Colin Jost Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Colin Jost

Biography / Wiki

The popular talk show ‘Saturday Night Live’ is one of the most-watched shows in the world and American actor, comedian, and screenwriter Colin Jost is best recognized for his work as a writer in SNL since 2005. Since 2014, he is also known for co-anchoring ‘Weekend Update’.

For his work on ‘Saturday Night Live’, Jost has won four Writers Guild Awards (WGA), a Peabody Award, and multiple Emmy Awards. He has performed on the show ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ as a stand-up comedian and was honored with the title of Breakout Artist. Jost frequently writes articles as well and has written for many popular Magazines.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on the 29th of June 1982, Collin Jost will turn 41 years old. He appears to be tall and has a well-maintained body figure which measures 44-32-36 and he wears number 9 in the shoe size. His height measures 5 feet 10.5 inches and his weight is 75 kg approximately. The well-known comedian has blue colored eyes and the color of his hair is brown.

Net Worth

Starting as a writer Collin Jost has made his way through and has become one of the topmost comedians in the United States of America.

He has been a part of one of the most popular shows in the world which is Saturday Night Live. Most of his wealth comes from his work as a writer and a comedian. The total net worth estimated for Collin Jost is $2.5 million US dollars as of now.

Education / Family

Born and raised in Staten Island, New York, United States, Collin Jost is the son of Daniel A. Jost and Kerry J. Kelly and grew up with his brother Casey Jost. He studied at Regis High School and later attended Harvard University.


Colin Kelly Jost

Nickname Colin
Birth Place Staten Island, United States of America
Date Of Birth June 29, 1982
Age 41 Years
Height In Centimetres – 179 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10.5″

Weight In Kilograms – 75 Kg

In Pounds – 165 lbs

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Profession Writer, Comedian, Social Media Personality and Actor
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Regis High School
College Harvard University
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Staten Island, United States of America
Debut TV Show – Weakest Link (2002, as Himself),

Film – Staten Island Summer (2015)

Fathers Name Daniel A. Jost
Mothers Name Kerry J. Kelly


Colin Jost with his parents
Colin Jost with his parents

Brothers Casey Jost


Colin Jost with his brother
Colin Jost with his brother

Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

Colin Jost was hired for NBC’s Saturday Night Live’ (SNL) as a writer in the year 2015. He served as a writing supervisor for the show from the year 2009 to 2012. Colin worked in the position of co-head writer from 2012 to 2015 and then regained the same status in late 2017. As a co-anchor, Jost joined the cast of ‘Weekend Update’ in the year 2014.

He frequently writes articles for ‘Radar’ and has his work published in ‘The New Yorker Magazine’. The New York Times Magazine, Staten Island Advance, and The Huffington Post are also some of the portals for which he writes.

The screenplay of the 2015 comedy flick ‘Staten Island Summer’ was written by Collin and he also had a minor role in it. Jost has also appeared on TBS and HBO. He has performed numerous times at the Chicago Just for Laughs festival and the Montréal festival after Jost became a ‘face’ of it in 2009.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

Talking about his dating life, he was previously dating Rashida Jones but now is currently engaged to the famous actress Scarlett Johansson.

Girlfriend Rashida Jones (2013 – 2016)


Colin Jost with his ex-girlfriend Rashida
Colin Jost with his ex-girlfriend Rashida

Scarlett Johansson (2017 – Present)

Colin Jost with his girlfriend Scarlett
Colin Jost with his girlfriend Scarlett

Marital Status Unmarried
Wife None

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Colin Jost’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Mark Wahlberg
Favorite Actress Scarlett Johansson
Favorite Colour Dark Blue
Favorite Holiday Destinations Australia
Favorite Food Italian Cuisine
Favorite Things To Do Reading, Travelling and Watching Football Game

Colin Jost

Some Interesting Facts About Colin Jost

  • Traveling all over the country and performing gigs, became possible for him because of his love for stand-up comedy.
  • Colin landed a job with Saturday Night Live as a writer after graduating from Harvard.
  • Jost participated in the college-edition of the game show The Weakest Link while studying at Harvard University and won $5,250.
  • Both of his grandparents were Staten Island firefighters.
  • Alongside his brother Casey Jost, he starred in the Netflix film Staten Island Summer which was written by him.
  • Aired on September 17, 2018, Colin and Michael Che were the hosts of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.
  • Carolines on Broadway, in 2011 named Colin as the Breakout Artist.
  • Colin has written articles for many publications like The New York Times Magazine, Radar, and The Huffington Post.
  • Colin has also participated in Just for Laughs which is a comedy festival.

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