Ryan Seacrest

Birth Day December 24th, 1974
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia
Age 46 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Ryan Seacrest Biography

An American radio personality, television host, and producer, Ryan Seacrest is well 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". He had an internship at the radio station WSTR FM and hosted "Gladiators" 2000 from 1994 to 1996. He won an Emmy Award for producing Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution and became co-host of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" in 2005. Seacrest debuted with the romantic comedy-drama film "Knocked Up" for his role as a parody of himself. As recent news, Lopez will help bring in the New Year with a headlining performance in New York's Time Square for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021." Scroll more to know about his Full Biography, Personal Life, Facts, Height & Weight, Wiki, & many more.

Famous For

  • Being an American radio personality, television host, and producer.
  • 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". 

Ryan Seacrest, a famous TV personality and TV Host

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Ryan Seacrest Early Life 

On 24th December 1974, Ryan Seacrest opened his eyes for the first time with the real name or full name of Ryan John Seacrest in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. He holds an American nationality and mixed ethnicity. Ryan has mostly German and Swiss-German ancestry with distant Irish roots. Similarly, he is from a Christianity religion and his race is white. He happily celebrates his birthday on 24th December of every year and he has celebrated his 46th birthday as of 2020 though as his birthdate, his star sign is Capricorn. He is the son of Constance Marie (mother), a homemaker, and Gary Lee Seacrest (father), a real estate lawyer. His father served as a Lieutenant in the US Army and his grandfather, Henry Gene Skeen, was a Major General in the US Army. He has a sister named, Meredith Seacrest. About his education, he attended Dunwoody High School and at age 16, while still attending high school. Seacrest won an internship at 94.1 WSTR (FM), in Atlanta, with Tom Sullivan, who trained him in the many aspects of radio. Seacrest went on to study journalism at the University of Georgia in fall 1992 but left the university at age 19 and moved to Hollywood to pursue his broadcasting career. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the University of Georgia and gave the commencement speech at the graduation ceremony in May 2016.

Ryan Seacrest Career

  • Ryan Seacrest jumps off his television career by hosting the first season of ESPN's "Radical Outdoor Challenge" in 1993 as he also hosted three kids' game shows, "Gladiators 2000" from 1994 to 1996, "Wild Animal Games" in 1995, and "Click" in 1997. 
  • He then starred on "Beverly Hills, 90210" as the host of the fictional game show "Lover's Lane" and was the host of The "NBC Saturday Night Movie", as well as in "Ultimate Revenge".
  • After that, he was seen in a new Fox reality television series "American Idol" as a co-host in 2002 whereas Seacrest hosted the spin-off show, "American Juniors" in 2003 and also signed a two-year, $30 million deal to stay on as host of "American Idol" in April 2012.
  • It was announced in August 2005 that Ryan would become an executive producer and co-host of ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" although he also occasionally served as a substitute host on the CNN television program "Larry King Live".
  • After Clark's death, Seacrest hosted the 2013 edition of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" and 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 October 2013. The 2019-2020 edition of "Rockin' Eve" marked Seacrest's 15th consecutive year as the host alongside Lucy Hale.
  • As well, US cable channel E! announced a three-year, $21 million deal for Seacrest to host various programs in January 2006 as well as he signed a deal with NBCUniversal expanding his on-air role beyond E! to NBC in April 2012 but he left "E! News" and was replaced by Terrence J in September 2012.
  • Later, he also joined as host of "Live with Kelly and Ryan" on 1st May 2017.
  • Furthermore, he has produced the hit series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians", "Khloe and Lamar", "Kourtney and Kim Take New York", and many others.
  • He joined the Paley Center for Media's Board of Trustees in 2018.
  • As a piece of fresh news, Lopez will help bring in the New Year with a headlining performance in New York's Time Square for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021."
  • "2020 has been a trying year for the world and I'm thrilled to have Billy and Lucy join me in ushering in a new year with fresh beginnings," Seacrest said. "We look forward to making sure it's a night for everyone to remember."
  • Moreover, he can be seen in the comedy film, "The Stand-In" as himself in 2020.
  • Seacrest also 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. 

Ryan Seacrest Personal Life

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest has traditionally stayed tight-lipped about his relationship status, but he's begun gushing about his long-term girlfriend: Shayna Taylor, the chef, and entrepreneur with whom he shares a seven-year dating history. But, Ryan confirmed to the Daily Mail that he and longtime girlfriend Shayna Taylor have called it quits. And in a slew of paparazzi pictures, the American Idol host was spotted vacationing with a gorgeous blonde in Mexico. So as of now, we can assume that he is living and enjoying the single life. Previously, he has been in a romantic relationship with Sara Jean Underwood, Julianne Hough, and many other ladies, Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight but there were rumors about him being gay in the past.

Ryan Seacrest and Shayna Taylor

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Additionally, it was reported on 17th November 2017 that Seacrest was under investigation for sexual harassment allegations by a former E! wardrobe stylist but he 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." 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 on 1st February 2018.

Ryan Seacrest Salary & Net Worth

Ryan Seacrest's net worth is approximately $430 million dollars, making him one of the richest TV-hosts in the world as of 2020. He has also a handsome amount of salary too which is also around $75 million per year. He was a principal investor in the Typo keyboard, which aimed at cloning the Blackberry physical keyboard for use with iPhone devices that launched in 2014. The Typo keyboard was discontinued in a 2015 patent settlement with Blackberry Ltd. He is also an investor and partner at Pathwater, a brand of purified water offered in a refillable aluminum bottle. As well, he 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. 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. He also partnered with dermatologist Harold Lancer to produce the men's skincare line Polished. In addition, his major source of income is from his television as well as from his business career. He has appeared in many TV Shows as well which boosts up his income. 

Ryan Seacrest Height

Ryan Seacrest is a handsome and adaptable television star who stands at a perfect height of 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm with a balanced weight of 69 kg or 152 pounds. His energetic personality and charming smile have attracted a lot of people towards him. Seacrest takes good care of his health. He drinks Brazilian Thunder smoothie first thing in the morning.  Graceful guy Ryan has light brown hair and hazel eyes color as his body build type is average.

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