Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Real Name/Full Name Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Birth Place: Missoula, Montana, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 October 1975
Age/How Old: 48 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 73 Kg
In Pounds – 160 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Red
Parents Name: Father –Robert Ferguson
Mother –Anne Ferguson
Siblings: Kelly Ferguson, Ben Ferguson
School: St. Pius X High School
College: The American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Justin Mikita (Husband)
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $25 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Jesse Tyler Fergusson is an American-originated actor. He is well known for his character named Mitchell Pritchett in the sitcom called Modern Family. Mr. Tyler had a successful journey that started from theatres to working in various TV shows. With his acting skills and performance, he gained not only fame and popularity but also wealth. His known TV shows are “Do Not Disturb,” “Ugly Betty,” and many more.

Well, how well do you know about Jesse Tyler Ferguson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jesse Tyler Ferguson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jesse Tyler Ferguson took birth in Missoula, Montana, located in the United States, in October 1975 to father Robert “Bob” Ferguson and mother Anne Fergusson.  He has a sister named Kelly Ferguson and a brother named Ben Ferguson. His parents divorced when he was 18 years old.

He, along with his family, then migrated to Albuquerque, where he did his rest of the schooling in St. Pius X High School. He took a keen interest in acting from a very young age and thus decided to make a career in acting. At the age of just 8, he joined the Albuquerque Children’s Theatre.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jesse Tyler Ferguson in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s age is 48 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 22 October 1975. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 160  lbs in Pound and 73 kg in Kilograms.


Ferguson studied at St. Pius X High School. We do not know much about his school days as he wants it not to be revealed. As Ferguson completed his graduation in 1994, he stepped into The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York.  Before starting his acting career, Ferguson used to serve himself as a worker in an amusement park. In 1998, he started his acting life by making a theatre debut in “On the Town.” Soon he made his debut in the TV show called “The Class,” where he was cast as Richie Welch.

Is Jesse Tyler Gay?

Yes. He is pretty open about this and urges other such people to come forward. Ferguson believes in remaining honest about his personality, and there is nothing wrong with having different sexuality apart from being straight. Jesse was in a long-term relationship with Justin Mikita. They even got married, and now they have a child.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jesse Tyler Ferguson With Partner Justin Mikita
Jesse Tyler Ferguson With Partner Justin Mikita

Ferguson depicted himself as a character, Mitchell Pritchett, in the famous sitcom named “Modern Family.” He is open about the fact that he is gay and never tried to hide it. He is married to Justin Mikita. They had told everyone they had met through “mutual friends,” although recently, Jesse said they had initially met at a gym. They dated for two years and finally got married on 20th July 2013 in New York. It was an intimate wedding, which Tony Kushner officiated.

Jesse Ferguson and Justin Mikita welcomed a baby through surrogacy on 7th July 2020. Ferguson had said that both he and his partner love babies. Unlike his on-screen character in the sitcom “modern family’, he is neither shy nor uncomfortable showing all his love and affection publicly for his better half.

Some rumors were circulating about his personal life that he and Zachary Quinto were dating each other. But in an interview, Ferguson cleared the doubt by stating that there was nothing special within them and they were very close friends.

Professional Career

Ferguson’s career started first with doing Broadway shows. Then he worked in various TV shows. He made his debut in the year 1998 by portraying the character named Chip in the movie “On the Town.” He also played various roles in various Broadway shows such as “Little Fish,” “A  Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged),” and a lot more movies.

He has been a protagonist in the film “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”, “the Winter’s Tale,” etc. However, he gave his best performance in the famous play “The Merchant Of Venice,” where he played Launcelot Gobbo’s character.

In his Television career, Ferguson became one of the principal actors in the sitcom “The Class”. He performed the character named Richie Welch. His breakthrough role was in the popular sitcom called “Modern Family” where Ferguson played the role of Mitchell Pritchett, the gay lawyer. He also worked in various TV shows like “Do Not Disturb”,” Submissions Only”, “Web Therapy”.

He did his big-screen debut in 2001, the movie named “Ordinary Spinner”. He has also worked in several films like “Griffin and Phoenix”, “Untraceable”, “Wonderful World”, etc. His first animated role was in the movie “Ice Age: Collision Course” in 2006, where he voiced the character Shangri Llama.


Jesse Tyler has worked very hard to reach this position and is grateful for all his achievements.  His first award was The Drama Desk Award for “The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”. The actor has been nominated for many categories in the Emmy Awards for five consecutive years. The movie for which he got nominated several times was “Modern Family”.

He has been awarded the Screen Actors Guild Award. He received this award for four consecutive years for his role in “Modern Family.” He does have a great fan following on social media platforms. He is currently working on a big project. We hope his acting earns him more awards for the same.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jesse Tyler Ferguson in 2024

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Net Worth
Jesse Tyler Ferguson Net Worth

As of 2024, his net worth is $25 million, and he is paid $0.5 million per episode. His primary source of earning has been the sitcom “Modern Family”. He has also done a lot of brand representation and advertisements. This has also added a lot to his total revenue.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Ferguson is not only a hard-working, talented man but also a family man who is entirely in love with his better half. He had a successful journey which started from theatres to working in various TV shows. With his acting skills and performance, the actor gained not only fame and popularity but also wealth. His known TV shows are “Do Not Disturb”, “Ugly Betty”, etc. . He also worked in various TV shows like “Do Not Disturb”,” Submissions Only”, “Web Therapy”.


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