Ryan Seacrest is the original and current host of the iconic music competition program American Idol, which airs on the ABC network. The show began in 2002 with its final consecutive season ending in 2016. American Idol returned as a “reboot” in 2018, with Ryan as the host.
Ryan’s career ranges from being a host, producer, and DJ. He is also an award-winning entrepreneur. Ryan’s exposure to broadcast and cable television has enabled him to reach audiences all around the globe, earning him the respected reputation as being “the hardest working man in the business.”
The iHeartradio number one program, “On Air With Ryan Seacrest” on 102.7 KIIS FM in Los Angeles, is nationally syndicated. The program is known for interviewing celebrities and also for a very popular segment titled “Ryan’s Roses,” where selected callers are able to find out if their significant partner is cheating on them. Ryan is also the host of the Top 40 radio show, which is also in syndication.
Last year, host Ryan Seacrest joined “Live With Kelly and Ryan,” as a co-host and executive producer. He is able to DJ the Los Angeles radio program via satellite while continuing to host “Live With Kelly and Ryan” in New York. He is also the host of the annual “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin Eve with Ryan Seacrest” program.
Ryan has been a fixture on the E! Network for over a decade as the celebrity host on the “E! Live from the Red Carpet” event for numerous award shows. His production company, Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP) also produces many of the shows on the E! Network, such as “Keeping Up With The Kardashians.” The company also produces the NBC hit show, “Shades of Blue” on the NBC Network, starring Jenifer Lopez and Ray Liotta.
Ryan serves as chairman for his foundation, the Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF). His philanthropic efforts have helped children around the country receive fun and exhilarating opportunities to experience multimedia programming while receiving life-saving treatment at the hospital. The RSF has created 10 multimedia centers nationwide. (Reference: Instagram)
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