Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest

Highest Rated: 58% Shrek Forever After (2010)

Lowest Rated: 58% Shrek Forever After (2010)

Birthday: Dec 24, 1974

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Ryan Seacrest became an instant household name when he first appeared as a host on the now long-running competitive reality series "American Idol" (Fox, 2002-2016, ABC, 2018-) in 2002. Born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1974, Seacrest was always taken with the idea of presenting and hosting, emceeing imaginary TV and radio shows for his family throughout his childhood. He snagged an internship at local radio station WSTR as a teenager, which eventually led to him DJing the overnight weekend shift for the channel while he was still in high school. After graduating, Seacrest studied journalism at the University of Georgia for a year before opting to leave for Hollywood at age 19, where he could begin auditioning as an on-camera host. He landed his first few jobs on minor shows like the "American Gladiators" (Syndicated, 1989-1996) spin-off "Gladiators 2000" (Syndicated, 1994-96), but his big break on the wildly popular "American Idol" proved to be the defining moment of his career. The notoriety that Seacrest gained from the show offered a slew of new opportunities from other areas of media in addition to television. Just two years after first appearing on the show, he was able to fulfill his dreams as a radio presenter, taking up the reigns for not one but two of his idols, first replacing radio station KIIS' longtime morning show host Rick Dees on the newly titled "On the Air with Ryan Seacrest," and next taking over hosting duties for DJ Casey Kasem as the host of the syndicated radio countdown program "American Top 40." He followed this the very next year with another epic milestone, taking up the mantle of a third titan of broadcasting, Dick Clark, as the new host of the yearly broadcast "New Year's Rockin' Eve" (ABC, 1974-). In 2006, Seacrest signed with the E! Network as a host on the red carpet at various awards ceremonies and events, and also as a producer behind the scenes. He remained a producer on "E! News" (E!, 1991-) as well as several other shows on the cable network including the massively popular "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" (E! 2007-), even after his contract as an on-camera host for the channel ended in 2012. At this point, Seacrest signed with NBC to host a number of broadcasts during the station's Olympic coverage. In 2017, Seacrest took over for Michael Strahan as a permanent co-host and executive producer on the long-running daytime talk show, newly titled "Live with Kelly and Ryan" (Syndicated, 1983-). That same year, "American Idol" made a move from the Fox network to ABC and Seacrest moved with it for a contract that was reported to be worth 10 million dollars.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
58% 54% Shrek Forever After Father of Butter Pants (Voice) - 2010

TV

Credit
68% 0% American Idol Host 2002-2016 2018-2022
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shahs of Sunset Executive Producer 2012-2018 2020-2021
No Score Yet 0% Keeping Up With the Kardashians Unknown (Guest Star),
Creator,
Executive Producer,
Self
2007-2021
No Score Yet 69% The Rookie Self (Guest Star) 2020
11% 84% Insatiable Executive Producer 2018-2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Revenge Body With Khloé Kardashian Executive Producer,
Director
2017-2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Red Carpet Rundown Host 2017 2019
No Score Yet 75% Shades of Blue Executive Producer 2016-2018
60% 69% Famous in Love Himself (Guest Star) 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Love Kellie Pickler Executive Producer 2015-2017
No Score Yet 50% Life of Kylie Executive Producer 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Yours, Mine or Ours Executive Producer 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rob & Chyna Executive Producer 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Becoming Us Executive Producer 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Knock Knock Live Executive Producer,
Host
2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kourtney & Khloé Take the Hamptons Executive Producer,
Creator
2014
18% 66% I Wanna Marry Harry Executive Producer 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Montecito Producer 2014
33% 86% Mixology Executive Producer 2014
No Score Yet 100% Pioneers of Television Narrator 2013-2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Million Second Quiz Executive Producer,
Host
2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Married to Jonas Executive Producer 2012-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kourtney & Khloé Take Miami Executive Producer 2009-2010 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Melissa & Tye Executive Producer 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kourtney and Kim Take New York Creator,
Self,
Executive Producer,
Writer
2011-2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Kid With Brad Garrett Executive Producer 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Executive Producer 2010-2011
85% 76% The Simpsons Himself (Guest Voice) 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bank of Hollywood Executive Producer 2009-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Momma's Boys Executive Producer 2008-2009
55% No Score Yet Emmys Host 2007
No Score Yet 91% Robot Chicken Unknown (Guest Voice) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet American Juniors Host 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ultimate Revenge Host 2001-2002
No Score Yet 43% MADtv Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet 91% Hey Arnold! Unknown (Guest Voice) 1999