Having been voted one of the 50 most beautiful people by People’s Magazine in 2003, Ryan has come a long way since being an insecure, chubby kid in high school…cause now Ryan Seacrest house is all the rage!
Currently locked at over $350 million net worth, Ryan Seacrest is also TV’s highest paid host. From personal events to professional leaps, we have rounded up the facts and stories that have created the emcee sensation Ryan Seacrest!
Where Does Ryan Seacrest Live?
Ryan Seacrest’s Beverly Hills House
Guess who bought Ellen’s house? Ryan Seacrest sold the home he bought from Kevin Costner to invest in a house owned by Ellen DeGeneres in Beverly Hills. She charged him a premium – $36.5 million!
The 9,200 square foot house sits on 2.87 acres and is an absolute gem. The home came complete with 9-bedrooms and 11-bathrooms, 2 guesthouses, and a completely separate 3-bedroom house on the grounds. In addition to the swimming pool, there’s even a pond accompanied by lots of lush vegetation that can be viewed from the home’s living room window.
There has been some drama here, too. Ryan Seacrest’s house caught fire due to an electrical fire. Damage was significant but has since been repaired.
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Ryan Seacrest’s Manhattan
After the big news of Ryan joining Kelly Ripa on Live!, we found out that Ryan had moved into a huge Manhattan townhouse near Kelly Ripa. His monthly rent? $75,000/month!
It’s a Greek Revival built in 1879 and recently renovated. At 9,500 square feet, with 6-bedrooms, 6-bathrooms (with at least one featuring a marble shower), and beautiful wood floors throughout. With all these bedrooms, one must wonder who Ryan is sharing the space with?
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Ryan Seacrest: Let’s Get Personal
Ryan has come quite the ways since his shy, singing 4th-grade roots. While growing up, Seacrest struggled with his weight but it never stopped him from becoming the best radio jockey the world had ever seen.
How Old Is Ryan Seacrest?
Born on December 24, 1974, in Atlanta, Georgia, Ryan Seacrest epitomizes the joy of Christmas. He is currently 44 years old and came from a comfortable background being born to real estate lawyer Gary Lee Seacrest and Constance Marie.
According to his mother Constance, Ryan was always different from the other kids. While his friends played with GI Joes, Ryan would pick up mics and host his own shows at the house. Talk about life imitating art, yea? I mean, when you really think about it –that’s actually pretty crazy.
What Does Ryan Seacrest Do?
While Seacrest is most widely known as a popular radio personality who rose to stardom with his captivating hosting of American Idol, many may be surprised to find that Seacrest didn’t initially choose to be a host on the show. In fact, he initially applied to be a judge on the singing reality show but was hired as host by FOX.
How Did Ryan Seacrest Get Started?
Seacrest has always had his eye on performing and appeared in the limelight for the first time in his life during 4th grade where he performed as King Winter at the School musical (and forgot his lines midway through the show).
His real career in the entertainment business started with the internship at Atlanta Radio Station where he got weekend shifts during high school.
He went to University of Georgia to study journalism and then left for LA at 19 to work at KYSR. He emceed the Radical Outdoor Challenge produced by ESPN in 1993, and then children’s games shows Gladiators 2000 and Wild Animal Games for the next couple of years.
How Did Ryan Seacrest Become Famous?
It was ten years after Ryan’s plunge into the broadcasting industry that he was hired as the host of the most popular singing show in the world.
Although he applied to be a judge on American Idol, FOX paired him with comedian Brian Dunkleman to host the singing reality show in 2002. Reaching more than 26 million viewers per episode, Ryan Seacrest went on to host American Idol through its entire run. And he’s coming back in 2019 to host the next season of the rebooted series on ABC.
Who Was Ryan Seacrest’s Co-Host On American Idol?
Brian Dunkleman was the co-host of Seacrest on American Idol season one. It is rumored that Brian left FOX just before he was fired.
While most considered Brian to be below average for the show, the comedian claims he left the show as it was rigged and harassing to the contestants. Brian also adds that he left the show to pursue full-time comedy.
Although, later in life, Brian emphasized his regret and contempt for Seacrest on being the winning host. #WithLoveOfCourse
Ryan Seacrest: Love Life
Once rumored to be gay, Ryan has a long list of gorgeous girlfriends that elaborate his tastes as a heterosexual celeb (at least in the public eye). Although seemingly unsuccessful with long-term relationships, Ryan is always seen in the company of beautiful women…ironically.
Regardless, we hope whatever he’s into that he’s happy because everyone deserves that.
Who Has Ryan Seacrest Dated?
Despite the fact that the gay rumors have spread like wildfire, engulfing everyone from Britney Spears to Julianne Hough (who both openly admitted to thinking he was gay), Seacrest has had a long string of heterosexual relationships.
Seacrest was in a relationship Erica Lancellotti, the Bar Candy owner, from 2002 until 2003. He went on to date Teri Hatcher in 2006 and Jasmine Waltz for one year in 2008.
Ryan dated Julianne Hough for 3 years from June 2010 until March 2013. This was his longest relationship. Who wasn’t heartbroken when they split!?
Up until recently, Ryan was dating Shayna Taylor. However, it was announced in Feb 2019 that the pair had parted ways. Many thought the relationship would last after Ryan even brought her on Live with Kelly and Ryan! But unfortunately it just wasn’t meant to be.
Ryan Seacrest: Financial Worth
Having released his own brand of clothing named Ryan Seacrest Distinction Clothing, the Idol host is making millions every year from radio shows to TV shows too.
Do you know all the ways Ryan Seacrest earns money?
How Much Money Is Ryan Seacrest Worth?
This dude has a TON of income streams. Beginning with his $45 million, 3-year host deal for the original American Idol, Ryan rakes in more as host of his radio show On Air with Ryan Seacrest. And that’s not it!
Ryan also makes millions as Kelly Ripa’s co-host on Live with Kelly and Ryan. Not to mention his suit line sold at Macy’s and his stake in the Kardashian empire. His company Ryan Seacrest Productions produces all their shows.
So, with all that, it’s no wonder Ryan Seacrest’s net worth tops $350 million!
How Much Does Ryan Seacrest Make a Year?
Seacrest brings home an insane $65 million every year.
Does Ryan Seacrest Have a Star On The Walk of Fame?
Of course! Ryan received his star on the Walk of Fame in 2005!
Before you go …
Ryan is a sensation and TV legend with many shows to his name since he started with ESPN in ‘93. From New Year’s Eve to the American Top 40, Ryan is hosting the most iconic programs in the world…with no sign of stopping. Thankfully! Who doesn’t love the guy!?
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