Colin Jost

Colin Jost

Who is Colin Jost?

Colin Jost is an American actor and writer who is known for his work on "Saturday Night Live." After that, he worked in several talk shows like Kappa Mikey (2006), Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday (2017), and  75th Golden Globe Awards (2018). He also worked as a writer on several movies like Staten Island Summer (2015), and Worst Man (2020). 

Similarly, He has developed an interest in writing and comedy in his teenage. For this, he was honored with 06 awards out of his 26 nominations during his career. He appeared as a special guest in several TV shows like WWE Raw (2019) and Wrestle Mania 35 (2019). He also writes articles for ‘The Huffington Post,’ ‘The New York Times Magazine,’ ‘Staten Island Advance’ and ‘Radar.’ Presently, he has a good fan following on his social platforms like Instagram and Twitter. He has more than 530K on Instagram and 283.6K on Twitter.

  • His work as a comedy writer for Saturday Night Live wherein he has served as a co-head writer from 2012 to 2015 and returned as the show’s head writer in December 2017.
  • Co-hosting the “Weekend Update” segment on Saturday Night Live with Michael Che.


Who are Colin Jost's parents?

Recalling his early life, Colin Jost was born in Staten Island, New York, the United States to his parents as Colin Kelly Jost in the year 1982. Currently, he aged 38 years old. His parents are Daniel A. Jost and Kerry J. Kelly. His father is an engineer and teacher while his mother is a physician and chief medical officer. Also, he has a brother named Casey Jost who is Comedian by profession. Similarly, he is of American nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. Further, his birth sign is Cancer and follows Roman Catholic.


Concerning his academic qualifications, Colin Jost attended Regis High School and graduated in 2000. Then, he enrolled at Harvard University where he studied the History and Literature of Russia and Britain and later graduated in 2004. Also, he was the President of the humor magazine Harvard Lampoon.

Are Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost married?

Reflecting on his personal life, Colin Jost was married to Scarlett Johansson. The pair started dating in May 2017 and later engaged in 2019. Finally, the couple exchanged their vows in a secret wedding in October 2020. Presently, the couple lives happily and spends quality time with each other during pandemic COVID-19.

Previously, he has a romantic relationship with Rashida Jones in 2013. However, the couple does not continue their relationship and later separated in 2016.

What is Colin Jost's net worth?

Colin Jost is an actor, comedian, and writer by profession. He has the sum of a good amount of money and fame through his profession to date. Based on some online sites, his estimated net worth is said to be $8 million and he charges $25 Thousand per episode. Also, He has done several endorsements works like Skechers, Onward Neighbourhood House, and Netflix.

How tall is Colin Jost?

Observing his body statistics, Colin Jost has a height of 5 feet 10½ inches and he weighs around 74 Kg. Similarly, she has a slim body with a body measurement of 42-32-14 inches including his chest, waist, and biceps sizes. Further, he has a pair of blue eyes and dark brown eyes.

Facts About Colin Jost

  • #1While he was in college, he participated in the college-edition of the game show "The Weakest Link" and won $5,250.
  • #2He became one of the youngest writers to be hired at the age of 22 on the talk show named Saturday Night Live as a writer.
  • #3His grandfather and great-grandfather were Staten Island firefighters.
  • #4He enjoys playing golf in his spare time.
  • #5He appears at comedy festivals such as Just for Laughs.
  • #6He has published 3 "Shouts and Murmurs" pieces in The New Yorker Magazine and writes articles for The New York Times Magazine, The Huffington Post, Radar, and Staten Island Advance.
  • #7In 2020, he wrote his memoir "A Very Punchable Face."
  • #8He has developed an interest in writing and comedy in his teenage.
  • #9In 2011, He was honoured with the title of Breakout Artist by ‘Carolines on Broadway.’
  • #10He has written and starred in the Netflix film Staten Island Summer, which also stars his brother Casey Jost.
Colin Jost
Quick Facts of Colin Jost
Celebrated Name Colin Jost
Age 38 years old
Nick Name Colin
Birth Name Colin Kelly Jost
Birth Date 1982-06-29
Gender Male
Profession American Screenwriter
Birth Nation United States of America
Place of Birth Staten Island, New York, United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Cancer
Religion Roman Catholic
Marital Status Married
Wife Scarlett Johansson
Children One
Father Daniel A. Jost
Mother Kerry J. Kelly
Siblings One
Brother Casey Jost
Height 5 feet 10½ inches
Weight 74 Kg
Body Build/Type Slim
Chest Size 42 inches
Waist Size 32 inches
Biceps Size 14 inches
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Net Worth $8 Million
Salary $25 Thousand - Per Episode
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Sexual Orientation Straight
Awards 06
First Award Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety (including talk) series (2007)
Nominations 26
High School Regis High School
University Harvard University
Education Qualification Degree in History and Literature
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