Tygert Burton Pennington; Ty Pennington

Tygart Burton Pennington is a model and actor. He is also a television host, artist, carpenter, philanthropist. He also worked on Trading spaces as a carpenter, where he came into notice. He is also a host in the show Extreme Makeover. He had also been through a period where he is able to grab two Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2012, he is also the host of a great show on ABC named short-lived talk show. He also hosted many other reality shows. He also became a part of the revival of Trading Spaces in 2017.

Well, how well do you know about Ty Pennington? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ty Pennington’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Ty Pennington to date.

Biography and Early Life

Pennington took birth in Georgia, Atlanta. His mother’s name is Yvonne Burton. He and his older brother were set apart from their father when they were a child. They were raised only by her mother. It is a difficult phase in his life and so do for her mother. This rough patch made them feel again for the need for someone to help run the family. Then his mother met another guy. They both dated for some time, and later they decided to tie their bonds together. So they got married.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ty Pennington in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ty Pennington’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 19 October 1964. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 174 lbs in Pound and 79kg in Kilograms.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Pennington is the son of Yvonne Burton. It isn’t easy to be raised by a single parent, and so did he suffer. His mother raised him from a very early age when his father left them. Her lone mother, Yvonne Burton, managed Pennington’s all-expense. It isn’t easy to manage, but Yvonne burton did it.

But later on, she met another man and decided to marry her. From there, her husband adopted Pennington and his brother. They lived a happy family, and we’re very happy. The reason behind the surname Pennington is his second father, who gave it to them. Pennington got a descent of Cherokee but partially.


At an early age, Pennington learned to play with wood and learned woodworking. He also himself learned to decorate and improve the house. He started studying at Sprayberry High School and Kennesaw State University at his young age, where he studied Art and History. He is also having a good skill in Graphic Designing. So, he led his way to the Art Institute of Atlanta.

Is Ty Pennington Gay?

No, Pennington is not gay. He is straight by sexual orientation. He dated many girls at his young age, but he hasn’t married or tied his bond with anyone.

Professional Career

Pennington made his career in many a field such as modeling, television, and as a carpenter. He traveled to many countries throughout his career. In 1995, he also worked as a set designer. He worked in diverse fields, which included acting in movies like The Adventures of Ocoee Nash. He also worked in extreme makeovers, where he successfully helped to rebuild more than 200 homes. He also acted in Wow Wow Wubbzy. In this fictional series, he had a role to play the role of a character, which is his own fiction.


He is a great host and is able to grab two important awards in his field named Primetime Emmy Awards. He had this award consecutively for two years i.e., 2006 and 2006. He is awarded for his excellence in his field.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ty Pennington in 2021

With an excellent career as a television host and an author, he is able to grab a net worth of $15 million as of 2021. He is highly successful in his career with a good reputation as a television host and performer.

Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know

  • Pennington is born with the name of Gary Tygert Burton.
  • He paid his college fees by taking night classes.
  • He is quite a good cook.
  • He is the man behind the design of his house.

Ty Pennington is a very dignified person. He met many amazing women in his life, but he is still unmarried. He is very keen on his profession and made his career very well. He used to work hard in order to pay off the fees at his college.


Facts of Gary Tygert Burton

  • Gender Male
  • full nameGary Tygert Burton
  • birthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Date of Birth October 19, 1964
  • Age 59 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Peridot
  • Lucky Color Blue
  • Best Match for Marriage Gemini
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$15 million
  • professionTelevision host, artist, carpenter, author, philanthropist, former model, and actor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 79 Kg, In Pounds – 174 lbs
  • heightIn Centimeters – 183 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
  • hair colorLight Brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolSprayberry High School in Marietta, Georgia,

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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