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Colin Jost Biography

Updated On 21 May, 2019 Published On 20 May, 2019
Colin Jost
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Date of Birth :
Age : 41 years old
Family Name : Colin Jost
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Gemini
Height : 5 Feet 10 Inch

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American actor, comedian, and writer, Colin Jost is one of the most famous and recognized personality on the television screen. He is best known as the writer and host of the popular television show named The Saturday Night Live. Jost is also popular for engaging the famous Endgame actress Scarlett Johansson.

Colin won the Writer Guild of America Award(5 times) and Peabody Award in 2009.

Personal Life of Colin Jost; Know about his Girlfriends, Relationships

Colin Jost is presently engaged to his long-term girlfriend, famous American actress Scarlett Johansson. The duo is together for over two years and is deeply fallen in love.

Famous American writer, actor, and comedian Colin Jost with his fianceScarlett Johansson.

The pair first met when they both were working in the same show named SNL in 2006. At that time, Jost was working as a writer for the show whereas Johansson was working as the host for the some. Meanwhile, the pair made their public debut as a couple in the 13th of November 2017, whereas they recently appeared in the Endgame premiere together in Los Angeles.

Jost in an interview with the USA Today in 2017 described his fiance saying,

"She's pretty cool... It's hard to have a lot of complaints, she's pretty awesome."

The couple shared the engagement ring recently after dating for over two years. Considering the love and bond between the duo, everybody including the fans of both parties is waiting for the duo's marriage. More to that, Johansson's published confirmed about the duo's engagement on Sunday and told that the wedding date hasn't been fixed yet. 

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Colin will share the wedding for the first time while it will be the third marriage for his fiance. In fact, she was first married to the Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds in 2008, later in 2011, they divorced. Then, she married the famous journalist Romain Dauriac in 2014. The Endgame star divorced with her former husband in 2017, who she shares a daughter named Rose Dorothy Dauriac.

Colin is out of any dating rumors and relationships prior to his relationship with Scarlett. What's more, he is never spotted with any girls in his early life. Additionally, he is an active person on social media where he posts many posts regarding his personal and professional life.

How much is a Net Worth of Colin Jost? Know about his Earnings, Salary, Cars, House

Colin Jost hold's a net worth of $6 million. He gathered that fortune by working as an active actor, comedian, and writer. In addition, the average salary of a film actor is $17.00 per hour and $81,000 per year, whereas the average salary of a television actor is $9-$100 per hour. Similarly, the salary of a comedian is $92,000 annually and the writer is $51,410 a year.

Colin is an active person on social media and uses modern media platforms including Instagram. He posts many promotional posts in his Instagram account and earns over $1,210.5-$2,017.5 per post from his Instagram account.

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The 36-year-old comedian started his acting career in the television industry by working in the 2005 American late-night live television show named Saturday Night Live. Besides, he first appeared in the television screen as a contestant of the 2002 game show Weakest Link. Since then, he appeared in many shows and series including Kappa Mikey and Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday.

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As for Colin's film career, firstly he starred in the film entitled Staten Island Summer in 2015as Officer Gerg. After that, he acted in the 2016 American romantic comedy film named How to Be Single as Paul. Further, his film How to Be Single was a blockbuster which grossed a total of $112.3 million on the box office against the budget of $38 million.

As a writer, his first official work was in 2005 when he was hired as a writer at NBC's Saturday Night Live. After which, he also worked in the 2015 film named Staten Island Summer as a writer.

Colin Jost's house in Montauk.
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The Saturday Night Live writer owns a house near the ocean in Montauk which he bought at $2.149 million. In addition, the house contains four-bedroom, three-bathroom, heated pool, outdoor shower, butler's pantry and a deck with ocean views. Besides, Colin and Scarlett are about to buy a palatial seaside apartment in the Hamptons with $7.95 million. The apartment is of 4,157-square-foot and contains five-bedroom with the five-bathroom condo. What's more, the apartment is the most expensive of the eight residences left for sale.

Quick facts of Colin Jost

  • Colin Jost was born on June 29, 1982, in Staten Island, New York, the United States as Colin Kelly Jost.
  • He holds American nationality.
  • He is a son of father Daniel A. Jost and mother Kerry J. Kelly.
  • He was raised along with his brother Casey Jost in the Grymes Hill, Staten Island.
  • Jost studied at the Regis High School in Manhattan where he used to be the editor of the school newspaper The Owl.
  • Later he joined Harvard University where he was the president of the Harvard Lampoon. Moreover, he won $5250 on a college edition of Weakest Link.
  • He appeared in the WWE Raw as himself in 2019.
  • He hosted the television special 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2018.
  • Colin was nominated in numerous awards including Writer Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety and Primetime Emmy Award. Besides, he won the Writer Guild of America Award(5 times) and Peabody Award in 2009.
  • The How to Be Single actor uses social platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook from time to time. Until now, he gathered over 405k+ followers on Instagram, 264k+ followers on Twitter and 17.2k+ followers on Facebook.
  • Jost stands at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches with a pair of blue eyes and black hair.

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