You can’t go too far in today’s world of entertainment without hearing the name Ryan Seacrest. Ryan has built an illustrious career and amassed a great deal of wealth in radio and television entertainment, serving as a radio and television host and producer of some of the most popular programming on television and radio.
According to Forbes.com, with humble beginnings as a fill-in radio intern in Atlanta, Georgia, Ryan Seacrest worked hard and continuously to make a name for himself. He learned the ropes in radio under the tutelage of Tom Sullivan at WSTR in Atlanta. At the age of 19, he left college to pursue a career in entertainment in Hollywood. He landed several gigs as a game show and reality series host in the late 1990s, but his biggest break came with the introduction of American Idol in 2004. Ryan was given the opportunity to host the show, which became a phenomenal success. Ryan Seacrest charmed America with his wholesome yet vibrant personality and was able to launch several successful projects from his American Idol success.
According to E News, in addition to producing several trending TV programs, such as Keeping up with the Kardashians, Ryan has also began permanently co-hosting the hit daytime TV news update show, Live with Kelly and Ryan. Ryan Seacrest, through all of his success, has remained true to his radio roots, continuing to host his own Satellite radio show, “On Air with Ryan”. Ryan has also recently begun to broaden his empire into the world of fashion. He launched an exclusive clothing line known as Ryan Seacrest Distinction. The mens fashion line focuses on clean and masculine fashions for everyday style.
Through all of his profound success, Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) realizes the importance of giving back to younger generations. In 2010, Ryan initiated a non-profit organization known as the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. This organization is centered on the providing inspiration and support to young people seeking to better themselves through entertainment and education. Partnering with Children’s Hospitals around the country, the Ryan Seacrest Foundation launches Seacrest Studios in or near each facility which host celebrity appearances and educational events and workshops for patients, friends, and family. Ryan Seacrest has truly become an American Idol through his hard work and generous spirit.