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Ryan Seacrest: Famous Host and Entrepreneur

Ryan Seacrest is one of the most well-known hosts in America. Most of us know him from the popular TV show, American Idol, but he has also had other hosting jobs and entrepreneurial projects that he has been a part of.

Back in 1993, Ryan Seacrest hosted a show on ESPN called the Radical Outdoor Challenge. He also hosted three children’s shows: Wild Animal Games in 1995, Click in 1997, and Gladiators in 2000. Also, in 2000, he hosted NBC Saturday Night Movie. Between commercials, he would provide trivia for the movie, as well as chances to win prizes by answering questions online. In 2001, he hosted a show called Ultimate Revenge. It was a reality show in which pranks were played on family or friends by their own friends or relatives.

Ryan Seacrest is also host of a radio show called On Air with Ryan Seacrest. It is a drive-time show based out of Los Angeles for iHeart Media’s 102.7 KIIS-FM. It also broadcasts the Top 40 Radio show live. Ryan is also the co-host of the show Live with Kelly and Ryan, which he joined alongside Kelly Ripa on May 1, 2017.

As part of Ryan Seacrest’s entrepreneurial projects, he has an enterprise that includes a men’s skincare line called Polished by Dr. Lancer. He is in partnership on this product with the famous dermatologist Dr. Harold Lancer. Seacrest also has a menswear collection called Ryan Seacrest Distinction which is sold only at Macy’s. Ryan is also the chairman of The Ryan Seacrest Foundation. This foundation has opened ten broadcast media centers in pediatric hospitals all over the country, called the Seacrest Studios.

Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) is most known for being the host of American Idol, a reality television show in which hopeful contestants across the country audition for the chance to sing in front of a panel of judges and be the next singing star of America. The show was widely popular for many years. Seacrest took the position of co-host in 2002 alongside comedian Brain Dunkleman. That next year, he became the sole host of the show. He was the host of the show until it came to an end in April of 2016, but ABC won a bidding war for rights to the show. Ryan Seacrest announced on his show “Live with Kelly and Ryan” that he would be the host of the American Idol reboot in spring of 2018. If you want to know about Ryan’s weight loss struggle, read this article from the Men’s Journal.


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