John Ryan Seacrest, known as Ryan Seacrest, is a television presenter, radio host, producer and entrepreneur.
Ryan Seacrest was born in Dunwoody, Georgia, USA, on 24 December 1974. He left his studies at the University of Georgia at age 20 to devote himself to show business.
In 1993 he presented the first season of ‘Radical Outdoor Challenge’ (ESPN). Then he presented three children’s programs: ‘Gladiators 2000’ (1994-1996), ‘Wild Animal Games’ (1995) and ‘Clickin’ (1997). He also made a cameo in the ‘Beverly Hills 90120’ series as the host of the contest ‘Lover’s Lane’ in the episode “The Final Proof ‘. In 2000 he was the host of “Saturday Night Movie ‘NBC. A year later, he presented the reality ‘Ultimate Revenge’, in which participants chaffed family and friends. The program aired until 2003. In 2002 he started as co-host of the reality show ‘American Idol’, which, since 2003, is host alone.
In August 2005, it was announced that Seacrest would be the executive producer and co-host of ABC program ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve ‘. In 2009, the chain changed its name to the program for ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest ‘, to reflect the greater role of the presenter and their presence in the program. After the death of Dick Clark in 2012, Ryan Seacrest took over the 2013 edition of the program with Jenny McCarthy and Fergie as co-presenting and paying tribute to Clark during the previous. That same year, Seacrest signed a multiyear contract to continue as executive producer and presenter of the program. At that time, Ryan Seacrest also worked as a substitute host on the program ‘Larry King Live, CNN.
Since July 2015, presents ‘Knock Knock Live’ on FOX. It is a program in which celebrities come home from a person who has done something special worthy of highlight and you get a prize
In January 2004, Ryan Seacrest became the new host of the weekly radio show “American Top 40” (Premiere Radio Networks). In February of that year, he began presenting the morning program the radio station KIIS in Los Angeles, as a replacement for Rick Dees. The program, also known as ‘On Air With Ryan Seacrest’, still on the air.
In January 2006, the cable network E! He announced a three-year contract for 21 million dollars to Seacrest as producer and host of several of its programs. That same year, Ryan Seacrest launched his own production: ‘Ryan Seacrest Productions’ (RSP). In August 2008 he appointed his agent Adam Sher (William Morris Agent) Executive Chairman.
In April 2012, the presenter signed a contract with NBC-Universal expanding its role of E! NBC. It contributed to the coverage of the Olympics for the ‘Today Show’ program, as well as other news and special events. It remains managing editor of E! News and presents and produces coverage of the red carpet that makes the chain.
It also produces the reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ and spin-offs’ Khloe and Lamar ‘,’ Kourney and Kim Take New York ‘and’ Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami ‘. In addition, his production was responsible for the ‘Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution’ program, which earned him an Emmy.
In January 2012, Thomas H. Lee Partners and Bain Capital announced an investment of $ 300 million in Ryan Seacrest Media.
-His mother, Constance Marie Zulliger, is a housewife, and his father, Gary Lee Seacrest, lawyer.
-As a child wanted to be a DJ.
-During his academic studies, he was a reporter for the school newspaper, a member of the UN club and captain of the swim team.
-He was boyfriend for three years of the dancer and actress Julianne Hough.
-He has his own foundation for social work: ‘The Ryan Seacrest Foundation’. In 2012, he appointed the singer and actress Selena Gomez ambassador of the same.