John Stamos, aka John Phillip Stamos, is an American actor, producer, singer, and musician.
He has an estimated net worth of $25 million in 2023, which he mostly acquired from his film and television appearances.
He is mainly famous for his starring role as Jesse Katsopolis on the ABC sitcom Full House in 1987, considered the best performance of his career.
|Full Name||John Phillip Stamos|
|Date of Birth||August 19, 1963 (59 Years)|
|Place of Birth||Cypress, California, USA|
|Height(approx)||5 Ft. 11 Inches (1.82 Meters)|
|Weight(approx.)||167 lbs (76 kg)|
|Eye Color||Blistering Blue|
|Profession(s)||Actor, Producer, Singer, and Musician|
|High School||John F. Kennedy High School, La Palma, California, USA|
|Education||Graduate (Cypress College, Cypress, Californai, USA)|
|Father||William Bill Stamos (Restaurateur)|
|Mother||Loretta Phillip (Model & Housewife)|
|Sister(s)||Alaina Stamos and Janeen Stamos (Both School Teachers)|
|Spouse||Caitlin McHugh (m. 2018) (Actress & Model) |
Rebecca Romijn(m. 1998; div. 2005) (Actress & Producer)
|Years Active||1982 –|
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
John Stamos’ Early Life (The Story of Becoming an Actor)
John Stamos was born on August 19, 1963, to his father, William Bill Stamos, and his mother, Loretta Phillip, in Cypress, California, USA.
His father (who died in 2001) was a restaurateur by profession and was a Greek immigrant. His surname was Stamatopoulos originally.
His mother (who died in 2014) was a model by profession.
He grew up with his two sisters, Alaina Stamos and Janeen Stamos, both are professional school teachers.
He completed his schooling at John F. Kennedy High School, La Palma, California.
He started working at a young age at his father’s restaurants and had a job flipping burgers in Orange County.
John has had a deep interest in acting, music, and singing since childhood.
At four, he even learned to play the drum and was a marching band member during school. He always loved to listen to The Beach.
In 1981, he joined Cypress College, Cypress, California, for higher education but dropped the idea in his first semester to pursue his acting career.
His family was too supportive of his dream to become an actor.
Three weeks after dropping out of college, he landed his first acting role as Blackie Parrish on the daytime soap General Hospital in late January 1982.
He played this role from 1982 to 1984, won Soap Opera Digest Awards (1982) & Young Artist Awards (1984), and was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award(1984).
John Stamos’ Personal Life
Rebecca Romijn (m. 1998; div. 2005)
John Stamos met Rebecca Romijn, a model & actress when she was modelling in Victoria’s Secret fashion show in 1994 and started dating.
John proposed to her and became engaged on Christmas Eve in 1997. They married at Beverly Hills Hotel on September 19, 1998.
Their marriage did not last long, and they announced their separation in April 2004.
John filed for divorce in August 2004, which was settled on march 1, 2005.
Catlin McHugh (m. 2018)
In 2011, John met Catlin McHugh, a model & actress, while guest-appearing on Law and Order: SVU.
They started dating each other in 2016, five years later of meeting.
After one year of dating, John proposed & engaged to Catlin at her favorite place Disneyland in 2017.
The couple tied the knot on February 3, 2018, and welcomed their son Billy Stamos on April 10, 2018.
John Stamos’ Acting Career, Music Career, and Awards
John Stamos’ career’s first role was as Blackie Parrish on the daytime soap General Hospital in late January 1982.
He won two Soap Opera Digest Awards and was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award.
He got his first movie role in an action spy film, Never Too Young To Die, in 1986. This movie was a critical and commercial flop.
|Never Too Young to Die||1986|
|Born To Ride||1991|
|My Best Friend’s Wife||2001|
|I Am Stamos||2004|
|Farce of The Penguins||2006|
|Father of Invention||2010|
|My Man is a Loser||2014|
|They Came Together||2014|
|My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2||2016|
|Dirty Daddy: The Bo Saget Tribute||2022|
He played Jesse Katsopolis in ABC’s Full House from 1987 to 1995. The show became a hit in the late 1980s and John’s career too.
Even today, this role is considered the best performance of his career. This show ended in 1995 after a long successful run of eight seasons.
He reprised his role of Jesse Katsopolis in 2016 in the Netflix series Fuller House. He was the executive producer of the show.
Major TV appearances
His major TV appearances include:
- General Hospital (1982-84)
- Dreams (1984)
- Alice in Wonderland(1985)
- You Again? (1986-87)
- Full House (1987-95)
- Thieves (2001)
- Clone High (2003)
- Friends (2003)
- Jake in Progress (2005-06)
- ER (2005-09)
- A Raisin in The Sun (2008)
- Entourage (2010)
- I Am Victor (2013)
- Galavant (2015)
- Grandfathered (2015-16)
- Fuller House (2016-20)
- Scream Queens (2016)
- You (2018-19)
- The Little Mermaid Live! (2019)
- Big Shot (2021-)
He has made several voice acting appearances, including MTV animated series.
