Ty Pennington Net Worth
Ty Pennington net worth and salary: Ty Pennington is an American television host, model, philanthropist and carpenter who has a net worth of $12 million. Ty Pennington is probably most famous for being the of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition which aired on ABC from 2003 – 2012. He also hosted Ty's Great British Adventure on UKTV home in the United Kingdom. Prior to Extreme Makeover, Ty appeared on the TLC reality show Trading Spaces, as a carpenter. He currently manufactures a line of furniture for the Howard Miller Company. He was born on October 19, 1964, in Atlanta, Georgia. Ty's mother Yvonne Bruton was a psychologist, and Ty was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 17. He was always described as a "Jack of all trades"; his interest in home improvement started when he was 12 and designed a three-story tree house. Ty and several neighborhood kids built the huge tree house in their neighborhood. His carpentry and home improvement skills are all self- taught; he earned an undergraduate degree from Atlanta College of Art in graphic design. He was recruited by a modeling scout during his final semester, and built a very lucrative career traveling around the world appearing in print ads for J. Crew, Swatch, and Sprite. He also appeared in several television spots for Diet coke, Levi's, Macy's and Bayer. Due to his modeling career Ty got a chance to live in many different places all over the world. He lived in Japan, Thailand, Italy, Canada, and Germany. Pennington was the owner and designer of Furniture Unlimited which was located in both Atlanta, and Los Angeles. At sears you will find the Ty Pennington Style line of bedding, tabletop items, bath accessories, furniture, patio furniture, and other miscellaneous home decor.
He lends his name to Sears, and he is involved in design, marketing promotions and public relations of the Pennington line. He is also active in the Sears American Dream Campaign which is a community outreach program. In addition to his furniture designing, and promotions with Sears, he also carries a line of hardwood flooring through Lumber Liquidators. In 2003 Ty wrote a do-it-yourself guide on home improvement titled, Ty's Tricks: Home Repair Secrets Plus Cheap and Easy Projects to Transform any room. He released the first issue of his quarterly magazine called Ty Pennington at Home, on May 15, 2007. The magazine features many of his techniques, as well as the techniques of other interior designers. This magazine also gives his fans and avid interior designers a look at some of his original work, and bits and pieces of his busy life. He also include a feature where he answers questions sent from his readers, and shares articles that have been sent from people across the country on different aspects of home repair and design. Pennington is also very active in charity work he has participated in campaigns such as Access Surf Hawaii, which helps kids with disabilities learn to surf and play other water sports, Wonders of the Heart contest by Bayer Aspirin, and participated in a celebrity soccer match fundraiser for the Los Angeles Children's Hospital.
Ty Pennington Salary
What is Ty Pennington's salary per episode of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition? $75,000