- Name: Ty Pennington
- Age: 52 years old
- Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
- Occupation: Reality Star
- Net Worth: US $12 Million
- Status: Alive
Ty Pennington is an American television host, reality star, carpenter and designer. He’s a master of home improvement as seen on the shows ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’, ‘Ty’s Great British Adventure’ and ‘Trading Spaces’. Pennington was born Gary Tygert Burton on October 19, 1964 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was raised by his mother, Yvonne, a child psychologist. He has an older brother named Wynn. Pennington attended Kennesaw College followed by the Art Institute of Atlanta. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in commercial art.
Prior to television Pennington worked as a model and as a carpenter. He was featured in advertisements and print jobs for such companies as Levi’s, J. Crew, Sprite and Diet Coke. In 1995, he contributed to the sets for the romantic drama film, Leaving Las Vegas. Pennington was tapped by The Learning Channel (TLC) for their hit series ‘Trading Spaces’. He served as a creative carpenter on the show from 2000-2003 and again in 2007.
Pennington gained further recognition as the host of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The show ran on ABC from December 2003 to December 2012 for a total of 9 seasons. His performance earned him two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program. Pennington starred in ‘Ty Pennington’s Great British Adventure (2008-10)’. He co-hosted the lifestyle talk show, The Revolution (2012), with Tim Gunn and Harley Pasternak. His television credits also include American Diner Revival, On the Menu, and Growing America.
Pennington’s first book, Ty’s Tricks: Home Repair Secrets Plus Cheap and Easy Projects to Transform Any Room, was published in 2003 by Hyperion Books. A second publication, Good Design Can Change Your Life: Beautiful Rooms, Inspiring Stories, was released in 2008 by Simon & Schuster. Pennington has also experimented with his own line of furniture, hardwood flooring, fabric, bedding, bath and home accessories. He has a quarterly magazine called Ty Pennington at Home.
Ty Pennington stands 6ft tall and he rules under the star sign Libra. His net worth is estimated at $12 million. He’s held endorsement deals with companies like Sears and Bayer AG. Pennington’s significant other is ‘Andrea Bock’. They’ve been together for many years.
Ty Pennington Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Gary Tygert Burton
- Birthday: October 19, 1964
- How Old : Age: 52 years old
- Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
- Occupation: TV Personality, Artist, Carpenter
- Years Active: 1984-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $12 million
- Partner(s): Andrea Bock
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: typennington.com