Ty Pennington is an outstanding American actor who is also an author, artist, television host, and philanthropist. He was recognizable after landings gigs on home improvement reality show Trading Spaces and playing host to ABC reality series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.
Talking about the talented Pennington, most of the people might be wondering if the 53 years old man is alive or not, So to clear your doubts we are here to give you the details on Ty Pennington.
Ty Pennington Bio
Gary Tygert Burton aka Ty Pennington was born on October 19, 1964, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Shortly, after Ty’s birth, his mother left her husband with Ty and his older brother Wynn Burton. His mother worked as a psychologist at a school. She continued to raise her sons until she found her love in Atlanta and got married again. Next, Ty and his brother Wynn were taken in as adopted sons and changed the surname into their stepfather name, Pennington.
Talking about the academic qualifications, Ty graduated his high school from Sprayberry High School in Marietta. Next, he studied art and history from the Kennesaw State University. Not satisfied with the degree certificate, he again proceeded to Graph Designing at the Art Institute of Atlanta.
Ty Pennington Dead?
Now let’s end the curiosity right here. After a tough research and stalking of this American popular Television host, Ty Pennington, we can confirm that he’s is still alive and strong.
Ty Pennington Career
While rounding off his last semester in college, he began his modeling career. Then, Ty went for the runway in big cities like Germany, Canada, Italy, Japan, and Thailand.
Pennington is also one of America’s best authors and has published over three books, including ‘Home Repair Secrets Plus Cheap and Easy Projects to Transform Any Toom’ published in 2003. Some of these books even went on to be best sellers. He has also released the quarterly magazine ‘Ty Pennington at Home’ in 2007.
Later while his role as a carpenter on ‘Trading Spaces’ aired from 2000-2003, announced him to America and ‘Extreme Makeover’ which aired from 2003-2012 sailed him to the list of the world’s advocates for volunteerism.
The actor has been working as the agent for Abbott Nutrition and Similac SimplePac (Abbott’s baby formula packaging innovation). Adding to this, he has also been the spokesperson for a Chicago-based mortgage lender, Guaranteed Rate since 2014.
Ty Pennington Wife, Kids, Family
Talking about the relationship status, Ty isn’t married yet and has no plans to do so. However, he is the relationship with his longtime sweetheart, Andrea Bock and they have been together for over a decade now. In 2008, Ty once told journalists that he’s been dating Bock for eleven years then and have been living together happily ever since.
Caption: Designer Ty Pennington and designer Andrea Bock attend the grand opening of ADHD
Seems like earning an official marriage status isn’t so necessary, the most important thing is to love each other. Ty and Andrea’s relationship has been a perfect example. The duo hasn’t produced any kids yet, looks like they are not ready for kids at the moment.
Ty Pennington Net Worth
Ty’s net worth is estimated to be over $12 million. He has made clean earnings from hosting shows on Television, acting, artistry, writing, and carpentry. Ty seems to be traveling a lot with his earnings.