John Stamos, a beloved figure in Hollywood for several decades, has always been candid about various aspects of his life, including past relationships and his journey to sobriety. Over the years, fans have witnessed the Full House alum embrace a new role as a loving father.
While Stamos has lived his life openly, many wonder about the woman he shares his life with—his wife, Caitlin McHugh.
The meeting of John Stamos and Caitlin McHugh is a fascinating tale. Back in 2015, the couple had a serendipitous encounter on the set of Law and Order: SVU. Stamos portrayed a character who, in a rather egotistical manner, sought to father numerous children, even attempting to sabotage condoms to achieve his goal. Interestingly, McHugh played one of the girls he was trying to deceive into having a baby.
At the time, Caitlin McHugh was in a relationship, but fate intervened once again when their paths crossed during a taping of Fuller House, where McHugh’s roommate had a guest-starring role.
The two locked eyes and Stamos humorously remarked, “Hey, are you stalking me?” Fortunately, this chance meeting led to the beginning of their romantic journey.
Their courtship blossomed, and in October 2017, John Stamos proposed to Caitlin McHugh at Disneyland in a heartwarming and creative way.
He compiled a video featuring romantic moments from Disney and Pixar animations and concluded it with Sebastian from The Little Mermaid encouraging him to “Just ask the girl.” The couple exchanged vows in February 2018, and a few months later, they joyously welcomed their son, William (Billy) Christopher Stamos.
Despite a notable age difference of 23 years between Caitlin McHugh, who is 34 years old, and John Stamos, who is 57, they appear to defy age gracefully, maintaining a stunning and youthful presence.
McHugh herself is accomplished in her own right, pursuing a successful career as a model signed with Wilhelmina Models and an actor with notable roles in films like I Am Legend and TV shows such as The Vampire Diaries.
Moreover, she actively supports the fight against child abuse, partnering with My Saint My Hero jewelry, with 100 percent of the proceeds from their collection going to ChildHelp—an organization dedicated to preventing, stopping, and treating child abuse.
Notably, Caitlin McHugh shares a love for all things Disney, as evidenced by Stamos’ romantic proposal. Together, they make a dynamic and loving couple, capturing the hearts of their fans both on and off the screen.