Ryan Seacrest

Host Biography

Ryan Seacrest is host and executive producer of ABC's annual New Year's Eve program, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest. Seacrest is an award-winning creative entrepreneur and holds preeminent positions as a host and producer in nationally syndicated and local radio and in broadcast and cable television. His entrepreneurial interests have led to his involvement in a diverse range of media and entertainment companies, while his philanthropic efforts – focused on youth-oriented initiatives – are having a significant impact nationwide. On radio, he is host of On Air with Ryan Seacrest, his market-topping No. 1 nationally syndicated LA morning drive-time show for iHeartMedia's 102.7 KIIS-FM, as well as a nationally syndicated Top 40 radio show. Seacrest is co-host and executive producer on the top Disney|ABC syndicated morning talk show, Live with Kelly and Ryan. He will host the iconic music competition series American Idol as it returns to television for its first season on ABC this spring. He is also host and executive producer of the top awards show franchise E! Live from the Red Carpet. Seacrest helms Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP) an Emmy®-winning entertainment production company. RSP produces the E! hit cable series Keeping Up with the Kardashians and its spinoffs, as well as E! Live from the Red Carpet, Bravo's Shahs of Sunset, CMT's I Love Kellie Pickler, and YouTube's Best.Cover.Ever. Additionally, RSP produces Shades of Blue, an NBC drama series starring Jennifer Lopez, and Insatiable for Netflix. The company produced the Emmy Award-winning reality series Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution. He also has a burgeoning lifestyle enterprise, which includes a menswear collection, Ryan Seacrest Distinction, sold exclusively at Macy's, and a men's skincare line, Polished by Dr. Lancer, in partnership with famed global dermatologist Dr. Harold Lancer. He also has long-standing endorsement relationships with blue-chip brands including Coca-Cola and Ford. His philanthropic efforts include serving as chairman of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF), which has opened ten 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 as honorary chair of the Grammy Foundation.

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