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Ryan Seacrest - Host of American Idol
Here is the host of American Idol
Ryan John Seacrest
Born: December 24, 1974
Dunwoody, Georgia, USA
Ryan Seacrest is an American radio personality, television host, and network producer.
He is the host and executive producer of On Air with Ryan Seacrest, a nationally syndicated Top 40 radio show that airs on KIIS-FM in Los Angeles and throughout the United States and Canada on Premiere Radio Networks.
He is also the host of the internationally syndicated chart show American Top 40, also syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks.
On television, he hosts E! News and, of course, American Idol.
On April 20, 2005, Ryan Seacrest was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In January 2006, he signed a three-year, $21 million deal with U.S. cable channel E! to host and produce various programs, including E! News and its red carpet awards show coverages (E!'s signature piece of original programming).
In July 2009, Ryan Seacrest signed a three- year deal with CKX, parent of "Idol" production company 19 Entertainment, for $45 million (that's $15 million a year, tripling his then current salary), making him the highest paid reality television host to date.
During all the changes being made on American Idol Season 10, the only position safe was that of Ryan Seacrest, the host of American Idol. He has a winning personality and sincerely cares for the contestants. He is always there to give the contestants moral support. The contestants and their families truly love him.
And so do the audience and the viewers.
Ryan Seacrest is undeniably a big part of American Idol and its continued success. He co-hosted American Idol season 1 with Brian Dunkleman, who quit Idol after the season 1. From season 2 to present, Ryan Seacrest has been the host of American Idol.
Here's what people say about Ryan Seacrest:
"I have never seen anyone work so hard at so many different things," Clark tells Time. "You've got to have brains to make it look easy." - Dick Clark
In 2005, Ryan Seacrest cohosted Dick Clark's long-running NewYear's Rockin' Eve, helping out the 75-year-old Clark whose speech and movement were severely limited after his 2004 stroke.
"I'm going to hate reading this, but Ryan has a tremendous work ethic. He wants all the glory, but he's prepared to work for it, and I've never heard him complain." - Simon Cowell
Ladies and gentlemen, here's your American Idol host Ryan Seacrest... with the winners and runners-up of American Idol season 1 to season 9.
American Idol 2002 - Season 1
American Idol 2002 - Season 2
American Idol 2004 - Season 3
American Idol 2005 - Season 4
American Idol 2006 - Season 5
American Idol 2007 - Season 6
American Idol 2008 - Season 7
American Idol 2009 - Season 8
American Idol 2010 - Season 9
American Idol 2011 - Season 10
American Idol 2012 - Season 11
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