Jesse Tyler Ferguson– Biography, Facts & Life Story
Jesse Tyler Ferguson is a famous American actor, singer, and activist. Jesse Tyler Ferguson is well known for portraying Mitchell Pritchett on the ABC sitcom Modern Family, earning him five nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
Previously, Jesse Tyler Ferguson also played the role of Richie Velch in the CBS sitcom The Class.
When did Jesse Tyler Ferguson come out as a Gay?
Ferguson is openly gay and, in September 2012. Additionally, he explained that when he was a freshman in high school, he’d go to his local bookstore and hide adult magazines in ‘more reputable’ publications before slipping them both under his shirt and sneaking out.
“Especially hearing that phrase ‘the nature of the material’ I was stealing, it felt so dirty, and to have a person of the law say ’This is a shameful thing you’ve done was really traumatizing.”
He added: “My father had a hard time catching up to that. Jesse was smart, Tyler snuck in some straight porn in there too so that threw him off just enough, but he still had to come to his own acceptance of that.”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson- Early Life
How old is Jesse?- Jesse was born in Missoula, Montana, the United States on October 22, 1975. He will be 47 years old as of 2023, and his zodiac sign is Libra. His father‘s name is Robert Ferguson and his mother, Anne Ferguson. Tyler has two siblings; Ben Ferguson (brother), Kelly Ferguson (sister). He holds an American nationality and mixed (Irish-English-German-Scottish-Dutch-Welsh-French) ethnicity.
Talking about Jesse’s education history, he was a member of the Albuquerque Children’s Theater and continued there for the next 6 years. He went on to study at St. Pius X High School in Albuquerque and graduated in 1994. Then, he also got enrolled at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York City and graduated with fellow actress Meredith Patterson.
Is Jesse Tyler Ferguson single?- Jesse Tyler Ferguson is married to Justin Mikita. Additionally, the couple for the first time at the gym in 2010. However, he has also jokingly mentioned that he lies about their first meeting saying that they met through mutual friends.
Then, after dating for 2 years, the couple announced their engagement online in September 2012. In the following year, they got married on July 20, 2013, and their wedding ceremony was officiated by playwright and screenwriter, Tony Kushner.
In the year 2017, he revealed that the duo was looking forward to becoming parents and usher in a new phase of their lives. On July 7, the year 2020, the couple welcomed their son, Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita. Moreover, Tyler has been linked with fellow actor Zachary Quinto in the past.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson- Wiki and Facts
|Real Name||Jesse Tyler Ferguson|
|Birthday||October 22, 1975|
|Birthplace||Missoula, Montana, USA|
|Father’s Name||Robert Ferguson|
|Mother’s Name||Anne Ferguson|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (1.77m)|
|Wife/ Spouse||Justin Mikita|
|Kids||Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita|
|Net Worth||$22 million|
Net Worth 2022/2023
What is Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s net worth?- Ferguson has an estimated net worth of around $22 million. As an actor, he has an average salary of about $34.550. Also, as a singer $51,420.
Awards and Nomination
Ferguson has earned several awards, including Screen Actors Guild Award and Primetime Emmy Award. In 2016, he won the “Drama Desk Award-Outstanding Solo Performance” for his work in Fully Committed.
Rumors and Controversy
Jesse doesn’t seem to be involved in any rumors and controversies to date. As an introvert, Ferguson has kept himself out of any type of scandal and controversy.
How tall is Jesse Tyler Ferguson?- Ferguson has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs is 73Kg. He has red hair and blue eyes.
- Screenwriter – Tony Kushner
- Movie – Clue (1985)
- Restaurants In Los Angeles – Night + Market Song, Terrine, The Ponte, Gwen
- Vacation Spot – Italy
- Spicy Recipes – Hatch Green Chile Eggs, Spicy Cauliflower Deviled Egg
- Dish – Sriracha Salmon recipe, Sweet-and-Sour Thai Basil Beef dish
- Candy – Good and Plentys
- Cookbook – Nom Nom Paleo
Tyler was in the Broadway production of County Spelling Bee.
Social Media Appearance
Tyler is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has around 629K followers on Facebook, about 1.1M followers on Twitter, and over 2.9M followers with 3K posts on Instagram.