Ryan Seacrest will step down as co-host of the program Live With Kelly and Ryan, and Kelly Ripa’s husband, Mark Consuelos, will take his place. The show’s name will be changed to Live With Kelly and Mark. Seacrest shared the news on the most recent episode of the program. He said that he has loved working with Kelly throughout the years and is pleased that his goal has come true. He characterized Kelly as a partner, friend, and confidante, and that he will miss the times they worked together. Ryan went on to say:
“I’d also want to thank Michael Gelman and the whole team – we’ve built memories to last a lifetime, met some great individuals, and been welcomed into the homes of so many viewers throughout America. It’s been a wonderful voyage, and I’m looking forward to passing the torch to Kelly’s’real’ husband, Mark.”
After the news, Ripa reflected on her time with Seacrest and expressed her love for him. Ripa also called Seacrest’s passion for entertainment “unique.”
— On Air/Ryan Seacrest (@OnAirWithRyan) February 16, 2023
Nevertheless, executive producer Michael Gelman said that Ryan, who debuted as a co-host in 2016, would return at some point in the future. According to Forbes, Seacrest’s earnings from his appearances on the program were roughly $10 million.
Ryan Seacrest Net Worth
Ryan Seacrest has been on various TV series and in a few films throughout the years. The 48-year-old old’s worth is estimated to be $450 million by CelebrityNetWorth. Since 2002, Seacrest has hosted American Idol, which has helped him become a household name. In 2009, when his contract was coming to an end, he renewed it. According to reports, the transaction was for $45 million.
Career as a television personality
When he was picked to host the American Idol remake on ABC, his contract was believed to be worth approximately $10 million. From 2017 to 2018, his pay was allegedly approximately $74 million, although it was subsequently reduced to $72 million. Ryan paid $36.5 million for a property from Ellen DeGeneres in 2011 and then paid $2 million for another near the same house. The property has nine bedrooms, eleven bathrooms, a pool, two guest homes, a separate three-bedroom house, and some lovely grounds.
Ryan Seacrest subsequently sold the mansion for $85 million in 2020 and $51 million in November of last year. In 2017, he leased a home in Manhattan for $75,000 per month, according to reports. Radio Music Awards, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, American Top 40, The NBC Saturday Night Movie, Ultimate Vengeance, American Idol Rewind, The Million Second Quiz, Knock Knock Live, and more series have been hosted by Seacrest. He’s appeared in films such as Knocked Up, Get Smart, Shrek Forever After, New Year’s Eve, and The Stand-In.