Then vs Now: What 9 “Full House” Cast Members Are Up to These Days
The beloved family sitcom, Full House, aired a long time ago, and over the years, the cast has changed and evolved, but the memories of the characters remain fresh in the hearts of fans. Here is a great opportunity to catch up on what they’ve been up to since the show ended.
1. John Stamos
John Stamos has been continuously working in the entertainment industry since his time on Full House, appearing in various movies and TV shows. He gained widespread recognition for his role on ER where he was a lead cast member for 4 years. In 2018, Stamos tied the knot with his partner, Caitlin McHugh, and the couple welcomed a son named Billy into the world.
2. Bob Saget
The Tanner family patriarch remained active in the entertainment industry since the show’s end. He made appearances on several TV shows, such as Raising Dad, Entourage, and Grandfathered. Also, he played the voice of the older Ted Mosby throughout How I Met Your Mother’s ninth season. Sadly, he passed away in 2022.
3. Mary-Kate Olsen
After the end of the show, Mary-Kate’s career took off. The Olsen twins embarked on a series of successful direct-to-video movies, including Passport to Paris. They then went on to star in 2 additional television programs and founded their own company, Dualstar, which they jointly became CEOs of in 2004. Over time, they both gradually transitioned away from acting and onto other endeavors.
4. Ashley Olsen
As mentioned above, Mary-Kate and Ashley started off on the same path as young twin stars. However, Ashley decided to step away from the spotlight a few years earlier than her sister, who, a decade later, eventually also quit acting. Today, the Olsen twins run 2 fashion companies, The Row, which consists of fancy clothes, and Elizabeth and James, which features everyday clothes.
5. Lori Loughlin
Since her time on Full House, Lori Loughlin has been a familiar face on television. She has starred in various TV shows, like In Case of Emergency and What Calls the Heart, and she co-created and produced the show, Summerland. Additionally, she has appeared in numerous Hallmark Channel movies and holiday films. Loughlin tied the knot with her designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli in 1997. They are proud parents to 2 adult children, Isabella and Olivia.
6. Dave Coulier
Over the past 2 decades, Dave Coulier has remained involved in the entertainment industry, appearing in various television shows and movies. He is known for his vocal impressions and characters and has lent his voice to many projects. However, he has always been true to his first passion, comedy. He continues to tour as a stand-up comedian. In 2014, Coulier married Melissa Bring.
7. Candace Cameron
A year after the conclusion of the popular sitcom, Full House, Candace Cameron tied the knot with NHL player Valeri Bure, taking on the surname Cameron Bure. During the subsequent period, she made a few appearances on TV shows and in films, which included a single episode of Boy Meets World. Afterward, she decided to step away from acting for a few years to concentrate on raising her 3 children who have since grown into adults.
8. Jodie Sweetin
Since the end of Full House, Jodie Sweetin has kept busy with a number of independent movie projects, including Port City and Redefining Love. She also showed off her moves as a contestant on Season 22 of Dancing with the Stars. In 2016, Sweetin became engaged to her boyfriend, Justin Hodak, but the couple later ended their relationship after a year-long engagement.
9. Andrea Barber
After leaving the acting industry, Andrea Barber pursued higher education. She received her bachelor’s degree from Whittier College and went on to earn a master’s degree in women’s studies from the University of York in England. After completing her studies, she returned to work at Whittier College. In 2002, she got married to Jeremy Rytky and the couple had 2 children. However, they eventually got divorced in 2014.