‘Modern Family’ star Jesse Tyler Ferguson marries Justin Mikita
Modern Family’ star Jesse Tyler Ferguson marries Justin Mikita, The actor married his longtime boyfriend in a Manhattan ceremony officiated by playwright Tony Kushner, his rep said.
Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson married Justin Mikita on July 20 in New York City. "Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson is a married man!
The actor said "I do" on Saturday to longtime love Justin Mikita in a Manhattan ceremony officiated by playwright Tony Kushner, the actor's rep confirmed to People magazine.
Ferguson, 37, and Mikita, 27, got engaged in September of last year, after dating for nearly two years.The ‘Modern Family’ star and his lawyer boyfriend dated for nearly two years before getting engaged in September. The couple founded Tietheknot.org, a charity supporting marriage equality.
The actor, who plays lawyer Mitchell Pritchett on the hit ABC show, said on "The View" in June that he already had plans to marry in New York because "that's where it's legal" — though California had just deemed Prop 8 unconstitutional.
"It wasn't legal in California up until yesterday," he said on June 27. "We wanted to give that money to a state that accepted us as an equal. We're too far down the planning path to change."
The activist couple invited their guests — which reportedly included Ferguson's "Modern Family" co-stars Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell and Eric Stonestreet — to donate to their charity, Tietheknot.org, an organization benefiting marriage equality, in lieu of bringing gifts.
"Never been happier," the Emmy-nominated actor tweeted on Saturday. "XO Goodnight!"