Jesse Tyler Ferguson Net Worth

December 2, 2023
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson was born on 22 October 1975, in Missoula, Montana USA, and is an actor, best known for being part of the hit sitcom “Modern Family” as Mitchell Pritchett; he’s earned five Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series thanks to this performance. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Jesse Tyler Ferguson? As of early-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $16 million, mostly earned through the success of “Modern Family”. He reportedly earns around $190,000 per episode, and was previously part of the sitcom “The Class”. As he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.


Jesse Tyler Ferguson Net Worth $16 million


At a young age, Jesse decided to be an actor and became part of Albuquerque Children’s Theatre for six years. He attended St. Plus X High School where he took part in productions such as “Bye Bye Birdie” and “Li’l Abner”. He was also part of the speech debate team, and worked at Cliff’s Amusement Park as a singer/dancer. He matriculated in 1994, and would then attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York City.

Ferguson started his career in theatre and appeared in several Broadway shows. He was part of the Tony Award-winning “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” in which he played Leaf Coneybear. He also appeared in the 2007 production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Shakespeare in the Park, as well as a 2015 production of “The Tempest”, and also in “8”, which was a re-enactment of the overturned ban on same-sex marriage in California.

For his television and film career, Jesse started out in the short-lived sitcom “The Class” before appearing in the film “Untraceable”. In 2009, he was cast as the openly gay lawyer Mitchell Pritchett in “Modern Family”, and aside from his work and achievements there, he was cast as a judge in “So You Think You Can Dance”.

“Modern Family” is a mockumentary style sitcom that started airing in 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family who reside in Los Angeles. The show is presented in such a way that the cast members are interviewed and talk directly to the camera to give their personal insights. The show is critically acclaimed and has won a total of 22 Emmy awards so far, and earned an estimated $2.13 million an episode during 2012 alone.

For his personal life, it is known that Jesse is openly gay, and married lawyer Justin Mikita in 2013; according to him, he had to tell his father on three separate occasions that he was gay. Jesse also does philanthropic work, founding the non-profit charity “Tie The Knot” which aims to support same-sex marriage; the foundation markets limited edition bow-ties with the proceeds going to organizations that support marriage equality. In 2013, he was named the American Civil Liberties Union Celebrity Ambassador for the LGBT community, travelling to various states to promote same-sex marriage.

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