How Julia Roberts Feels About Hazel, Phinnaeus Starting College

College is coming! Julia Roberts has a lot of feelings about her 17-year-old twins Hazel and Phinneaus’ upcoming milestones.

“It makes me a little lightheaded,” the actress, 54, told AdditionalTuesday, April 12, was all about the twins attending college in the fall. “I’m completely excited for them. It’s really thrilling, and I wasn’t lucky enough to have a college experience. And so to see how it’s happening for them is really fascinating. I’m just excited for them.”

The Georgia native also shares her 14-year-old son Henry with her husband Danny ModerDuring the coronavirus pandemic, he joked about moving to Northern California with his three children.

“[It’s] not for the faint of heart,” the Pretty Womanstar spoke about their Malibu departure. “We have pulled it off and everyone seems good and happy. … We always felt that we were living outside of L.A. I think the move has been great.”


Hazel and Phinnaeus
Courtesy Danny Moder/Instagram

While the pair, who wed in July 2002 in New Mexico, mostly keep their private lives off of social media, Moder, 53, posted a rare Instagram photo on their eldest children’s 17th birthday in November 2021.

“These rabble rousers,” the cinematographer captioned a throwback Instagram photo of Phinnaeus and Hazel at the time. “Seventeen today. Thank you for helping me through fatherhood.”

Roberts and Moder were married for their 20th wedding anniversary in Los Angeles earlier that year. “This photo was on a dusty road before that big idea,” Moder wrote via Instagram in July 2021. “Just holding on to this beautiful girl one day at a time. One epic day at a time.”

In a post of hers, the Notting Hill star told her social media followers that she and her husband were “just getting started.”

The duo have a “really solid, loving marriage,” a source exclusively gushed to Us Weekly in May 2018, noting that they “always make time for each other.”

The insider added, “When you see them together, there is no doubt about it. They still share a crazy passion and love for one another. … Julia just loves watching [Danny]With the kids. It fills her heart and makes her love him even more.”

The source went on to call Hazel, Phinneaus and Henry the “top priority” for the “hands-on parents.”

Roberts and Moder met while filming Moder’s movie The Mexican in 2000. They welcomed their twins together in 2004. Henry was born three years later.

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