Though he is most recognizable as the host of the beloved show “American Idol”, Ryan Seacrest has a deep career in broadcasting as well as being active in philanthropy and business ventures.
Seacrest has been host of “American Idol” since it began and will continue to host the show when it returns to ABC this Fall. He also hosts a nationally syndicated radio show, “On Air with Ryan Seacrest.” The L.A. based show, broadcast through 102.7 KIIS-FM, is a national hit and perennial Top 40 drive-time radio shows.
“Live! with Kelly and Ryan” and ABC is also co-hosted by Seacrest. Broadcast every weekday morning on ABC the show is a staple for many Americans.
“Ryan Seacrest Production” is his production company making shows like “Shades of Blue” for NBC, the YouTube show “Best.Cover.Ever”, “I Love Kellie Pickler” for CMT, “Insatiable” for Netflix, the “E! Live From the Red Carpet” awards specials for the E! network, “Shahs of Sunset” for Bravo, the Emmy winning “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution” and the “Keeping up with the Kardashians” reality shows.
Seacrest also produces and hosts the annual “Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Years Eve” each year.
He owns two men’s lines, one clothing and one skincare. The clothing line, Distinction, can be found exclusively at Macy’s. His men’s skincare line, Polished, was developed in conjunction with dermatologist Doctor Harold Lancer. He also has endorsement deals with recognizable brands For Motors and Coca-Cola as well.
The Ryan Seacrest Foundation was founded to help bring broadcasting and other activities and assistance to children’s hospitals. They have opened ten Seacrest Studios broadcasting stations in hospitals around the country to help kids with entertainment and education.
Seacrest (@ryanseacrest) is also on the board for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the honorary chairman of the Grammy Foundation.