It’s a Boy! John Stamos Welcomes Son Billy — and Names a Newborn After His Late Dad

Have forgiveness — John Stamos is a dad.

The Fuller House star announced the news on Instagram, divulgence he and wife Caitlin McHugh have welcomed a son.

“From now on, a best partial of me will always be my mother and my son. Welcome Billy Stamos (named after my father),” Stamos, 54, captioned a print of a baby nestled on his chest. “#NotJustanUncleAnymore #Overjoyed”

A repute for Stamos tells PEOPLE mom and baby are happy, healthy and home from a hospital.

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In an romantic Dec Instagram post, Stamos remembered his late father as he wrote about apropos a dad.

“I will positively tumble brief of a father my cocktail was, though – I’m going to give it my all! #Balance #BillStamos#Hero,” Stamos captioned a reversion picture of a two.

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“It kills me that my relatives aren’t here to be partial of this, though we know it substantially wouldn’t be function if they weren’t adult there,” he previously told PEOPLE.

“You know how we put your father on a pedestal, and he’s a superhero, and afterwards as we grow older, we go, ‘Ah, he’s only a man’? we never got to that point. Till a day he died, he was bigger than life to me.”

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Stamos and 31-year-old McHugh, who marry Feb. 3 after dual and a half years together, announced their pregnancy to PEOPLE exclusively in December.

“I always wanted to be a dad. Clearly we had to do some work on myself first,” a actor said. “I have a childish thing. People say, ‘Oh, we demeanour young.’ You start desiring you’re gonna live to be 150.”

He added, “And afterwards we arise adult and go, ‘No, man, this is it. This is not a rehearsal.’ … People would say, ‘You should have a child.’ we was like, ‘That boat has sailed.’ ”



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But Stamos pronounced he felt prepared for parenthood.

“I’ll be a fun dad. I’ve been practicing for a prolonged time,” he told PEOPLE, joking, “I’ve finished each schtick we can do with a baby on TV … all a pieces and jokes and diaper gags. I’ll substantially only do all that stuff.”

Jokes aside, Caitlin has no doubt her father will be assured in his new role. As she told PEOPLE, “The demeanour on John’s face when we told him we were profound was priceless. It was a demeanour of a man who has wanted a family of his possess though wasn’t certain it was going to occur for him. Now it is!”