Ryan Seacrest is a television host, producer and radio personality. He hosted American Idol, KIIS-FM On Air with Ryan Seacrest and an American Top 40 countdown program. He is currently a permanent co-host for Kelly and Ryan live. He was honored with an Emmy for producing the Food Revolution with Jamie Oliver and received a nomination for American Idol.
Ryan Seacrest was born in December of 1974 in Georgia. He won an internship while in high school at WSTR in Atlanta. He was trained by Tom Sullivan and was put on the air when the regular DJ became ill. He worked as a DJ until he completed high school in 1992. He attended the University of Georgia and studied journalism. His radio program continued at a local station in Athens. When he turned 19 he left college and went to Hollywood to pursue a career in broadcasting.
Ryan Seacrest played himself in the film Knocked Up. One of the rants he made in the movie reflects his real life because is an incredibly busy man. He manages radio shows, designs a collection of formalwear and suits for men, interviews stars during the awards season and runs the production company responsible for the Kardashians. He is currently working nine different jobs. He has to consolidate and work efficiently and quickly.
Ryan Seacrest begins his days at around 5:00 a.m. By 6:00 a.m. he is on the radio. He makes his workouts a priority and locks them in his schedule. He believes his impatience is what enables him to get everything done. As soon as the light is on Ryan Seacrest is motivated. He replies to emails immediately and relies heavily on his inbox. He considers his biggest break being able to be on the air as a kid. This is where his extensive experience began. He never goes to lunch meetings or stops for lunch. He simply eats at his desk, standing or in his car.
Ryan Seacrest believes the youths need mentors and his were Merv Griffin, Larry King and Dick Clark. He wants to leave the world a legacy and hopes he will be remembered as a friend on television or the radio.
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