Ryan Seacrest net worth: Ryan Seacrest is an American television host, radio host and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $280 million and annual income of $65 million. Ryan Seacrest is probably best known as the host of popular singing competition American Idol. He is also Casey Kasem's successor as the host of American Top 40, the legendary "countdown" radio program popularized by Kasem and continued by Seacrest today. Seacrest's big break happened in 1993, when he landed the job of hosting Radical Outdoor Challenge on ESPN. One year later, in 1994, Seacrest began hosting Gladiators 2000, a children's spin-off of the popular athletic competition American Gladiators. Eventually, Seacrest was seen as the host of NBC Saturday Night at the Movies, answering trivia questions and generally "hosting" the popular theatrical films broadcast on the network. Two years later, Seacrest got the gig of a lifetime hosting American Idol along with his now long-forgotten cohost Brian Dunkleman. Since American Idol, Seacrest has become a huge international star, acting as a TV pitchman and producer and earning huge amounts of popularity and success. He even joined the rarefied strata of TV personalities to have their own catchphrase, thanks to his famous and universally beloved sign-off "Seacrest out." Ryan has also produced reality shows like Keeping Up With the Kardashians and Denise Richards: It's Complicated. Finally, Ryan hosts many major red carpet events for E! Television such as the Oscar Awards and the Emmys.
Ryan Seacrest Salary
What is Ryan Seacrest's salary per year as host of American Idol? $15 million, but when you add up his other executive producing and hosting jobs he brings home over $65 million per year.