|Ryan Seacrest Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||December 24, 1974|
Ryan Seacrest is an American radio personality, producer, voiceover artist, actor, and co-host of Live with Kelly and Ryan, a syndicated morning talk show. He has also served as a host on projects such as Knock Knock Live, Fashion Rocks, Ryan Seacrest with Selena Gomez, The Million Second Quiz, American Idol Rewind, Super Bowl XLII, Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade, Good Day Live, Larry King Live, Dick Clark‘s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, Ultimate Revenge, The NBC Saturday Night Movie, American Idol, American Juniors, and Gladiators 2000. He received an Emmy for producing the ABC show titled Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution in 2010 as well as received Emmy Award nominations for American Idol from 2004 to 2013, and again in 2016.
Ryan John Seacrest
Dunwoody, Georgia, United States
New York City, New York, United States
Ryan went to Dunwoody High School located in Dunwoody at the age of 14 and graduated in 1992 (at 17). At 16, he won the internship at radio station WSTR (FM) in Atlanta, where he was given training by Tom Sullivan.
In the fall of 1992, he started studying journalism at the University of Georgia. At 19 (in 1994), he left the university to focus fully on his broadcasting career.
Television show host, television, and radio personality
- Father – Gary Lee Seacrest (Real estate lawyer)
- Mother – Constance Marie (née Zullinger) (Homemaker)
- Siblings – Meredith Seacrest (Sister)
- Others – John Alton Seacrest (Paternal Grandfather), Virginia May Robinson (Paternal Grandmother), Merle Elwood Zullinger (Maternal Grandfather), Pauline A./E. Kean (Maternal Grandmother)
Ryan Seacrest has been signed to several agencies –
- 42 West
- Creative Artists Agency
- Ryan Seacrest Productions
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
69 kg or 152 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ryan Seacrest has dated –
- Tiffani Thiessen – He dated actress Tiffani Thiessen in the past.
- Erica Lancellotti (2002-2003) – Ryan dated the owner of New York’s Bar Candy, Erica Lancellotti for over a year from 2002 to 2003. She also revealed her relationship on the Howard Stern show.
- Debbie Gibson (2003) – It was RUMORed that he had a fling with singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress Debbie Gibson in 2003.
- Shana Wall (2003-2005) – Ryan then dated actress Shana Wall from 2003 to July 2005. At that time, it was believed that Ryan is gay. But, this and all his following relationships proved all those people wrong.
- Sheryl Crow (2006) – He then dated singer Sheryl Crow very briefly in early 2006. She is about 13 years his senior.
- Teri Hatcher (2006) – In March 2006, Seacrest dated actress, writer, and presenter Teri Hatcher. They were first spotted kissing by paparazzi. Soon, the relationship was called off by Ryan and Teri still doesn’t know the reason.
- Tara Conner (2008) – In 2008, Ryan dated the American model Tara Conner.
- Holly Huddleston (2008) – In the same year (2008), Ryan started dating television personality Holly Huddleston who he met via a mutual E! network connection. They split in 2008 after dating for a couple of months.
- Sophie Monk (2008) – In April 2008, Australian actress Sophie Monk and Ryan dated each other.
- Sara Jean Underwood (2008-2010) – Playboy model Sara Jean Underwood dated Ryan Seacrest for two years. They started dating in December 2008 and continued dating until 2010. But, it was an ON-again, OFF-again kind of relationship.
- Katrina Darrell (2009) – In 2009, model Katrina Darrell kissed Ryan Seacrest while on American Idol. This made Katrina to got some attention, but Ryan denied any dating rumors.
- Jasmine Waltz (2009) – In April 2009, Ryan met reality TV star Jasmine Waltz during a night out at Guy’s, a West Hollywood lounge. They dated for 2 months until June 2009.
- Julianne Hough (2010-2013) – Ryan then started dating ballroom dancer Julianne Hough in May 2010. The couple kept on dating for three years until March 2013.
- Dominique Piek (2013) – In 2013, South African model Dominique Piek and Ryan Seacrest dated for a couple of months.
- Shayna Terese Taylor (2013-2014; 2016-2019) – He started dating Sports Illustrated model Shayna Terese Taylor in mid-2013. The duo split in December 2014, which was confirmed by DailyMail on December 13. They got back together later on in 2016. They made their first red carpet appearance in April 2017. This time also, they separated, but in 2019, after dating for 3 years in the second go.
- Hilary Cruz (2015) – In 2015, he was seen dating ex-Miss Teen USA Hilary Cruz. It was confirmed by People.
- Larissa Schot (2019) – He was romantically involved with Larissa Schot in the year 2019 and they were also spotted kissing. The duo also had a significant age gap of 20 years, Ryan being the older one.
Race / Ethnicity
Ryan has mostly German and Swiss-German ancestry with distant Irish roots.
- Energetic personality
- Uses catchphrase – “Seacrest, out!”
In 2003, he appeared in AT&T Wireless mobile phone commercial.
In 2007, Ryan appeared in a commercial on Crest Extra White toothpaste plus Scope White mouthwash with Josie Maran.
In 2011, Seacrest appeared in a radio / TV commercial for RADD (Recording Artists, Actors and Athletes Against Drunk Driving).
He also has endorsed brands like Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, and others.
Best Known For
Hosting talent competition American Idol since season 1, and On Air with Ryan Seacrest, a morning radio show on KIIS-FM.
Ryan Seacrest debuted with the romantic comedy-drama film Knocked Up for his role as a parody of himself.
First TV Show
He co-hosted season 1 of the singing reality competition series American Idol in 2002.
Ryan Seacrest takes good care of his health. He drinks Brazilian Thunder smoothie first thing in the morning. This smoothie is a mixture of ingredients like coconut water, kale, ginger, collard greens, cinnamon, and lemon.
Ryan Seacrest Favorite Things
- Bands – The Four Tops, Dave Matthews Band, Enigma
- TV Shows – The X-Files (1993-2002), CHiPs (1977-1983)
- Celebrities – Alyssa Milano, Bill Clinton, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Soleil Moon Frye
Source – TV.com
Ryan Seacrest Facts
- Ryan first came into the spotlight, when he was in fourth grade. He performed the role of King Winter in a school musical and forgot the lines.
- He is the host of American Idol. But, Ryan was originally interviewed for the position of judge in the show.
- He was always interested in doing radio / TV shows. During his childhood, Ryan would hold a microphone and do shows in the house, instead of playing with toys.
- During high school, he was known as the “Voice of Dunwoody High School.”
- Ryan is the co-owner of a Los Angeles based sushi bar called Katana.
- On July 28, 2008, he got bitten by a small shark.
- It was reported on November 17, 2017, that he was under investigation for s*xual harassment allegations by a former E! wardrobe stylist. However, he denied the allegations and said that “This person who has accused me of horrible things offered, on multiple occasions, to withdraw her claims if I paid her millions of dollars. I refused.”
- Ryan has a female dog named Georgia.
- In 2020, Ryan had put his Los Angeles-based home for sale for $85 million. He had purchased that home from Ellen DeGeneres in 2012 for $39 million.