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23rd Aug 2021

Modern Family’s Eric Stonestreet announces engagement

Ellen Fitzpatrick

Congratulations to the happy couple.

A huge congratulations are in order for Modern Family star Eric Stonestreet who has just gotten engaged to his longtime girlfriend.

Best known for his role as Cam on the hit sitcom, Eric met his now fiancee Lindsay Schweitzer back in 2016.

Lindsay is a pediatric nurse and the couple met at a charity event, and the rest is history.

Taking to Instagram to share their happy news, Eric wrote alongside pictures of the couple showing off her ring: “She said, “She’d have her people call my people.””

The Emmy winner started dating the nurse after meeting at the Big Slick charity weekend in Kanas City, and only mere months after going public with the relationship, Eric told Ellen Degeneres: “I’m a big baby, too. She calms me — she calms my nerves. I’m a very high-strung person. You can tell, right?”

As soon as they posted their big news, famous friends jumped to the comments to congratulate them.

America’s Got Talent judge Howie Mandel said: “Wow congratulations.”

Fellow Modern Family star Rico Rodriguez joked: “WOOOO! Congrats Jesse !”

And along with a lot of heart emojis, Michael Buble said: “Congrats you beautiful couple you.”