Tygart Burton “Ty” Pennington, shortly recognized as Ty, is a multi-talented personality as he is a carpenter, former model, television host, actor, author, and artist. Ty Pennington gained prominence when he appeared in a reality show named Trading Spaces and done the role of a carpenter. People also came to know more about him when he hosted the very popular reality series by ABC entitled Extreme Makeover: Home Edition for various years from 2003 to 2012. For his appearance in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, he got nominated and worn Primetime Emmy Awards. After his appearance in reality series, he focused on many projects simultaneously and hosted the talk show by ABC named The Revolution, then hosted American Diner Revival by The Food Network, and many more.
Ty Pennington was born in 1964 on 19th October in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the second son of Yvonne Burton, a school psychologist. Ty’s mother separated from his father, lived as a single parent, and raised both his sons until she remarried. She then remarried a person who adopted the sons and gave them their surname. Pennington is of Cherokee descent.
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He completed his studies at Sprayberry High School and then shifted to Kennesaw State University to complete his studies. He graduated in arts and history. Later in University, he developed an interest in graph design and then complete studies in graph design. He joined the Art Institute of Atlanta. To start working, he learned about woodworking at quite a young age and also learned about home improvement skills and carpentry. Pennington worked as a carpenter to pay the fees of his college and worked day and night.
While working as a carpenter, he suddenly thought that carpentry isn’t his professional skills and he must do something professional. Then he figured out his interests and planned to become an artist and then acquired a degree in Graphic Design. He then also started acting in TV series and got the opportunity to appear in TV series entitled Wild Card, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, and Adventures of Ocoee Nash.
He also became a producer later by learning skills. He produced some of the projects named “Ty Pennington’s Great British Adventure”, “Don’t Get Tagged by Human Trafficking”, and “Great Big American Auction”. Ty has also worked as a model for many popular brands like Macy’s, Levi’s, Diet Coke, and more.
Ty Pennington is in a relationship with Andrea Bock, and the couple is living together happily. Though their fans and media are eager to know about plans for their marriage, the couple hasn’t disclosed when are they going to marry, and they don’t have children. There are rumors that the couple is dedicated to each other.
The estimated net worth of this model and a multi-talented personality is approximately $12 million. For his series named “Extreme makeover: home edition”, he nearly earns $75k for each episode. He has great wealth and earns his salary by doing shows.