Ty Pennington Biography
Ty Pennington is an American television personality, artist, author, carpenter, and former actor and model. He is popularly known for his role as a as carpenter from the 2000–2003 TLC home repair reality series Trading Spaces.
How old is Ty Pennington? – Age
Pennington is 60 years old as of 2024. He was born on October 19, 1964, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, where he also grew up.
How tall is Ty Pennington? – Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83 m) tall.
Ty Pennington’s Mother, Father – Family
Ty was born and raised by her mother Yvonne Vickery in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Yvonne raised Ty and his elder brother, Wynn alone for a number of years after divorcing their father when they were very young. Nevertheless, both sons were adopted by her new husband, who gave them his last name, Pennington.
Ty Pennington Education
Pennington attended Sprayberry High School in Marietta, Georgia. He later enrolled at Kennesaw State University where he majored in art and history. He worked throughout the day and took night school to pay for college.
Is Ty Pennington Married? – Wife
Ty is happily married to his beautiful wife, Kellee Merrell. They got married on November 27, 2021 in Savannah, Georgia.
Ty Pennington Career
Pennington is a renowned television host who rose to fame through TLC’s innovative hit show Trading Spaces. He played “Wilbur Wright” in the indie film The Adventures of Ociee Nash in 2003. Afterward, he was selected as the team leader of eight when ABC started working on a show in 2003 that would renovate houses for worthy families in seven days or less.
Additionally, he was selected to appear on the lifestyle talk show The Revolution, which made its ABC premiere in January 2012. When the course was discontinued after six months, he set new goals for himself. He started a television programme called Ty Breaker in which he assists families who are having trouble making necessary changes to their home.
Moreover, he hosted the second season of the March 8, 2021, premiere of the HGTV remodelling competition series Rock The Block. In the third season, which aired in early 2022, he kept his position. In addition, in 2003, he released Ty’s Tricks: house Repair Secrets Plus Cheap and Easy Projects to Transform Any Room, a do-it-yourself house renovating guide.
Furthermore, on May 15, 2007, he launched Ty Pennington at Home, his quarterly publication, which ran until 2009. He appeared in a fictionalised version of himself, Ty Ty The Tool Guy, in a Wow! Wow! Wubbzy episode. Similarly, he served as the face of Abbott Nutrition’s innovative Similac SimplePac infant formula packaging in September 2008.
Ty Pennington’s Net Worth
Ty has an estimated net worth of $12 Million.
You can find and follow Pennington on Twitter using the account name: @typennington