Who is Ty Pennington and what is his net worth 2018? Ty Pennington is a very famous reality television personality. He started his work in TV industry as a model and then became a TV host. He began his TV career as a carpenter at TLC reality show ‘Trading Spaces’. But his most famous work is hosting an ABC TV reality show ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’. The show first premiered in 2003. In addition to his career in television industry Ty manufacture a line of furniture as well. He has appeared in other shows as well such as ‘American Diner Revival’.
Tygert Burton ‘Ty’ Pennington was born on 19 October 1964, in Atlanta, Georgia. His mother’s name was Yvonne Burton, who was a school psychologist. Ty has an older brother named Wynn Pennington. Ty and his brother got the surname Pennington from their stepdad. Ty attended a public high school ‘Sprayberry High School’ located in eastern Cobb County in Marietta. He also went to Kennesaw State University. He got his diploma in commercial art from The Art Institute of Atlanta. Ty was taught woodworking when he was young and he started working as a carpenter as early as his school days.
Ty Pennington is in a very long-term relationship with his partner Andrea Bock. They have been a couple for almost two decades now.
Ty Pennington started working as a carpenter during his school days. He continued the profession during his college and university years too. He was introduced to the TV in his final days at the University. A modelling scout reached out to Ty and offered him a job. He appeared in many famous brand’s TV ads including Coca-Cola, Levi’s, and Bayer.
This job introduced him to a whole new world as he travelled many foreign countries. In 1995, Ty decided to put his carpentry skills to use; he became a set designer for a film called ‘Leaving Las Vegas’. Nevertheless, the turning point in his career was when he began working on the TLC TV show ‘Trading Spaces’. The show was aired in 2000 and became very popular. Ty became famous for his skills and creativity on the show.
He worked there for four years until he joined ABC TV’s reality show ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ at the end of 2003. He was chosen as the leader of eight designer’s team. The show was a hit and it aired till 2012. Ty also manufactures his own line of furniture.
Ty Pennington Net Worth
Ty Pennington has worked as a TV model, host, and carpenter. He has amassed an amazing amount of wealth from his reality TV career. His salary at the show ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ was $75 thousand per episode. This alone added hugely to his net worth. Ty Pennington has an estimated net worth of $13 million.
Ty Pennington is a multi-talented person who has had a successful career in the TV industry. He made the full use of his skills and earned him quite a wealth. He is famous for his humour on the TV and has a good number of fans.