Ty Young was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She is one of two girls born to a fifteen year old mother and a seventeen year old father, themselves children. Ty found herself on her own at the age of fourteen in the big city, Los Angeles. Ty put herself through middle and high school. Through her adversity, she kept her ears and eyes open for opportunities.
She was introduced to entrepreneurship by a friend at the age of seventeen. With a desire to be financially independent, Ty saw a niche that needed to be filled and opened a mom and pop pager and cellular phone business with just a small savings. Purchasing phone numbers at $1.00 each and leasing the numbers to customers at $10-15.00 per month, at the age of nineteen, Ty’s income exceeded $10,000 per month. Ty has traveled extensively, and has lived in large urban centers establishing numerous small businesses in the industries of book publishing, music business, telecommunications, television production, technology, promotions, small business consulting and multimedia. Ty is the host of the radio show “Position Yourself to Prosper” and offers marketing and business development consulting to radio and television stations around the country. Her current endeavor, TY MEDIA GROUP, multimedia marketing and small business development company, is currently thriving and successful. She has established businesses in Los Angeles, Washington DC, New York City, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa and Miami, Florida.