Ryan Seacrest
Ryan Seacrest

Host Biography

Ryan Seacrest is an Emmy®-winning television host, radio personality, mega producer, entrepreneur and philanthropist. As one of the most recognizable voices across television and radio, Seacrest is host of "On Air with Ryan Seacrest," his market-topping No. 1 nationally syndicated L.A. morning drive-time show for iHeart Media's 102.7 KIIS-FM, as well as a nationally syndicated Top 40 radio show.

Seacrest also co-hosts and co-executive produces the Emmy Award-winning daytime show "Live with Kelly and Ryan," for which he earned an Emmy for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host.

For 18 seasons, Seacrest has hosted television's groundbreaking singing competition series "American Idol," and earned several Emmy nominations for his work on the show. The show will return for its 19th season in 2021. Additionally, Seacrest continues to be a fixture as the host of the annual live broadcast of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" since 2005.

Seacrest launched his Emmy Award-winning company Ryan Seacrest Productions in 2006. Since then, the production banner has been behind countless hit series including E!'s "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" and its spinoffs, as well as E!'s "E! Live From the Red Carpet," Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset," Netflix's "Insatiable," NBC's "Shades of Blue" starring Jennifer Lopez, and the Emmy Award-winning series "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" for ABC. Currently, Ryan Seacrest Productions has several scripted projects in development targeting both network and multiple streaming services.

His philanthropic efforts include serving as chairman of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF), which has 11 broadcast media centers – Seacrest Studios – in pediatric hospitals in cities across the country. He also serves on the board of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and on the board of trustees of the Paley Center for Media.