James Stauffer, YouTuber Myka Stauffer’s Husband: 5 Fast Facts

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James Stauffer is married to social media personality Myka Stauffer, whose YouTube videos about her life as a stay-at-home mother have garnered more than 74 million views since 2014.

The Stauffers have come under fire after deciding to give up their adopted son, Huxley, who is autistic. They had documented the adoption process from the very beginning and shared footage of the moment they first met the little boy in China.

But in a tearful video shared on May 26, the parents claimed they had been unaware of the severity of Huxley’s special needs and shared that he had been successfully placed in his “new forever home” with a “new mommy” who was better equipped to handle his medical care. You can read more about the controversy here.

Here’s what you need to know about James Stauffer:


1. He Ran the Family Website ‘The Stauffer Life,’ Which Still Features Young Huxley

James Stauffer is equally involved in promoting the family as his wife, whose YouTube channel is devoted to her role as a mother. The couple has four biological children: Daughters Nakova and Jaka, and sons Radley and Onyx.

Stauffer noted on the family’s website, The Stauffer Life, that he was the “main operator” of the site. He explained on the home page why he and Myka decided to start recording their children and sharing them online:

Our family journey on Youtube all started back in late 2012… right before our second child, Jaka, was born. Those first years of videos were a learning opportunity and our way of sharing our daily lives as a family with you and the world.

Youtube for us is a way of life; a method of documenting life’s challenges and victories as a family. It is also a way for our children to remember their childhood and the adventures they went on. This journey we are all on is truly magical and by sharing ours with you, we hope to inspire others to embrace each and every day to the fullest. We all have a story to tell and this is our way of doing it.

The Stauffer Life has not been updated since at least 2018. Huxley is still listed as part of the “team” with the following description: “Such a loving little man and our son we adopted from China in late 2017. His journey is all documented and with every passing day his beautiful personality shows more and more.” The blog section was last updated in July 2018 and the page does not mention their youngest child, Onyx, who was born in June 2019.


2. The Stauffers Purchased Their Large Home North of Columbus, Ohio, One Year After Adopting Huxley

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James and Myka Stauffer moved into their current home about one year after bringing home Huxley from China. The family lives north of Columbus, Ohio, in an affluent part of Delaware County. She even posted a tour of the home’s interior in April 2019.

My Fully Furnished House Tour 2019!This is my fully furnished house tour for 2019 and we have been in the home for almost half a year and we have had a few renovations and updates but majority of the changes are in fixing plumbing and lighting in the home. When we moved a lot of our furniture from the old house fit in this new space and we added several components from my favorite store, Pottery Barn. Let me know in the comments which room is your favorite and be sure to check out my other modern home decor and declutter videos! SUBSCRIBE and HIT THAT BELL – https://goo.gl/O4oxei Link To Products I Love: http://www.amazon.com/shop/thestaufferlife Pantry Declutter – https://youtu.be/gppKETTyC8E #housetour #minimalist #hometour Cleaning Motivation Videos! – https://goo.gl/GJRhi2 Organization Videos – https://goo.gl/y8dL78 Konmari Method Declutter! – https://goo.gl/SCTLLY Home Decor – https://goo.gl/t4FZkm My Newest Videos! – https://goo.gl/TWhT5A Most Recent Vlogs! – https://goo.gl/YDjxtb China Adoption Updates! – https://goo.gl/KUxs5G Cleaning Motivation! – https://goo.gl/vb33m7 Mommy Life! – https://goo.gl/RaBEQp Routine Videos! – https://goo.gl/cdFRtQ Huxley's Adoption Journey – https://goo.gl/jT74kU Baby Name Battle! – https://youtu.be/kDvISSkPxTc All Of My Pregnancy Videos: https://goo.gl/vV15aF Emotional Live Pregnancy Test – https://youtu.be/7c8N7EdzfAU Telling My Husband I'm Pregnant – https://youtu.be/DLj0vYsWM24 Join Our Family Channels and Subscribe! The Stauffer Life – http://goo.gl/BKamw5 Myka Stauffer – https://goo.gl/O4oxei Stauffer Garage – https://goo.gl/z0xrXR IG Names: @MykaStauffer @TheStaufferlife @Radley_Stauffer @JakaStauffer @HuxleyStauffer @NakovaColliver @StaufferGarage BUSINESS INQUIRIES & PACKAGES Stauffers@select.co My Mailing Address: Myka Stauffer PO Box 1052 715 Shawan Falls Dr Dublin, OH 43017 THANK YOU to every single one of you for being so supportive and watching my channel, it means more than you will ever know! I truly feel like you are part of my family and for this Im so grateful! Like and SUBSCRIBE for more ♡ FTC Disclaimer: This video is not sponsored. DISCLAIMER: I provide my videos for entertainment and promotional purposes only. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or usefulness of the content, instructions and advice contained in our videos. I am not liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on anything contained in my videos.2019-04-16T14:39:27Z

