People can’t get enough of Michelle Buteau, and luckily her fans will get to see her in a new Netflix series. The show is called Survival of the Thickest, and it’s really funny just as one would expect.
Based on Buteau’s acclaimed book of comedic essays of the same name, Survival of the Thickest follows an ambitious NYC fashion stylist named Mavis Beaumont (Michelle Buteau) who dreams of one day making it big in the fashion industry. But after she faces the ultimate betrayal when she finds her hot photographer boyfriend in bed with someone else, Mavis’s whole world comes crashing down. Now, with the help of her close friends, she must adjust to life as a newly single woman while trying to rebuild her life as a struggling stylist.
After watching the comedy series, you’ll probably find yourself searching all over the internet for information on the show’s leading star. Naturally, one of the first searches would be concerning Buteau’s relationship status. Well, we’re here to tell you that Buteau is officially off the market. In fact, she’s been off the market for a long time. We shared all the juicy details about Buteau’s love life below.
Michelle Buteau husband: Who is the Survival of the Thickest star married to?
I’m sorry, fellas. Michelle Buteau is married to a Dutch-born photographer named Gijs van der Most. They got married on July 31, 2010, and will be celebrating their thirteenth anniversary on July 31, 2023. Buteau will most likely post a cute photo of them together on her Instagram on their anniversary to commemorate the day with a sweet message. She’s been doing this every year on their anniversary. They welcomed twins, Hazel and Otis, via surrogate in January 2019. She posts them on her page every now and then.
Buteau spoke with People Magazine back in September 2020 and mentioned how happy she was about being a wife and mother of two.
"“It’s so crazy when you find a partner that you actually like that is good for you that makes you want to feel like you can do anything. And that makes you feel like you want to also be a better person.”“And then having kids with them, it was just like ‘Good night. Good night, everybody.’ And I ended up like, ‘There’s not enough champagne to celebrate what we got going on.’ “"
You can catch Michelle Buteau as Mavis Beaumont in Survival of the Thickest, landing on Netflix on July 13.