Cheaper By The Dozen Kids In Order Of Their Ages and Family Tree
Cheaper By The Dozen kids in order of ages are Nora, Charlie, Lorraine, Henry, Sarah, Jake, Mark, Jessica, Kim, Mike, Nigel and Kyle Baker.
Cheaper By The Dozen is a comedy film directed by Shawn Levy which is a remake of the 1950 film of the same name. The movie follows the life of the Baker family who navigate their life after moving to the new town.
The film is based on the real-life Gilbreth family. The movies are inspired by the autobiographical book by Ernestine Gilbreth Carey and her brother Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr.
There are other families in the world with a large number of children such as the Radfords, and Mariam Nabatazami with her former partner. In 1765, Valentina and Feodor Vassilyev hold the record for the most number of kids. The couple had 69 kids.
Speaking of the Baker household, they have 12 children consisting of five girls and seven boys.
Cheaper By The Dozen ages of the kids range from 22 years to five years old. Here is the list of the kids ranked from oldest to youngest.
1. Nora Baker
Nora is the first daughter and child of Tom and Kate Baker. Nora is 22 years old born on the month of May.
She is mainly in charge of babysitting her siblings. In the first film she was in a relationship with a guy names Hank whom her younger siblings were not fond of. Nora broke up with Hank when her younger brother went missing.
In the second movie, the eldest child of the Baker household is married to a guy named Bud McNulty and shares a son with him.
Piper Perabo portrays the role of Nora.
2. Charlie Baker
Charlie is the first son and second oldest child of Kate and Tom. Charlie is 17 years old.
He was the quarterback of his previous school's football team in Midland. The eldest son has a rocky relationship with his parents as he believes that they ruined his life when the whole family moved to Evanston.
When he signs up for football in his new school the teachers mock him with the name skippy. Charlie slowly becomes rebellious as he skips classes affecting his grades. He is also kicked out of the football team due to low grades.
The role of Charlie is played by Tom Welling.
3. Lorraine Baker
Lorraine is a 16 year old teenage girl who is into fashion and makeup. Lorraine is the second daughter.
When the family moves to their new house she rushes to get the biggest room and fills the place with her posters and mannequins. She is close to her older brother Charlie.
When her younger sibling Mark goes missing she is seen running down the street with her brothers Nigel and Kyle. Lorraine is the godmother of her nephew Tom McNulty.
It is known that she tied the knot with a guy named Chris Cavangh whom she met at work.
Hilary Duff plays the role of Lorraine.
4. Henry Baker
Henry the second son of Tom and Kate is 12 years old. Henry loves to play the clarinet.
He likes to style his outfit by wearing a flat cap. In the film, we can see the young man having a hard time creating his own identity outside his household.
Talking about his relationship with his siblings, he is close with Charlie but not so much with Jessica and Kim.
Kevin G. Schmidt portrays the character of Henry.
5. Sarah Baker
Sarah is the fifth kid born in the year 1992. Sarah is 11 years old young girl who has a tomboy personality.
She is a prankster whose pranks tend to get out of control and like every sibling she likes to tease her brother Mark. The young girl loves to play sports such as Hockey and other team sports.
When she reaches her teenage years she starts to wonder whether she is going to be pretty like her sister. It is known that she had a crush on Elliot Murtaugh.
The character of Sarah is played by Alyson Stoner.
6. Jake Baker
Jake is ten years old with a quiet personality. Jake is seen standing up to the bullies who have been troubling Mark.
He loves to spend his time playing and creating new tricks on his skateboard. The young man also likes to play Hockey with Mike.
Among his eleven siblings, he fights with Jessica the most but they are still close and have a good relationship with one another. Like everyone else, he was also not happy about moving to Evanston.
Jacob Smith plays the character of Jake.
7. Mark Baker
Mark is a nine year old shy kid who often feels left out of his family. Mark is the seventh child.
The young boy often feels like he doesn't fit into his family dynamics. He has a pet frog names Beans whom he loved dearly. Sadly, his beloved pet passed away.
Mark who lost his pet frog gets into a heated fight during his mother's video shoot session. The grieving young boy runs away from his home to return back to Bakers' old house in Midland.
When he is found Jessica explains that he is not an outcast but a equal member of the family. Later, he has a close bond with his family.
Forrest Landis plays the role of Mark.
8. Jessica Baker
Jessica is eight years old and shares the same birth date as her non-identical twin sister Kim. They are the first set of non-identical twins in the Baker household.
She is a smart kid who likes to talk about math randomly and loves to correct the teachers along with her twin. The young girl is seen wearing similar outfits as her twin sister.
In a scene, Jessica tries to split Jake, Mike, and the school bullies when they get into a fight.
Liliana Mumy plays the role of Jessica.
9. Kim Baker
Kim is eight years old like her twin sister. Kim is often involved in Sarah's pranks.
She never misses a chance to attend her father's games and is disappointed when she wasn't able to attend one game. Kim is equally smart and talented as her twin sister and they are the smart ones in the family.
The role of Kim is portrayed by Morgan York.
10. Mike Baker
Mike is six years old and the tenth child of Tom and Kate. Mike is closest to his older brother Jake.
He is an active and adventurous kid who likes skateboarding, hockey, performing stunts without any supervision, and swinging or handing ropes upside down. He also gets in fights with the school bullies.
Blake Woodruff plays the role of Mike.
11. Nigel And Kyle Baker
Nigel and Kyle are the 11th and 12th kids of Tom and Kate. Nigel and Kyle are identical twins and they are five years old.
The twins love to play with their father and enjoy dressing up in different costumes and outfits with his twin. The youngest members of the household are mean and nasty to their kindergarten teacher.
Nigel is played by Brent Kinsman and Kyle is portrayed by Shane Kinsman.
Tom And Kate The Head Members Of The Family
Cheaper by the Dozen family tree begins with the head members Tom and Kate of the Baker family. The couple met each other when they were young.
The patriarch of the household played college football in his early days and later on pursued to become a professional football coach. He moved to Evanston from Midland with his wife and children when he got the opportunity to coach his former college team.
The matriarch of the Baker household grew up in a nuclear family so she always dreamed of having a large family. When she was young her dream job was to become a journalist and write for the newspaper.
She is a talented writer and has published a book based on the bond of her large family.
Steve Martin plays the role of Tom and Bonnie Hunt portrays the character of Kate.