Ryan Seacreast is a true entrepreneur. He rose to fame hosting the reality show American Idol. After spending 15 years on Fox, the iconic show was renewed for a second season on ABC. Ryan Seacrest has admitted to loving American Idol and never worried about its longevity. Besides hosting American Idol, Ryan Seacrest also holds several positions in the entertainment industry.
As of 2017, Ryan Seacrest has been co-hosting the Live With Kelly and Ryan show on ABC. He has also joined the show as an executive producer. He replaced Michael Strahan after he suddenly left the Live with Kelly and Michael show to pursue other opportunities. Live With Kelly and Ryan ranks number one in its time periods and is considered the top talk and morning show.
Ryan Seacreast also works with ABC’s Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin Eve with Ryan Seacrest. It has remained the top way for viewers to celebrate the New Year, with the hottest live performances taking place in New York’s Times Square. The show always features the large, memorable, Waterford Crystal sphere ball dropping at midnight. Ryan Seacrest not only hosts the show, but also produces it.
Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP) is responsible for several television hits. It produces Keeping Up With the Kardashians and its subsequent series in addition to E! Live from the Red Carpet. The company also produces Shades of Blue starring Jennifer Lopez, Shahs of Sunset for Bravo, and I Love You Kelly Pickler for CMT. The award winning show Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution was also produced by RSP.
Seacrest has the number one syndicated show on 102.7 KIIS-FM for IHeartRadio. As the host, he counts down Top 40 hits each week.
The iconic Idol host also has developed a menswear clothing collection as well as men’s skin care products which is exclusively sold at Macy’s. He also has endorsements with popular brands such as Ford and Coca-Cola.