Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host, and producer. Seacrest is known for hosting the competition show American Idol, the syndicated countdown program American Top 40, and iHeartMedia's KIIS-FM morning radio show On Air with Ryan Seacrest.
Seacrest in May 2013
Ryan John Seacrest
December 24, 1974
|Residence||New York City|
|Occupation||Television show host, television and radio personality|
Seacrest received Emmy Award nominations for American Idol from 2004 to 2013, and again in 2016. He won an Emmy for producing Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution in 2010 and was nominated again in 2012. In 2018, Seacrest received nominations for Live with Kelly and Ryan in Outstanding Talk Show Entertainment as well as Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host.
Early life and education
Ryan Seacrest was born on December 24, 1974, in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of Constance Marie (née Zullinger), a homemaker, and Gary Lee Seacrest, a real estate lawyer. His mother told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Instead of playing with G.I. Joes or Cowboys and Indians, Ryan would always have a little microphone and do shows in the house."
At age 14, he attended Dunwoody High School. At age 16, while still attending high school, Seacrest won an internship at WSTR (FM), in Atlanta, with Tom Sullivan, who trained him in the many aspects of radio. When the regular DJ called in sick, Sullivan put him on the air for the very first show of his broadcasting career. Seacrest was given the weekend overnight shift at WSTR.
Seacrest continued to work on air at WSTR until graduating from Dunwoody High School in 1992. Seacrest went on to study journalism at the University of Georgia in fall 1992. He continued his radio show at a local Athens station. Seacrest left the university at age 19 and moved to Hollywood to pursue his broadcasting career.
In 1993, Seacrest hosted the first season of ESPN's Radical Outdoor Challenge. He also hosted three kids' game shows, Gladiators 2000 from 1994 to 1996 (a spinoff of the television show, American Gladiators), Wild Animal Games in 1995, and Click in 1997. Seacrest appeared as the host of the fictional game show Lover's Lane on Beverly Hills, 90210 in "The Final Proof". In the fall and winter of 2000, Seacrest was the host of The NBC Saturday Night Movie. During commercial breaks, he offered trivia on the film and a chance to win prizes by answering online on NBCi. In 2001, he hosted a reality television program, Ultimate Revenge, where elaborate practical jokes were played on family and friends instigated by their own relatives and friends. It was shown on TNN (now Spike) from 2001 to 2003.
In 2002, Seacrest accepted the position as co-host of a new Fox reality television series American Idol with comedian Brian Dunkleman. The following year, he became the sole host. When the show increased in popularity, seen by some 26 million viewers weekly, Seacrest became recognizable around the world. In 2003, Seacrest hosted the spin-off show, American Juniors. In July 2009, Seacrest inked a deal with CKX for $45 million to continue to host American Idol, making him the highest paid reality television host at that time. In April 2012, he signed a two-year, $30 million deal to stay on as host of American Idol. In May 2014, Deadline Hollywood reported that Seacrest had signed a one-year deal with the option of another year. He remained host of the series until the end of its run in April 2016. The following May, it was announced that ABC had won a multi-network bidding war for the rights to the show. On July 20, 2017, Seacrest announced on Live with Kelly & Ryan that he would be the host of an Idol reboot. His initial multi-year deal was reported to be worth over $10 million.
New Year's Rockin' Eve
In August 2005, it was announced that Seacrest would become executive producer and co-host of ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. On December 31, 2005, Seacrest performed much of the show's hosting duties. Dick Clark's role was limited by speech and mobility issues due to his recovery from a stroke. Seacrest also occasionally served as a substitute host on the CNN television program Larry King Live, and co-emceed Larry King's final show with Bill Maher on December 16, 2010.
In 2009, ABC renamed the program Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest, to reflect Seacrest's role. The 40th Dick Clark’s New Year's Rockin’ Eve, co-hosted by Ryan Seacrest, delivered ABC's biggest New Years' numbers in twelve years, with 22.6 million viewers.
When Dick Clark died, Seacrest publicly remembered his mentor's impact on his life in a special tribute in The Hollywood Reporter. After Clark's death, Seacrest hosted the 2013 edition of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with co-hosts Jenny McCarthy and Fergie paying tribute to Dick Clark in the pre-show. In October 2013, Seacrest signed a multi-year contract extension with Dick Clark Productions to continue as host and executive producer of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. In 2017, Seacrest hosted Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve for the 13th consecutive year alongside Jenny McCarthy, who had co-hosted for eight years.
E! and NBC
In January 2006, US cable channel E! announced a three-year, $21 million deal for Seacrest to host various programs, including E! News and its red carpet awards show coverages (E!'s signature piece of original programming).
