68 Facts About Ryan Seacrest

1. Ryan Seacrest was even a correspondent on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno for one night.

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2. Ryan Seacrest recorded the program in a studio within his new television studio.

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3. Ryan Seacrest continued to host American Idol in its third season on FOX in 2004.

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4. Ryan Seacrest had created the show and served as its executive producer.

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5. In 2003, Ryan Seacrest served as host for the one–season–long American Juniors.

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6. In 1995, Ryan Seacrest left both jobs and the University of Georgia behind to move to Los Angeles and try his luck in a bigger media market.

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7. Ryan Seacrest was born on December 24, 1976, in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of Gary and Connie Seacrest.

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8. From a young age, Ryan Seacrest was interested in acting and the entertainment industry.

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9. Ryan Seacrest was sometimes described as the antidote to Cowell, who often judged the contestants' talents harshly.

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10. Ryan Seacrest has hosted American Idol since its debut in 2002, but the show is a remake of a British hit that premiered in the fall of 2001.

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11. Ryan Seacrest pressed Richards about a possible reconciliation with Vanderpump in the future.

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12. Ryan Seacrest was doing some filming at Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa.

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13. In 2013, Ryan Seacrest stepped into yet another domain on television, this time hosting a game show on NBC entitled The Million Second Quiz.

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14. Ryan Seacrest sold a house that he bought from Kevin Costner and purchased a home that was sold to him by Ellen DeGeneres.

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15. Ryan Seacrest worked with chef Jamie Oliver and he helped produce Food Revolution.

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16. Ryan Seacrest was bitten by a small shark on July 28, 2008.

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17. Ryan Seacrest hosts the Primetime Emmys, and manages to conduct preliminary red-carpet interviews as well.

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18. Ryan Seacrest was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on April 13, 2005.

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19. Ryan Seacrest was voted one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.

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20. Ryan Seacrest originally interviewed to be a judge on American Idol, but two days before production on the show began, he won the host job instead.

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21. Ryan Seacrest is the son of Constance Marie, a homemaker, and Gary Lee Seacrest, a real estate lawyer.

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22. Ryan Seacrest dated Dancing With the Stars beauty Julianne Hough for about three years, but things weren't as wonderful as they so often appeared.

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23. Ryan Seacrest has continued to date women under 30 since he split from Hough in 2013.

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24. Ryan Seacrest started a romantic relationship with Julianne Hough in 2010.

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25. Ryan Seacrest is a very good talker as well as a charming personality.

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26. In 2002, Ryan Seacrest accepted the position as co-host of a new Fox reality television series American Idol with comedian Brian Dunkleman.

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27. Ryan Seacrest was born on December 24, 1974, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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28. Ryan Seacrest is an American radio personality, television host, and producer.

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29. Ryan Seacrest told Haute Living that his good fortune has always served as a reminder to help those in need.

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30. In 2017, Ryan Seacrest announced that the line would be collaborating with Japan's Itochu, which produces sportswear.

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31. Ryan Seacrest is slated to remain the host of American Idol through 2019.

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32. Ryan Seacrest hosted all 15 seasons of American Idol on Fox, which ran from June 11, 2002 to April 7, 2016.

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33. In 2013, Ryan Seacrest expanded his reach in television, this time hosting a game show on NBC entitled The Million Second Quiz.

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34. In 2012, Ryan Seacrest inked several deals to keep himself in front of the cameras for years to come.

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35. In 2002, Ryan Seacrest landed his first major television job with the singing-competition show American Idol.

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36. In 2003, Ryan Seacrest started a syndicated program, On Air with Ryan Seacrest.

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37. Ryan Seacrest listened to such DJs as Casey Kasem and Rick Dees growing up, studying and copying the way they talked during their shows.

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38. Ryan Seacrest went on to Facetime his younger sister live on the show.

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39. Ryan Seacrest formed an exclusive retail partnership with Macy's to sell the brand Distinction, consisting of suit separates, sports coats and evening wear manufactured by Peerless Clothing International.

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40. In 2017, Ryan Seacrest signed a multi-year overall deal between Ryan Seacrest Productions and ABC Studios in which the company's scripted division would develop scripted projects for ABC Studios exclusively.

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41. Ryan Seacrest contributed to the Today Show, Olympics coverage, entertainment programming, as well as news and other special events.

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42. Ryan Seacrest hosted three kids' game shows, Gladiators 2000 from 1994 to 1996, Wild Animal Games in 1995, and Click in 1997.

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43. Ryan Seacrest continued his radio show at a local Athens station.

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44. Ryan Seacrest won an Emmy for producing Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution in 2010 and was nominated again in 2012.

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45. Ryan Seacrest began co-hosting Live with Kelly and Ryan on a permanent basis May 1, 2017.

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46. Ryan Seacrest is making the jump to Amazon—at least for his skin-care line.

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47. Ryan Seacrest honored at Giants of Broadcasting and Electronic Arts ceremony.

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48. Ryan Seacrest dropped out of the University of Georgia to pursue a broadcasting career in Los Angeles.

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49. In April 2010, Ryan Seacrest began dating Julianne Hough, a professional dancer, actress, and singer known for participating in Dancing with the Stars.

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50. Ryan Seacrest remains managing editor of E! News and produces its red carpet awards show coverage but no longer hosts E! News on a daily basis.

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51. Ryan Seacrest was a NBC correspondent for the 2012 London Olympic Games and co-hosted the closing ceremony with Bob Costas and Al Michaels.

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52. In July 2009, Ryan Seacrest inked a deal with CKX for $45 million to continue to host American Idol, making him the highest paid reality television host at that time.

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53. Ryan Seacrest was born on December 24, 1974, in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of Constance Marie, a homemaker, and Gary Lee Seacrest, a real estate lawyer.

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54. Ryan Seacrest is an executive producer with Nina Wass and Andrea.

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55. Ryan Seacrest partnered with dermatologist Harold Lancer to produce the men's skincare line Polished.

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56. In January 2004, Ryan Seacrest became the new host of the radio program American Top 40, a syndicated weekly countdown show, created and formerly hosted by Casey Kasem.

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57. Ryan Seacrest hosted Knock Knock Live in 2015, which premiered on Fox.

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58. Ryan Seacrest succeeded Michael Strahan, and started his duties on the day of the announcement.

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59. Ryan Seacrest will remain managing editor of E! News and host and produce its red carpet awards show coverage.

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60. Ryan Seacrest 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.

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61. On December 31, 2005, Ryan Seacrest performed much of the show's hosting duties.

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62. In 2002, Ryan Seacrest accepted the position as co-host of a new Fox reality television series American Idol with comedian Brian Dunkleman.

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63. Ryan Seacrest appeared as the host of the fictional game show Lover's Lane on Beverly Hills, 90210 in "The Final Proof".

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64. In May 2016, Ryan Seacrest was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the University of Georgia and gave the commencement speech at the graduation ceremony.

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65. Ryan Seacrest left the university at age 19 and moved to Hollywood to pursue his broadcasting career.

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66. Ryan Seacrest went on to study journalism at the University of Georgia in fall 1992.

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67. Ryan Seacrest continued to work on air at WSTR until graduating from Dunwoody High School in 1992.

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68. Ryan Seacrest received Emmy Award nominations for American Idol from 2004 to 2013, and again in 2016.

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