Ty Pennington Biography
Birthday: October 19, 1964 (Libra)
Born In: Atlanta, Georgia
Ty Pennington is an American television host, artist, author, former model and actor. He is best known for appearing as a carpenter on TLC’s home improvement show ‘Trading Spaces’ as well as for hosting ABC’s reality series ‘Extreme Makeover Home Edition’. Born to school psychologist Yvonne Burton, Ty was raised by a single mother for several years. Later, she remarried and Ty and his elder brother Wynn were adopted by their stepfather and given his surname Pennington. Ty attended Kennesaw State University and then studied graphic designing from the Art Institute of Atlanta. He has also authored a few books till date. In addition, he owns a line of bedding, bath, and home décor items in partnership with Sears. He has also modeled for a few high end brands in the past. On a personal note, the American TV host is in a long-term relationship with Andrea Bock. He has been suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) since 1992.