In April 2012, Seacrest signed a deal with NBCUniversal expanding his on-air role beyond E! to NBC. He contributed to the Today Show, Olympics coverage, entertainment programming, as well as news and other special events. Seacrest will remain managing editor of E! News and host and produce its red carpet awards show coverage.
Seacrest was a NBC correspondent for the 2012 London Olympic Games and co-hosted the closing ceremony with Bob Costas and Al Michaels. In 2016, Seacrest hosted NBC's live late-night coverage for the Rio Olympic Games.
Live with Kelly and Ryan
After a year-long search, on May 1, 2017, it was announced that Seacrest would join Kelly Ripa as host of Live with Kelly and Ryan as her new permanent co-host and executive producer. Seacrest succeeded Michael Strahan, and started his duties on the day of the announcement. By December 2017, the show was averaging over 3 million viewers.
Seacrest hosted Knock Knock Live in 2015, which premiered on Fox. The show featured celebrities arriving at the door of ordinary people who've done something special and giving them a prize. However, the show was cancelled after two episodes.
In January 2004, Seacrest became the new host of the radio program American Top 40, a syndicated weekly countdown show, created and formerly hosted by Casey Kasem. The show was syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks. In February 2004, Seacrest became host of Los Angeles radio station KIIS's morning show, replacing long-time host Rick Dees. The show, On Air With Ryan Seacrest, is broadcast live, from 6am to 10am Pacific Time, at ABC studios in New York.
In 2018, Seacrest was inducted into the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation's 16th Annual Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts.
Seacrest's three-year hosting deal with E! included executive producing credits on various programs, including E! News and its red carpet awards show coverages. That same year, Seacrest launched Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP); in August 2008, Seacrest named his longtime William Morris Agent, Adam Sher, as CEO. Comcast had first-look rights for all RSP shows through January 2012. Clear Channel acquired a minority stake in RSP in early 2012, but the company no longer has a first look deal with any network.
Seacrest remains managing editor of E! News and executive produces its red carpet awards show coverage but no longer hosts (since January 2012) E! News on a daily basis.
An Associated Press profile portrayed Seacrest as using both the deal with E! and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve as springboards to a long-lasting career in television production and ownership.
Seacrest produces the hit series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the highest-rated show on the E! network, and the spin-offs Khloe and Lamar, Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami. RSP also produced the Emmy Award-winning ABC reality series Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution. RSP also produced two new reality series in 2012 including Melissa and Tye, which aired on CMT and Shahs of Sunset for Bravo. Bravo announced a second season of Shahs of Sunset on April 18, 2012. RSP's new show Married to Jonas premiered on August 19, 2012 on E! and was renewed for a second season.
On January 31, 2012, Thomas H. Lee Partners and Bain Capital announced they would invest up to $300M in Ryan Seacrest Media. A consortium headed by Seacrest (with partners AEG and CAA) agreed to rebrand Mark Cuban's HDNet television network as AXS TV.
In 2017, Seacrest signed a multi-year overall deal between Ryan Seacrest Productions and ABC Studios in which the company's scripted division would develop scripted projects for ABC Studios exclusively.
Seacrest worked with Burberry's Christopher Bailey who designed Seacrest's suits for red carpet events as well as New Year's Eve since 2009 and American Idol starting in 2010. Seacrest wore close-fitting suits and decided to make something similar for a wider audience at an "accessible" price point. With Bailey as his mentor, Seacrest developed his own collection, Ryan Seacrest Distinction, which launched in 2014. He formed an exclusive retail partnership with Macy's to sell the brand Distinction, consisting of suit separates, sports coats and evening wear manufactured by Peerless Clothing International. The line also includes accessories such as ties, pocket squares, belts, cufflinks and jewelry, which are manufactured by Randa Accessories. Seacrest works with Itochu for the production of dress shirts, as well as a sportswear collection released in September 2017.
Seacrest partnered with dermatologist Harold Lancer to produce the men's skincare line Polished. The line has five-items, which are designed for easy use. Seacrest announced the line in August 2017 on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
In 2010, Seacrest launched the nonprofit Ryan Seacrest Foundation. The foundation has nine centers at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Children's Hospital of Orange County, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Children's National Medical Center, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Children's Medical Center Dallas, Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado. In April 2012, Seacrest named Selena Gomez as Ambassador to the Foundation. In February 2017, the foundation partnered with the Atlanta Braves to promote the non-profit at SunTrust Park. Seacrest did voice work for the Braves' "Welcome Home" broadcast media campaign.
Seacrest serves on the board of trustees of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and honorary co-chair of the GRAMMY Foundation board, which later merged with the GRAMMY Museum and became the GRAMMY Museum Foundation.
