Quick Facts of Colin Jost

  • Full NameColin Jost
  • Net Worth$6 Million
  • Date of Birth29 June, 1982
  • Marital Status Unmarried
  • BirthplaceNew York, USA
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • ProfessionActor, Comedian, Screenwriter
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year2005–present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Dark Brown
  • Height5 feet 10 inches
  • Weight74 kg
  • EducationHarvard University
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter, Facebook
  • Horoscope Cancer
Colin Jost

Eight times Emmy Awards nominated Colin Jost is an American comedian, an actor, as well as a screenwriter. He rose into fame for his excellent performance as a writer in the famous tv show, Saturday Night Live since 2005. In the show, he also served as co-head writers from 2012 to 2015. Moreover, he is also known for his work as a co-host in Weekend Update since 2014 alongside Leslie Jones, Michael Che, and Pete Davidson. 

Colin Jost’s Bio & Education

Colin Jost was born Colin Kelly Jost was born on June 29, 1982, in Staten Island in New York. He was born to his parents Daniel A. Jost and Kerry J. Kelly. His father is a former teacher at Staten Island Technical High School whereas, his mother is the chief medical officer for the New York City Fire Department and also a practitioner on Staten Island.


Jost has one brother named Casey Jost who is also an actor. Regarding his education, he attended Regis High School in Manhattan in 2000 and completed his graduation from Harvard University.

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After completing graduation from Harvard in 2004, Jost began his career as a comedian. Shortly after his entrance to the entertainment industry, he was hired for Saturday Night Live as a writer. Later, Jost served as a co-anchor in the Saturday Night Live sketch, Weekend Update.

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After that, Jost featured in the late night talk show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Furthermore, he appeared in a comedy movie, Staten Island Summer.


Throughout his career, Jost has shared a screen with Jimmy Fallon, Leslie Jones, Michael Che, and Pete DavidsonSimilarly, he is also honored with the Peabody Award in 2004 and at the same time, he is also eight times nominee for Emmy Award.

Colin Jost’s Earning & Net Worth

The Weekend Update co-host, Jost accumulated a huge amount of money from the versatility of his career. According to the Celebrity Net Worth, he has an estimated net worth of $6 million. Similarly, his SNL salary is $25,000 per episode, which turns to around $525,000 per season.

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Colin Jost’s Personal Life (Affairs & Wife)

Colin Jost is an unmarried man. He is supposedly having a love affair with an American actress Scarlet Johansson. Likewise, the pair is in a romantic relationship since May 2017. Similarly, they are living a happy life together without any rumors of the separation.

But previously Jost was in a relationship with the famous star Rashida Joneswho is famous for her appearance in the sitcom, Parks, and Recreation. 


Colin Jost’s Body Measurements (Age & Height)

Age: As of October 2018, he is 36 years old.

Height: Jost stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches.