The instant we saw Ty Burrell in Modern Family as Phil Dunphy, we fell in love with him. His quirky character blended well with his personality and created somewhat of balanced chemistry with his opposite, Claire.
Today, we will be talking more about this talented actor and his life, including his personal life, wife, kids, and many more. The years of laughter he has given to us as a Phil Dunphy will not be forgotten so easily.
Hence, let’s take a quick look at his life here, right after these facts.
Ty Burrell: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Tyler Gerald Burrell|
|Date of Birth||August 22, 1967|
|Place of Birth||Grants Pass, Oregon, US|
|Education||Penn State University|
|Height||6 feet(183 cm)|
|Net Worth||$26 million|
Personal Life of Ty Burrell- Wife and Kids
It is no way we can miss the chemistry that Phil has with Claire, his on-screen wife. The yin and yang relationship though sometimes proves difficult to deal with, they are a perfect couple whatsoever. So, does Ty have someone to share those moments with in real life?
Well, as of now, Ty Burrell is happily married to his wife, Holly Burrell. There is not much information regarding Holly in social media, so maybe she is not so camera friendly. Nonetheless, the lovely couple tied the knot on August 18, 2000, just four days before his birthday, and has been living a blissful life ever since.
Not to mention, aside from being a supportive husband, Ty is also a father of two wonderful daughters named Greta Burrell and Frances Burrell. But to many’s surprises, the couple adopted the babies.
Because of Ty’s work in Modern Family, the Burrell family moved to Southern California from New York City.
Who Plays Phil Dunphy In Modern Family?
From an early age, Ty had a knack for acting and even joined Penn State University, where he got his MFA degree. After his graduation, Burrell’s first movie appearance was in 2001, where he appeared in Evolution and Black Hawk Down.
Likewise, the American actor has been active in several Broadway productions such as Macbeth, The Blue Demon, Burn This, and Show People.
Aside from that, Ty has been pretty much active in movies and Television shows. On the same line, his first television appearance was in 2000 series, Law & Order, where he appeared as Paul Donatelli.
Similarly, his other television works include productions like The West Wing(2001), Out of Practice(2005-2006), The Super Hero Squad Show(2010-2011), Comedy Bang! Bang! (2015), Duncanville(2020-present), and many more,
Just like this, Ty has appeared in numerous movies such as Dawn of the Dead(2004), Down in the Valley(2005), The Darwin Awards(2006), Fur(2006), The Incredible Hulk(2008), Morning Glory(2010), Goats(2012), Finding Dory(2016), Rough Night(2017), and few others.
But there is no denying that none of them were as successful as his role as Phil Dunphy in Modern Family. If we have to be frank, the show has literally saved many stars acting career and even alleviated their status in the entertainment world.
Moreover, the role fits Ty Burrell like a glove. As a matter of fact, the Modern Family actor has won eight consecutive Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series(2010-2017). Likewise, he won two of them in 2011 and 2014.
Furthermore, back in 2014, Ty received SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series.
What Is Ty Burrell Worth? How Much Does He Make Per Episode?
As of 2020, Ty Burrell, famous for his role as Phi Dunphy, has accumulated an astounding net worth of $26 million. Thanks to his successful acting career, the 52 years old actor has amassed such a hefty amount till now.
Not to mention, Ty, along with his other co-stars from Modern Family, made around $100,000 per episode of the show.
However, Ty knows better than to put the income into waste. In fact, the actor owns ‘The Eating Establishment,’ a restaurant in Park City, Utah, as well as two bars in Salt Lake City, Bar X and Beer Bar.
Where Did Ty Burrell Go To College?- Early Life and Education
Talking about his childhood, Ty Burrell was born as Tyler Gerald Burrell to his parents in Grants Pass, Oregon, the United States of America. His father, Gary Gerald Burrell, was a family therapist while his mother, Sheri Rose, is a teacher.
Likewise, Ty is American by nationality, but his ethnicity is mixed. To make it clear, he is mostly English and German descent.
Moving on to his education, Burrell attended Hidden Valley High School in Grants Pass, where he actively played football. In fact, Ty was a lineman for the Hidden Valley Mustangs.
Similarly, after that, he enrolled in Southern Oregon University in Ashland, where he acquired his bachelor’s degree in theatre arts back in 1993. Then the actor studied at The University of Oregon, where he became a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.
Unlike many celebrities, Ty continued his education at Penn State University and earned his MFA degree. Aside from the college duties, Ty was also a member of the Theatre 100 Company along with Keegan-Michael Key.
Age and Height: How Old Is Ty Burrell?
Modern Family actor Ty Burrell was born on August 22, 1967, which means he is 52 years as of now. Not to mention, the American actor’s star sign is Leo, and people of this sign are known to be fierce, ambitious, and confident.
Well, Ty is undoubtedly eager because as he had stated before he made it big, Ty used to work as a bartender and live in his van. If that is not dedication and ambition, then we have no clue what is.
Also, the actor stands tall at 6 feet(183 cm) while weighing 76 kgs. Aside from that, he has got a healthy body, which he must have maintained through healthy diets and exercises.
Moreover, Ty has got an attractive pair of light brown eyes and short black hair.
Social Media Presence
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