Jesse Tyler Ferguson Net Worth
Jesse Tyler Ferguson is an actor from America, who was born on 22nd October, 1975. His birthplace is Missoula, Montana.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson net worth
He is estimated to have a net worth of $20 million. The actor get an annual salary of $190,000 for each episode of Modern Family.
Jesse was born in Montana to Robert Ferguson and Anne Ferguson. His parents got a divorce when he was just 18. He has a brother and a sister, Ben and Kelly Ferguson. Jesse was names after his paternal grandmother. He was very close to his grandmother while growing up. Jesse was also the name of his paternal great-grandfather. He was raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He and his family moved to this place when he was very young. At a tender age of 8, he made a decision to become a actor and so he went to the Albuquerque Children’s Theatre. He was part of this theatre group for six long years.
At Albuquerque, he attended the St. Pius High School. This is the school where he played in two plays. In Bye Bye Birdies he plays as Albert Peterson and in Li’l Abner he plays the role of Bullmoose. Jesse participated well on the speech and debate team. He graduated in the year 1994. He has also worked as a singer and dancer at the Cliff’s Amusement Park. After finishing his high school he attended AMDA – The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, located in New York.
He is open about his sexual orientation, being gay. He announced his engagement to Justin Mikita, a lawyer. They have been in a relationship for 2 years. They got married in NYC on July 2013 with Tony Krusher as the one officiating at their wedding. Tony is a screenwriter and a playwright. Ferguson has a dog that is called Leaf.
The actor is best known for his work in an American sitcom Modern Family. He plays the role of Mitchell Pritchett. This show has given him five Primetime Emmy Awards. Prior to Modern Family, he worked in The Class as Richie Velch. The Class was a CBS sitcom programme. He has also won an award for Fully Committed.
He has done theatre work, mainly off-Broadway and Broadway. He has done The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. He did the role of Leaf Coneybear. Ferguson did 2007 production of Midsummer Night’s Dream and a 2015 production of The Tempest. He also did a role of sir robin in Spamalot, a Monty Python’s Hollywood Bowl Production. This was done in 2015.
Ferguson has starred in a 2008 thriller movie Untraceable. He has been a judge on one of the most renowned dance show So You Think You Can Dance. He done a voiceover for an audio book called A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo.
Ferguson and his husband started a charity called Tie The Knot in 2012. This is an effort to increase and raise funds for awareness of same sex marriages.