Years before strolling down the aisle, Meghan Trainor hummed in “Dear Future Husband” that she fancied her “one & only” to treat her like a lady even when she’s acting crazy, & tell her she’s beautiful each & every night.
The Grammy champion told Entertainment Tonight in 2015 that she recorded the song “for my particular prospective husband out there, anywhere he is. I’m just making him. Lettin’ him know what’s up”…well, she has after found him!
Here is every single thing you want to know about Trainor’s husband, Daryl Sabara, from their first meeting to the Hollywood star who set them up…
Born & raised in southern California, Sabara started as a performer when he joined a professional dance company at the ripe, old age of 4. Until he matured Trainor’s better half, he was best recognized for playing Juni Cortez in the Spy Kids franchise. He’s also guested on a slew of TV programs, including Will and Grace, Murphy Brown, Weeds, House M.D., Wizards of Waverly Place & many more.
Sabara has also performed extensive voice work on inspired projects like Generator Rex, Gravity Falls & Ultimate Spider-Man. Apparently not coincidentally, he has a brotherly twin brother, Evan Sabara, who’s additionally a voice actor!
How did Meghan Trainor meet her husband Daryl Sabara?
Trainor & Sabara’s paths first met in 2014 at an L.A. house party. “I was like, ‘Oh my good God, it’s Spy Kids, ‘” Trainor next recalled to PEOPLE. “I went up to him when he was getting a drink. I asked him, ‘Are you Spy Kids?’ & he was like, ‘Yeah.’ & I thought that was so great. And I told all my mates all night long, like, see this guys, and I would yell, ‘Yoooh, what’s up Spy Kids?’ & he would go, ‘Yo, what’s up, Meghan?’ I invited my entire family & was like, ‘I partied with Spy Kids last night.’”
Sabara also recognized that night when a “adorable blonde, blue-eyed girl” reached up to him. He admitted, “I couldn’t neglect her.”
Two years later, starlet Chloë Grace Moretz performed matchmaker for her friends. “I required every person I met since day one, ‘Find me a boyfriend!’ Like, particularly new friends too. Chloë Grace Moretz is a mate of mine, and day one of joining her, I was like, ‘You know anybody that I could attend? Or love? Whatever,’” Trainor earlier revealed on Chelsea Handler’s Netflix program (via PEOPLE). “And she’s like, ‘I know the friendliest guy in the world, Daryl, & you should meet him.’ I was like, ‘Daryl? Okay.’”
For Sabara, it was crush at first sight. “It all occurred when you first walked in the room on that dual date and it was this calm just came over me, like there she is,” he declared (via PEOPLE) in 2020 on Apple Music Hits’ Dirty Radio with Meghan Trainor. “I never grasped that I would get married & then when I saw you, it just ran before my eyes.”
When did Meghan Trainor and Daryl Sabara start dating?
The couple began dating in July 2016. Trainor noted their one-year anniversary as a pair in 2017 with a recognition on Instagram that read: “An whole year with the desire of my life. I am truly the most fortunate girl in the world. Thank you @darylsabara for choosing me and making me feel wonderful and special every particular day this year. Thank you for making me a greater songwriter. I love you with all of my soul ❤️.”
When did Meghan Trainor & Daryl Sabara get engaged?
Sabara darted the question in 2017 under a hole of Christmas lights at the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens in Palm Springs. Declaring her engagement on Instagram, Trainor penned: “I SAID YESSSS!!!! For my 24th birthday, the desire of my life @darylsabara made all of my desires come true. He proposed to me under a hole of beautiful Christmas lights and shocked me with my family & friends. I’m still in shock. I’ve never been this comfortable! Thank you Daryl, my family & friends for making me feel like a real princess.”
When did Meghan Trainor and Daryl Sabara get married?
The pair tied their knot in a backyard celebration at their L.A. home on Trainer’s 25th birthday in December 2018. “I forever pictured myself getting married; I just never imagined what it would look like,” Trainor told PEOPLE of her big day. “But it’s greater than I could ever have dreamed of. It was magical.” At their wedding, the fiancé surprised his wife with an epic dance routine…watch below!
Do Meghan Trainor and Daryl Sabara have kids?
Less than one month following their nuptials, Trainor told PEOPLE in 2019 that she & Sabara were “ready to rumble” & that she wanted “some children.” It took a little lengthy, but in February of this year, the couple welcomed their first child, son Riley.
Trainor noted her husband’s first Father’s Day with a honest Instagram post. She wrote, “I got to watch you become a father this year & it was beyond beautiful. Happy First Father’s Day @darylsabara you are now an incredible father 4 months in! Our baby is so advantageous to have you as a dad