Ryan Seacrest- From Gladiators 2000 to American Idol

August 15th, 2018 by admin
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Ryan Seacrest is most known for his hosting gig on “American Idol”. Along with his famed TV appearances he is also involved in a number of other influential facets of the entertainment, retail, hospitality and non-profit industries.

As per GQ, before he was a household name he was a starting linesman on his high school football team in Atlanta Georgia, where he grew up. He stayed close to home for college and attended the University of Georgia.

One of his first TV appearances was in 1995 as an extra in “Crimson Tide”, although he wasn’t credited. Ryan Seacrest’s career kicked off when he became host of the kids show, “Gladiator 2000”. In the 90’s he hosted multiple shows including “Wild Animal Games”, “CNet Central” and “NBC Saturday Night Movie.”

Ryan Seacrest hosted the radio program “Live from the Lounge” from 2001 to 2002. He also took over Casey Kasem’s place as host of “American Top 40” in 2004. “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” has been airing since 2004 and as of 2017 the American syndicated radio program airs on Los Angeles top 40 station.

In 2002 Ryan Seacrest became the host of “American Idol.” Aside from a brief break in 2017, it continues to be a highly watched show around the world. Along with hosting Idol, Ryan Seacrest keeps busy producing a multitude of shows including “Keeping up with the Kardashians.” In May 2017 “Live with Kelly and Ryan” was born when it was announced that Ryan Seacrest would join Kelly Ripa as her new permanent co-host.

According to www.eonline.com, Most people would be surprised to learn that he co-owns Katana, a sushi bar in Los Angeles. He was also featured in People Magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 2003. In 2014 Ryan Seacrest founded Distinction, a leading menswear brand. In addition, Ryan Seacrest is also the founder and chairman of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to inspiring today’s youth through entertainment and education focused initiatives.

With a personality as large as Ryan Seacrest’s, it’s hard to believe he’s only 5’7 1/2″.

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