Celebrated TV and radio host Ryan Seacrest was born in 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia. Ryan Seacrest is known for hosting American Idol competition show. In addition to this, Ryan Seacrest hosts the syndicated American Top 40 countdown program, the famous KISS-FM morning-drive show “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” as well as “E! Live from the Red Carpet”.
Ryan attended Dunwood High school at age 14. At 16 years he got an internship at WSTR, in Atlanta. Tom Sullivan trained him on various aspects of radio. He later went to study Journalism at the University of Georgia but continued radio hosting with local Athens Station.
In 2006, Ryan became executive producer and co-host of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve”. Come May 1st 2017, Ryan Seacrest started co-hosting permanently, with Kelly Riga “Live with Kelly and Ryan” show. Later in 2006, Ryan Seacrest launched his own production house, Ryan Seacrest Productions that has made a name and an EMMY award for itself in the market currently. The production company makes scripted, unscripted and digital programming. It has produced shows that are hit like, E! Live from the Red Carpet, Shades of Blue, and Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution which won an EMMY award.
Ryan Seacrest as an entrepreneur, has invested in several entertainment and media houses. This includes; Pinterest, Civic Entertainment Group among others. Ryan Seacrest has also set up solo investments in DigiTour Media which is an emerging media and entertainment company. Ryan Seacrest is also an entrepreneur who has invested in fashion world. “Ryan Seacrest Distinction” is a men’s tailored collection and men accessories launched in 2014 and is exclusively at Macy’s. The collection has been the most successful ever launched at Macy’s in the last 10 years. “Ryan Seacrest Polish”, is a men’s skincare products business partnership that Ryan is planning to launch. The partnership is with the Hollywood celebrated dermatologist Dr. Harold Lancer.
Ryan is a philanthropist and runs an 8 year old, “Ryan Seacrest Foundation” (RFS). This foundation has opened media centers and Seacrest studios in children hospitals. Its aim is to inspire youths through entertainment and education focused initiatives.