Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Husband Justin Mikita Welcome First Child

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Justin Mikita and Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Their son is named Beckett Mercer.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and husband Justin Mikita welcomed their first child, a son named Beckett Mercer, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. 

There are no additional details. 

Ferguson, who recently completed the 11th and final season of Modern Family playing lawyer Mitchell Pritchett, announced the news that he was expecting a child on The Late Late Show back in January.

"I'm very excited," he said then. "I'm 44 now. I'm, like, let's get this show going. I mean, it's already, ticktock." They threw a baby shower in February, with guests asked to make donations to nonprofit organization No Kid Hungry in lieu of gifts.

Ferguson became engaged to Mikita, 34, a lawyer, in 2012 after two years of dating, and they wed in 2013.

The couple often share photos of each other on their social media accounts, but there has not yet been a mention of the baby.


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