Ryan Seacrest gives back to numerous communities with the advent of his philanthropic venture Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF). As a young person, Mr. Seacrest embodied a selfless characteristic of creating a great time and enjoyable experience for everyone. He became interested in the world of radio as a teen. He won a high school contest in his hometown Atlanta, Georgia, which allotted him the opportunity to host a live show. At the age of 19, Ryan Seacrest ended his formal education at University of Georgia to relocate to California in pursuit of a career in radio. Once in California, he hit the ground running. Mr. Seacrest led several high-profile television shows such as ESPN’s Radical Outdoor Challenge, Gladiators 2000, and NBC Saturday Night Movie to highlight a few. He kept honing his craft of hosting and soon landed a hosting job in 2002 with prime time’s fledgling, American Idol. The American Idol series uncovered his impressive emcee skills.
Ryan Seacrest, the host of On Air With Ryan, is a strong proponent of individuals reaching their career aspirations and goals. He understands the brevity of mentorship and how it can play a major part in one’s success. The star-studded host has been groomed by greats like Dick Clark, Larry King, and beyond. These experiences fostered creativity and growth for Mr. Seacrest in the entertainment field.
Ryan Seacrest, who developed his very own fashion clothing, passionately sought out a viable avenue where he could inspire and encourage individuals to live up to their fullest creative potential. He engineered an idea to support young people via a foundation. He and his family formed a philanthropic model that gives young patients an opportunity to explore being creative via the wonderful world of entertainment.
His platform, the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, developed a network of state of the art full broadcast and media centers. Seacrest Studios promotes coaching, education, and training opportunities to young patients. The studios are located on pediatric hospital campuses across the US, including its flagship location in Atlanta.
Ryan Seacrest Foundation was initiated in 2010. He was recently honored as Philanthropist of the Year per Variety Magazine. Ryan Seacrest is heavily involved with the foundation’s initiatives and is proud to contribute to the healing process for children around the world via RSF.