Jesse Tyler Ferguson Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

22nd September 2015

Quote: "I am actually truly passionate about cooking, so I'd like to go to culinary school... I really love cooking, I'm trying to be more ambitious with it." Jesse Tyler Ferguson has a back up plan if his acting career stalls after Modern Family.

22nd September 2015

Quote: "Well, we lost, so that was not great... We realised when we lose we don't actually know how to get out of the building, because that's never happened before. Usually you leave out the back after doing press... We figured it out eventually. (Leave) with the civilians!" Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson confesses the cast of the hit show had a little trouble finding the exit after losing out on the Outstanding Comedy Series prize for the first time to Veep at Sunday's (20Sep15) Emmy Awards.

17th September 2015

Fact: Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson was shaken to his core when his MODERN FAMILY co-star Eric Stonestreet scared him on comedienne Ellen DeGeneres' U.S. talk show on Wednesday (16Sep15). Stonestreet, who is frequently spooked by DeGeneres when he's a guest on her programme, had a chance to be on the other side of the scare by silently creeping up on his onscreen husband and screaming in his face. Ferguson exclaimed, "Look I'm shaking!... He (Stonestreet) has great anxiety when he comes on your show - and now I know."

18th May 2015

Quote: "I judge So You Think You Can Dance sometimes, but my mum thinks that 'cause I judge that, I'd be able to dance on Dancing With the Stars. I don't know where the parallel is. It's not gonna happen, so I'm sorry!" Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson has no intention of competing on DANCING WITH THE STARS, despite his mother's encouragement.

25th March 2015

Quote: "In the next year or two years I think we'll start seriously thinking about expanding the family. We both have always wanted kids. Working with kids on set and having been with them now for six years and watching them go through their formative years has been really eye-opening. It's great, it definitely has fed my desire to be a dad." Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson has become broody while working with young co-stars on the set of Modern Family. The funnyman wed longtime partner Justin Mikita in 2013.

24th July 2014

Quote: "Zachary Quinto and I never dated, but the rumour makes us happy 'cause we love each other - as friends." Gay actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson has no problem with fans thinking the pals were once romantically linked.

10th July 2014

Tweet: "All these rumors are crazy... Here's the truth: I'm actually dating happened after @JoeManganiello & I broke up". Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson jokes about his Modern Family co-star Sofia Vergara's reported new romance with Magic Mike hunk Joe Manganiello.

19th June 2014

Fact: Bryan Cranston, America Ferrera, Matthew Morrison, Steve Martin, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and John Lithgow were among the stars who turned out for the opening night performance of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing at the Delacorte Theater in New York City on Monday night (26Jun14).

19th November 2013

Fact: Actor George Takei has thrown his support behind Jesse Tyler Ferguson by designing a bow tie for his Bow Ties by Jesse Tyler Ferguson line, which benefits people fighting for marriage equality.

23rd September 2013

Quote: "We had Tony Kushner officiate, he's this Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angels In America, the screenplay for Lincoln. He wrote the most beautiful (speech). It was just so simple and beautiful, I couldn't talk. Our vows were like, 'I really like you, let's get married!'... after he had just like (given) this oratory about love. We felt very fortunate to have him there. Amazing." Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson was rendered speechless at his wedding to longtime partner Justin Mikita in July (13) after writer Tony Kushner delivered a moving tribute.

10th June 2013

Quote: "You're dealing with Mother Nature. Our first preview was a little wet, so unplanned pratfalls happen. You're also dealing with extreme heat situations, and comedy doesn't go over terribly well if people are sweating. It looks like we're working harder with sweat running down our faces." Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been battling the elements to play the lead in an outdoor production of The Comedy of Errors in New York City's Central Park.

3rd March 2013

Quote: "We are in the middle of wedding planning. It's a process, but it's been a lot of fun. No Groomzilla here. We have a really great wedding planner who is managing everything. It's been very exciting. I'm very picky about things, and everything is coming together nicely." Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson isn't stressing over arrangements for his upcoming summer (13) wedding to Justin Mikita. The couple became engaged last July (12).

8th December 2012

Quote: "I was in Mexico, in Tulum, and I didn't want to get him a ring because he's not really a ring person... I had a Rolex engraved in the back and now I'm actually jealous!" Comedian Jesse Tyler Ferguson opens up about the unconventional and romantic gift he handed to his lawyer fiance Justin Mitka as he proposed earlier this year (12).

3rd October 2012

Fact: MODERN FAMILY star Jesse Tyler Ferguson proposed to his boyfriend of two years, Justin Mikita, by presenting him with a Rolex watch. The pair became engaged in July (12), but only announced the happy news last month (Sep12).

24th September 2012

Fact: Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson has co-created a charity bow-tie line, called Tie The Knot.

20th September 2012

Tweet: "Congratulations to Justin Mikita and (Jesse Tyler Ferguson)! Don't try to elope. I plan to be there in a... bow tie. And heels." Actress Julie Bowen congratulates her Modern Family co-star Jesse Tyler Ferguson on his engagement to boyfriend Justin Mikita.

29th January 2011

Fact: MODERN FAMILY star Jesse Tyler Ferguson has gone public with his new boyfriend, actor JUSTIN MIKITA. The smitten pair hit the red carpet at ELLE's Women in Television event in West Hollywood on Thursday (27Jan11) holding hands.

23rd June 2010

Quote: "(He's like a) father figure. He seems to know what I'm going through." Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been taking tips from Al Pacino while they work together in a production of The Merchant Of Venice in New York's Central Park.

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