Ryan John Seacrest has earned the title of Americans T.V sweetheart after a two-decade-long illustrious career in showbiz. He is mostly recognized for his role as the host of the T.V show American Idol for over three seasons. Apart from his position in American Idol, he has been involved in numerous other projects. Ryan Seacrest was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He moved to Los Angeles, California to follow his lifelong dream of venturing into showbiz. His first ever gig was as a presenter on a 90s radio show. This did not boost his momentum in the industry. He found his footing in the industry when he was named the host of American Idol in 2002 after emerging top of other contenders. He soon rose to the top becoming a household name in America and other parts of the world. E! Television Network named him to anchor, and he would cover all their celebrity red carpet events.
Ryan has had a fabulous run in the industry, signing a deal in 2012 with NBC Universal which saw him make an appearance in shows like The Today Show. This meant that he could spread his wings into other networks apart from E! Television. Although he still retained the position of the managing editor and producer of red carpet events at E! Ryan has also featured in other shows such as the game show, The Million Second Quiz and as the co-host of Live with Kelly and Ryan which premiered in 2017. His work is influenced by old skull DJs like Casey Kassem and Rick Dees. Ryan Seacrest says that his role model in the industry was Dick Clark.
Apart from his career as a host, Ryan has had other influences in the industry. He plays a vital role behind the scenes of producing the favorite American reality T.V show Keeping up with the Kardashians. Ryan has received various awards including an Emmy Award which he scooped for producing the food show Food Revolution between 2010 and 2011.
Ryan founded the Ryan Seacrest foundation which is a non-profit with the aim of encouraging and empowering the youth through entertainment and education initiatives. The foundation’s first agenda was to construct media centers named Seacrest Studio in pediatric hospitals to enable the patients to connect to their artistic nature.
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