Jesse Tyler Ferguson Net Worth

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Net Worth and Salary: Jesse Tyler Ferguson is an American actor who has a net worth of $25 million. Ferguson earned his net worth acting in TV shows, films, and stage productions. He is most famous for playing Mitchell Pritchett on the ABC sitcom “Modern Family,” which ran from 2009 to 2020 and earned him several Primetime Emmy nominations. Between 2014 and 2018, Jesse earned $190,000 per episode, and in 2018, his salary was boosted to $500,000 per episode. Ferguson is also known for playing Richie Velch on the CBS sitcom “The Class” (2006–2007), and he voiced Shangri Llama in the 2016 computer-animated film “Ice Age: Collision Course.” He has appeared on Broadway in “On the Town” (1998–1999), “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” (2005–2008), and “Fully Committed” (2016), and he has won two Drama Desk Awards for his work in the theatre.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More

Jesse Tyler Ferguson's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Wealth Info
Net Worth$25 Million
Date of BirthOctober 22, 1975 (age 48 years)
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)


Film and Television Career: Ferguson first graced the small screen in the 2000 television movie “Sally Hemings: An American Scandal,” and the following year, he appeared in the film “Ordinary Sinner.” In 2002, he had an uncredited role on an episode of “Absolutely Fabulous, and he starred in the short film “Mercury in Retrograde” in 2004. In 2006, Jesse appeared in the movie “Griffin and Phoenix” and began starring on “The Class,” which aired 19 episodes before its cancellation in 2007. He guest-starred on ABC’s “Ugly Betty” in 2007 and 2010 and co-starred with Niecy Nash and Jerry O’Connell on the Fox sitcom “Do Not Disturb” in 2008. Ferguson also appeared in the films “Untraceable” (2008) and “Wonderful World” (2009) before being cast as openly gay lawyer Mitchell Pritchett on “Modern Family.” The hit series aired 250 episodes over 11 seasons and won more than 100 awards.

Personal Life

Personal Life: Jesse, who is openly gay, married lawyer Justin Mikita on July 20, 2013, and playwright/screenwriter Tony Kushner officiated the wedding. The couple has a son, Beckett, who was born on July 7, 2020. Ferguson and Mikita are passionate about charitable causes and founded a non-profit organization called “Tie The Knot” in 2012; the organization sells bow ties to raise money in support of marriage equality. In 2013, Jesse was named celebrity ambassador for the LGBT community by the American Civil Liberties Union, and he was involved in the organization’s “Out for Freedom” campaign.

Inspirational Quotes by Jesse Tyler Ferguson

I always bring my Jiffy Esteam steamer to get the wrinkles out of our clothes. It's powerful enough to press a suit.

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I don't like improv at all. It terrifies me. I like to know exactly what I'm going to say. Being surprised does make me a better actor. Anytime I'm afraid of something that makes me rise to the occasion, it scares me, but it's what makes great actors - being in the moment.

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All my roots are Broadway. I got my Equity Card doing a Broadway show, and my first love is theater.

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Having red hair is never good when you're a kid. I was picked on a lot and didn't have a lot of friends. But I think that gave me a thick skin and helped make me a better person.

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I kind of cheer the presence of any gay characters at all - I think the more we can saturate television with any gay character or lesbian character or transgender character, I think that's a really great thing. We're kind of getting past the fact that they're the punchline or that they're the novelty.

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