Ryan Seacrest is a popular TV host who is known far and beyond. He has featured in several prominent media shows including The American idol, the American top 40 and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin Eve shows. He also became the co-host of Live with Kelly and Ryan show in 2017.
Ryan was born in 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia and had a passion for radio at a tender age. He attended the Dunwoody High School where his first interaction with the radio life was handling school announcements. He later proceeded to the University of Georgia and on the side worked as an intern with Atlanta radio station. It was while at the radio station that the really got to experience first-hand how the radio life really is.
He later moved to Los Angeles, California around mid-1990s and started a popular afternoon radio show Ryan Seacrest for the ride home. He finally made a breakthrough in 2002, when he was given the opportunity to host the American idol show. He was also given the role of covering entertainment news across the United States while working as news anchor for E! News cable. In 2012, Ryan agreed to a deal with NBC universal to appear on the Today Show among other programs including The Million Second Quiz Show in 2013.
Besides, radio and TV, Ryan also developed an interest in Music particularly Radio DJ with his major influence being Casey Kasem and Dick Clark. He is also a producer and he is the brains behind the famous reality shows Keeping up with the kardashians and Kourtney & Kim take new york.
As a way of giving back to the society, Ryan Seacrest established the Ryan Seacrest Foundation an organization dedicated to helping the youths through entertainment and education driven initiatives. One of the organization’s initiatives has been to build the Seacrest studios within children hospitals to allow them get to see and connect with world of radio, TVC and News media. The organization also helps local journalism students get first hand experience of the media world and prepares them for opportunities.