News: Ryan Seacrest Donates Entire Paycheck

by | April 8, 2008 at 9:25 AM | General

Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest may be the host of, like, 14 different TV and radio shows, but he’s using his paychecks for a good cause. He has has handed his entire Idol Gives Back winnings to the Idol charity. People reports:

Ryan Seacrest was in a charitable mood Sunday night: In addition to hosting FOX’s Idol Gives Back special, the host also handed over his paycheck for the evening.

A source close to Seacrest tells PEOPLE that he wanted to show fans that he was serious about the cause.

“When he and Simon went to Africa last year and saw the children, it was really life-altering for him,” says the source. “He just knew he had to do his part and be willing to put his money where his mouth is.”