He has done theatre, too, such as How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Nine, Cabaret, Bye Bye Birdie, The Best Man, The Little Mermaid, etc.
Singing & Music Career
Since childhood, John has wanted to be a singer & musician too.
He learned to play drums at 4, also learned to play guitar, and started his own band, Destiny. He loved to listen to The Beach Boys.
At first, He performed in an independently released album, Shades of Blue, in 1994.
In 2014, he directed a Nashville-based band’s music video and co-written a song. He has performed for The Beach Boys several times.
Awards & Nominations
For General Hospital, John won Soap Opera Digest Awards (1982) and Young Artist Awards as an outstanding supporting actor in a drama series in 1984 and was nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards in 1983.
In 1985, he was nominated for Young Artist Awards for Dreams.
He won the People’s Choice Awards as a favorite actor in a tv series for Grandfathered in 2016.
Stamos celebrated his 25 years in acting with the 2,393rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
John Stamos’ Businesses, Charities, and Endorsements
John Stamos is a good human being. That’s why he has endorsed non-profit organizations working for society’s betterment. He takes the initiative on an individual level too.
1. Project Cuddle
Since 2005, John has been the national spokesperson for Project Cuddle, a California-based non-profit organization dedicated to preventing baby abandonment.
For the support and advancement of children, Stamos is also a celebrity ambassador for ChildHelp, a US non-profit organization dedicated to preventing and treating child abuse.
Since 2011, John has been endorsing Dannon’s Greek yogurt brand Oikos. He has appeared in a series of their commercials, including his 2012 Super Bowl commercial.
4. St. Amos
In 2018, John and his wife Caitlin started St. Amos, a bracelet collection to spread kindness, donating all proceeds to the ChildHelp to help victims of child abuse.
John’s mother started the Vanguard Cancer Foundation after witnessing how personalized care helped her brother. Stamos surely has spent thousands/millions on charity. Following are other charities he has contributed to:
- Believe in Dreams
- Give Kids The World
- Kindred Foundation for Adoption
- Motion Picture and Television Fund Foundation
- New York Restoration Project
- Operation Smile
- Scleroderma Research Foundation
- Special Olympics
- Vanguard Cancer Foundation
John Stamos’ Real Estate
1. $2 Million Mediterranean Mansion
During the 1990s, John owned a six acres Mediterranean Mansion in Calabasas. He sold the property back in 2001 for $2.15 million.
2. $4 Million Beverly Hills Home
He bought a French country-style 1950s romantic estate in Beverly Hills for $3.57 million in 2005, just after his divorce from Rebecca Romijn.
It is a 4000 sq. ft. beamed ceilings and hardwood floors home with four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a kitchen, a garden, fountains, and a stone fireplace.
He listed the home for sale in 2019 for $6.75 million, lowered the price to $5.7 million, then lowered it to $4.5 million, and finally sold it for $4.24 million in 2020, one year and three price cuts later.
3. $6 Million Hidden Hills Estate
John sold the Beverly Hills home after he picked up a Cape Cod-inspired estate in 2019 for $5.75 million.
It is a 5,750 sq. ft. guard-gates estate in hidden hills on 1.5 acres of land.
The house features two living areas, a dining area, a kitchen, six bedrooms, 5.25 bathrooms, two offices, and a recording studio.
4. $900k Eastern Columbia building
In 2008, John bought a $900k unit in the Eastern Columbia building in Downtown Long Angeles.
Once, he was neighboured by Johnny Depp in the same building.
Other Things John Owns
John Stamos has an interesting Disneyland collection.
- He purchased a $30,700 worth of Disneyland entrance sign in 2000.
- He owns a ‘D’ from the Disneyland slide.
- He owns a ride car from snow’s white scary adventure.
- He owns a Dumbo ride cart.
- Stamos is a big fan of electric cars and drives a Tesla Model S that costs $100,000.
What is John Stamos doing now?
After the reboot of Full House in Netflix’s Fuller House in 2016, John Stamos appeared in season 2 of the big shot and as a voice artist in Spidey and His Amazing Friends on Disney.
How much is Rebecca Romijn?
Rebecca Romijn is an actress & model, and ex-wife(1998-2005) of Full House star John Stamos. She has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
Who does John Stamos have a child with?
John has a son Billy Stamos with his wife, Caitlin McHugh. They married in February 2018 and welcomed their son in April 2018.
What is John Stamos famous for?
John Stamos is an American actor famous for his role as Jesse Katsopolis in ABC’s Full House from 1987 to 1995.
He reprised his role in Netflix’s 2016s Fuller House. He has appeared in 10+ movies and 20+ tv shows.
How Much is John Stamos worth?
John Stamos has an estimated net worth of $25 million, which he mostly acquired from his acting career in movies and TV shows.
How much does John Stamos make every year?
John makes approximately $2 to $3 million yearly from his movie & tv appearances and investments.
How old is John Stamos?
John Stamos was born on August 19, 1963, and is 59 years old.