The pair also share two-year-old Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita, whom they welcomed in 2020.
Ferguson shared the news of his latest addition to the family in an Instagram post. The actor also uploaded a couple of cute pictures of the little one, although his face was hidden.
Fans took to the comments section to congratulate the couple on expanding their family. In a previous post, Ferguson announced that his nonprofit would partner with a small business to create customized baby products.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson And Justin Mikita ‘Are Overjoyed’
Taking to Instagram on November 15, Ferguson shared with his fans news of welcoming his second baby with his husband, Mikita, via surrogacy.
“A special thanks to @drshahinghadir for helping us grow our family & our incredible surrogate and all of the nurses and doctors,” the actor captioned the emotional post on his page. “We are overjoyed to be a family of four.”
As part of the post, Ferguson uploaded a couple of images of his little one, whom he and his partner named Sullivan Louis Ferguson-Mikita. In one of the pictures, the newborn was seen wearing a white onesie and lying on a blanket, enjoying a nap. He also had one of his hands wrapped tightly around Mikita’s finger.
Another photograph featured Ferguson, Mikita, and their new bundle of joy posing for the camera. In both pictures, the baby’s face was hidden, seemingly suggesting that the pair were not yet ready to reveal their child’s face to the public.
Fans Reaction To The Beautiful News
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Following the post, fans took to the comment section to share heartfelt messages with the couple about the newest addition to their family.
Topping the list of cute comments was a statement from Dr. Shahin Ghadir, who delivered the baby. He wrote, “Congratulations to @jessetyler and @justinmikita I am honored to have been a part of this beautiful journey. You have the most perfect family now.”
One fan mentioned, “OH MY GOODNESS ! Congratulations to you & Justin, Jessie – and your beautiful, growing family !! Love & blessings,” alongside several heart emojis.
Another follower penned, “CONGRATULATIONS GUYS !!!! – WHAT A THANKSGIVING IT IS GOING TO BE WITH JOY, LOVE, AND HAPPINESS !!!! – I AM EXCITED TO HEAR GOOD NEWS.”
One more fan wrote, “Woo Hoo! Congratulations, Justin and Jesse, and welcome to the world, Baby Sullivan!” while another commented, “Congratulations!!!! I’m so excited for you guys!!!”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announced They Were Expecting In May
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In May 2022, Ferguson shared on his Instagram page that he and his partner were expecting another baby, bringing the total number of their family to four. Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita, their now two-year-old son, was born in July 2020.
“@justinmikita and I have some exciting news, we’re expecting number 2!” Jesse said in a video uploaded to Instagram at the time. “Our growing family will be a family of four later this fall! We are so excited for Beckett to have a sibling.”
At the time, he also shared that he and his partner’s nonprofit, Pronoun, would collaborate with an SME, Mili Mili, to launch a collection of customized baby products. He revealed that the proceeds from the sales would go to the nonprofit to help LQGTQ+ communities, whose reproductive and human rights are currently under attack.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s Return To Broadway
The birth of Ferguson’s latest addition to his family coincided with his current run on Broadway’s “Take Me Out.”
Ferguson stars in the Richard Greenberg play as Mason Marzac, which was inspired by the story of one of baseball’s top stars coming out as gay. Grey’s Anatomy’s Jesse Williams stars in the lead role of the play.
Previously, Ferguson made appearances in the Broadway revival of “On The Town,” “Fully Committed,” and “The 25th Annual Putnum County Spelling Bee.”
In addition to his current run on “Take Me Out,” Ferguson plans to release a COVID-centric documentary, “Broadway Rising,“ in December. The upcoming documentary stars Ferguson as the producer, alongside Ginna Claire Mason and T. Oliver Reid in lead roles.