The Sweetest Shots of John Stamos' Son Billy

Have mercy! The former Full House star and his little guy are just too cute together

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A Special Bond

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John Stamos made his house a little "fuller" in April 2018 when he and wife Caitlin McHugh welcomed son Billy, named after the actor's late father.

"From now on, the best part of me will always be my wife and my son," Stamos shared with fans when introducing Billy to the world.

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High Energy

John Stamos Celebrates the New Year with Silly Son Billy, 4, in Funny Photos
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The Stamos family rang in 2023 with some silly antics orchestrated by Billy and recorded by Mom and Dad. In an Instagram Reel posted by John, the 4½-year-old gets goofy on camera, jumping around the frame and even on top of his parents.

"HAPPY NEW YEAR from THE STAMI CLAN #graceandgratitude," wrote the You star in his caption.

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The Big Apple

John Stamos and Son Billy Rock Stoic Poses in Photos from Their Trip to New York City
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In December 2022, Stamos and his mini-me ventured to N.Y.C. for a wintery trip. In a series of photos posted by the actor, little Billy can be seen bundled up in a teal beanie and a number of stylish coats.

One shot features the father-son duo seated together, staring into the camera with twin curious gazes.

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Son of a Star John Stamos /Instagram
John Stamos/Instagram

Billy Stamos looked to be beaming with pride in November 2022, when he visited his dad's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Full House star captured the moment and posted it to Instagram, where his wife and Billy's mom Caitlin McHugh commented, "Daddy's biggest littlest fan ❤️"

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Time Flies

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John Stamos Instagram

Billy and Dad smiled together to mark a major milestone. The 4-year-old headed back to the classroom after a sunny season of fun.

"One of us is starting his first day at school," wrote Stamos. "And the other is doing everything in his power not to cry."

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Superheroes and Superdad

John Stamos, the voice of Iron Man in Disney Junior’s “Spidey and his Amazing Friends,” joins his son for a real-life encounter with Iron Man in Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif., Aug 1, 2022.
John Stamos with his son Billy. Sean Teegarden/Disneyland Resort

Billy looked to be having the best summer ever at Disney California Adventure's Spider-Man Day in August 2022. He celebrated the world of Marvel with Mom and Dad, riding theme parks rides and posing for photos with the likes of Spider-Man and Iron Man.

While it may have been an especially Marvel-ous Monday, hanging out with a superhero isn't all that unusual for Stamos' son. The actor voices Iron Man/Tony Stark in the season 2 premiere of Disney Junior's animated series Spidey and His Amazing Friends.

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Broadway Buds

Taking Billy to see The Lion King in late 2021, Stamos reflected upon his first Broadway experience and the feelings that came with it.

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All Grown Up

"I'm not crying, you are," Stamos wrote on Billy's first day of preschool.

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Beach Bliss

"Some sunsests are just better than others," wrote the doting dad over the July 4th, 2021, weekend.

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Three Wishes

"My sweet wife loves #Disneybounding, my sweet son, not so much! #Jasmine #Genie #Abu" Stamos captioned a cute spring 2021 series of Disney snaps.

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All You Need Is ...

Love, as the Stamos family showed on Valentine's Day 2021.

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Feeling Grateful

In the early days of 2021, Stamos wrote a tribute to his son and his family.

"I try to do this many times a day until I don't have to think about it. Grateful for my healthy family.
That I have the privilege of going to work right now.
Grateful that I still love our country and I'm looking forward to a new year.
The sunshine today.
My health.
My sobriety.
Grateful for our strength as a nation.
Grateful for my wife's freckles.
Your turn..."

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All Smiles

"Fatherhood is the best thing to ever happen to me," Stamos captioned this heart-meltingly cute shot of himself and Billy.

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Sunny Daze

The birthday boy also shared his own view of the festivities, capturing his radiantly smiley son in action.

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Beach Babes

She also shared a photo from Stamos' "magical" birthday, capturing a happy moment between father and son.

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Head in the Cloud

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Caitlin McHugh Stamos/Instagram

Stamos' wife Caitlin shared this magical moment.

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Sunrise, Son-Set

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John Stamos and son Billy. John Stamos/Instagram

The actor captioned this cute snap "one of my favorite sunsets ever!"

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Well Suited

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John Stamos/Instagram

Billy celebrated Independence Day by embracing independence from waistbands.

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Sing Thing

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John Stamos Instagram

The Disney-loving family turned their social distancing time into a sing-along in March 2020 - though it didn't quite go as planned.

"'It's a Small World' family Sing-A-Long turned into a 'Small Disaster!'" the actor joked of the video, which saw Billy getting a bit rambunctious. "#bedjams #quarantine #stayhome," he added.

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Out of This World

John Stamos at Disney
John Stamos and his son. John Stamos/ Instagram

The father-son duo were all smiles as they checked out Disney World's new Rise of the Resistance ride in December 2019.

