Ryan Seacrest is famous for his role as a judge in the iconic music competition series American Idol. The show, which airs on ABC, will return for its 17th season March 2019.
As a creative entrepreneur, Ryan Seacrest is involved in a wide range of media and entertainment companies. He is the host of On Air With Ryan Seacrest, a nationally syndicated Los Angeles morning show on iHeartMedia’s 102.7 Kiss-FM. The show is in the top 40 nationally syndicated radio shows.
Ryan Seacrest is an executive producer and co-host of Live with Kelly and Ryan, a Disney/ABC syndicated morning talk show. Seacrest is also an executive producer and host of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest, an ABC annual New Year’s Eve show, and E! Live from the Red Carpet, a top awards show franchise.
Ryan runs the Emmy award-winning production company Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP). The company produces Keeping up With the Kardashians and its spinoffs and Live from the Red Carpet award shows on E! Entertainment. RSP is also behind YouTube’s Best Cover Ever. RSP also produces CMT’s I Love Kellie Pickler, Bravo’s Shahs of Sunset, NBC hit drama series Shades of Blue featuring Jennifer Lopez, and Insatiable, a Netflix teen drama series. The Emmy award-winning reality show Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution is also a product of RSP.
In 2014, he founded Ryan Seacrest Distinction, a menswear brand that sells tailored clothing exclusively at Macy’s. In partnership with Dr. Lancer, a renowned dermatologist, they bring you a men’s skincare line called Polished by Dr. Lancer.
As a philanthropist, he serves as chairman of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF). The foundation has opened ten broadcast media centers (Seacrest Studios) in pediatric hospitals around the country. Also, he is an honorary chair of the Grammy Foundation and a member of the board in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.