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Colin Jost Net worth and Biography

Colin Jost net worth: Colin Jost is an American actor, writer, comedian and reporter and TV host of The Weekend and Saturday Night Life. He is also one of the co- head of writers for the Sunday Night Life. But later in 2017  he was made the show’s head of writers. 


Colin Jost net worth Profile 

Net worth: $8 Million 

Full Name: Colin Kelly Jost 


Date of Birth: June 29, 1982

Nationality: American 

Occupation: Reporter, Comedian, actor and TV Host 


Marital Status: Married 

Early Life 

Colin Kelly Jost was born on June 29,1982 in New York City. His father Daniel A. Jost was a former teacher at Staten Island Technical High School. His mother Kerry J. Kelly worked as a chief medical officer for the fire department of New York City. Jost schooled at Regis High School in Manhattan. He worked as an editor of the school newspaper The Owl. After high school, Jost proceeded to Harvard University to study history and literature, focusing on Russian and British literature. 


Immediately after graduating from the University, Colin Jost worked at Staten Island Advance as a reporter and copy editor. He was later hired to work as a writer for a brief Nickelodeon animated show titled Kappa Mikey. He further wrote a proposal through a writing packet, to Saturday Night Live of NBC and was employed to write for Saturday Night Live in 2005.


Colin Jost served as Saturday Night Live writing supervisor from 2009-2012. Jost has also worked on other writing and film projects like comedy and other shows. He has also starred in several comedy series like “How to be Single”. Below is a list of some projects Colin Jost has worked on.

  • “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,”
  • “Impractical Jokers”
  • “Late Night with Seth Meyers”
  • “Jimmy Kimmel Live”
  • “Tom & Jerry” (acting voice role) 
  • “How to Be Single”

Colin Jost focuses more on stand up comedy and comedy writing than acting. Some of his writings have been published on New Yorker, Radar, Huffington Post and the Staten Island Advance. As a contributor for The New York Times Magazine, Jost has written a host of pieces. 

Jost has been hired once, alongside Michael Che, to serve as correspondents for WrestleMania, which was later released in 2019.

Colin Jost has been nominated fourteen times for the Primetime Emmy Awards for his outstanding contributions on Saturday Night Live. 


He has also won the Writer’s Guild of America Awards, three times. 

Personal Life

Colin Jost got married to popular actress Scarlett Johansson in 2020 after dating for three years.

Colin Jost Net worth

Colin Jost net worth is currently estimated at $8 Million. 


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