Although he is probably most known as being the host of the reality show American Idol, Ryan Seacrest also has a long-running radio talk show called On Air with Ryan Seacrest, which airs on 102.7 KIIS FM, an iHeart Media station. In addition to that, in 2017, he was chosen to replace Michael Strahan on the Live with Kelly daytime talk show, which became Live with Kelly and Ryan after he joined it as the new co-host. A few years back, he took over the hosting duties for the late broadcaster Dick Clark on the annual Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve show, and he is one of the hosts of E! Live from the Red Carpet.
He is the owner of Ryan Seacrest Productions, a company that’s responsible for producing popular reality shows such as Bravo TV‘s Keeping up with the Kardashians and all of its spin-offs, and the Shahs of Sunset. The company also produces the E! Live from the Red Carpet pre-awards ahow. On top of his hosting, broadcasting and producing duties, Ryan Seacrest managed to venture out into the fashion industry, creating his own menswear line called Distinction, which is a brand that is sold exclusively at Macy’s. In an interview with GQ, he mentioned that his business endeavors also includes a skincare line called Polished, made up of products that he came up with along with dermatologist Harold Lancer.
His philanthropic deeds include serving as the Chairman of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, an organization that has opened 10 broadcast media centers in children’s hospitals across the country, and he sits on the board of the LA County Museum of Art. The highly recognized host started his career in the broadcast industry when he was still in high school and won an internship at one of the local radio stations in his native Georgia. In order to advance in his chosen field, he later moved to California, where he eventually achieved the type of success and notoriety he was seeking. Ryan Seacrest, who is also an honorary member of the Grammy Foundation, continues to work hard at the many positions he holds in the entertainment and business sectors.