Radio presenter, TV host, producer, and fashion entrepreneur, American-born Ryan Seacrest is indeed an all-around media mogul. He is widely known for his long-running stint as the host of American Idol, an eponymous radio show On Air with Ryan Seacrest as well as the internationally syndicated countdown program American Top 40. As host of E! network’s Live from the Red Carpet, Seacrest became one of the most notable faces of Hollywood’s award season. As a top executive on E!, he is the brain behind many of the network’s most popular shows including the hit reality series Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
The media mogul has since founded his own production company Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP). In addition to countless TV productions, Seacrest received an Emmy award in 2011 for his work on the TV series Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. Seacrest equally received additional nominations for his work on Live with Kelly and Ryan, doubling as co-host and co-producer.
Is Ryan Seacrest Married?
Being one of the most famous faces on American television, Ryan Seacrest’s relationship status has always been a topic of interest. Marriage may be in the future plans of the American Idol host, however, that is yet to happen. Having had a series of serious relationships with a number of women over the years, Seacrest has remained one of the most eligible bachelors in America’s media circle. However, even though Seacrest is yet to take that big step, he totally adores the institution of marriage as his own parents have been married for nearly 5 decades.
Who Is Ryan Seacrest Dating?
Ryan Seacrest is currently in a relationship with model and personal trainer, Shayna Tyrese Taylor. A graduate of the Art Institute Culinary School, Taylor is also a professional chef and a fitness enthusiast. She is currently signed to Whilmina models having joined the agency in November 2013.
Seacrest and Taylor first got together back in 2012 and after dating for 2 years, they broke up in December 2014. After a 2-year hiatus from each other, the duo rekindled the old flames as they got back together in 2017. The couple appears to have taken things a notch higher on this second stint as evidenced by increased public appearances as well as moving in together into Seacrest’s home in Manhattan.
On October 10, 2017, Shayna Taylor featured as a guest on an episode of Seacrest’s morning show Live with Kelly and Ryan. The lovestruck model and chef equally expressed strong support for her man following allegations of sexual harassment from a former colleague.
Ryan Seacrest Dating Timeline
Prior to his relationship with model Shayna Taylor, Ryan Seacrest had been in several other high-profile relationships. Way back in 2003, Seacrest started a relationship with professional Sommelier, Shana Wall. Their relationship lasted for 2 years and came to an end in 2005. The following year, Seacrest had a brief romance with Desperate Housewives actress Teri Hatcher. The relationship was short-lived as the duo broke up after a picture surfaced of them getting intimate in Malibu.
The media mogul also had a pretty long relationship with professional dancer, actress, and singer, Julianne Hough. The duo reportedly got together in April 2010. After nearly 3 years of dating, the couple announced their split in March 2013. According to Hough, their busy career schedules made it impossible for them to remain together, hence, the separation. In 2015, Ryan Seacrest also had a brief relationship with model and former Miss Teen USA Hilary Cruz.
Relationship With Kelly Ripa?
Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa both serve as co-hosts and co-producers on the syndicated morning talk show Live with Kelly and Ryan. Ripa has been co-hosting various formats of the popular show since February 2001 when she replaced the former co-host, Kathie Lee Gifford. On May 1, 2017, Ryan Seacrest was announced as a permanent co-host for the show succeeding the previous co-host, Michael Strahan.
Seacrest and Ripa are a hosting perfect pair as they exude so much on-screen chemistry. Beyond their relationship as colleagues, the pair also maintains a cordial relationship off-screen. In the wake of Seacrest’s sexual misconduct scandal, Ripa publicly expressed support for her co-host during an episode of their show on March 1, 2018.