Who is John Stanaland? 'Selling the OC' Tyler Stanaland's dad and real estate tycoon

Wondering who Tyler Stanaland's renowned realtor dad is? Here's the low-down on John Stanaland!

Tyler Stanaland attends the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California and broadcast on June 5, 2022.
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Netflix's Selling the OC is finally here and so far it's living up to its Selling Sunset counterparts, with fans wanting to know everything about the new lineup of glamorous agents—especially when it comes to Tyler Stanaland, who not only is married to actress Brittany Snow but also has real estate in his blood thanks to his dad. But who exactly is John Stanaland?

Much like his colleague Gio Helou, whose mum Lisa also works for the O-group, Tyler is no stranger to working alongside his nearest and dearest. In fact, he worked for his family real estate business before joining the Oppenheim brokerage and taking the plunge into reality TV, alongside the likes of Alexandra Hall and Lauren Shortt (under Brett and Jason Oppenheim's wing), to show us a glimpse at the hottest homes in Orange County.

Now viewers want to know more about his real estate legacy and in particular, his dad John Stanaland, who is quite the property tycoon and even made a cameo in the series—which you might have missed! 

So, here's everything you need to know about Tyler Stanaland's dad, John Stanaland...

Who is Tyler Stanaland’s dad, John Stanaland?

As it happens, Tyler has been in the real estate industry his whole life, as he's grown up in the family business...

His father, John Stanaland is a renowned real estate agent and part of the ‘John Stanaland Group (opens in new tab),’ a family-run brokerage that sells luxury coastal homes in Laguna Beach. He himself, is an Orange County native and a fifth-generation real estate professional, with even his great-great-grandfather helping OC locals buy and sell their homes (so there really is a family legacy at play here)!

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Throughout his career, he has made record-setting sales with some even totally billions of dollars. He's also received a number of accolades along with quite an impressive reputation.

If you were wondering what real estate royalty looks like, it's safe to say John Stanaland is a contender, with his son Tyler following in his footsteps.

What is John Stanaland's Instagram?

If you're looking to keep up with the Stanaland fam as you binge-watch Selling the OC, you can find John at @johnstanaland (opens in new tab).

On his Insta, he of course shares obligatory snaps of glamorous homes he's successfully sold, plus some cute family snaps. In fact, he's even started plugging Selling the OC, by posting the trailer to his feed—we love a supportive dad!

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Supportive is in fact the name of the game, as he even makes an appearance at the Oppenheim Group's launch party (in episode one,) where Tyler introduces him to his new boss, Jason.

Naomi Jamieson
Lifestyle News Writer

Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team and has recently earned her Gold Standard diploma in Journalism with the NCTJ. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on beauty, trends, fashion, and entertainment for GoodTo and My Imperfect Life. She also tests and reviews beauty and skincare products and tries out the latest TikTok hacks for My Imperfect Life.


Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.