Colin Jost – Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Nickname Colin
Gender Male
Age 41 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth June 29, 1982
Real Name Colin Kelly Jost
Profession Actor, Comedian, Writer
Nationality American
Birthplace Staten Island, New York, United States
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 42-32-14 inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.79 m)
Weight 75 kg (165 lbs)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
Hobbies Acting

Colin Kelly Jost is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is known for being a well-praised writer, known for ‘Saturday Night Live’ since 2005 (as a writer).

Jost also known as a co-anchor since 2014 for ‘Weekend Update’. He is also served as one of the show’s co-head writers from 2012 to 2015, and later, he came back as one of the show’s head writers in 2017.


From 2009 to 2012, Colin Jost was ‘Saturday Night Live’s writing supervisor. The actor also collab with fellow SNL co-head writer Rob Klein.

In 2015, the actor is known for being a writer for ‘Staten Island Summer’. In 2016, Colin Jost is known for appearing in ‘How To Be Single’.

In 2017, the actor also played a significant role as Ben in the ‘Tom & Jerry’ aired in the year 2021. In the same year, Jost acted in ‘Coming 2 America’ in which he appeared as Calvin Duke’.

However, the actor has made his extensive career by working on many projects. And he has been getting praised by many of his fans and followers.


Colin Jost has won many awards including ‘Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety for SNL in 2007. In 2010, he won the Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety (including talk) series, and many other awards and nominations are on the list.

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Colin Jost Education

Qualification: Graduated

School: Regis High School

College: Harvard University

Colin Jost Career

Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer

Known For: Famous for starring in Saturday Night Live tv show


Film debut: Staten Island Summer

Movie poster

Net Worth: USD $6 Million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Daniel A. Jost

His father Daniel A. Jost

Mother: Kerry Kelly

His mother Kerry Kelly

Brother: Casey Jost

His brother Casey Jost

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Scarlett Johansson (2020)

His wife Scarlett Johansson

No. of Children: 1

Daughter: Cosmo Jost

His daughter Cosmo Jost


Who is Colin Jost?

Colin Jost is an American actor, comedian, writer, born on 29 June, 1982 in Staten Island, New York, United States.

How old is Colin Jost?

Colin Jost is 41 years old as of February 2024.

How tall is Colin Jost?

Colin Jost is 5 feet 10 inches (1.79 m).

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