Joe from Modern Family looks almost unrecognisable: 'Holy cow!'

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Modern Family star Sofia Vergara has had a sweet reunion with Jeremy Maguire, who played her onscreen son Joe Pritchett for five years.

Jeremy first joined the popular comedy when he was just four years old, and now the child star looks almost unrecognisable at age 11.

L: Jeremy Maguire and Sofia Vergara on Modern Family. R: Jeremy Maguire playing Joe on Modern Family
Joe from Modern Family doesn't look like this anymore. Photo: Getty

The young actor had many scenes with Sofia, who played his mum Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, and fans adore their close bond.

Sharing a snap of the pair reuniting at America’s Got Talent, Sofia wrote: “Look who is visiting his fake mom!!!”

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Modern Family’s last episode aired in April, 2020, and since then, Sofia has been a judge on the talent show. She also made headlines for being the highest-paid Hollywood actress that same year.

Fans couldn’t get over the reunion, and many were astounded at how grown-up Jeremy now looks.

“Wow, all grown up,” a fan remarked, while another was stunned, asking: “ARE YOU KIDDING?”

“I didn’t know I needed to see this picture until now!!!! You’re so cute together,” another added.

“First Sarah’s wedding and now this, you guys, I can’t handle it,” a fourth gushed, referring to Sarah Hyland’s Modern Family reunion at her wedding.

Jeremy Maguire and Sofia Vergara take a selfie at America's Got Talent
Jeremy Maguire and Sofia Vergara had a sweet reunion. Photo: Instagram/sofiavergara

Jeremy shared the same photo on his Instagram account, adding a tribute to the actress.

“I love you!!!” he wrote about Sofia, before comments started flooding in about his appearance.

“Holy cow, look how much he has grown!” one wrote.

“Aah Joe! I didn’t even realise it was you. You’re such a cute kid!” a second added.

“No way that’s you!!! My, you [have] grown Jeremy Maguire…you are a little man and I now feel like an old lady LOL!!!” another joked.

L: Jeremy Maguire playing Joe on Modern Family. R: Jeremy Maguire doing a peace sign for the camera
The child star looks nothing like he did when he first joined the show. Photo: Getty & Instagram/superjmaguire

Sarah Hyland’s nostalgic wedding

This comes after fellow Modern Family star Sarah tied the knot with husband Wells Adams, with multiple costars in attendance.

The celebrity pair wed at the Sunstone Winery in California on Saturday, and the officiant was somebody very special — Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who played Sarah’s uncle on Modern Family.

Jesse wasn’t the only costar to make an appearance, with Nolan Gould, Julie Bowen, Ariel Winter and Sofia Vergara also supporting Sarah on her big day.

Jesse shared some sweet photos of the happy couple on Instagram and dedicated a sweet message to the newlyweds.

L: Sarah Hyland, Wells Adam, Jesse Ferguson Tyler and Justin Mikita smile. R: Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould, Justin Mikita and Jesse Ferguson Tyler at Sarah Hyland's wedding
Many of Sarah's costars from Modern Family came to watch her tie the knot. Photo: Instagram/jessetyler & justinmikita

“My queen and king FINALLY had the most epic of weddings. I love you both so so much. What a magical few days.

“I had the best seat in the house for this stunner of a wedding. What an honour to marry my two dear friends Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams. I couldn’t be happy for you love bugs. I also do Bar Mitzvahs,” he wrote.

Ariel Winter, who played Sarah’s sister on Modern Family, shared a photo of herself with the bride with ‘Sisters for-eves’ written on it.

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