The ABC sitcom Modern Family became a worldwide comedic sensation since it first aired in 2009. Nine seasons later, Modern Family continues to make us laugh out loud. We know that it is hard to imagine Phil without Claire, Cam without Mitch, or Jay without Gloria – the actors and actresses have interesting love lives off screen as well as on.
Ed O’Neill and Catherine Rusoff – married
We cannot get enough of The Pritchett family, but in real life, Ed O’Neill has had a different love that has been going strong for over 30 years! The actor and his wife Catherine Rusoff wed 1986. Catherine dabbled in acting in the late ’80s and early ’90s, and she actually featured in a couple of episodes with her then newlywed husband in Married with Children. However she hasn’t been in much since. The couple has two daughters, Sophia, 19, and Claire, 22. Sophia is also an actress, she featured in a 2017 thriller called An American Funeral.
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello – married
Sofia Vergara, plays the fun-loving wife Gloria, who everybody loves. She married fellow actor and former True Blood star Joe Manganiello in 2015. The gorgeous pair got hitched in a lavish Palm Beach wedding after getting engaged on Christmas day in 2014. At the time they had only known each other 6 months, but when you know you know. Her Modern Family co-stars came to help celebrate her big day. The two are now considered one of Hollywood’s top couples.
Julie Bowen and Scott Phillips – separated
Claire Dunphy, has some hysterical on-screen chemistry with her TV husband Phil (Ty Burrell). Yet, off-screen, her other half is real estate investor and software developer Scott Phillips. The couple have been married since 2004 and have three sons, Oliver, 11, and eight-year-old twin boys John and Gustav. sadly, after 13 years of marriage, they separated in February 2017.
Ty Burrell and Holly Burrell – married
In real life, Ty Burrell is happily married to his wife Holly, a professional chef. Although, before her career in food took off, she was an aspiring actress, and met the future Modern Family star at a Shakespeare Theatre in Washington D.C. when they were both first just starting out their acting careers. What a love story.