It was with American Idol that Ryan Seacrest shot to fame. He is now an internationally known tv host, radio show host, and tv show producer. Beyond hosting American Idol he has also hosted American Top 40 on the radio, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, as well as Live with Kelly and Ryan each weekday morning since May 2017. He has also been hosting New Year’s Rockin’ Eve since 2005 and for a while he hosted Knock Knock Live on Fox.
Ryan Seacrest has earned several Emmy Award nominations over the course of his professional career. He received a few of them for his work on American Idol between 2004 to 2013 and then another nod in 2016. For producing Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution he won an Emmy Award in 2010. He was also nominated for another Emmy Award for this show in 2012. More recently he was nominated for an Emmy Award for his work on Live with Kelly and Ryan in 2018. For this show he received nods for both Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host and also Outstanding Talk Show Entertainment.
Besides Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, Ryan Seacrest has also produced a number of other shows, many of them involving the Kardashian family. The first of these was Keeping Up with the Kardashians which became very popular. He also produced a number of spinoffs of this show. He was also the producer of other shows like Married to Jonas.
The Ryan Seacrest Foundation was established in 2010. He builds media centers in children’s hospitals, 10 of them so far. The goal is to inspire children who are in these hospitals and also educate them at the same time. This is designed to help in the healing process. It also helps those attending local journalism schools a way to gain some valuable experience.
A number of celebrities have visited children’s hospitals through they Ryan Seacrest Foundation. Among these are Seanna Pereira, Kane Brown, All Time Low, Selena Gomez, and more. They also sponsor local DJ’s putting on live shows at these media centers where they play music and teach children to do the same.