Ryan Seacrest is one of the renowned media celebrities in the current entertainment industry. He has featured and produced several TV and Radio well known shows. Born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1974, Ryan attended Dunwoody High School during which he was able to find his passion for media. He then proceeded to the University of Georgia for his graduate studies. While at the University, Ryan also took up an internship at Atlanta Radio Show which was the platform that gave him his first radio experience.
After graduating, Ryan moved to Los Angeles, California where he started his radio career. He developed his first radio show known as Ryan Seacrest for the ride home. This opened for him other opportunities that led to him hosting other radio shows such as the American TO 40 and On air with Ryan Seacrest.
Alongside radio, Ryan Seacrest also featured in several TV shows. He his first TV appearance was on ESPN’s Radical Outdoor Challenge show and the Click show. His television breakthrough came in 2002 when he landed the role of co-hosting the famous American Idol show. Ryan has also worked for E! News Television cable as an anchor until 2011. Other television shows he has hosted include Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.
In 2012, Ryan landed a lucrative deal with NBC Universal which saw him be part of the team that covered the 2012 London summer Olympics games. He also has featured as a host for several NBC’s shows including The million second show. Besides, hosting shows, Ryan has added to his resume as being a producer. He has produced several known TV shows including Kourtney & Kim take New York, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami, Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, and Keeping up with the Kardashians.
Aside from creating his own fashion brand, Ryan Seacrest has also been involved in Philanthropy work besides being on media. He is the founder of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation that he launched in 2010 to help mentor the youth through media. The foundation also works with various children hospitals to aid them in their treatment. Some of the hospitals include Children’s Hospital Colorado, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta among other. The foundation’s current ambassador is Selena Gomez.