Ryan Seacrest Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


20th February 2017

Fact: The $50 million (£40 million) mansion U.S. TV and radio personality Ryan Seacrest bought from Ellen DeGeneres in 2012 was damaged by fire on Sunday night (19Feb17). The former American Idol star has shared a photos of the aftermath online, adding the caption: "Thank god everyone is ok."


2nd March 2015

Fact: U.S. Tv and radio personality Ryan Seacrest celebrated his 40th birthday two months after hitting the big milestone by inviting his famous friends to a big bash in Napa Valley, California on Saturday (28Feb15). Guests included Kim Kardashian. Seacrest turned 40 on Christmas Eve (24Dec14).


8th August 2014

Fact: American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is launching his own men's tailored clothing and accessories line called Distinction, exclusively for U.S. department store MACy's. The collection will debut this autumn (14).


4th September 2012

Fact: American Idol host Ryan Seacrest and comedian Jimmy Kimmel helped induct TV favourite Ellen DeGeneres onto the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday (04Sep12). The chat show queen unveiled the 2,477th star at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street.


28th August 2012

Fact: American Idol host Ryan Seacrest has sold the California home once owned by Kevin Costner and Richard Dreyfuss for $11 million (£6.9 million).


1st August 2012

Quote: "I think that Mariah will fit right in. She's pretty open and she doesn't sugarcoat much, at least in my experience with her." American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is confident R&B superstar Mariah Carey will make a great addition to the talent show's judging panel.


24th July 2012

Tweet: "Welcome to the fam MariahCarey!! When u and nickcannon need a date night, I'm happy to strap on the double baby bjorn." American Idol host Ryan Seacrest offers his services as a childminder to new judge Mariah Carey.


10th May 2012

Fact: American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is selling his Hollywood Hills mansion. The property, which boasts six bedrooms, six bathrooms, a recording studio, a wine cellar and a guest house, has been placed on the market for $11.9 million (£7.4 million), two years after initially asking for $14.95 million (£9.34 million) for the home.


4th May 2012

Fact: Justin Bieber has given American Idol host Ryan Seacrest a big boost after the TV/radio personality's new YouTube.com channel reached 100 million views - by appearing in a new spoof video urging his pal to get creative and win more online fans. The pop superstar posed with babies and puppies for the skit and even attempted a little 'shuffling' to LMFAO's hit Sexy & I Know It in a bid to help Seacrest's channel win viewers.


24th April 2012

Fact: Popular TV presenter Ryan Seacrest has renewed his contract as the host of American Idol. He'll front the show for another two years in a deal reportedly worth a whopping $30 million (£18.8 million). The star has served as the reality show's MC since its premiere in 2002.


19th January 2012

Fact: American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is launching is own U.S. TV network, Axs Tv, in partnership with billionaire Mark Cuban. The channel, pronounced Access, will premiere this summer (12) and feature lifestyle and entertainment programming.


14th July 2011

Quote: "She's talking about you all the time. I think I've gotta hook you guys up... I think she's stalking you." Tom Cruise pokes fun at Rock of Ages co-star Julianne Hough during a radio interview with her boyfriend, DJ and American Idol host Ryan Seacrest.


6th May 2011

Tweet: "I only have one word for our mentor on American Idol next week.......... Gaga." American Idol host Ryan Seacrest reveals to his Twitter.com fans that Lady GaGa will coach wannabes on the U.S. reality show.


7th April 2011

Fact: DJ and American Idol host Ryan Seacrest has topped a definitive new trade magazine poll to find the most powerful person in U.S. reality TV. The TV mogul has beaten former Idol judge Simon Cowell and fellow Brits Gordon Ramsay and Mark Burnett, as well as America's leading small screen executives to land atop the new Hollywood Reporter 2011 Reality TV Power List.


28th February 2011

Fact: Teenage Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld was left stunned on the red carpet after TV presenter Ryan Seacrest pointed out a blimp flying overhead wishing her good luck in winning the Best Supporting Actress nod for her role in True Grit.


18th January 2011

Fact: Country singer/actress Julianne Hough and her boyfriend, American Idol host Ryan Seacrest, made their red carpet debut as a couple on Sunday (16Jan11) when they appeared together at the 2011 Golden Globes. The stars began dating last year (10).


