Who is Andrea Bock? Age, Early Life, and Education
Andrea Bock came to prominence after her relationship with television personality Ty Pennington was made public. The two started a relationship in 1997, and as Ty became more popular so has Andrea.
Andrea was born I the late 1960s, there is no information on the identity of her parents, and whether she has any siblings or not. She attended Sprayberry High School, the same school her subsequent boyfriend Ty Pennington attended, and then studied at Kennesaw State University, and also Savannah College of Art and Design.
Career and Relationship with Ty Pennington
Growing up, Andrea wanted to become an actress, but instead became a part of the off-camera crew. She started with the show “Trading Spaces”, alongside Ty Pennington. Since 2000 Ty has been in the show, while Andrea has been working behind the scenes, ensuring that all goes smoothly on the show. Since the launch of the show, Andrea has supported her boyfriend and has joined him on other popular shows, such as “American Diner Revival”, among others.
She and Ty have been together now for almost 20 years, but haven’t married. When asked about their future plans, they say that the two do not trust in official marriage, and that a piece of paper can’t change a thing. The couple also doesn’t have children together – maybe something will change in the future.
Andrea Bock Net Worth
Although there aren’t many details about Andrea’s career, it is known that she has worked behind the scene of several reality shows, which has certainly increased her wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Andrea Bock is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Bock’s net worth is as high as $500,000, which is quite decent, don’t you think?
Andrea Bock’s Boyfriend, Ty Pennington
It wouldn’t be fair if we didn’t mention a few things about her extremely popular boyfriend, Ty Pennington.
Born Gary Tygert Burton on the 19th October 1964 in Atlanta, Georgia USA, he is a television host, artist and author as well, best known to the world for his appearance in the TV reality show “Trading Spaces” (2000-2018), and “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”, among other shows.
Part of Cherokee ancestry, Ty is the son of Yvonne Burton, a school psychologist. There is no information about his biological father, as his mother divorced him when Ty was rather young. He has an older brother named Wynn, and they lived with their mother and were adopted by Yvonne’s second husband, whose last name was Pennington, a name Ty took as well.
Education and Career Beginnings
Ty went to Sprayberry High School in Marietta, Georgia, then to Kennesaw State University where he majored in art and history. He specialized in Graphic Design, and transferred to the Art Institute of Atlanta on the advice of his professors, eventually graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design.From an early age he was interested in carpentry but decided not to pursue it as a profession, and instead became a model in his last semester at college. He landed modeling gigs with J. Crew, Sprite, and Swatch, while also featuring in commercials for Bayer, Macy’s, Diet Coke and others, traveling the world and living in Japan, Thailand, Italy and Germany.
He would start using his carpentry skills in the mid- ‘90s on the sets of several films, including “Leaving Las Vegas” which became quite popular. However, it was in 2000 that his career changed for the better, when he was chosen for the hit show “Trading Spaces”.
“Trading Spaces” and Continual Success
Ty was one of the carpenters on the show, in which two neighbors re-decorate each others rooms. The show became popular, and Ty remained in the show until 2003, returning for the 2007 season. However, from 2003 to 2012 he was the host of the show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”. Ty reached stardom, and with him his girlfriend Andrea, who worked with him on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”, becoming popular as well.
Ty Pennington Net Worth
Ty has become a prominent personality and his success has increased his wealth to a large degree. So, have you ever wondered how rich Ty Pennington is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Pennigton’s net worth is as high as $12 million.
Ty Pennington Internet Popularity
Ty, unlike his girlfriend Andrea is quite prominent on social media platforms, especially Facebook and Instagram, though he is also no stranger on Twitter. His official Facebook page has close to 500,000 followers, while on Instagram, Ty is followed by just over 45,000 people. Ty can also be found on Twitter, on which he has more than 100,000 fans. He has used social media to promote his career, sharing his most recent endeavors including the new show which he will co-host with Amanda Brinkman, entitled “Small Business Revolution”.
So, if you aren’t already a fan of this successful television personality, then this is a perfect opportunity for you, just skip over to his official pages.