In April 2010, Seacrest began dating Julianne Hough, a professional dancer, actress, and singer known for participating in Dancing with the Stars. On March 15, 2013, it was announced that their relationship had ended. They were dating for over two years before the split.
Seacrest has been in a relationship with model Shayna Taylor since 2017.
Sexual harassment allegation
On November 17, 2017, it was reported that Seacrest was under investigation for sexual harassment allegations by a former E! wardrobe stylist. Seacrest denied the allegations, and also said that "This person who has accused me of horrible things offered, on multiple occasions, to withdraw her claims if I paid her millions of dollars. I refused." On February 1, 2018, the Associated Press reported that the E! channel's investigation into the claims had closed and that there was insufficient evidence to support the claims.
|1995–2003||98.7 FM||1pm to 4pm|
|2003||Radio Music Awards||co-host|
|2004, 2008–present||On Air with Ryan Seacrest||host, executive producer|
|2004–present||American Top 40||host|
|2004–present||102.7 KIIS-FM Los Angeles||Morning Drive time Personality with co-host Sisanie.|
|Present||KYSR, WSTR||On-Air Personality|
|2008||Get Smart||as himself (hosting American Top 40)|
|2010||Shrek Forever After||voice of the father of "Butter Pants"|
|2011||New Year's Eve||as himself (hosting Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve)|
|1995||Wild Animal Games||host|
|1995||Reality Check||Jack Craft|
|1996||The New Edge||host|
|1999||Hey Arnold!||Fighting Families host|
|2000||The NBC Saturday Night Movie||host|
|2000||Beverly Hills, 90210||episode The Final Proof, Lover's Lane Host|
|2000||Disneyland 2000: 45 Years of Magic||host|
|2002–present||American Idol||Co-Host (season 1); Host (season 2 – present)|
|2003||America's Party: Live from Las Vegas||host|
|2003||Good Day Live||Guest host|
|2003–10||Larry King Live||Guest host, substitute host|
|2004||New Year's Eve Live from Times Square with Ryan Seacrest||executive producer|
|2004||On-Air with Ryan Seacrest||executive producer|
|2005||Mind of Mencia||himself|
|2005||Punk'd||himself, one episode|
|2005–present||Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve||host, executive producer|
|2005–present||Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade||host|
|2006–present||E! Live from the Red Carpet||executive producer|
|2007||59th Primetime Emmy Awards||host|
|2007||Paradise City||executive producer|
|2007||Crash My School||executive producer|
|2007–08||American Idol Rewind||Host|
|2007–17||Keeping Up with the Kardashians||executive producer, creator|
|2008||Super Bowl XLII||Host for pregame and halftime shows|
|2008||60th Primetime Emmy Awards||Co-Host|
|2008||Victoria's Secret: What Is Sexy? 2008||executive producer, TV movie|
|2008–09||Momma's Boys||creator, executive producer|
|2008–09||Bromance||creator, executive producer|
|2008–09||Denise Richards: It's Complicated||creator, executive producer|
|2009–present||Bank of Hollywood||producer|
|2009–13||Kourtney & Kim Take Miami||executive producer|
|2009||2009 Academy Awards||host on E!|
|2009–10||Bank of Hollywood||executive producer|
|2010–11||Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution||executive producer|
|2010||The Simpsons||episode Judge Me Tender, himself (voice)|
|2011||Kourtney and Kim Take New York||executive producer|
|2011||The Dance Scene||executive producer|
|2011||Khloé & Lamar||executive producer|
|2011||I Kid with Brad Garrett||executive producer|
|2012||Melissa & Tye||executive producer|
|2012||Married to Jonas||executive producer|
|2013||The Wanted Life||executive producer|
|2013||Ryan Seacrest with Selena Gomez||host, executive producer, TV Movie Documentary|
|2013||The Million Second Quiz||host, executive producer|
|2013||How I Rock It||executive producer|
|2014||I Wanna Marry "Harry"||creator, producer (2 episodes)|
|2014||Fashion Rocks||executive producer, Host|
|2014||Preaching Alabama||executive producer|
|2012||Shahs of Sunset||executive producer|
|2015||Knock Knock Live||executive producer, Host|
|2016||Rob & Chyna||executive producer (1 episode)|
|2016||Sugar & Sparks||executive producer (1 episode)|
|2016–17||Shades of Blue||executive producer|
|2017||Life of Kylie||executive producer|
|2017–present||Live with Kelly and Ryan||co-host, executive producer|
|2018||The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills||Himself|
|announced||Untitled Gabriel Iglesias Comedy Show||executive producer|
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