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John Stamos and Wife Caitlin Celebrate 5th Wedding Anniversary: 'What a Beautiful Life We Have Together'

Caitlin McHugh Stamos and John Stamos pose at the opening night of the new musical "Some Like It Hot!" on Broadway at The Shubert Theatre on December 11, 2022 in New York City.
Caitlin McHugh Stamos and John Stamos pose at the opening night of the new musical "Some Like It Hot!" on Broadway at The Shubert Theatre on December 11, 2022 in New York City.

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John Stamos and Caitlin McHugh Stamos are celebrating a milestone wedding anniversary!

The couple marked their fifth wedding anniversary on Thursday, and Caitlin treated fans to an Instagram carousel of shots from their 2018 wedding to mark the occasion.

Some of the candid moments included the couple exchanging a passionate-looking first kiss, holding hands saying vows, and beaming brightly for a reception toast.

"I love looking back on photos from 5 years ago today. So many smiles, so much love," Caitlin, 36, wrote. "I'm so grateful our love continues to grow 💗 What a beautiful life we have together."

"Happy Anniversary and Thank You @johnstamos for putting up with me all this time. I love you!" she added.

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Stamos, posted his own tribute to his bride later in the day: The Full House star shared a colorful painting he'd made of the two of them together.

"My favorite 1,826 days, 43, 824 hours or 2,639,440 minutes ever! Happy 5th anniversary, Love!" he captioned the post, adding "Water color by yours truly."

The pair first met while filming an episode of Law & Order: SVU in 2011, but didn't reconnect until a few years later.

"We just met back up again. Her roommate was on an episode of Fuller House, and so she was in the audience," Stamos previously explained. "I walked in, I went, 'Hey, are you stalking me?' She was like, 'No.'"

"That's why I love her. She's like, 'What? No. I haven't thought of you twice,'" he jokingly added.

John Stamos and Caitlin McHughs
John Stamos and Caitlin McHughs

Caitlin McHughs Instagram John Stamos, Caitlin McHugh Stamos and son Billy

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After almost two years of dating, Stamos proposed on Oct. 22, 2017, at Disneyland, one of Caitlin's favorite places. (Caitlin is an active Disneybounder, a superfan who dresses up in character at the amusement park.) At the time, Caitlin was expecting the couple's first child.

The pair then tied the knot in February 2018 at the Little Brown Church in Studio City, California before welcoming son Billy that April.

In August 2021, Stamos opened up about finding his happily ever after to PEOPLE.

"Six years ago, I sobered up and I became a better person," he explained. "And when Caitlin came around, I recognized it immediately. I said, 'I have to be good for that to make it work.'"

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The actor also spoke about how he and Caitlin keep their marriage strong, noting that they aim for romantic nights together whenever possible.

"We surprise each other," he said. "Last week, she took me to the Lavender Festival and I absolutely loved it. The simplest things are what we strive to get back into. We can't imagine what life is like without the little guy, but we dip our toe in. And then we go home to a screaming child!"

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At the end of the day, the chaos, the sleepless nights, all of it "is what I always wanted," added Stamos. "My dreams came true 100 times over."