Is Ty Pennington married? No, he isn’t. However, he is in a relationship with his longtime dating girlfriend Andrea Bock. The love partners have no current intention of celebrating their wedding but might tie their knot soon. They are open about their relationship and are already engaged. They started dating since 2004 and it’s been over the decade of their happy love life. They have been serious about their robust relationship and have filled their love life with loyalty and sincerity. Scroll down to explore more interesting facts and personal facts of Pennington:
Born as Gary Tygert Burton, he is an American television personality, host, carpenter, artist and author as well. Further, he is well-recognized for being a philanthropist and has also garnered the experience of working as a model and an actor. He was born on October 19, 1964, which makes the age of Ty Pennington be 56 years old as of 2020. He appeared into the limelight after appearing on the TLC home improvement reality show Trading Spaces as a carpenter. He rises to prominence after contributing the critically acclaimed ABC reality series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition as its host. From the role of the host, he became worldwide recognized and served as the advocator of volunteerism.
Early Life and Education
Tygert Burton Pennington was born in 1964 and his place of birth is in Atlanta, Georgia. Talking about Ty Pennington’s family, he is the second child to mother named Yvonne Burton. His mother is a school psychologist and got separated from Ty’s dad when he was too young. Ty has an elder brother named Wynn with whom he has spent some of the best memorable moments of his life. After separation from his father, Ty’s mother raised her children as a single parent. Later, she married her new husband who adopted both the siblings. Both the kids adopted their step father’s surname i.e. Pennington. Regarding his ethnicity and ancestral background, Ty comes from the partial Cherokee descent.
Talking about his education, Ty attended the Marietta, Georgia based Sprayberry High School. He developed the interest in carpentry and learned woodworking very early. He describes himself as Jack of all trades and has proven that. Later, he went to Kennesaw State University and studied art and history as his major subjects. He has struggled hard during his college days where he used to spend his daytime working and attending classes at night. Initially, he started working in landscaping and later moved to the constructing industry. Though he was a talented carpenter, he initially never wants to be a professional carpenter and dreamt of becoming an artist. He wanted to get specialized in Graphic Design and therefore attended the Art Institute of Atlanta, and completed bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design from there.
Career and Professional Life
Ty is a versatile man who is involved in multiple professions; He is a former model and actor and currently is known as a television personality.
While being enrolled in his final semester, Ty received an offer from a modeling scout which he easily accepted. Initially, he became the part for print jobs working for J.Crew, Swatch and Sprite. He made his appearance in television spots like Macy’s and Bayer, Levi’s and Diet Coke. He traveled across the world while being in that field and has made his tour to Germany, Japan, Italy, Thailand and Canada.
Appearing as a set designer, he parlayed his hands-on skills and design acumen on the television industry in the 1990’s. By appearing in The Learning Channel’s popular show Trading Spaces, Ty made his professional breakthrough in his television career. He also became the part of The Adventures of Ociee Nash, an independent film portraying the character of Wilbur Wright in 2003. The same year, he was selected as the leader for the eight-person design team who were given the task to transform the homes of some families within seven days by the ABC for its new show.
Ty was highly dedicated for the show named Extreme Makeover: Home Edition from which he boosted his stardom. It was reported that he used to work for 240 days in the year for the show and has struggled from food poisoning and muscles to heatstroke. Later, he worked for the show entitled Great British Adventure Great British Adventure where he used to work with other communities.
In 2011, the show Extreme Makeover Home Edition came to an end where he helped in rebuilding more than 200 houses. He moved to the New York City from the Los Angeles and started appearing in the ABC’s talk show The Revolution. In one of the episodes of the show, he discussed ADHD and stimulant drugs with Dr. Edward Hallowell. After six months of telecasting, the show came to an end.
Ty Pennington was the owner of his own company named Furniture Unlimited. He was the designer for the company as well and operated in Atlanta and Los Angeles. Later, he carried his business ventures with Sears. In 2003, he published his first authored book named Ty’s Tricks which is a self-guidebook on home improvement. He made a deal with Marketplace Events for a 3-year partnership which was announced on July 25, 2008. Ty also turned as the spokesperson for Abbott Nutrition in September 2008.
Who is Ty Pennington’s Wife?
Ty Pennington is engaged to Andrea Bock who could be his future wife. According to some online source, she has also served as a manager for Ty Pennington. The supportive girlfriend is one of the inspirations for Ty to work hard. They are together for about two decades and seems like their love without marriage is more interesting.
Pennington stands at the height of 5 feet and 11 inches and weighs balanced according to his height. Ty’s weight is said to be 74 kilograms. The carpenter looks awesome in his blue eyes and brown colored hair.
Pennington was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at the age of seventeen. He is also active on awareness program by partnering with Shire Plc.
Salary and Net worth
Ty is active in the industry since 1995. He started his working life from his early days so as to meet his class fees. From his multiple profession, Ty Pennington has amassed an estimated net worth of 12 million USD. He has made the jaw-dropping net worth from his television career mostly and has also gained some fortune from his acting, modeling and authoring the books.
Wiki and Facts
Demanded wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb has provided Ty’s biography. His official website is www.typennington.com where one can shop for different exciting items. Find him on Instagram @thetypennington with over 48k followers now. Join him on Twitter @typennington where he has amassed more than 101k followers as of now. He is also available on Facebook where Ty’s Facebook Page is reachable @ty.pennington.