John Stamos is an American-based actor and musician. He became famous for his contract role as Blackie Parrish on General Hospital, an ABC television soap opera. He was also nominated for his performance at the Daytime Emmy Award as the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
John’s starring role as Jesse Katsopolis in Full House, on the ABC sitcom, is another popular role. Since 1995, he has appeared in several TV films and series since this television show’s finale. Since 2005, John has been the national spokesperson for Project Cuddle.
Further, between 2005 to 2009, John had a starring role as Dr. Tony Gates on the NBC medical drama ER. In later 2009, he began playing a role in the Broadway, titled Bye Bye Birdie as Albert, which he played until earlier 2010. Later, from July to September 2012, John played Senator Cantwell in a Broadway revival play, The Best Man, replacing Eric McCormack (Atypical).
From 2015 to 2016, John was cast as the lead role in the Fox sitcom Grandfathered. He is also an executive producer for the Netflix series Fuller House, in which John reprised the role of Jesse Katsopolis. Further, he starred in Never Too Young to Die, Born to Ride, and the Lifetime/Netflix psychological thriller You.
John Stamos Early Life:
John was born on 19th August 1963 in Cypress, California, US. His original family’s surname is Stamatopoulos. In his teenage years, he worked for his father’s restaurants and has also done jobs like flipping burgers in the Orange County area.
At 15, John attended his first Beach Boys concert and is a die-hard fan of the band. Later, after coming to fame, John also performed with them.
He is also a big fan of Elvis Presley and has often referenced him in the show Full House.
John Stamos Family Background:
John was born to William “Bill” Stamos and Loretta (née Phillips), and William was a second-generation Greek-American restaurateur. Further, John has two younger sisters named Janeen Rehling and Alaina Stamos Talarico; they both are school teachers.
John Stamos Education:
John attended John F. Kennedy High School and played in the marching band during his high school days. John’s parents always supported his aspiration to be an actor, and although for the 1981 term he planned to enroll at Cypress College, he later skipped his first semester to focus on his acting career. Further, after three weeks, John got his debut role in General Hospital.
John Stamos Physical stats:
John stands 5’11” tall and weighs around 77 kilograms. His hair color is dark brown, and he has hazel-grey colored eyes. Though he will be entering his 60s next year, John has maintained his physics healthy and fit. His amazing smile adds to his attractive personality.
John Stamos Birth Signs:
John’s zodiac sign is Leo, and people born under this sign are natural-born leaders who are also dramatic, self-confident, and creative. His birth flower is Gladiolus, his birth sign element is Fire, and his opposite sign is Aquarius.
According to the Chinese Zodiac sign, John is born in the Year of the Rabbit. These year-born people enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and like avoiding conflict. Rabbits are compatible with Goat or Pig.
John Stamos Net worth:
John has been in the entertainment industry since his teen’s age. His primary sources of income are from acting and as a producer. John has a lifetime pass to The Disneyland entrance worth around $30,000.
In May 2005, after John’s divorce from Rebecca Romijn, he purchased a 4,000-square-foot house in Beverly Hills worth $3.57 million. He listed this home for sale in 2019 for $6.75 million. After a few months, he lowered the price to $5.7 million, then in 2020 lowered it again to $4.495 million.
Further, in August 2019, John purchased a house in a gated community in Hidden Hills, California, worth $5.75 million.
John Stamos Relationship Status:
John began dating Rebecca Romijn, a model and actress, in 1994 after their first meeting at Victoria’s Secret fashion show where she participated as a model. On Christmas Eve 1997, they got engaged, and on 19th September 1998, they married on the Beverly Hills Hotel. Later in April 2004, the couple announced their separation. John filed for divorce in August 2004, and on 1st March 2005, it became final.
On 23rd October 2017, John announced his engagement to Caitlin McHugh, model, and actress. She is 22 years younger than him. After dating for a year, the couple, on December 2017, announced that they were expecting their first child. In February 2018, they married, and their son, Billy Stamos, was born in April 2018.
