Ryan Seacrest is a professional media personality who holds important positions in the national radio and local radio as well as cable and broadcast television. On the radio, Ryan hosts a nationally syndicated radio program known as Top 40 as well as “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” show for iHeart Media on 102.7 KIIS-FM. His latest achievement in the media is joining the Emmy-winning team as a permanent co-host with Kelly Ripa at “Live.”
Ryan is also the executive producer and the host of “E! Live from the Red Carpet” and New Year’s Eve annual program on ABC, “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” award shows. In 2006, he launched Ryan Seacrest Productions, an initiative that runs various reality TV shows, including It’s complicated, Khloe & Lamar, and Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
The company also produced Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, an Emmy award-winning reality show. Furthermore, Ryan Seacrest Productions also produces Insatiable for Netflix and Shades of Blue, a popular NBC drama starring Jennifer Lopez. In 2002, Ryan started co-hosting American Idol, a singing competition series which aired on Fox until 2016. As this iconic music competition returns to ABC, Ryan is hosting it in spring 2018.
Ryan Seacrest’s inspiration comes from the entrepreneurial interests that have enabled him to work with different entertainment and media corporations. He has a flourishing lifestyle business, which includes sold exclusively at Macy’s, Ryan Seacrest Distinction, a men’s wear collection and a line of men skin care products. Ryan has ongoing endorsement relationships with high-end brands including Ford and Coca-cola among others.
Ryan Seacrest is also involved in philanthropic work, and most of his efforts focus on youth-oriented programs. These programs inspire the youth in education matters and entertainment as well. Some of his charitable efforts include working as the chairperson of Ryan Seacrest Foundation, an organization that has launched ten broadcast media facilities in pediatric hospitals in different cities throughout the country to open up the unlimited realms of media to child patients. Ryan Seacrest also serves the Grammy Foundation’s honorary chair and a board member of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.