Ty Pennington Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, HGTV, Net Worth, and Salary

Ty Pennington Biography

Ty Pennington is an expert craftsman and designer serving as the host of HGTV’s home renovation competition series Rock the Block. He is also known for his groundbreaking home improvement series Trading spaces and for hosting the HGTV series Battle on the beach and Ty Breaker.

Ty Pennington Age

Pennington i8s 57 years as of 2022. He was born on October 19, 1964, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

Ty Pennington  Height

Pennington stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Ty Pennington Family

Pennington was born and raised by his devoted parents in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. His mother is called Yvonne Vickery and her ex-husband, Gary Burton Sr., is a musician. His mom, Yvonne worked as a school psychologist.

Additionally, she separated from Ty’s father when he and his older brother Wynn were three years old and consumed several years as a single parent before she was married again. His mom’s new husband, Mr. Nick Pennington adopted both boys, giving them his surname, Pennington.

Ty Pennington Wife

Pennington married Kellee Merrell, a Canadian social media manager. He proposed to his wife on July 2021 and the two tied the knot on 20th November of the same year. Previously, he was in a relationship with Andrea Bock for 20 years.

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Ty Pennington’s Net Worth

Pennington has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through her successful career as an expert craftsman and designer.

Ty Pennington Salary

He earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Ty Pennington Education

Pennington attended Sprayberry High School in Marietta, Georgia. Later on, he enrolled at Kennesaw State University, where he focused on art and history. Additionally, Ty attended the art Institute of Atlanta, from where he graduated and earned a bachelor’s degree in graphic design.

Ty Pennington Career

Pennington is a TV host, author, carpenter, and former model, who gained fame for his role as a carpenter on Trading Spaces on TLC from 2000 to 2003. Additionally, Ty hosted “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” which was aired on ABC from 2003 till 2012 the series finale.

He received two Primetime Emmy Awards due to hosting Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Moreover, Pennington started working on other projects including TNT’s On the Menu opposite Emeril Lagasse in 2014 after Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ended.

He also started hosting ABC’s short-lived talk show The Revolution in 2012. Furthermore, he worked at The Food Network’s American Diner Revival opposite Amanda Freitag from 2015 to 2016. On September 13, 2017, it was publicized that he would be joining the revival of Trading Spaces. Later on April 7, 2018, he started airing on TLC.

Ty Pennington Modeling and Acting Career

When he was in his final semester in college, he started working on his acting and modeling career. This was after he was approached by a modeling scout. Later on, he started working for several companies including J.Crew, Swatch, and Sprite.

Moreover, Pennington also made an appearance in television spots for Bayer, Macy’s, Levi’s, and Diet Coke. During his time as an actor and model, he went to several countries including Thailand, Japan, Canada, Italy, and Germany.

Ty Pennington Social Media Platforms

He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 2k followers on Instagram, over 600k followers on Facebook, and over 92k followers on his Twitter accounts.

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