Jesse Tyler Ferguson: ‘Modern Family’ Star Marries Justin Mikita

Sat, July 20, 2013 8:15pm EDT by 5 Comments
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Ring those wedding bells! The ‘Modern Family’ star married his real-life Cameron in a grand ceremony on June 20. Congrats!

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who plays Mitchell on Modern Family, tied the knot with his longtime boyfriend and fellow actor, Justin Mikita in New York City on June 20.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Marries Justin Mikita

Over 200 guests were on hand for Jesse and Justin’s wedding, according to Us Weekly. The RSVP list was totally star-studded, including Padma LakshmiJerry O’ConnellRebecca RomijnZachary QuintoIsaac MizrahiNigel Barker, and Cat Deeley. And of course some of Jesse’s Modern Family castmates were in attendance like Julie BowenTy Burrell, and Eric Stonestreet, who plays Jesse’s husband on the show.

The couple wed at 82 Mercer, a swanky space with hardwood floors and exposed brick walls, in Manhattan. The entire day was organized by planner, Bryan Rafanelli.

“There was a lot of laughter,” an insider told Us.

Jesse, 37, and Justin, 27, have been dating for nearly two years. The Modern Family actor proposed in September 2012 during a vacation in Mexico.

Before the big day, Jesse dished on why he and Justin wanted a big wedding in the Big Apple. “We wanted to get married in New York, because that’s where it’s legal, so we want to support the state that’s in support of us,” he touchingly told Us. “He means a lot to me, so it’s really special.”

The newlyweds co-designed a “TieTheKnot” bowtie collection to commemorate their union, and all the proceeds will be going towards groups focused on LGBT rights.

We’re so happy for these two lovebirds, and we really admire their decision to wed in NYC! Congratulations, Jesse and Justin!

— Andrew Gruttadaro

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