Who is Mark Paul Gosselaar Second Wife Catriona McGinn, How the Couple Meet?

Wed Jan 05 2022
By   Orish Thapa

A Canadian-American advertising executive, Catriona McGinn, is best known as the second wife of American actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar. Mark is famous for his role as Zack Morris in NBC's sitcom, Saved By The Bell. Individually, McGinn is an advertising executive and the mother of two children.

The blonde wife of Gosselaar is a beauty to behold, and her skills, plus her professional career, differentiate her from her husband's spotlight.

Many people and media are eager to know how McGinn managed to create an identity of her own. Below are the information unraveling the facts about her early life, relationship with her husband and many more.

Catriona McGinn's Early Life

Catriona McGinn, 43, was born on June 22, 1978. Although her place of birth is still unknown, considering her early education at John Abbot College in Quebec, the general notion is that she is a Canadian.

McGinn pursued her higher education at Simon Fraser University, where she studied public relations, advertising, and applied communication. Moreover, she enrolled at McGill University in 1998 to study media, cognitive, and child psychology.

Catriona McGinn's Successful Career

Catriona McGinn became an editorial manager for New Canadian Magazine while in college. After experiencing work for two and a half years, McGinn decided to join SparkNet Communications as an operation manager.

Without the name and fame of her husband Mark, Catriona McGinn is successful in her career.
Catriona McGinn is living happily with her husband and four kids.
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After finishing her contract as an operational manager at SparkNet Communication, she joined Nielsen Company as a general manager in 2006. Her work contract was for about 3 years and 7 months. Furthermore, she even provided her services to Social 5150, a social media agency.

McGinn still works at a company named Paskal Lamour in which she co-founded and is the director of sales and marketing. Since August 2016, Catriona has been an interior designer associate for Jeff Lewis Design.  

The gorgeous blue-eyed lady has made appearances in 14 episodes of Bravo's reality series, Flipping Out. Similarly, she has also appeared in three episodes of the food-based TV series, Dinner at Tiffani's.

Catriona McGinn: Wife of Mark Paul Gosselaar

Catriona McGinn and Mark-Paul Gosselaar walked down the aisle in July 2012. The duo started dating in 2010, and a year after their romance, Gosselaar took the chance and proposed McGinn with a 5-carat cushion-cut Neil Lane ring in August 2011. The wedding ceremony took place at the Sunstone winery in Santa Ynez, California.

Catriona McGinn tied the knot with Mark-Paul Gosselaar in intimate wedding.
Catriona McGinn and Mark-Paul Gosselaar danced for the first time at their wedding.
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Catriona and her husband Mark welcomed their first child, son Dekker Edward, in October 2013. Two years later, on February 17, 2015, the couple celebrated the birth of their girl, Lachlan.

In 2011, the actor explained his kids absolutely adored McGinn and that she, too, was great with them. Catriona treats her stepchildren as her child.

The Couple Has Two Children Together

As mentioned above, Catriona and her spouse welcomed their first son Dekker Edward Gosselaar on September 30, 2013. Similarly, they welcomed their second child, Lachlyn Hope, on February 17, 2015.

Catriona McGinn and Mark Gosselaar are parents of four children.
Catriona McGinn and Mark-Paul Gosselaar with their two beautiful children, Dekker and Lachlyn.
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After the birth of their second child, Mark took Twitter to express his emotions. He wrote that he is in love with their new baby girl, Lachlyn and both mother and baby are healthy and happy. Mark is happy to have a perfect family of four children, 2 boys and 2 girls. 

Apart from a lovely relation with her husband, Mark, McGinn has a solid and caring relationship with her stepchildren. Moreover, the family of six often spends time together and visits exotic places for vacation.

Catriona McGinn's Husband Mark-Paul Gosselaar Was Previously Married To Lisa Ann Russell

Before meeting Catriona, Catriona McGinn's husband, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, was previously married to his first wife, Lisa Ann Russell. The couple had a long marital relationship of almost 20 years. Mark and Lisa were united as a life partner on August 26, 1996, at an intimate ceremony in Maui Cove on Maui, Hawaii.

Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Lisa Ann Russell were in relationship for 20 years before their divorce.
Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Lisa Ann Russell split after 20 years of the marital relationship.
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Unfortunately, On June 18, 2010, Paul and actress Ann Russell announced their spills, and on May 27, 2011, they officially ended their 20-year relationship. Meanwhile, the duo shared one son Michael Charles Gosselaar and daughter Ava Lorenn Gosselaar.

After the divorce, Mark shared the custody of their two children. In an interview with Screenver TV, the actor said that he has nothing but nice things to say about his ex-wife. And he also believes that the kids being around both equally is very important.

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