Ty Pennington

A generation ago, homeowners spotting Ed McMahon on their doorstep became hysterical, knowing that a giant check from Publishers Clearinghouse couldn't be far behind. Today, the hysteria breaks out over the instantly recognizable, wide-toothed grin of Ty Pennington, who has helped transform the lives of dozens while inspiring millions more as host of the popular series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. [+]