HGTV Star Ty Pennington 'Glad' to be Engaged to Girlfriend Kellee Merrell

Offering more details of his relationship, the 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' star reveals that he has admired his 'beautiful inside and out' now-fiancee from afar for years.

AceShowbiz - Ty Pennington is hearing the wedding bells. Taking to his social media account, the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" star announced that he is engaged to his girlfriend Kellee Merrell.

"It's the 'yes' for me…," the 56-year-old "Trading Spaces" alum captioned his latest Instagram post that saw his now-fiancee's hand with a massive teardrop-shaped diamond engagement ring on. Many of his friends from HGTV reached out to offer their congratulations, leaving sweet notes in the comment section.

The "Help! I Wrecked My House" star Jasmine Roth said, "Awwww congrats!!!" while Taniya Nayak, who currently stars with Ty on HGTV's "Battle on the Beach", wrote, "Wooohoooo! Smart move!! She's a keeper! Congrats you two lovebirds!"

"IM SO HAPPY FOR YOU MY FRIEND!!! Cannot wait to meet her," Ty's "Trading Spaces" co-star Genevieve Gorder added. In the meantime, his co-star Sabrina Soto chimed in, "What!!?? What!?! Yeah!!!!! Omg!!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations!!! I'm so happy for you both!!!"

Confirming the news, Ty told PEOPLE, "I never thought I would get married, but she changed that. Glad I waited for the one." Elsewhere in the conversation, he went on gushing over his soon-to-be wife, "I have admired Kellee from afar for years. She's a beautiful person inside and out."

Ty further explained, "Luckily our paths finally crossed at the right time. It's one of those things where you just feel happy being around a person." A rep for the TV personality explained to the publication that he popped the question to his now-fiancee over morning coffee on the dock of his home in Palm Coast, Florida.

According to his representative, Ty and Kellee also recently purchased a 19th-century house together in Savannah, Georgia, and are currently renovating it into their dream home. His rep added that the soon-to-be-married couple is thrilled to be engaged and excited to begin their life together.

The pair met in 2010 while Ty was filming a TV show in Toronto and have stayed connected over the years through mutual friends. They reconnected in early 2020 and decided to quarantine together, during which their relationship blossomed even further.

You can share this post!

You might also like
Related Posts