Bridesmaids actress Kristen Wiig is reported to have welcomed twins through a surrogate earlier this year.

The Saturday Night Live comedian had dropped clues on the legendary sketch show on Mothers Day in the US last month.

The comedian said: ''I don't know if I truly appreciated my mom the first 45 years of my life. But this year I'm feeling especially grateful for her advice, her love. I'm so thankful for all the things she's taught me, like preparing to be a mom myself.''

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People Magazine say that they were told by a source that the 46-year-old actress and her fiancé Avi Rothman are believed to be the proud parents of twin babies who were born earlier this year via a surrogate.

Kristen Wiig and fiance Avi Rothman

The very private couple, who got engaged last summer, were photographed in the Daily Mail carrying a baby each in a sling.

Wiig was previously married to Hayes Hargrove for four years.