Jesse Tyler Ferguson was born on October 22, 1975 in Missoula, Montana, USA. Ferguson has had roles on TV series such as The Class, Do Not Disturb, The Battery's Down, Ugly Betty, Submissions Only, Conan, Web Therapy, Hot in Cleveland. He is best known for portraying the character of Mitchell Pritchett on Modern Family, which has earned him 5 nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He has been married to Justin Mikita since July 20, 2013. Tyler Ferguson frquently wears bow ties and this has become his trademark thing to do. His height is 5' 10" which equals 1.78 m.
Jesse made his Broadway debut in "On the Town".
He originated the role of Leaf Coneybear in "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee".
He graduated from The American Musical & Dramatic Academy in New York City, with actress Meredith Patterson.
He announced in September 2012 that he and his longtime boyfriend, Justin Mikita, are engaged to be married.
He and Justin Mikita helped fund a project called "Tie the Knot", for which they designed bow ties to be sold to raise money for LGBT-rights organizations.
He once worked as a singer at an amusement park.
He is currently starring in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on Broadway as Leaf Coneybear at the Circle In The Square. [April 2005]
He is playing Flute in the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park Production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in New York City (August 7 - September 9 2007) [Annouced in July 2007]
He grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
For his performance as Mitchell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series consecutively from 2010 to 2014.
Like his co-star Ty, he also is paid $190,000 per episode for his role on Modern Family as Mitchell.