Ryan Seacrest was born on December 24, 1974. He is the native of Atlanta, Georgia, the United States of America. His parents are father Gary Lee Seacrest and mother Marie Constance. Ryan attended Dunwoody High School in 1992. Later he graduated from the University of Georgia.
During he was in his college days he did his internship at WSTR-FM located in Atlanta. He later became the weekend overnight at WSTR. When Ryan was in the University of Georgia he continued his radio show, soon he left to pursue a broadcasting career.
He has been in a relationship with a number of ladies but none of them have been able to be Ryan Seacrest wife. Currently, he is in a relationship with girlfriend Shayana Taylor who is a model. Previously he had an affair with the professional actor, dancer, and singer Julianne Hough. They split up after two years long relationship in 2013.
Ryan Seacrest in 1993 hosted ESPN's Radical Outdoor Challenge. He did other game shows like Gladiators 2000, Wild American Games, and Click. Ryan also hosted other shows like Beverly Hills 90210, NBC Saturday Night Movie, Ultimate Revenge and so on.
He became the host of American Idol in 2002 which led him to highlight. In the beginning, he hosted the show with Brian Dunkleman whereas later he became a sole host. Ryan was also seen in the spin-off show American Juniors.
In August of 2005, Ryan made his first step as a producer creating Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve in ABC. He was the executive producer and co-host of the show. Later in 2009, the show was renamed as 40th Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve which became biggest New Years' numbers with 22.6 million viewers in 12 years.
Additionally, he is the host of 'Knock Knock Live' since July 21, 2015. Ryan than in 2017, became the permanent co-host of the Live with Kelly and Ryan show. Talking about his radio career he was the radio host of American Top 40 beginning from January 2004. Moving to KIIS he hosted his most loved radio show On Air with Ryan Seacrest.
Ryan in 2006 made three years deal with E! Channel to host and produce various programs. The same year Ryan Seacrest Productions was launched. Ryan is the managing editor of E! News and producing its red carpet show coverage since January 2012. In April 2012, he signed a contract with NBCUniversal to contribute to NBC too. Since then he has contributed to different shows for the NBC.
Being a producer Ryan Seacrest has produced several hit series like Keeping Up with Kardashians, Khloe, and Lamar, Kourtney, and Kim Take New York, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami, Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution, Married to Jonas, and so on.
Achievements and contributions
Ryan Seacrest has received many awards such as Emmy Award which he was at the nomination for the American Idol. He has also won an Emmy for the work he has done as a producer by producing Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.
Apart from his work he has been involved in philanthropy works. He is the founder of a nonprofit organization 'Ryan Seacrest Foundation'. The foundation was formed in 2010 and has nine centers throughout the United States. Since April 2012, Selena Gomez is the Ambassador to the Foundation. Ryan Seacrest is popular celebrity having his own Wikipedia page famous among his fans good guy indeed.
Net worth and salary
Ryan started his career since the year 1990 and is still doing great. In his earlier career, he was raised in the suburb of Dunwoody. Ryan Seacrest used to always have a little microphone and also do shows in his house. Ryan Seacrest has a total of jaw-dropping $ 380 million as his net worth and salary of $65 million.
In 2009 Ryan made a deal of $45 million with CKX to host American Idol which was again later extending for two years with $30 million. In a similar way, Ryan Seacrest has done made many contracts with several production house and other media which are the main source of income.