From a young age Ryan has been completely obsessed with radio, but television would make him into the nation’s best-known host. American Idol not only became Ryan’s pathway to success but has also made him legendary in host history. Ryan took over Radio’s most iconic show, America’s Top 40. Ryan and his talent and charm now holds a $21 million contract at the E! Network. In 2008 Ryan won an Emmy for best reality show host.

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