Beer”

Today, people consider it a fortunate encounter when they stumble upon their complete doppelgangers. They would even pose together in photos to commemorate the moment that could only happen one in a trillion. None of these non-biologically related twins have no idea that they would see each other in the most unexpected places. And if it happens to these people, it could also happen to you. Your lookalike may just be seating next to you on a plane, or you may coincidentally meet them at random parties.


“I Found My Literal Doppelgänger Just Now Wtf”


“I Ran Into My Doppelganger At My Cousin’s Wedding And She’s My Cousin’s Husband’s Sister, No Other Relation”




“My Friend Met His Doppelganger Last Night”

We’ve featured a previous post where people shared the time they unexpectedly met their doppelgangers. And the same instances have been piling up so here’s the second part to it.


“My Own Doppelgänger That I Ran Into At A Music Festival, Plus A Face-Swap Of The Photo”


“My Friend Found Her Doppelgänger At A Party”


“My Friend Also Found His Doppelgänger At A Party”


“10 Years Ago When I Went Off To College For The First Time, People I Didn’t Know Kept Coming Up To Me And Calling Me ‘Brian’. My Name Is Josh. Then A Few Weeks Into The Semester I Met Brian And We Took This Picture Together.


“Found My Doppelgänger. Funny…. We Even Share The Same Birthday”


“My Dad’s Coworker Is Also His Doppelgänger”


“My Girlfriend Met Her Doppelgänger”


“I Met My Twin Brother From Another Mother At The Bar. His Name Is Adam And He Also Likes Beer”


“My Bf (left) Met His Doppelganger At Ikea Last Night”


“Saw Doppelgänger On Front Page, Met Mine A Few Weeks Ago”


“Met My Doppelgänger And Thought I’d Share. We Even Had Matching Hair Accessories. I’m On The Left”


“I Was Walking Around A While Back And Met My Doppelganger, We Even Have The Same First Name”


“Met My Doppelgänger. He’s A Better Smiler Than I Am.”


“So My Friend Found His Doppelgänger”


“This Is Me And My Doppelgänger. Have Any Of You Redditors Met Yours In Real Life?”


“Met My Doppelgänger”


“My Friend Just Found His Doppelgänger”


“My Friend Met His Doppelganger On A Night Out…”


“I Met My Doppelgänger In Australia!”


“Was Out Last Saturday Night Minding My Own Business When A Guy And His Parents Approached Me For A Photo. Apparently I’m His Doppelgänger?”


“It’s Always An Interesting Night When You Randomly Run Into A Beard Doppelgänger”


“I Found My Doppelgänger In A Bar Bathroom”


“Found My Doppelganger, Bought Him A Jager And Got This Photo Op.”



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“I Finally Meet Longtime Virtual Pal Steve Burnett. Other People Stare In Horror At The Uncanny Duplication.”


“My Brother Met His Black Doppelganger Last Night”


“I Think I Found My Beard Doppelgänger”


“Just Now, Found My Doppelganger. Surreal. My Mom Told Me To Ask My Father Why This Guy Looks Like Me…”


“Met My Doppelgänger At Work! She Was Hired To The Same Unit 3 Months Before Me”


“My Fiancé Ran Into His Doppelgänger At A Car Show. I Called The Guy Over And Made Them Take A Picture Together.”


“My friend met a stranger at a wedding that looked just like him and was wearing the same thing.”


“My friend traveled all the way to Thailand to randomly find his doppelganger”


“Standing in line in KC we found my friends exact doppelganger”


“Agonist fans are always telling me that I look so much like @KikoLoureiro. Finally got the pic with matching @ibanezofficial! He’s an inspiring player and a really cool down to earth guy.”