Everything You Need to Know About John Stamos' Wife Caitlin McHugh

She's a Disney super fan!

John Stamos and Caitlin McHugh

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Have mercy! John Stamos, his wife Caitlin McHugh, and their son Billy are just the cutest little family. The Full House actor and his wife are always blessing us with the cutest glimpses of their family on Instagram.

Just last week, the couple celebrated their third wedding anniversary. 

“Happy Anniversary Love, Our fairy tale has just begun. Can’t wait to continue our adventure together- as soon as I get out of quarantine! Love you forever, J”

You know Stamos as the beloved “Uncle Jesse” from Full House and the recently reboot Fuller House, but how well do you know his wife (his real one, not Aunt Becky)?  In honor of their newly reached milestone, we’ve rounded up six things you need to know about his wife and Billy’s mom.

She’s a Model and Actress

McHugh is a model signed by Wilhelmina Models, as well as an actress. Chances are, you’ve probably seen her on your screen. Back in 2007, she was in I Am Legend starring Will Smith. In 2014, she had a recurring role on the hit CW Series The Vampire Diaries. 


She and Stamos actually met on the set of an acting gig. Back in 2011, they both appeared in an episode of Law & Order. In 2017, Stamos told People the irony of their roles.

“I played a guy who was so egotistical that he thought he should spread his progeny, so he had like 60 kids or something,” Stamos said. “And Caitlin, ironically, was one of the girls that I was trying to fool and have a baby with.” 

At the time of their meeting, however, McHugh was in another relationship. It wasn’t until years later that they reconnected on another set.

They Reconnected Because of Her Roommate

Though they did reunite on a TV set, McHugh wasn’t working on this set. Her roommate was cast in Fuller House with Stamos.


“Her roommate was on an episode of Fuller House, and so she was in the audience. I walked in, I went, ‘Hey, are you stalking me?’ She was like, ‘No,” he told People. “That’s why I love her. She’s like, ‘What? No. I haven’t thought of you twice.'” 

But after reconnecting, the two started dating and got engaged in 2017.

She Has a Line of Charitable Bracelets 

McHugh and Stamos have partnered with jewelry company My Saint My Hero to fight against child abuse. 100 percent of the proceeds from their collection will go to ChildHelp, an organization that work to prevent or stop abuse and treat victims

Stamos Loves Her Freckles

Stamos is extra thankful for his wife's gorgeous complexion!

“#GratefulFlow I try to do this many times a day until I don’t have to think about it,” he wrote on Instagram. Grateful for my healthy family. That I have the privilege of going to work right now. Grateful that I still love our country and I’m looking forward to a new year. The sunshine today. My health. My sobriety. Grateful for our strength as a nation. Grateful for my wife’s freckles. Your turn…”

She Loves All Things Disney

You can tell from Instagram alone that McHugh loves all things Disney. She often visits Disneyland in Anaheim Ca., frequently dressed up in a Disney-themed outfit or wearing Mickey ears. And Stamos seems to equally love the magic of Disney. Not only does he often accompany her on trips to Disneyland, but he also proposed there using a Little Mermaid reference!

“I kissed the boy and said...yes!” She wrote on Instagram. “That’s what you do when the sweetest, most romantic Prince Charming treats you like a princess and asks you to be his”

They Have Lots of Celebrity Couple Friends

When it’s safe, Covid-wise, to do so, Stamos and McHugh hang with a lot of their fellow actor friends. They even often double with Bob Saget (Danny Tanner) and his wife. 

They also appear to be good friends with Emmy-winning actor Darren Criss and his wife, Mia. They even took them to Disneyland as their wedding present.


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