Ryan Seacrest is a prominent name in the entertainment industry. He is known for his great hosting skills and has been associated with reputed reality shows like American Idol. Live! With Kelly And Ryan, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. The celebrated TV presenter rose to fame with American Idol.

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Ryan Seacrest hosted a farewell dinner party

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After hosting the widely watched Live! With Kelly And Ryan for six years, Ryan Seacrest bid goodbye to the show on April 14, 2023. However, he had already announced discontinuing the show in February on one of the episodes of Live! With Kelly And Ryan. Mark Consuelos, Kelly Ripa’s husband is permanently replacing Ryan Seacrest on the show. Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa would be hosting the show under the title Live! With Kelly And Mark. The American actor has been a part of the talk show, even before Ryan Seacrest was a part of it.

Ryan Seacrest Made Millions Per Episode By Hosting This Show

American Idol introduced Ryan Seacrest, one of the finest TV hosts of all time. He went on to amass great popularity over a small period of time. With a whopping net worth of $ 450 million, he is one of the most successful media personalities. He has been a part of one of the most widely watched TV shows on New Year’s Eve. Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest is directly broadcasted from Times Square New York. The countdown to ring in the New Year and the dropping of the crystal ball are an inevitable part of New Year’s Eve.

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Ryan Seacrest

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Ryan Seacrest has been hosting the popular show since 2005. He is paid $1 million for hosting the show. It has already been 18 years since the much-loved TV presenter has been a part of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. The biggest show at the end of the year witnesses the crowd of the best artists around the world.

Kelly Ripa Gifted Ryan Seacrest An Expensive Farewell Gift

The farewell episode of Live! With Kelly And Ryan made everyone fall in love with Ryan Seacrest once again. The show saw teary eyes and expressions of gratitude from the co-host Kelly Ripa. The duo has been friends for over a decade. It is totally assumed that the absence of her friend and co-host will make the TV personality sad. She gifted a very unique farewell gift to Ryan Seacrest. Apart from her lifelong friendship the actor gifted something, her colleague will treasure forever.

Recently, Ryan Seacrest has expressed his current obsession with golf. Kelly Ripa gifted him an expensive personalized golf bag. While talking to the media outlet People, the producer spoke about his parting gift from his co-host Kelly Ripa. He said-

“She gave me something special,—I’m starting to get sporty now. I’m into tennis, I’m into golf — meaning I’ve gotten some equipment. Kelly has heard and seen the photo evidence of me wanting to get into golf. So she and Mark purchased me the most beautiful, elegant, designer golf bag that now I have.” Ryan Seacrest added. “She and Mark gave me these beautiful custom-made golf balls with my face on them and it says on the ball, ‘Ryan’s Balls.’”

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Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest

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Kelly Ripa expressed her love and gratitude towards her good friend and colleague for years. It wasn’t easy for her to speak during that time because goodbyes are never easy. The actor said-

“I always jokingly referred to you an onion with all of these layers. but really, what you are is a blooming onion; you are layers upon layers of goodness, of kind, of charm … your generosity is unmatched.”

While bidding adieu to the show he further spoke about his journey as a TV presenter which made everyone very emotional.

“I am a very lucky man,–I want you all to know, it’s not lost on me how fortunate I am. … I’ve spent my entire career talking. Talking on the radio, talking on television. Words are my bread and butter, but today it’s hard to put into words how deeply I’ve appreciated being here and being with you.”

However, the chemistry between Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa would be missed by their audience too.


Source: US Weekly

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