On 19th May 2018, John and Caitlin announced their new jewelry line, “St. Amos Jewelry,” with the proceeds going to the Childhelp foundation (100% of the amount).
John Stamos Career:
John’s first television role was as ‘Blackie Parrish’ in 1982; it was a medical drama series ‘General Hospital.’ Initially, the character was planned to appear in only five episodes, but the audience loved John’s character, making him a mainstay. For this role, John was nominated for a ‘Daytime Emmy Award.’
In 1984, John appeared in the lead role of ‘Dreams,’ a CBS sitcom, where he played the role of the aspiring musician ‘Gino Minnelli.’ but later, the show was canceled after one season.
John has also featured in the sitcom ‘You Again?’ the main cast as the son of the character played by Jack Klugman. From 1986 to 1987, for 26 episodes, the show was aired on NBC.
Further, in 1987, John got a big career breakthrough when he was selected to play the role of ‘Jesse Katsopolis’ in the sitcom ‘Full House.’ He portrayed a bomber-turned-rock musician in the popular series, which completed 192 episodes before being taken off air in 1995.
As a musician, John, on occasion, has performed with his idol band, ‘The Beach Boys.’ In 1992, he sang’ Forever for the band’s Summer in Paradise album. John has also been featured in a music video ‘Forever by Jesse and the Rippers.’
John was featured as Tony Gates in the drama television series titled ‘ER.’ During the 13th season in 2005, his character was introduced in the series, and he appeared in character till 2009.
John has also appeared in some films with minor roles, including ‘Party Monster,’ ‘Knots,’ and ‘Farce of the Penguins’.
In the 2008 television film ‘A Raisin in the Sun,’ he portrayed ‘Karl Lindner.’ The story is based on the same name play by Lorraine Hansberry. The film was nominated for the ‘Emmy Award’ for ‘Outstanding Made For Television Movie.’
Further, during the 2010-11 season, John made four appearances as ‘Dr. Carl Howell’ in the teen musical comedy-drama ‘Glee.’ The series was top-rated and nominated for 19 ‘Emmy Awards.’
John appeared in the recurring cast of the sitcom ‘The New Normal,’ playing ‘Brice’ in five episodes from 2012 to 2013. He also played a recurring role in ‘Necessary Roughness.’, the television drama series.
In 2016, John appeared in the film ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2’ and also played Dr. Brock Holt in the second season of ‘Scream Queens. ‘a Fox black comedy series.
From 2018 to 2019, John played the role of Dr. Nicky in ‘You.’, a psychological thriller television series. Further, in 2019, he was featured as John Wilkes Booth in Netflix’s comedy TV series ‘Historical Roasts.’ He was also seen in a television special titled ‘The Little Mermaid Live!’ in which he was cast as ‘Chef Louis.’
John’s major work includes his role as ‘Jesse Katsopolis’ in the Full House series. He played a role of a rock musician who helped his brother-in-law raise his daughters. The show was successful and aired from 1987 to 1995.
Further, John won the ‘Young Artist Award’ for ‘Best Young Actor in a Daytime Series’ in 1984 for ‘General Hospital.’ In 2007, he was presented with the ‘TV Land Award’ for ‘Favorite Elvis Impersonation’ for ‘Full House’; in 2016, he also won the ‘People’s Choice Award’ under the ‘Favorite Actor in a New TV Series’ category for ‘Grandfathered.’
John Stamos Social Appearance:
John is active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, with more than 3.8M, 1.3M, and 1.6M followers, respectively. He has a beautiful collection of posts, including personal and professional life. Most of the posts are about his work promotion and his old memories.
John Stamos is one of the finest well-known actors in the Entertainment industry. His parent’s support, his hard work, and his passion for acting all helped him to achieve success. We wish him all the best for his future.