Colin Jost Bio, Age, Brother, Wife, Son, Book, Net Worth, Movies

Colin Jost Biography

Colin Jost is an American comedian known for his appearances in the Saturday Night Live sketch comedy series since 2005. He is also an actor known for his portrayal of Calvin Duke in Coming 2 America. Likewise, he is a writer known for his work in films such as Kappa Mikey.

How old is Colin Jost? – Age

The How to Be Single actor is 41 years old as of 2023. He was born in June 29, 1982, in Staten Island, New York, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is Colin Jost? – Height

Jost is 5 feet 9 inches (1.79 m) tall.

Colin Jost Mother, Father, Brother – Family

Colin was born to Daniel A. Jost and Kerry Kelly in Staten Island, New York, United States. His father is a former teacher currently working at Staten Island Technical High School. On the other hand, his mother worked as the chief medical officer for the New York City Fire Department. He was brought up along with his brother; Casey Jost. It is known that Casey is a professional writer and a producer of Impractical Jokers.

Colin Jost Education

The SNL comedian enrolled at Regis High School in Manhattan before transferring to Harvard University. During this time, he majored in in history and literature and graduated in 2004. Likewise, he pursued both Russian literature and British literature.

Is Colin Jost Married? – Wife

Colin has been married to his wife Scarlett Johansson since 2020. She is an actress known for her roles in films such as Lucy, The Avengers, Asteroid City, Lost in Translation, Under the Skin, and Black Widow. The couple began dating in May 2017 and were officially engaged in May 2019.

Comedian and Actor Colin Jost Photo
Comedian and Actor Colin Jost Photo

Colin Jost Son

The Coming 2 America actor and his wife Scarlett share a son known as Cosmo Jost whom they welcomed on August, 2021.

Colin Jost Comedy

Jost is a vastly recognized comedian known for his performances on Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday. Likewise, he was cast in the 2 episodes of WWE as well as Raw WrestleMania 35 as a special guest.

It is known that he was also featured in the Weakest Link as a contestant. On the other hand, he has served as a show host on TV special platforms such as 70th Primetime Emmy Awards. In addition, he has worked in The Kardashians, That Damn Michael Che, and RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Acting Career

Colin is a professional actor known for potraying the caharacter of Paul in How to Be Single. He also played the role of Officer Greg Callahan in Staten Island Summer. Afterward, he landed in the Tom & Jerry Ben movie, where he starred as Ben. On the other hand, he is a film writer known for his work in Saturday Night Live and Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Tom and Jerry
  • Staten Island Summer
  • How to Be Single
  • That Damn Michael Che
  • Coming 2 America
  • Worst Man
  • 70th Emmy Awards
  • WWE: WrestleMania 35
  • Saturday Night
  • White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch
  • RBG
  • The Last Laugh
  • The 44th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
  • Black Mediocrity
  • Inside Jokes
  • The Pole


  • Five Writers Guild of America Award
  • Peabody Award


  • A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir

Colin Jost Net Worth

Citing his career, Colin sits at an estimated net worth of $10 Million.

Colin Jost Instagram

You can find and follow Jost on Instagram using the account name: @colinjost

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