Colin Jost

Birth Day June 29th, 1982
Birth Place Grymes Hill, Staten Island
Age 41 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Colin Jost Biography

Colin Kelly Jost, an American comedian, actor, and writer is professionally known as Colin Jost who has been a writer for "Saturday Night Live" since 2005 and "Weekend Update" co-anchor since 2014. This Emmy-nominated comedian and television writer began anchoring SNL's Weekend Update segment in 2014. Less than a year after graduating from Harvard University (where he had worked on the university's humor magazine, the Harvard Lampoon), he joined the Saturday Night Live writing staff. Between 2007 and 2010, he received a Peabody Award and three Writers Guild Awards. He also previously served as one of the show's co-head writers from 2012 to 2015, and later came back as one of the show's head writers in 2017. Scroll down and know more about Jost's Full Biography, Personal Life, Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Job, Salary, Interesting Facts, Family, & more.

Famous For

  • Being an American comedian, actor, and writer.
  • For his work on "Saturday Night Live".

Colin Jost, a famous comedian, actor, and writer


Colin Jost Early Life 

Colin Jost was born on 29th June 1982 with the Cancer horoscope in New York, U.S. (hometown/birthplace). He is of American nationality and he belongs to mixed ethnicity as he has German, English, and Irish ancestry. His real name or full name is Colin Kelly Jost whereas his religion is Roman Catholic. His race is white. He happily celebrates his every birthday on the 29th June of every year and he has celebrated his 38th birthday as of 2020. His mother, Kerry J. Kelly, was the chief medical officer for the New York City Fire Department, and his father, Daniel A. Jost, is a former teacher at Staten Island Technical High School. He has a brother, Casey Jost who was featured in "Staten Island Summer" and is a writer for "Impractical Jokers". He attended Regis High School in Manhattan, where he was the editor of the school newspaper "The Owl". He then attended Harvard University, where he majored in history and literature, with a focus on Russian literature and British literature, and graduated "cum laude" in 2004. While at Harvard, he was president of the "Harvard Lampoon".

Colin Jost Career

  • Colin Jost kicks off his career working as a reporter and copy-editor for the "Staten Island Advance" and he was then hired as a writer for the short-lived Nickelodeon animated show, "Kappa Mikey". But, he left the show and was hired as a writer at NBC's "Saturday Night Live" in 2005.
  • He was "SNL's" writing supervisor from 2009 to 2012 as well as he was a co-head writer from 2012 to 2015, and regained that status in late 2017.
  • Then, he was by executive producer Lorne Michaels that if he could do the "Weekend Update" feature, as co-anchor Seth Meyers would soon be leaving to host "Late Night with Seth Meyers" as he accepted and replaced Meyers on the 1st March 2014, episode.
  • As well, he has worked in multiple roles related to comedy and he has also performed as a stand-up comedian, appearing on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon", TBS, and HBO.
  • Colin was selected as a "New Face" at the Montreal "Just for Laughs" festival in 2009 and has since appeared at the Chicago Just for Laughs festival in 2011 and 2012 and the Montreal festival in 2010 and 2012. 
  • Besides, he has also published four "Shouts and Murmurs" pieces in "The New Yorker" magazine and has also contributed to "The New York Times Magazine", "The Huffington Post", "The Staten Island Advance and Radar".
  • He wrote the screenplay of and played a minor role in the 2015 comedy film "Staten Island Summer", and he also had a minor role as Paul in the 2016 romcom feature "How to Be Single".
  • Also, he was seen on the 4th March 2019, episode of WWE's "Monday Night Raw" along with Michael Che where both were announced as special correspondents for WrestleMania 35. 
  • Colin released a memoir entitled, "A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir" in July 2020 whereas the book was well received and appeared on the "New York Times Bestseller List".
  • Moreover, he has can be seen as Ben in "Tom & Jerry" in 2021 as well as he is also going to feature in the 2022 film "Worst Man".

Colin Jost Awards and Achievements

  • Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety (including talk) series
  • Peabody Award 
  • Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series

Colin Jost Married Life With Scarlett Johansson

Concerning Colin Jost's personal life, he is a married guy as he was in a romantic relationship with actress Scarlett Johansson in May 2017. The pair got engaged in May 2019 and they tied a knot in October 2020. Jost opens up about the reasons behind marriage reveal. "Scarlett wanted to figure out a way of doing something that had another kind of meaning or could potentially help in some way," Jost recently told The Associated Press while promoting his latest film, "Tom and Jerry." "We talked about places that we would love to help, and Meals on Wheels was at the top of our list, just getting very basic food to people that need it seems like the most basic way to help," he said. "My character obviously is going overboard in an attempt to both please his bride and impress her father," Jost said. "Learning about communication and trying to anticipate what your partner wants or needs in different moments I think is the most important lesson I learned." Jost is of sexual orientation and he is not gay.

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Colin Jost Net Worth

Colin Jost is a famous American comedian, actor, and writer who has a worth of around $6 million as of 2021 His worth on Saturday Night Live is $25,000 per episode. He also does make at least one appearance on every episode, giving him about $525,000 per season of SNL. Colin's major source of income is from his acting, comedian, and writing career. He has done endorsement work for Skechers, Onward Neighborhood House, Netflix, from where he earns a fine amount of money. In addition, Jost was dorm-mates with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg while the two lived in Leverett House at Harvard. He donated $100 to Buttigieg's mayoral reelection campaign in 2015. Subsequently, during Buttigieg's presidential campaign, he portrayed Buttigieg in the 45th season of SNL.

Colin Jost Body Measurement 

Colin Jost is a handsome and adaptable comedian, actor, and writer who stands at an ideal height of 5 ft 10.5 in or 179 cm with a balanced bodyweight of around 74 kg or 163 lbs. He has dark brown hair and blue eyes. Jost has a body measurement of 42-32-14 inches with an average body build. He has kept his body maintained and he is fit, fine, and healthy.

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