Colin Jost is an American comedian, actor, and writer best known for his work as a writer and cast member on the long-running sketch comedy show “Saturday Night Live” (SNL).He was born on Staten Island, New York, on June 29, 1982.
Jost joined the writing staff of SNL in 2005 and became the co-head writer in 2012. He started appearing on the show’s “Weekend Update” segment as a co-anchor alongside Michael Che in 2014. Jost remained a part of “Weekend Update” for several years, delivering satirical news commentary and jokes.
In addition to his work on SNL, Jost has ventured into other areas of entertainment. He has written for magazines like The New Yorker and has worked as a screenwriter. Jost has also made appearances in films such as “How to Be Single” (2016) and “Staten Island Summer” (2015).
Outside of his professional life, Colin Jost is known for his relationship with actress Scarlett Johansson. The couple got engaged in 2019 and tied the knot in October 2020.
Colin Jost Net Worth Growth
|Net Worth in 2023||$24 Million|
|Net Worth in 2022||$20 Million|
|Net Worth in 2021||$18 Million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$16 Million|
|Net Worth in 2019||$14 Million|
|Net Worth in 2018||$12 Million|
|Real Name||Colin Kelly Jost|
|Nick Name||Colin Jost|
|Birth Place||Staten Island, New York|
|Date Of Birth||29 June 1982|
|Height||Feet and Inches – 5’10”|
|Weight||75 kg(165 lbs)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Education||Harvard University, Regis High School|
|Parents||Daniel A. Jost, Kerry Kelly|
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Colin Jost is primarily known for his work on “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) as a writer and cast member. However, in terms of movies and TV shows, he has been involved in the following notable projects:
- “How to Be Single” (2016) – Jost had a supporting role in this romantic comedy film starring Dakota Johnson and Rebel Wilson.
- “Staten Island Summer” (2015) – Jost wrote and starred in this coming-of-age comedy film set in his hometown of Staten Island.
“Saturday Night Live” (2005-present) – Jost has been a writer and cast member on SNL since 2005. He became the co-head writer in 2012 and joined the “Weekend Update” segment as a co-anchor in 2014.
Career and Awards
Colin Jost has had a successful career in comedy, writing, and television. Here are some of his professional high points and important accolades:
In 2005, Colin Jost started working as a pen for” Saturday Night Live”( SNL).He became the co-head writer of SNL in 2012 and continued to work on the show in that capacity.
In 2014, Jost joined the “Weekend Update” segment of SNL as a co-anchor, alongside Michael Che.
He has written for several magazines, including The New Yorker, and has contributed to various publications.
As a writer on “Saturday Night Live,” Colin Jost has been nominated for several Primetime Emmy Awards.
He received a Writers Guild of America Award nomination for Comedy/Variety – Sketch Series for his work on SNL.
Jost has been part of the SNL writing team that won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Variety Series multiple times.
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Colin Jost graduated from high academy in 2000 while enrolled at Regis High School. He concluded his education at Harvard University, where he also studied. After finishing his training, he began his career.