|Celebrated Name:||Ty Pennington|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Gary Tygart Burton Pennington|
|Age:||55 years old|
|Birth Date:||19 October 1964|
|Birth Place:||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Yes (Andrea Bock)|
|Profession:||Television host, artist, carpenter, author, philanthropist, former model and actor|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2020|
Tygart Burton Pennington is popularly known as Ty Pennington who is a famous television host, artist, and a carpenter. He is mostly known for his impeccable hosting in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.
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He was born in Atlanta, Georgia. His mother was Yvonne Burton, a school psychologist. Tygert had a younger brother too. His mother separated from his father and remarried, and they were adopted by her new husband, he gave them the name Pennington.
He went to Spray Berry High School in Marietta, Georgia. He was interested in woodworking; he taught himself carpentry. His neighbors called him a jack of all trades. He showed an interest in home improvement at a very tender age; he made a three-story treehouse.
He did a diploma in commercial art from The Art Institute of Atlanta. Later he completed a Bachelor’s degree in graphics from Atlanta College of art. He took carpentry jobs to pay for college.
Ty Pennington is not married yet. Though he is staying with his girlfriend Andrea Block for more than 13 years, they are not in a hurry. Andrea is acting as his manager also.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 19 October 1964, Ty Pennington is 55 years old as of today’s date 22nd January 2020. His height is 1.83 m. tall, and weight is 79 kg.
When in college, some modeling scouts approached him, soon began his career in that field. He appeared on television in advertisements for Diet coke, sprite, Macy’s, and Levi’s. His work gave him the opportunity to travel all over the globe. His innovative, successful show Trading Spaces in TLC was, however, his professional breakthrough, though he worked as a set designer for the famous film Leaving Las Vegas.
Later in the film The Adventures of Ocoee Nash, he played the role of Wilbur Wright. He showed himself in a music video called “I’m gone.” In the year 2003, Pennington’s career touched its peak. ABC planned a show which was supposed to transform the houses of people. The show ran for nine seasons. It ended in 2011. This show under Ty’s hosting proved to be a huge hit one. The sponsor of the show gave him an endorsement deal.
He appeared on another TV show called Ty’s Great British Adventure. In 2003 he published a book on home improvement, Ty’s Tricks: Home Repair Secrets Plus Cheap and Easy Projects to transform any room. In 2007 he released a magazine, Ty Pennington At Home. Another book came in September 2008; Good Design Can Change Your Life: Beautiful Rooms, Inspiring Stories.
Awards & achievements:
He was nominated for some teen’s choice awards and some critic’s choice awards. He received two Emmy Awards and Two people’s choice awards for his show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.
Net Worth & Salary of Ty Pennington in 2020
As of January 2020, This host cum carpenter has a net worth of $15 million. His famous television show on ABC, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, is the source from where he accumulated most of his net worth. He charged $75,000 per episode.
Though he hosted another show aired in UKTV called the Great British Adventure, the chunk of his net worth came from the previous one. He was the owner of the company furniture unlimited.