Ryan Seacrest looks unrecognizable in the epic retro photo with his limp hair and t-shirt tucked into his pants

RYAN Seacrest wowed fans after he shared a throwback snap on social media that sums up his past fashion style.

The American Idol host commemorated the Fourth of July by sharing a snap on Instagram that expressed patriotism.

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest showed fans his fashion transformation on Instagram


American Idol host Ryan Seacrest showed fans his fashion transformation on InstagramPhoto credit: Getty
Ryan wore his graphic tee tucked in his pants and his haircut loose in the retro picture


Ryan wore his graphic tee tucked in his pants and his haircut loose in the retro pictureCredit: Instagram/@ryanseacrest

Ryan, 48, stood next to his father, Gary Lee, outside his family’s old home.

A huge American flag flew at the TV presenter’s back.

Ryan and Gary hugged each other and smiled for the sweet father-son moment.

the previous Live! morning show The host looked like a completely different person compared to his current aesthetic.

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When the picture was taken, Ryan’s hair was golden blonde and styled in a floppy haircut – ’90s version.

As for the media personality’s outfit, his graphic t-shirt was tucked into his pants.

Ryan captioned the nostalgic post: “Time to hit the beaches and rock the docks because it’s the best birthday party of the year.”

“Happy 4th 🇺🇸! #4tofJuly.”

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Countless fans responded to Ryan’s caption, wishing him a “happy fourth of July.”

Other fans focused on his image and commented on his past aesthetic.

“The sun in my hair…” one fan commented, while another added, “Love these pics! So happy for your whole family!”


From time to time, Ryan gives his fans a glimpse of how his style has evolved over the years.

In April, he shared a photo of himself visiting a Disney park as a child on social media.

Ryan posed alongside Pluto in his childhood photo at a Disney park from his youth.

In the classic picture, Ryan looked like a completely different person.

His sister Meredith stood on the other side of Pluto.

Ryan shared the photo while airing Idol episodes filmed at Disney’s Aulani Resort in Hawaii.

He captioned the photo: “We’re bringing it back cuz we’re back at @disneyaulani! Tune in to #AmericanIdol tonight and vote for your favorites to make the top 20!”

Fans took a look at the photo to let Ryan know what they think of the snap.

Some could hardly believe it was the American Idol host.

One fan wrote: “No way! are you that young @ryanseacrest? Wow”

Another shared: “Oh my god you look so different!”

A third wrote: “Lovely then and now!”

A fourth commented: “Great pic of you and your sister Meredith. Flora really does look like her mum!”

Are you saying I do?

Meanwhile, Ryan’s girlfriend Aubrey Paige, 25, often teases online about the “next chapter” in the couple’s life as fans beg for the couple to get engaged.

The model teased the couple’s future with an Instagram post.

Aubrey captioned her post: “Ryan I’ve never met a more inspiring man. You make it seem so easy, but the truth is, there’s just nobody quite like you.”

“I am extremely proud of you. Not just your work ethic, but your caring heart and the genuine love you give to others.”

She continued, “I’m so excited for this next chapter of your life and ours.”

“May it be filled with total presence, joy and relaxation in every single moment. The best is yet to come.”

“Bottom up! I love you baby.”

The post featured photos of Ryan and his longtime girlfriend playing golf together and enjoying a helicopter ride.

Aubrey was spotted in the live audience on Friday.

Aubrey was there to celebrate Ryan’s final episode of the talk show.

Ryan’s last live episode aired on April 14.

It was full of tears, laughter, memories, cake and his family.

Along with his parents and sister, Ryan’s girlfriend was also caught on camera.

Aubrey clapped along with the crowd, who gave the host a standing ovation.

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The model even received a shout-out from Kelly Ripa, 52, who said: “And there’s Aubrey. Hello!”

The model wore her hair in a ponytail and a multicolored patterned dress while waving at the hosts and smiling back.

A huge American flag could be seen behind Ryan in the photo


A huge American flag could be seen behind Ryan in the photoPhoto credit: Reuters
Ryan wished his fans a


Ryan wished his fans a “happy fourth of July” in the caption of his post.Photo credit: Getty
While some fans also wished him a


While some fans also wished him a “happy 4th of July,” others commented on his ’90s stylePhoto credit: Getty


CELINE CASTRONUOVO is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. CELINE CASTRONUOVO joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: celine@dailynationtoday.com.

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