Gary Tygart Burton is a renowned American artist, author, carpenter as well as TV host who was born on October 19, 1964. Pennington owns a net worth of $15 million, as of 2020.
Well, Pennington was born as well as grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the 2nd son of Yvonne Burton who was a school psychologist. When Pennington was very young, his parents got separated.
And then he and his brother spent several years with their mother. After a certain period, his mother again got married. And his step-father adopted both of them. After that, he renamed as Ty Pennington from his birth name: Gary Tyler Burton. Basically, Pennington is the surname of his step-father.
He completed his high school education from Sprayberry High School which is located in Marietta, Georgia. Then he appeared at Kennesaw State University to study arts and history. He also completed his graduation with a major in Graphic design from the Art Institute of Atlanta.
Ty Pennington: At a Glance
|Full Name:||Gary Tygart Burton|
|Celebrated Name:||Ty Pennington|
|Born:||October 19, 1964|
|Birth Place:||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Marital Status:||Not Married|
|Profession:||Artist, Author, Carpenter, and TV host.|
|Net Worth:||$15 million|
|Education:||Sprayberry High School, Kennesaw State University, Art Institute of Atlanta|
Well, Ty Pennington had to work besides studying in order to survive. Initially, he started to work in landscaping, however, later he moved to construction.
Ty Pennigton is mostly popular for appearing at the “Trading Shows” which is a home improvement reality show. The show was aired on TLC from 2000 to 2008.
He is also popular for performing as a host in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. And this show was aired on ABC from 2003 to 2012. One of the amazing things is that he achieved 2 Primetime Emmy Awards for performing on this reality TV series.
One of the notable things is that Pennington was passionate about woodworking from his childhood. In fact, he started to learn to do projects of home improvement from an early age. Now he even considered as a professional carpenter.
After completing the home improvement show in 2012, he took part in several projects. He even performed as a host on “The Revolution” in 2012, which is a lived talk show that aired on ABC. Moreover, he also performed as a host on “On the Menu” in 2014, which is a competition show that aired on TNT.
Apart from those, he also performed as a model. After all, he is a successful TV personality with huge achievements. He even authored some of the popular books.
No, Pennington is not married yet.
Well, now he is dating Andrea Bock.
Ty Pennington was born on October 19, 1964.
He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.