Ryan Seacrest was born in Atlanta, Georgia in December of 1974. As long as his mother could remember, Mr. Seacrest was always practicing hosting radio shows. During his high school career, Mr. Seacrest was able to earn himself an internship at WSTR (FM) in Atlanta, who would train Seacrest in many of his now known aspects in radio. Recently, Seacrest who is the founder of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation and former co-host of American Idol on Fox, announced that he will return to host American Idol, which premiered on ABC this past spring. He joins hosts Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Gabby Barrett, Maddie Poppe, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan.
Throughout Seacrest’s career, he has also hosted the spin-off show of American Idol, called American Juniors. Ryan Seacrest has been the host of a number of television shows as well. Some of the shows include the first season of Radical Outdoor Challenge in 1993, Gladiators 2000 from 1994-1996, and in 2000, NBC Saturday Night Movie.
According to Men’s Journal, Seacrest has ventured out to not only the philanthropy world, but he has gone out to even produce Ryan Seacrest Distinction, which is a menswear collection sold at Macy’s and Polished by Dr. Lancer, which is a men’s skincare line. As the philanthropic ideals of Ryan Seacrest, he has founded the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, which has built media centers, known as Seacrest Studios, located in pediatric hospitals. The idea behind these centers is to allow the children patients to explore and discover the same aspects of radio that Ryan Seacrest (@ryanseacrest) fell in love with when he was a child. The specifics of these studios include interview as well as live performances by a variety of artists & celebrities, music videos created by patients with the use of green screen and provide educational radio by teaching the kids on subjects such as history, science, art, and dance. As quoted on their website, the organization is dedicated to inspiring youth through entertainment and education focused initiatives. Contact Ryan Seacrest on Facebook.
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