6th January 2011

Tweet: "So excited I can officially tell u guys about our newest Kardashian show "Khloé & Lamar"! http://bit.ly/hlrHrS #Khloe&Lamar". U.S. TV mogul Ryan Seacrest confirms longstanding rumours socialite Khloe Kardashian and her basketball player husband Lamar Odom have landed their own reality show.


28th November 2010

Fact: Ryan Seacrest and Julianne Hough enjoyed a romantic Thanksgiving holiday in Paris, France.


30th July 2010

Tweet: "Spoke with Ellen DeGeneres tonight. I will miss her on Idol. She's one of the kindest and most talented people in Hollywood!" Ryan Seacrest reacts to the news that the talk show host has quit her role on the American Idol judging panel.


20th March 2010

Fact: American Idol host Ryan Seacrest has been forced to turn down the chance to play reality TV star Heidi Montag's husband in Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston's new comedy Just Go With It due to work commitments.


13th July 2009

Fact: American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is to become the world's highest-paid reality TV anchor - he has reportedly signed a new three-year deal with CKX worth $15 million (£10 million) a year.


8th April 2009

Quote: "I think you should start a campaign to get me on U.K. television. I've conquered America already, so the U.K. is next. That would really infuriate Simon Cowell." Ryan Seacrest wants to land a job in Britain to annoy his American Idol co-star.


21st October 2008

Quote: "I've never dated a white guy but I would date Ryan Seacrest." Singer Brandy admits to a crush on the American Idol host.


19th September 2008

Quote: "The angry face is the same as the happy face." American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is convinced Simon Cowell has botox.


9th April 2008

Fact: American Idol judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson and the show's host Ryan Seacrest have donated their salary's for the U.S. talent show's IDOL GIVES BACK charity fundraiser, which airs on Wednesday (09Apr08), to charity.


21st November 2007

Fact: American Idol host Ryan Seacrest has signed a deal to advertise Crest toothpaste.


17th September 2007

Quote: "I was willing to give up my monologue, song and interpretive dance for her apology." Emmy Awards host Ryan Seacrest really wanted Britney Spears to appear at the ceremony and say sorry for her awful performance at the MTV Video Music Awards on 9 September (07).


17th September 2007

Quote: "I was willing to give up my monologue, song and interpretive dance for her apology." Emmy Awards host Ryan Seacrest really wanted Britney Spears to appear at the ceremony and say sorry for her awful performance at the MTV Video Music Awards on 9 September (07).


30th August 2007

Quote: "I'm scared because it's a room full of actors who probably hate me." American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is worried about presenting the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on 16 September (07).


20th August 2007

Fact: American Idol host Ryan Seacrest will host the 59th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on 16 September (07).


4th May 2006

Quote: "I'm enjoying my American Idol experience and I won't let that taint it." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER still tunes in to the hit TV show, despite having had a "disastrous" date with host Ryan Seacrest.


3rd May 2006

Quote: "I ate too much lobster?" Teri Hatcher jokes about the reason why American Idol host Ryan Seacrest may have dumped her by phone after the couple were photographed kissing at an out-of-the-way California beach restaurant last month (APR06).


12th April 2006

Quote: "Do you think Teri Hatcher is that desperate of a housewife?" American Idol judge Paula Abdul's response to being asked about host Ryan Seacrest and DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER.


7th April 2006

Fact: American Idol host Ryan Seacrest has beaten Gwen Stefani to Kevin Costner's former Hollywood Hills home. The US TV and radio star reportedly paid $11 million (GBP6.3 million) for the property.


6th April 2006

Quote: "I'm not the one trying to look like someone out of Desperate Housewives. Lose the beard." American Idol judge Simon Cowell making fun of host Ryan Seacrest's facial stubble, while alluding to his reported relationship with DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Teri Hatcher.


11th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I'm right between the Olsen Twins and Ryan Seacrest, which is not actually the first time that's happened." Nathan Lane jokes about the location of his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. </p>


9th December 2005

Fact: <p>Reggae star Sean Paul, Chris Brown, Sugarland and the Pussycat Dolls will join THE Bangles, 311 and 3 DOORS DOWN in the line-up for Dick Clark's NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE TV special from New York City's Times Square. Ailing Clark, who suffered a stroke a year ago (04), will co-host the show with American Idol presenter Ryan Seacrest. </p>


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