Reality star best known as the host of TV's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. He began hosting the Food Network's American Diner Revival in 2015. He has also appeared on the TLC show Trading Spaces.
With the help of his friends, he built and designed his first three-story treehouse at age 12.
He was a carpenter on the reality TV show Trading Spaces and he manufactured furniture with the Howard Miller Company.
He was raised by his mother Yvonne until she remarried and Ty's name was changed from Burton to Pennington. He has been in a relationship with Andrea Bock since 2004.
He began co-starring on American Diner Revival with chef Amanda Freitag in 2015.