Colin Jost

You should be familiar with this name, Colin Jost. He is one of the top comedians and scriptwriters of the industry. He has been working in Saturday Night Live for many years and recently has been promoted to become the co-head writer for the show. Colin is an outstanding artist and has been nominated for the Emmy Awards for eight consecutive years. But unfortunately, he was not won the award.

Well, how well do you know about Colin Jost? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Colin Jost’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Colin Jost to date.

Biography and Early Life

On 29 June 1982, Colin Jost was born to Daniel A. Jost and Kerry Kelly. He was born in Staten Island near New York City. Daniel Jost was a teacher in a high school named Staten Island High School. Daniel was professionally an engineer but worked as a teacher. Kelly was a Medical officer working in the New York City Fire Department. Colin had a very interesting childhood due to his brother, Casey Jost. He has spent a lot of time with his brother and has a lot of lovely memory.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Colin Jost in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Colin Jost’s age is 39 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 29 June 1982. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 179 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.


Talking about Colin’s academic life, he was a very bright student. He started his schooling at Regis High School, which is located in Manhattan. There, his performance was excellent, and even his teachers were very impressed with his bright mind. He then went to study at Harvard University. There he found the opportunity to be part of many activities and was the Harward Lampoon president.    

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Colin Jost was married to Scarlett Johansson in the year 2020. They were in a relationship for many years. Their relationship started in the year 2017, and they got officially engaged in 2019. Before he became serious with Scarlett Johansson, he was with Rashida Jones from the year 2013. But their relationship ended in 2016. Currently, Colin is not expecting any child with his wife, but we will keep you posted when they have one.

Is Colin Jost Gay?

There have not been any reports that would prove that Colin Jost is interested in any homosexual relationship and is very much straight in his sexual orientation. He is a very happy family man and currently shares his life with Scarlett Johansson. They are not expecting any child at this moment.   

Professional Career

Colin Jost was always fond of writing stories based on his imagination or seeing something inspirational in his life. After finishing his high school studies, he focused on his writing skills and took that as his main career option. He was always determined with his goal in life since he was a child. Jost got his first job as a school journal publisher.

This was just the beginning of his career. Jost’s career took a big leap from school editor to being the creator of the most popular American Talk Show, ‘Saturday Night Live,’ which went on successfully for more than eight years. Along with being the show’s creator, he was also helping the team prepare the scripts. He has also worked with Rob Klein and created more fabulous shows for American Television.

He has also been invited to host and judge several shows, like sharing a stage with Seth Meyers and hosting the Late Night Show, and many more. Jost had been invited to attend a show where he acted in a short play as a Governor of Ohio debating with John Kasich, who acted as the opponent party.

Further moving forward in his career, he also got the chance to work with Jimmy Fallon on his Late Night Show, which telecasted on two popular channels. Currently, he is actively performing as an anchor and giving daily updates every weekend on what is happening in the industry.


Colin has been blessed with numerous awards and recognition throughout his career for delivering himself as an amazing creator of the industry. Along with his brilliant writing skills, Colin has also been an amazing actor. Colin has been honored by the Writers Guild Of America Awards, not once but more than three times for writing brilliant scripts for multiple shows.

His success does not end here. He has also been nominated for Emmy Awards more than seven times. Colin has truly been a breakthrough star in the industry. These are just a few of the awards mentioned; he has more to come yet. 

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Colin Jost in 2021

As of 2021, Colin Jost is believed to have an approximate net worth of $10 million. He has acquired such a great bank balance after putting in a great deal of hard work to make himself the best co-writer for Saturday Night Live. He has also been a very apt comedian and an outstanding actor who has made him famous worldwide. He has given some of his outstanding performances in movies that have made him add a lot to his net worth. He is also believed to have an approximate salary of $25 thousand per episode.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Colin Jost had been hired by NBC where he was the writer for many series and shows.

Colin Jost is one of the best scriptwriters and a fabulous artist on and off-screen. He has created a great name for himself that he has made through acting, performing comedy skits, and writing mind-boggling scripts for Saturday Night Live. This has made him famous across the globe.  His popularity came also be measured by the number of followers he has on his social media platforms.


Facts of Colin Kelly Jost

  • Gender Male
  • full nameColin Kelly Jost
  • birthplaceStaten Island, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth June 29, 1982
  • Age 41 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionRoman Catholic
  • net worth$10 million
  • professionAmerican comedian, writer, and actor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 74 Kg, In Pounds – 163 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 179 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolRegis High School

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