Ryan Seacrest was born in 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia to Marie and Gary Seacrest. According to his mother Marie, Ryan became fond of radio since he was always having a microphone on his hand. His true liking for radio was fully discovered when he was a student at Dunwoody High School where he was tasked with reading out the school announcements. After high school Ryan, proceeded to do Journalism at the University of Georgia. On the side, he worked as an Intern for the Atlanta radio station where he first came in contact with the real radio life.
Soon after campus, Ryan moved to Los Angeles and kick stared his radio career with his first radio show being Ryan Seacrest for the ride home. In 2004, Ryan was assigned the role of hosting the American Top 40 radio show. During that period, he also hosted the On Air With Ryan Seacrest.
Ryan also got to establish his TV career with his first TV appearance being on ESPN’s Radical Outdoor Challenge back in 1993. He went on to host other TV shows including Wild Animals in 1995 and Click in 1997. His major TV breakthrough was in 2002 when he accepted the role of co-host the famous TV show American Idol alongside Brian Dunkleman. Other famous TV show he has hosted includes Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin Eve, Larry King Live, Knock Knock Live and NBC’s Million Second Quiz Show. His current TV show assignment is co-hosting the Live with Kelly and Ryan since 2017. Ryan has also worked as an entertainment news anchor for E! News cable.
Ryan Seacrest is also a producer besides hosting on radio and TV shows. He is famously known for producing shows such as E! News, Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, Keeping up with the Kardashians, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami and Kourtney & Kim take New York.
Ryan is currently the founder of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation an organization that deals with mentoring the youths through media initiatives. The foundation has established media partnerships with various Children’s’ hospitals across the United States that has seen Seacrest Studios built to help the children connect with the outside world. The organization also helps to develop journalistic skills among Journalism students.
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