'Modern Family's' Jesse Tyler Ferguson weds partner

July 21, 2013 (NEW YORK)

His publicist confirms he married his partner, Justin Mikita, Saturday in New York. Screenwriter Tony Kushner officiated the ceremony.

Early Sunday morning, Ferguson tweeted, "Never been happier."

People Magazine reported the couple got engaged last year.

The magazine says in lieu of wedding gifts, the couple asked guests to donate to its marriage equality charity Tie the Knot.

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