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How Much Does Ryan Seacrest Make on American Idol?

Ryan Seacrest's New Salary: Guess How Much?

He's probably not the first person you think of when American Idol comes up, but the show wouldn't be the same without Ryan Seacrest. The producers find him so valuable that Ryan's new three-year contract will make him the richest host on reality TV. Can you guess how much the he'll earn for each season of AI over the next three years?

Ryan Seacrest's New Salary: Guess How Much?

How much will Ryan Seacrest earn per season of American Idol?

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Dallas0157 Dallas0157 5 years
I have to say, he's way overpaid. I like the guy as he seems like a very nice man, but he's not very good with the cue cards he must read, his ad libs are so-so at best, etc. The show would be every bit as successful with or without him, as long as the other host or hostess was at worst, capable. Again, nothing personal, but to me & many I know who watch AI, he is nothing special.
Shining-Bright Shining-Bright 8 years
$15 million a year? I couldn't even begin to fathom what I would do with all that money! Well...only using a small fraction to pay for my education expenses. Other than that, no clue!
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