Ty Pennington Biography
Ty Pennington an American television host, artist, carpenter, author and also a former model and actor who was born in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Ty Pennington Age
Pennington was born on 19 October 1964, in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S.
Ty Pennington Career
Ty fame began with his role as a carpenter on the TLC home improvement reality show Trading Spaces (2000–2003) as well as continued when he hosted the ABC reality series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (2003–2012), where he won two Primetime Emmy Awards.
Following the show’s conclusion in the year 2012, Pennington has focused on numerous other projects, including a host of ABC’s short-lived talk show The Revolution in the year 2012, TNT’s On the Menu opposite Emeril Lagasse in the year 2014 as well as The Food Network’s American Diner Revival opposite Amanda Freitag from 2015 to 2016. It was announced on 13 September 2017, that Pennington was joining the revival of Trading Spaces, which began airing on 7 April 2018, on TLC.
Ty Pennington Net Worth
Pennington has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
Ty Pennington Height
Pennington stands tall at a height of 6 feet.
Ty Pennington Young
Known as “Jack of all trades”, Pennington learned woodworking early in life and started teaching himself about carpentry as well as home improvement.
Ty Pennington Education
Ty joined Sprayberry High School in Marietta, Georgia, he first joined Kennesaw State University, where he majored in art and history. He paid his way through college by taking night classes as well as serving during the day, first working in landscaping prior to moving into construction.
He initially decided that carpentry wasn’t something he wanted to do professionally, noting his main interests were in becoming an artist, specializing in Graphic Design. On the advice of one of his professors, he transferred to the Art Institute of Atlanta, from where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in graphic design.
Ty Pennington Family
Pennington was to Yvonne Burton a school psychologist. His parents divorced when he and his older brother known as Wynn were very young and spent several years as a single parent before she remarried. Her new husband adopted both boys, giving them his surname Pennington. Ty is of partial Cherokee descent.
Ty Pennington Wife
Pennington is engaged to Andrea Bock, the duo has been dating for over a decade. The couple lives in their own home in Venice Beach, California. They are not officially married.