Jesse Tyler Ferguson was born on October 22, 1975 in Missoula, Montana to his mother, Anne Ferguson and Robert "Bob" Ferguson. Jesse’s parents got divorced when he was 18 years old. Ferguson has two siblings; a brother named Ben Ferguson, and a sister named Kelly Ferguson who is a lesbian. Jesse disclosed that he was named Jesse after his paternal grandmother, Jessie Uppercue Ferguson and his paternal great-grandfather was also named Jesse. He spent most of his childhood days in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He loved acting and decided to be an actor at the tender age of eight.
At the age of eight, Jesse went on to attend the Albuquerque Children's Theater. He also joined Albuquerque's St. Pius X High School, where he took part Bye Bye Birdie and General Bullmoose in Li'l Abner. He was an active kid who took part in speech and debate team. Jesse graduated from St. Pius in 1994. After his graduation, Jesse worked as a dancer/singer at Cliff's Amusement Park. Ferguson also attended The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) based in New York City. He took part in various theater acts like Hair, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, On the Twentieth Century, The Producers, A Comedy of Errors and many more. Jesse made his debut on screen in 2000 as Young Tom Hemings in Sally Hemings: An American Scandal. Later he was seen in movies like Griffin and phoenix, Untracable, Wonderful World, 8 and 2013 Do Something Awards. He is noted for appearing in 19 episodes of The Cla s s as character Richie Velch. He has been seen in 5 episodes of Do Not Disturb, 7 episodes of So You Think You Can dance, 3 episodes of Web Therapy. He has also appeared in Comedy Bang Bang!. Jesse is noted mostly for appearing as main character Michelle Pritchett in ABC sitcom Modern Family.
Jesse does not have a long dating history. He is an open gay. Jesse was previously in a relationship with Zachery Quinto. The couple separated in January 2010. In the same year, Jesse met lawyer Justin Mikita. Mikita and Ferguson liked each other’s company and became really close. The couple got engaged in September 2012. Finally Jesse married his boyfriend Justin on 20 July 2013 in New York City. The couple is living happily and has not had any reported disputes or divorce.
Jesse is currently 40 years old and stands tall at the height of 5 feet 10 inches. His net worth is estimated to be a hefty $16 million which speaks about his huge salary. Jesse has received five nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his acting in Modern Family. More information about Jesse can be found on social media sites like Facebook, instagram, IMDB, Wikipedia and Twitter.
by Bchrome, 01 Dec, 2015