So, who is Mescal Wasilewski? From his history with Jodie to his job, HollywoodLife has rounded up 5 key things to know about Jodie’s fiance.
1. Mescal & Jodie started dating in 2018.
Mescal and Jodie had been dating for 4 years when they got engaged. The couple confirmed their relationship on Valentine’s Day 2018. “Find someone who you can share this kind of love with…” she began her long Instagram caption about Mescal. Jodie was previously married to Shaun Holguin, Cody Herpin, and Morty Coyle.
2. Their relationship was long-distance at first.
Mescal was initially based in New York but eventually moved out to the west coast to be with Jodie. “At first, he and I had a long-distance relationship. He was in Brooklyn, and I was here in [Los Angeles] for three and a half years, and it was slow and nice,” she said on the Allison Interviews podcast. Jodie has two kids from her previous relationships.
3. He proposed ahead of her 40th birthday.
Jodie is set to turn 40 on January 19. The actress and Mescal announced their engagement on January 17. “I love you Mescal, for always. You’re my person. I can’t wait to see the life that lies ahead for us,” she captioned her engagement post. Their engagement is a bright spot in the wake of Full House star Bob Saget’s sudden death at the age of 65.
4. Mescal is on Instagram.
Mescal’s Instagram handle is “ghostfacelito.” He also announced the engagement on his account as well and wrote, “So that happened…”
5. Mescal is a primary therapist.
Mescal is a primary therapist at Catalyst Recovery, according to his LinkedIn profile. He wrote that he’s worked in the “field of addiction and mental health for over 16 years, helping to treat clients with a range of diagnosis and difficulties.” He received degrees from California State University-Northridge and Hunter College.