Colin Jost Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Career, & More

Colin Jost Biography

Colin Jost – Colin Kelly Jost is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor who was born in the United States on June 29, 1982. Since 2005, Jost has worked as a member of the writing team for the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live. Since 2014, he has also served as a co-anchor for the show Weekend Update.

Additionally, he was one of the show’s co-head writers from the years 2012 to 2015, and he returned to the show in 2017 to serve as one of the show’s head writers alongside Michael Che for the years 2017 until 2022.

Colin Jost Biography & Personal Details

NameColin Jost
Full NameColin Kelly Jost
Date Of Birth29 June 1982
Staten Island, New York, United States/
Staten Island
Age 41 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Cancer
Gender Male
SchoolRegis High School
College/UniversityHarvard University
Education QualificationGraduation
HobbiesListning Music, Travelling, Horse Riding
ReligionRoman Catholic
ProfessionComedian, Actor, Writer
AwardsComedy/Variety Sketch Series (2018),
Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy/Variety Talk Series (2007, 2010),
Audie Award for Humor (2021)
ControversiesIn 2016, he faced fierce criticism after he made a transgender joke on SNL. He had said, The dating app Tinder announced a new feature this week, which gives users 37 different gender identity options.
Written BookA Very Punchable Face: A Memoir

Colin Jost Family, Relationship and Afair

Jost is the older of two sons and was born and reared in New York City, most specifically in the Grymes Hill district of Staten Island.

Colin Jost in Youngster Days

Kerry J. Kelly, his mother, was as the chief medical officer for the New York City Fire Department, and Daniel A. Jost, his father, was a teacher at Staten Island Technical High School in the past.

Colin Jost with his Mother

Colin Jost with his Father

Casey Jost, his younger brother, is a writer and producer for the show Impractical Jokers. Casey Jost also appeared in Staten Island Summer. 

Colin Jost with his Younger brother

In May of 2017, Jost started a romantic connection with the actress Scarlett Johansson. The two became engaged in the month of May in 2019. The couple tied the knot in October of 2020, at their residence in New York. In August of 2021, Johansson gave birth to a boy for the couple.

Colin Jost with his Wife (Scarlett Johansson)

Colin Jost with his Ex-Gf (Rashida Jones)

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateOctober 29, 2020
ParentsMother-Kerry J. Kelly
Father-Daniel A. Jost
SiblingsBrother-Casey Jost
Spouse/WifeScarlett Johansson
Girlfriend/AfairRashida Jones (Ex-Gf)

Physical Measurement

Height (Approx.)In Centimeters –179 cm
In Meters-1.79 m
In Feet and Inches –5′ 10″
Weight (Approx.) In Kg –75 Kg
In Pounds –165 lbs
Body Measurements (Approx.)Chest Size-44 inches
Waist Size-32 inches
Biceps Size-16 inches
Hair ColourDark Brown
Eye ColourBlue

Colin Jost Career

  • After receiving his degree, Jost began his career in journalism at the Staten Island Advance, where he held the positions of reporter and copy editor. After that, he was hired as a writer for an animated show on Nickelodeon called Kappa Mikey, which lasted for only a few seasons.
  • Following his departure from that role, he submitted a writing packet to NBC’s Saturday Night Live, and the show ultimately offered him a spot as a writer in the year 2005.
  • Jost served as the writing supervisor for SNL from 2009 until 2012. Between the years 2012 and 2015, he held the position of co-head writer, and between 2017 and 2022, he held that position once again.                                                                                                                                             
  • Later on, Jost surpassed Meyers’ record to become the longest anchor in the annals of the segment’s history. This occurred on the episode that was hosted by Jason Sudeikis on October 23, 2021.
  • Jost has been employed in a variety of comedic roles during the course of his career. He has appeared as a stand-up comic on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, TBS, and HBO, among other television programs.
  • Since being honored with the title of “New Face” at the Just for Laughs festival in Montréal in 2009, he has gone on to perform at the Chicago Just for Laughs festival in 2011 and 2012, as well as the Just for Laughs festival in Montréal in 2010 and 2012.
  • In January of 2016, Jost served as the opening act for the album recording that was being done by comedian Liam McEneaney at The Bell House in Brooklyn. In the latter half of 2018, Jost and Aaron Rodgers, quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, starred in an advertising campaign for the brand Izod.
  • On the episode of WWE’s Monday Night Raw that aired on March 4, 2019, both Michael Che and Jost appeared on the show. During their appearances, they were both revealed as special correspondents for WrestleMania 35.
  • A memoir written by Jost and titled A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir was published in July of 2020. The book was warmly appreciated, and it was included on the bestseller list of The New York Times.

Favourite Things   

  • Food: Buffalo Wings, Crabs
  • Comedian: Norm Macdonald
  • Film(s): Mulholland Drive (2001), Groundhog Day (1993)
  • Travel Destination: Puerto Rico
  • American Football Team: New York Giants
  • Baseball Team: New York Mets
  • Actrees: His Wife Scarlett Johansson
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Colin Jost Net Worth:

Net Worth (Approx.)$30 million in 2023
Monthly Income and Salary$100,000
Yearly Income and Salary$4 Million

Colin Jost Cars Collection:

  • Not Known

Fanmail address:

Colin Jost
333 Hudson Street
Suite 1005
New York, NY 10013

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