Ryan Seacrest

Television and Radio Host; Television Producer
Born Dec 24, 1974

Ryan John Seacrest is an American radio personality, television host and producer. He is a host of the talent competition American Idol. He has been nominated for an Emmy award in the "Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program" category for his work on American Idol. He won a Daytime Emmy Award for co-hosting the 2005 Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade with Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa.… Read More

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1974 Birth Seacrest was born on December 24, 1974, in Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in the suburb of Dunwoody, the son of Constance Marie (née Zullinger), a homemaker, and Gary Lee Seacrest, a real estate lawyer. … Read More


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Seacrest continued to work on air at WSTR until graduating from Dunwoody High School in 1992.
1993 18 Years Old In 1993, Seacrest hosted the first season of ESPN's Radical Outdoor Challenge.


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He also hosted three kids' game shows, Gladiators 2000 from 1994–96 (a spinoff of the television show, American Gladiators), Wild Animal Games in 1995, and Click in 1997. … Read More
2001 26 Years Old In 2001, he hosted a reality television program, Ultimate Revenge, where elaborate practical jokes were played on family and friends instigated by their own relatives and friends. … Read More
2002 27 Years Old American Idol In 2002, Seacrest accepted the position as co-host of a new Fox reality television series American Idol with comedian Brian Dunkleman. … Read More
2003 28 Years Old In 2003, Seacrest hosted the spin-off show, American Juniors. … Read More
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In January 2004, Seacrest became the new host of the radio program American Top 40, a syndicated weekly countdown show, created and formerly hosted by Casey Kasem. … Read More


2006 31 Years Old In January 2006, US cable channel E! announced a three-year, $21 million deal for Seacrest to host and produce various programs, including E! … Read More
2008 33 Years Old That same year, Seacrest launched Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP); in August 2008, Seacrest named his longtime William Morris Agent, Adam Sher, as CEO. … Read More
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In 2010, Seacrest launched the nonprofit Ryan Seacrest Foundation. … Read More
2012 37 Years Old …  RSP's new show Married to Jonas premiered on August 19, 2012 on E! and was renewed for a second season. … Read More


2016 41 Years Old On May 14, 2016, Seacrest returned to University of Georgia to give advice to alumni and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. … Read More
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