If you enjoy interviews, especially those that get the emotions out of a celebrity, you are well aware of who Sean Evans is. The host of the famous series, Hot Ones, Sean Evans is one of the most respected talk show hosts out there. His show Hot Ones is a celebrity talk show wherein the guest is expected to answer questions while they eat spicy wings that only get spicier with each passing piece.
About Sean Evans
He is the host of the talk show, Hot Ones. Before stepping into his career as a talk show host/interviewer, Evans used to be a copywriter for a Chicago-based Tourism Board. It’s people like him that prove to us that running behind your passion is very important and always worthwhile.
As a child, Evans ate a lot of spicy food. This is how he built a tolerance for it.
His spice tolerance plays a very important role in the type of interview style he chose. The uniqueness of this show is what made it famous among the A-lister celebrities of Hollywood. Evans built a very comfortable and fun way to conduct an interview which involves connecting with the celebrity on a whole other level of spice.
Early Life And Family
He was born on the 26th of April 1986 at Evanston, Chicago. After doing his schooling there, he went to the University of Illinois where he did his undergraduate degree in broadcast journalism. He used to freelance for the New Orleans-based Complex Magazine by doing publications and interviewing famous people like 2 Chainz and Steph Curry. It was then that he realized his love for interviewing and talking to people which made him quit his job as a freelancer and work for the complex instead.
Career And Major Milestones
After his show Hot Ones started doing well, his career took off. As it was a different approach to celebrity interviews, it was very well accepted into the sector of journalism and public relations. Through his show, he portrayed a whole different way of interviewing without having to conduct in the basic one-on-one manner.
This show was co-founded by Sean Evans and Chris Schonberger. This show is unique because, for their guests, they provide wings or other vegan options all covered in hot sauces which have progressive ratings on the Scoville scale.
There are ten wings that both the guest and Evans are expected to eat. They are also given a glass of milk to ease the heat of the hot sauce.
Sean has interviewed several famous personalities on his show like Kevin Hart, Paul Rudd, Billie Eilish. He has also interviewed the culinary mastermind, Gordon Ramsey.
Talking about his Major milestones, he was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host.
A Few Things You Didn’t Know About Sean Evans
1. Seans eats spice because he genuinely enjoys it.
2. He became famous for eating the Reaper Pepper which is the hottest pepper and it also holds a place for the same in the Guinness World Records.
This Youtube Personality and amazing producer, Sean Evans is estimated to have a net worth of $8 million. Most of his income comes through the talk show and some through his social media handles.