Birthday Shout! Ryan Seacrest, Diafra Sakho, Lee Daniels

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebrities this day December 24

Ryan Seacrest

Well likes popular television host Ryan Seacrest became known as the host of TV’s American Idol and KIIS-FM’s On Air with Ryan Seacrest.

Before becoming a celebrity, he had an internship at the radio station WSTR FM and hosted Gladiators 2000 from 1994 to 1996.

He won an Emmy Award for producing Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution and became co-host of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve in 2005.

He dated actress Julianne Hough from June 2010 until March 2013. He then began dating Hilary Cruz in 2015.

The 41 year old was born December 24, 1974.

Diafra Sakho

Famous Senegalese soccer player who excelled as a striker for FC Metz, winning the Ligue 2 title in 2014. He was named Ligue 2 Player of the Year for that season before signing with West Ham United.

He played youth soccer for Generation Foot before moving to France to play for Metz in 2007.

He was eligible for both the Senegalese and French national team but elected to play for Senegal starting in 2014.

He has played alongside French midfielder Morgan Amalfitano at West Ham United.

The 26 year old was born December 24, 1989.

 Lee Daniels 

Director best known for his 2009 film Precious, which received six Academy Award nominations including Best Director. He also directed the 2013 film The Butler and he created the TV series Empire, which premiered in January 2015.

He started in the entertainment industry as a casting director and manager.

He made his directorial debut with the 2005 thriller Shadowboxer.

He adopted two children, Clara and Liam, with former partner Billy Hopkins.

He produced the 2001 film Monster’s Ball, which earned Halle Berry an Academy Award for Best Actress.

The 56 year old was born December 24, 1959.


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