Ryan Seacrest is most recognizable as the host of both “American Idol” and “Live! With Kelly and Ryan!”, both on ABC. He has many other endeavors to his credit, which will be briefly reviewed below.
Ryan Seacrest is the host of the nationally syndicated “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” radio show, a top 40 station program broadcast from Los Angeles radio station KIIS-FM 102.7. He also hosts the morning talk show “Live!” with his co-host, Kelly Ripa. While Ripa has been on the show for many years, Ryan Seacrest is just beginning his second season as co-host. Seacrest is also an executive producer on the show.
Every New Year’s Eve, Ryan Seacrest is the host and executive producer on “Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s eve!” on ABC. The show is a perennial tradition on the network, and Seacrest became the host after original host Dick Clark’s passing in 2012. Seacrest has kept the tradition alive as the show continues with him at the fore.
Ryan Seacrest Productions is a production company that Seacrest heads. It produces a wide array of programming for several networks, from Netflix to E! to BRAVO and more. The “Kardashian” reality shows as well as NBC police drama “Shades of Blue” are some of the shows from Ryan Seacrest Productions; One of their more prominent shows is the regularly occurring “E! Live on the Red Carpet” specials that accompany many major Hollywood events.
There are also several entrepreneur endeavors of Seacrest’s, beginning with his menswear line Distinction, at Macy’s. He also has a men’s skincare endeavor, Polished, developed in conjunction with dermatologist Dr. Harold Lancer.
Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) also carries several endorsement deals with companies like Coca-Cola and Ford Motor Company, along with several others. He also has a charitable organization, the Ryan Seacrest foundation, that primarily focuses on working with sick youth. Seacrest is the chairman for his eponymous foundation, which has several broadcasting centers in children’s hospitals. He also serves as a board member of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Seacrest relocated to New York to fulfill his duties as co-host of “Live!”.