Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Birth Day October 22nd, 1975
Birth Place Missoula, Montana
Age 48 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Libra

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is an American actor and activist. He is best known for his role as Mitchell Pritchett on the American sitcom, Modern Family. He has been appearing in the sitcom since 2009. His role in Modern Family has earned him several accolades. He has appeared in numerous films, television series, and plays. 

He has over 2.3 million followers on his Instagram@jessetyler.

What is Jesse Tyler Ferguson Famous For?

  • His role as Mitchell Pritchett in American sitcom Modern Family.

Where was Jesse Tyler Ferguson Born?

Jesse Tyler Ferguson was born on 22 October 1975. His birth place is in Missoula, Montana in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He was born to a father, Robert "Bob" Ferguson, and a mother, Anne Ferguson. He has a brother, Ben Ferguson, and a sister, Kelly Ferguson. He was close to his paternal grandmother, Jessie Uppercue Ferguson. His zodiac sign in Libra. He has English, Irish, Welsh, Scottish, German, Dutch, and French ancestry.

His family moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico when he was young. He decided to become an actor at the age of 8. He thus joined the Albuquerque Children's Theater. He was a member of the theater for 6 years. 

He attended St. Pius X High School, where he participated in plays. He also participated on the speech and debate team at high school. He graduated from high school in 1994. He then attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York City. He also worked as a dancer/singer at Cliff's Amusement Park.  

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Ferguson started working in Off-Broadway theaters in New York City. 

He made his Broadway debut as Leaf Coneybear in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. 

He starred in the Public Theater's 2007 Shakespeare in the Park production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

He starred as Dr. Ilan Meyer in Dustin Lance Black's play 8 in 2012. 

He starred in the 2015 Shakespeare in the Park production of The Tempest and the Hollywood Bowl production of Monty Python's Spamalot. 

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Ferguson made his television debut in the 2000 television film, Sally Hemings: An American Scandal, where he portrayed Young Tom Hemings. 

He landed his first major role as Richie Velch in the tv sitcom, The Class in 2006. He later appeared in tv series, Ugly Betty, a sitcom, Do Not Disturb, and The Battery's Down, before landing the lead role in Modern Family. 

He landed one of the lead roles as Mitchell Pritchett in the American sitcom Modern Family in 2009. 

He has been appearing in every season of the sitcom since 2009 and has won several accolades for his role. 

He later appeared in Submissions Only (2012), RuPaul's Drag Race (2012), Web Therapy (2013-14), Hot in Cleveland (2013), Comedy Bang! Bang! (2015), Nightcap (2017).

He appeared as a guest judge in reality series Project Runway in 2013.

He hosted the 2014 Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years and 2020 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. 

He was featured in Running Wild with Bear Grylls in 205 and Drop the Mic (Jesse Tyler Ferguson vs Chrissy Metz) in 2017. 

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Ferguson made his film debut in the 2001 film, Ordinary Sinner. 

He later appeared in films, Griffin and Phoenix (2006), Untraceable (2008), Wonderful World (2009), and 8 (2012). He has appeared in short films, Mercury in Retrograde (2004), The Procession (2012), and Red (2012). 

He voiced Shangri Llama in the fifth installment of the Ice Age film series, Ice Age: Collision Course in 2016. 

What Awards has Jesse Tyler Ferguson Won?

2005 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. 

Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Modern Family (2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013).

2016 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance for Fully Committed. 

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Who is Jesse Tyler Ferguson Married to?

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is openly gay. He started dating lawyer Justin Mikita in 2010. Two years later, the couple got engaged. The couple later tied a knot to each other on 30 July 2013. Tony Kushner officiated their wedding.

He has a home in Los Angeles, California and New York City, New York.

The couple started the non-profit charity 'Tie The Knot in September 2012. The charity raised funds in support of same-sex marriage selling bow ties.

 Lieutenant Governor of Illinois Sheila Simon recruited the couple to lobby legislators to pass SB10 in January 2013. The bill passed both legislative houses and allowed same-sex marriage effective from 1 June 2014.

He was named the celebrity ambassador for the LGBT community by the American Civil Liberties in October 2013.  

How tall is Jesse Tyler Ferguson?

Jesse Tyler Ferguson stands at a height of 1.78 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a body weight of 161 lbs i.e. 73 kg. He has a slim body build. He has blue eyes and red hair.

What is Jesse Tyler Ferguson Net Worth?

Jesse Tyler Ferguson earns from his career in the entertainment industry. As an actor, he has appeared in numerous films, television series, and theater plays. His major income comes from acting. His salary per episode of Modern Family is reported at $500,000. He has also appeared in several tv commercials including Voya Financial, Pepcid, Google Pixel 3, Youth Service America, Deloitte, Cartoon Network, The Great American Milk Drive, and Absolut vodka among others. His net worth is estimated at $20 million.

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