Ryan John Seacrest is a man with a lot on his plate. From hosting his weekday radio shows to producing TV shows with his two production companies, Ryan Seacrest Productions and Ryan Seacrest Media (which led to the start of the TV channel AXS TV), it seems like Seacrest doesn’t have any “me time”. Ryan Seacrest is much more than the face of America’s favorite TV show, American Idol (Blogwebpedia).
He knew from an early age that Broadcasting was the career path for him. Starting in high school, Ryan Seacrest interned at a radio station in his hometown, Atlanta Georgia. He even did the announcements at Dunwoody High School. Seacrest attended the University of Georgia, Although he left before graduation. Ryan Seacrest wanted to follow his dream, thus in the 90’s he moved to Los Angeles. In 1993 he landed a gig with ESPN Sports, hosting a game show called Radical Outdoor Challenge.
Two years later he got a radio gig and started hosting the show Ryan Seacrest On The Ride Home, which lasted until 2004. In 2003, he started the show On Air With Ryan Seacrest, and the very next year he got his dream job, American Top 40, which he took over hosting when Casey Kasem retired. Other than radio, and behind the scenes production of pop culture shows relating to the Kardashians and food, Seacrest has really made a mark in TV appearances where he has been a host or co-host.
He did some unsuccessful TV shows in the late 90s, including Gladiator 2000. In 2002 he got his big break. American Idol was born. Seacrest started as a co-host with Brian Dunkleman. When Brain didn’t return for the second season Seacrest took on the job by himself.
The show was on fox until 2016 then ABC picked it up in 2018. Seacrest is the must get host for any Hollywood event from the red carpet to The Million Second Quiz. He hosts Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve every year, and even hosted the Olympics in 2012. In 2017 he started hosting a show on E, Live With Kelly and Ryan. Ryan Seacrest is truly an outstanding TV personality.
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