Former VJ of MTV's TRL, he replaced Carson Daly after his departure.
He attended Northwestern University where he majored in communication studies.
He appeared in the animated film Robots with Mel Brooks.
His father is an art teacher, while his mother is an art department supervisor. He married actress Grasie Mercedes.
He was the co-host of the UK reality series I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! alongside Myleene Klass.