Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host, and producer.Seacrest is known for hosting the competition show American Idol, the syndicated countdown program American Top 40, and the KIIS-FM morning radio show On Air with Ryan Seacrest. At age 16, while still attending high school, Seacrest won an internship at WSTR (FM), in Atlanta, with Tom Sullivan, who trained him in the many aspects of radio.Dick Clark's role was limited by speech and mobility issues due to his recovery from a stroke.Seacrest also occasionally served as a substitute host on the CNN television program Larry King Live, and co-emceed Larry King's final show with Bill Maher on December 16, 2010.Seacrest worked with Burberry's Christopher Bailey who designed Seacrest's suits for red carpet events as well as New Year's Eve since 2009 and American Idol starting in 2010.Seacrest wore close-fitting suits and decided to make something similar for a wider audience at an "accessible" price point.On July 20, 2017, Seacrest announced on Live with Kelly & Ryan that he would be the host of an Idol reboot.His initial multi-year deal was reported to be worth over million.
The sweet photo shows the two of them sitting in a beach chair, with Seacrest wrapping his arms around Taylor and giving her a small kiss on the neck. Though Shayna Taylor doesn't appear to be as well known as Seacrest, her schedule is likely just as jam-packed as her media giant boyfriend.
In 1993, Seacrest hosted the first season of ESPN's Radical Outdoor Challenge.
He also hosted three kids' game shows, Gladiators 2000 from 1994 to 1996 (a spinoff of the television show, American Gladiators), Wild Animal Games in 1995, and Click in 1997.
The show was syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks.
In February 2004, Seacrest became host of Los Angeles radio station KIIS's morning show, replacing long-time host Rick Dees.