County property records, which are available to the public online, show James and Myka co-own the property. She used her maiden name, Bellisari, on the paperwork.

The Stauffers purchased the home in October 2018 for $670,000. The house has more than 5,700-square-feet of living space and 4 bedrooms. A search of online records shows the couple sold their previous home in Union County for just under $300,000 in November 2018.


3. Stauffer Launched a YouTube Channel With Car Cleaning Tutorials In 2014

DEEP CLEANING the Nastiest Pet Hair SUV! Complete Disaster Interior Car DetailingComplete Disaster Full Interior Car Detailing Transformation! DEEP CLEANING A Filthy Land Cruiser This was by far the hairest and pet hair infested car I've ever had the pleasure of detailing! The amount of dog would have been able to turn into a tupee even! If you have any Detailing Business, Starting a Youtube channel or business questions, let me know in the comments below! Don't forget to head over to Fox Clean as well for your brush needs! Thank you all for your support each week and if you are new be sure to Subscribe & Turn On Notifications for New disaster detailing videos! Follow Me On Instagram @StaufferGarage #detailing #cardetailing #cleaning Help Translate My Videos Into Your Language: http://bit.ly/HelpMeTranslateStaufferGarage Thank you all for your support each week and if you are new be sure to Subscribe & Turn On Notifications for New disaster detailing videos! Follow Me On Instagram & TikTok @StaufferGarage 🦊Detailing Tools at Fox Clean: https://www.foxclean.com 🦊 Follow Me On Instagram @StaufferGarage Follow Me On TikTok @StaufferGarage Links to Products Used: Detailing Brush Set – https://www.foxclean.com/products/detailing-brush-set-1 Lilly Brush – https://www.foxclean.com/products/lilly-brush-pet-hair-detailer Car Guys Trim Restore – https://amzn.to/3bZUszo Megiuars Hybrid Ceramic Spray – https://amzn.to/2YsffaJ Eagle One All Wheel & Tire Clean – https://amzn.to/2Svw5lh Lithium Hyper Cleanse- All Purpose Cleaner – https://amzn.to/2VVkXkr Lithium Hide Rehab Leather Conditioner – https://amzn.to/3cD6n6W Folex – https://amzn.to/2xgKcmN Adam's Detailing Seat – https://amzn.to/2vZ5OTY Adam's Standard Detailing Cart – https://amzn.to/3c1MUws Chemical Guys Snow Foam – https://amzn.to/37pPj0s Foam Cannon – https://amzn.to/2OZ37bR SunJoe Pressure Washer – https://amzn.to/37sTNU9 Clay Bar -https://amzn.to/2vBmAsf Turtle Wax Ceramic Spray – https://amzn.to/39xSZi2 Drill Brushes – https://amzn.to/2XemLGa Amazon Storefront – http://bit.ly/StaufferGarage Dust Mask Respirator – https://amzn.to/2KEY6mQ Vac master Vacuum – https://amzn.to/2F2FZ72 Sandia 50-1000 Carpet Extractor – https://amzn.to/32ssrfI Sonax Perfect Finish Polish – https://amzn.to/2jRrgEX Chicago Electric Random Orbital Polisher – https://goo.gl/YnsLKz Brushless Drill – https://amzn.to/2Ihppm2 Cordless Impact – https://amzn.to/2H3E2YL Carpet Cleaner Solution – https://amzn.to/2Fb8D6r Chemical Guys Silk Shine – https://amzn.to/2LpSGin Invisible Glass Cleaner – https://amzn.to/2DFk8Cn Folding Workbench – https://amzn.to/2Iu29mc Chemical Guys All Clean – https://amzn.to/39v8doo Chemical Guys Carpet Cleaner – https://amzn.to/3bw3Riq Sprayer – https://amzn.to/2NfcSAO Steam Cleaner – https://amzn.to/2GQuq4o My Wife's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/mykastauffer Welcome to Stauffer Garage! My name is James Stauffer and if you are looking for car cleaning and car detailing tips, tricks and how to tutorials… you came to the right channel! Be sure to subscribe and remember, every car deserves some love. Business Inquiries: Stauffergarage@select.co My Website: https://www.stauffergarage.com Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond my control, I cannot guarantee against improper use of the information I share in my videos. James Stauffer (Stauffer Garage) assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. Use this information at your own risk. Any injury, damage, or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or from the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not James Stauffer (Stauffer Garage). Music: *- Track: Koven x ROY KNOX – About Me [NCS Official Video] Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds. Watch: https://youtu.be/PJtoeOKT9LQ Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/AboutMe *- Track: Convex – Home Soon (feat. Micah Martin) [NCS Release] Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds. Watch: https://youtu.be/9wHi4KYT6rk Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/HomeSoon *- Track: Au5 – Closer (feat. Danyka Nadeau) [NCS Release] Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds. Watch: https://youtu.be/B-Jj017-2pQ *- Track: Distrion – Chasing Ghosts (feat. Max Landry) [NCS Release] Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds. Watch: https://youtu.be/qjkDfMM0qao Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/DChasingGhosts *- Track: ROY KNOX – Earthquake [NCS Release] Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds. Watch: https://youtu.be/z_m0wtLMfdU Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/Earthquake *- Track: Kisma – Fingertips [NCS Release] Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds. Watch: https://youtu.be/LJeiQw2RmSg Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/FingertipsYO2020-05-23T12:00:01Z

