"In the next year or two years I think we'll start seriously thinking about expanding the family. We both have always wanted kids. Working with kids on set and having been with them now for six years and watching them go through their formative years has been really eye-opening. It's great, it definitely has fed my desire to be a dad." Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson has become broody while working with young co-stars on the set of Modern Family. The funnyman wed longtime partner Justin Mikita in 2013.