Ty Pennington Is Married! HGTV Star Ties the Knot with Kellee Merrell at Their Under-Construction Home

Ty Pennington and Kelly Merrill’s wedding

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Ty Pennington and Kelly Merrill are married!

The famous carpenter, famous for his time Trading Spaces And as a host makeover extreme home edition, He made it official with fiancé Kelly Merrill, a social media manager originally from Vancouver. The duo married in a small ceremony with just eight guests on Saturday in Savannah, Georgia.

The intimate ‘I dos’ and reception are done in a setting befitting the profession of a Bennington handyman: the restored 19th century house, which is still in the middle of a renovation.

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Tye Pennington's speeches

Tye Pennington’s speeches

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The couple got engaged in July, when Bennington, 56, popped the question to Merrill, 33, over morning coffee on the sidewalk of his Palm Coast, Florida, home.

He captioned an Instagram photo of his fiancée’s hand wearing a teardrop-shaped stone: “It’s ‘yes’ to me…”.

Pennington, who recently starred in HGTV’s ty breakers And Battle on the beach, he first met Meryl in 2010 while he was filming a TV show in Toronto and they have kept in touch over the years through mutual friends.

Tye Pennington's speeches

Tye Pennington’s speeches

Ty Bennington / Instagram Ty Pennington and Kelly Merrill

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They reconnected in early 2020 and decided to quarantine together amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as their relationship blossomed.

“I’ve admired Kelly from afar for years. She’s a beautiful person inside and out,” Bennington told People exclusively after the engagement. “Fortunately, our paths finally crossed in time. It’s one of those things where you feel happiest when you’re around someone. I never thought I’d get married, but it changed that. Glad I waited for it.”

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