While Myka Stauffer posts videos about parenting, James Stauffer’s YouTube channel and Instagram page is devoted to cars. He actually has a larger following than his wife: more than 97 million views since 2014 and 970,000 subscribers. (She has 715,000 subscribers and 74+ million views).

The Stauffer Garage YouTube channel includes detailed tutorials about how best to rehabilitate both the exterior and interior of vehicles. Stauffer explained his motivation for starting the project on his LinkedIn page:

Lets start from the beginning… Back in 2010 when I first started detailing in college as a way to make an income to pay for school and fund those enjoyable experiences college is known for. I learned that whether I was detailing a junked up civic or a Ferrari, every car deserves some love and ensuring every nook and cranny is touched. This is where my attention to detail originated from and the need for the best detailing tools to do the job done well and right.


4. Stauffer Owns a Car Detailing Company Called Fox Clean

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Ohio Secretary of State James Stauffer registered his company, Fox Clean, with the state on May 26, 2020

Stauffer has been fully self-employed since the summer of 2019. According to his LinkedIn page, he left his engineering job in August 2019 and launched his own car detailing company called Fox Clean a few months later.

Stauffer explained on the Fox Clean website that the success of his YouTube channel inspired him to turn the hobby into a full-time profession:

In 2018 I began posting videos on my Youtube channel, Stauffer Garage, sharing my tips and techniques with the world. Getting back into the detailing game after 8 years, I had to rebuild my arsenal of detailing tools and products and struggled to find tools that were of the quality I needed to get the job done. This is when the idea of Fox Clean was born. I wanted to have the best tools and products available to help everyone get their cars clean like never before which is why I make sure I find and test every product from multiple sources before sharing them with you. Detailing is an art but also a way to connect with your car and learn to appreciate the little details that make them so great.

Fox Clean was registered with the Ohio Secretary of State’s office on May 26, 2020. Coincidentally, that paperwork was completed on the same day he and Myka posted the video explaining why they had rehomed Huxley.


5. Stauffer Was Working as a Mechanical Engineer When He Married Myka

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James Stauffer majored in mechanical engineering at the University of Central Florida, according to his LinkedIn page. As a student, he also worked for various companies with roles including diesel mechanic and automation technician.

On The Stauffer Life website, Stauffer noted that as of 2018, he was working as a “mechanical engineer at a large company.” His LinkedIn page lists the company as Cummins Inc. According to its website, the company manufactures and distributes engines and other parts. Cummins is headquartered in Columbus, Indiana.

Stauffer and his wife Myka tied the knot in September 2013. He shared a picture from their wedding day to commemorate their fourth anniversary, sharing that “the day I saw you for the first time I knew I would marry you and have an incredible future together.” He also praised her for being “the most amazing mom to our 4 incredible children.”

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