Describing herself as a no-nonsense adventurer who is also a mouthy blonde blessed with a big personality, Erin Ryder is a TV host, producer, explorer, and photographer among other things. She is known for the reality TV series, Destination Truth, for which she was an on-camera investigator. Ryder has wandered some of the most dangerous places in the world covering more than fifty countries. Let’s learn more about her…
Erin Ryder Biography
The TV host was born Erin Leigh Ryder on August 14, 1980, in New York City.
Even though she has not revealed anything about her family including her parents, it is known that she has a sister, Caitlin Ryder whom she is very close to and has described as her best friend. Caitlin made some appearance in the MTV series, The Jersey Shore. She is also a friend to the star of the show Snooki who invited her a number of times to the show. Erin also has another sister, Courtney.
Erin Ryder got her education from the State University of New York at Cortland, graduating in 2002 with honors. She got communications and computer applications degrees from the institution. Ryder was also good with athletics that she made the All-American team in hockey and was named the M. Louise Moseley Award recipient in field hockey. The award was especially for female athletes who have shown strong leadership skills and athletic achievement.
She went further to obtain a masters degree in Television, Radio, and Film from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Erin Ryder began her career with NBC where she worked for the Olympics. Ahead of the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, she produced the Open, Bumps, Teases and Promos. She would later work with many other stations including Cartoon Network, ESPN, MTV, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, and National Geographic Channel among others.
With greater opportunities in Los Angeles, she decided to relocate there in 2005 where, in no time, she became the field producer of MTV’s Final Fu and then she worked on 32nd Daytime Emmy Awards, assisting with the production. Busy with many productions in different places including New York and Detroit, Erin became the producer and team member for the Syfy reality show, Destination Truth. She was part of it from the second to the fifth season which was also the final.
Chasing UFOs became the next show that she got involved in. Erin Ryder starred in it together with Ben McGee and James Fox while also its co-executive producer in 2012. It was followed by the web series Myth Explorer which she produced for Universal studio.
Her Husband, Is She Married?
Looking at her personal life, Erin Ryder is not someone who reveals so much about her relationships. Nonetheless, she does not have a husband as she has never been married.
Because of how private she is, it is not known if she is dating anyone at the moment or even if she has been in any relationship in the past. There have been some rumors in the past that have linked the beautiful TV host to a man known as Brian Leavell. However, there is no confirmation on whether the two ever dated.
Erin Ryder’s Net Worth
Through the years, Ryder has not only been a versatile individual, but she has also been very hardworking. She has handled a lot of things as a host, producer, and much more. Thanks to all these, she has come by both fame and fortune. With that said, her actual net worth is not known, even though there is no doubt that she is doing very well for herself.
Life Of The TV Host
Living a very busy life, here are some interesting facts about Erin Ryder:
1. Where she lives: She now lives in Los Angeles where she always enjoys different outdoor activities.
2. Other works: Inasmuch as she has become popular for hosting shows and as a producer, she has also done many other things as the very versatile individual that she is. Some of the things she has done are Voice Over work and Radio DJying.
3. Height: A good looking woman with a slim and nice body build, Erin stands at 5 feet 8.5 inches (1.74 m).
4. Social Media: Erin is a very popular person on social media where she enjoys strong followership on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook among other platforms.