Ryan Seacrest is a creative and philanthropic entrepreneur who has won many awards and holds distinguished spots as a host and producer in countrywide local radio, broadcast, and cable TV. Seacrest is involved with various media and entertainment companies, however, he is also very philanthropic and focuses time on youth support initiatives that are also affecting the nation.
Seacrest is the host of On Air with Ryan Seacrest, which is a Los Angeles morning show for radio. It airs on iHeartMedia’s 102.7 KIIS-FM. It is a Top 40 radio show nationwide. Seacrest is a co-host and executive producer for Disney|ABC morning talk show Live with Kelly and Ryan. For ABC he is also a host and executive producer of the annual New Year’s Eve program, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. He does the same for awards show franchise, E! Live from the Red Carpet.
In an article from Forbes, Seacrest owns Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP), which is an Emmy-winning entertainment production company. This production company produces hit E! series Keeping Up with the Kardashians and its spinoffs, Bravo’s Shahs of Sunset, CMT’s I Love Kellie Pickler and YouTube’s Best.Cover.Ever. The production company also produces Shades of Blue on NBC and Insatiable for Netflix. It has also produced Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, which is an Emmy Award-winning reality series.
Seacrest has a flourishing lifestyle enterprise, including a menswear collection called Ryan Seacrest Distinction, and is sold exclusively at Macy’s. His enterprise also holds a men’s skincare line, Polished by Dr. Lancer, partnered with famed global dermatologist Dr. Harold Lancer. Seacrest also has long-standing endorsements with blue-chip brands such as Coca-Cola and Ford.
Seacrest’s philanthropic involvement includes serving as chairman of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF). This foundation has opened 10 broadcast media centers called Seacrest Studios in pediatric hospitals in various cities across the country. He also serves on the board of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and as honorary chair of the Grammy Foundation. In the Spring of 2018 you can catch Ryan Seacrest hosting ABC’s first season of the returning iconic music competition series American Idol.