- 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, New Jersey, United States; College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, United States