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Spooky Season

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John Stamos/Instagram

Billy looked mesmerized by his dad's festive getup last Halloween, which saw him dressed up as Coco antagonist Ernesto de la Cruz.

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Lots of Love

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John Stamos, son Billy. John Stamos/Instagram

"My heart is bursting with a copious amount of love and happiness!" the proud papa captioned this cuddly shot on Instagram.

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Something's Cookin'

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John Stamos/Instagram

Baby Billy adorably helped his dad with a special announcement in September 2019: the actor shared on Instagram that he would be playing Chef Louie in ABC's The Little Mermaid Live in celebration of the animated classic's 30th anniversary.

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Work Perks

John Stamos Ringo Starr
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While touring with the Beach Boys outside Chicago in August, Stamos gave his son the ultimate meet-and-greet, with Ringo Starr. "His mantra #PeaceandLove is needed more today than yesterday.#enoughisenough," Stamos captioned the shot, tying it to the tragic mass shootings that happened that weekend.

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Seeing Double

John Stamos hot dad pics
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Who wore it better? Stamos looked like a proud papa while twinning with his mini-me, who wore a matching white button down and tried on his dad's sunglasses for a picture. "If you're having girl problems, I feel bad for you son..." Stamos captioned the shot, quoting JAY-Z's "99 Problems."

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Flying High

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Billy took in the sights as he and his dad flew to Washington, D.C., ahead of the Fourth of July, where Stamos hosted PBS' annual broadcast A Capitol Fourth.

"I get the feeling that Billy Stamos is the one that 'A Capitol Fourth' wanted and I'm just his plus one," Stamos joked.

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All the Kisses

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In a photo session with pal and former costar Josh Peck in May 2019, Stamos planted one on a smiling Billy.

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Rock n' Roll

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Have mercy! Stamos gave us the father-son homage to Elvis Presley we didn't know we needed, in celebration of Billy's 1st birthday on April 10. "One year ago tonight, our little King was born," he captioned the shot.

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Spring Has Sprung

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In a March 2019 snap, Stamos helped his son by "sowing the seedlings of love."

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New Year, New Cute Baby Photos

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As we enter 2019, there's much to be grateful for - particularly, new adorable photos of Stamos and his little bundle of joy.

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Pajama Party

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The whole family showed off their holiday spirit in matching festive onesies to celebrate Billy's first Christmas - even their two dogs!

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Making Magic

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"Already my favorite Christmas," Stamos captioned a series of photos of Billy meeting Santa. In one of the photos, the new dad gave his grinning boy a sweet smooch while visiting a place that's near and dear to his wife's heart -Walt Disney World. Stamos proposed to McHugh at the Happiest Place on Earth after they learned about their baby on the way, and the couple later spent their honeymoon there.

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Water Boys

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Stamos shared a sweet picture of himself hitting the water with his baby son on Oct. 9. In the adorable snap, the actor held Billy in what appeared to be a pool. The baby's face wasn't visible because of his sun hat.

The Fuller House star captioned the photo, "Some days are just better than others."

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Baby's Day Out

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"The Stamos boys take Manhattan," the actor wrote on Instagram alongside a pic of the pair's day on the town. Billy just couldn't wait to check out the sights - or snooze on Dad, one of the two.

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Red, White & Smooch

Caitlin McHugh/Instagram

McHugh couldn't resist sharing some picture perfect moments from the family's July 4th.

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Music Man

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"Looks like we got a stowaway," Stamos joked of his guitar-loving guy in July.

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A Father's Day to Remember

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Stamos shared some heartfelt feelings during his first Father's Day as a Dad.

"I don't have to hand a kid back to the parents when someone yells cut.... It means when people ask me if I'm a father, I don't have to use the goofy line, 'No, but I play one on TV'.... I'll always be known as someone's dad. And that's all I ever wanted," he wrote.

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Patriotic Pals

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Stamos even brought Billy with him to the voting booth. "#WeVoted," he captioned this moment.

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Read All About It

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Storytime is quite the A-list event in the actor's house. "Thank you @jimmyfallon for the cool #DaDa book," Stamos wrote on Facebook in May. "Billy boy is fascinated by it. (It's a little high-brow for me) XOXOXO"

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Nap Time

Caitlin McHugh/Instagram

Stamos's wife Caitlin McHugh posted this sweet Mother's Day snap of her boys, thanking them for "making her a mommy" and making her feel like "the luckiest birthday girl in the world."

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Not Just An Uncle Anymore

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"The Tin Man, Dorothy and The Scarecrow say hi to the cutest of Munchkins. #BillyandtheRippers," Stamos captioned a shot of his son meeting Full House costars Bob Saget and Lori Loughlin in May.

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