Fast Facts

  • The youngest of seven siblings.
  • Named after baseball legend Ty Cobb.
  • Won the 1994 title of Mr. Natural Pennsylvania in a body-building competition.
  • Before turning to acting, he worked for the New Jersey State Legislature as an accountant and a computer systems engineer.
  • Proposed to his wife Monica Surratt atop the Eiffel Tower in 2002.
  • Along with cohost Lisa Rinna, he received a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Talk Show Host in 2003, 2005 and 2006 for SOAPNet's SoapTalk.


  • Monica Surratt — Wife


  • Attended Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ;
  • College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ


  • Birth Name: Tyrus Richard Treadway
  • Birth Place: Trenton, NJ
  • Profession: Actor

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