Born in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States in December 1974 and now a resident of New York City, Ryan John Seacrest has grown to be one of the most prominent and renowned Television presenter and comical radio personality all over the US. Hosting one of the most popular television shows in the country called American Idol he has become more popular. Besides, he hosts programs like American Top 40 and On Air with Ryan Seacrest on KIIS FM in the morning.
Having such a successful TV personality means more awards which have not shied from coming to Ryan Seacrest. He has been nominated all through from 2004 to 2013 and in 2016 for Emmy Award as a result of hosting American Idol show. 2018 has been a great year for Ryan even before we reach its semi in that he has already received nominations for his show and expertise as a host in the Live with Kelly and Ryan Show.
Ryan studied at Dunwoody High School and whiles still a student here when he was 16 years old, he got an internship with WSTR FM based in Atlanta. Tom Sullivan trained him on various aspects that pertain to radio including DJing. He did his first show while still in High School.
As published in Forbes, he later joined University of Georgia for journalism pursuit during which he was still hosting his show at one of the local Athens stations. After graduating, he decided to pursue his career and passion which made him move to Hollywood. In 2016 he gave an opening speech at the graduation ceremony of Georgia University where he was also awarded honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
Ryan Seacrest has held various TV show including Gladiators 2000, NBC Saturday Night Movie, Ultimate Challenge, American Juniors, Knock Knock live, Red Carpet Awards Show (E! News), New Year’s Rocklin Eve etc. In 2010, he founded Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF) which has now grown to have 9 branches.
RSF is basically a non-profit organization aimed at giving an inspiration to the youths using initiatives like entertainment and education. It has built Seacrest Studio which is a broadcasting media center in various pediatric hospitals. The aim is to fasten the healing process of kids and give the upcoming journalism a chance for their training. If you want to support the RSF, follow Ryan on Facebook and Instagram.