Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson welcomes baby boy via surrogate
Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson has announced the birth of his second child, a son named Sullivan Louis Ferguson-Mikita.
The actor, best known for bringing the character of Mitchell Pritchett to life, welcomed Sullivan via surrogacy.
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In a joint Instagram post, Ferguson and his husband Justin Mikita announced the exciting news on Wednesday.
Ferguson shared that he was away from his Broadway production of Take Me Out because of the birth.
“Sad to be away from my @takemeoutbway fam tonight but we ran off to welcome our newest little one, Sullivan Louis Ferguson-Mikita,” they said.
“A special thanks to @drshahinghadir for helping us grow our family & our incredible surrogate and all of the nurses and doctors.
“We are overjoyed to be a family of four.“My incredible understudy @timmytwright will be on tonight and tomorrow and I will be back in the ball game on Thursday … I know Tim has you all in wonderful hands.”
Baby Sullivan was seen in an Empires baseball onesie, the team depicted in the musical Take Me Out.
The couple received an outpouring of love from friends and fans about their new addition.
“The SWEETEST,” Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland wrote.
“Jesus what a day! Congratulations sweet boys!!!!” actress Amanda Seyfried said.
Actress Hilary Swank said: “Congratulations!!!!! ❤️👼🏼”
‘Over the moon’
“What a surprise how exciting for you three,” one fan said, while another added they were “over the moon”.
Ferguson and Mikita, who married in July 2013, are also dads to two-year-old son Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita.
Beckett was born on July 7, 2020 also via surrogate.
Hours later Ferguson revealed Sullivan’s new nursery that featured a navy cot from Pottery Barn Kids, filled with neutral blankets and a sloth toy.
Above the bed was a rainbow mobile.
“Welcome home, Sullivan,” Ferguson captioned the post.
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