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Ryan Seacrest was born in Atlanta, Georgia in December 24th, 1974. He´s a radio host as well as a television host and producer. He has his own production company named "Ryan Seacrest Productions". Ryan started his radio career at the early age of 15 while working on a radio station in Atlanta called "WSTR" and he made his first appearance on TV hosting "Radical Outdoor Challenge". Seacrest got his biggest role on TV in 2002 when he accepted to be Co-host with Brian Dunkleman in "American Idol" and in 2003 he was the only host since Dunkleman left the show. American Idol has been since its beginning a huge success and has put Ryan Seacrest in a national and international spotlight.  Seacrest studied journalism at the University of Georgia in the fall of 1992. There, he would continue his radio show at a local Athens station. Seacrest left UGA at age 19 and moved to Hollywood to continue his broadcasting career. While there, he attended Santa Monica City College for a short time. By the time he was 20, he had landed a job in Los Angeles at KYSR-FM 98.7's afternoon show, called Ryan Seacrest for the Ride Home. His starting pay was $15 an hour. It became the station's No. 1 show and was nationally syndicated. In January 2004, Seacrest became the new host of the radio program American Top 40, a syndicated weekly countdown show, created and formerly hosted by Casey Kasem. The show was syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks. In February 2004, Seacrest became host of popular Los Angeles radio station KIIS's morning show, replacing long-time host Rick Dees. This show, also known as On Air With Ryan Seacrest, remains on the air. Seacrest is the host, executive producer of this syndicated daily show airing on over 150 stations in North America alone, with affiliates worldwide. Kasem had been one of Seacrest's radio idols when he was growing up, along with Dick Clark. Seacrest asked Clark for some career advice, and Clark told him, "I believe a stake in ownership is important to have," and so Seacrest negotiated a piece of the ownership for the televised 'On Air'". Seacrest stated, "So maybe in 20 years it will still be called 'On Air', with someone else hosting the show, but I can still produce it. Because, let's be honest, you don't know how long people are going to let you into their homes."

Nigel Lythgoe -- 'American Idol' Could Die Without Ryan Seacrest

Nigel Lythgoe
'American Idol' Could Die Without Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest is the lifeblood of "American Idol" ... and without him, the show would struggle to survive -- so says executive producer Nigel Lythgoe.Nigel was out in L.A. yesterday when we… READ MORE >

What's The Big Frigin' Difference?!

What's the Big Frigin'

While Ryan Seacrest walks through the trenches,  three well disguised differences are going undetected. Are you good enough to find 'em?!**HINT -- There are THREE differences in the above… READ MORE >

- 476 days ago
Ryan Seacrest -- New Year's Eve Will be a CELEBRATION of Dick Clark

Ryan Seacrest
New Year's Eve Will be a Celebration of Dick Clark

Ryan Seacrest tells TMZ ... the countdown to 2013 will be a special one, because he'll be honoring his late friend and mentor ... the great Dick Clark. Seacrest was leaving a birthday lunch at… READ MORE >

- 480 days ago
Ryan Seacrest -- I'm No Dummy ... Fighting's Great for Ratings!

Ryan Seacrest
I'm No Dummy Fighting's Great for Ratings!

There's a reason Ryan Seacrest is so rich ... he KNOWS conflict makes shows successful -- claiming yesterday's Nicki Minaj-Mariah Carey blowout is a good thing ... for "American Idol"… READ MORE >

- 563 days ago
'American Idol' -- Judges Get Right to Work

'American Idol'
Judges Get Right to Work

"American Idol" judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson wasted no time getting right to work today ... showing up in NYC alongside host Ryan Seacrest for day one of… READ MORE >

- 580 days ago
'American Idol' -- Judges List Official, Randy Jackson Survives

'American Idol'
Judges List Official, Randy Jackson Survives

Randy Jackson's stay of execution is confirmed -- he will remain a judge on the 12th season of "American Idol" ... officially joining Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. As TMZ reported,… READ MORE >

- 580 days ago
Only One Judge Has Signed On For 'American Idol'

'American Idol'
Only 1 Judge Has Signed On

"American Idol" is in a pickle -- the judges start their on-air auditions in New York City in 2 weeks, and only one judge has signed a deal ... sources connected with the show tell TMZ.Our sources… READ MORE >

- 591 days ago
Ryan Seacrest Unloads Fabled Mansion

Ryan Seacrest
Unloads Fabled Mansion

Ryan Seacrest has just sold the mansion he called home before upgrading to Ellen DeGeneres' sick pad ... TMZ has learned.The 8,000 square foot house -- which has a detached nightclub -- was listed… READ MORE >

- 599 days ago
Jennifer Lopez -- I'm Quitting 'American Idol' Too

Jennifer Lopez
I'm Quitting 'Idol' Too 'The Time Has Come'

Jennifer Lopez just announced ... she will NOT be returning to "American Idol" next season.JLo called in to Ryan Seacrest this morning, saying, "I honestly feel like the time has come that I have… READ MORE >

- 645 days ago
Steven Tyler -- I'm QUITTING 'American Idol'

Steven Tyler
QUITTING 'American Idol'

Steven Tyler will NOT return to the judge's table on "American Idol" ... and has compared the show to a deranged bunny killer. Tyler completed two full seasons on the show ... beginning in 2010.… READ MORE >

- 646 days ago

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