Ryan Seacrest was born on the 24th of December 1974 in Atlanta, state of Georgia. He is a U.S based radio personality, film producer as well as a television host. He hosts various shows such as American Top 40 and American Idol as well as hosting his radio show on KIIS-FM called On Air with Ryan Seacrest. He has also been nominated for his hosting in American Idol and also as a producer for his film Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.
At the age of 16 while still in Dunwoody High School he got an intern job opportunity at WSTR FM based in Atlanta. Tom Sullivan was his supervisor and taught him the details of the job. Ryan later studied at the University of Georgia pursuing a degree in journalism. He dropped out later on to pursue his passion for broadcasting.
He has hosted quite numerous shows, his first was in the year 1993 and was called Radical Outdoor Challenge aired in ESPN. He later hosted a children’s game show called Gladiators 2000 for a period spanning two years. Others include Wild Animal Games as well as Click. He accepted the hosting gig for American Idol in 2002 aired on Fox. The success of the show catapulted Ryan Seacrest’s success to an international level. He hosted the show for 14 years till its completion. He also became a co-host and the executive producer for a show he hosted with Dick Clark. His contract was renewed in 2013 and still hosts the show. Other renowned films and shows include Knock Knock Live as well as Live with Kelly with Kelly & Ryan.
He works as a producer and host for a channel called E! He also hosts the red-carpet events done by the network. He also launched his own company called Ryan Seacrest Productions which has a roster of shows including Keeping Up with The Kardashians, Married to Jonas among others.
In the year Ryan Seacrest started a nonprofit organization called Ryan Seacrest Foundation. The foundation majorly funds nine centers that are health care centers for children in the U.S. Ryan gave the ambassador position of the organization to Selena Gomez.
The children hospitals funded are based in areas such as Colorado, Boston, Dallas, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Philadelphia as well as Los Angeles. The organization provides all services to the patients needy for the help. For updates, connect with Ryan on facebook.com/ryanseacrest/.