Colin Jost

United States

Colin Jost Bio

Who is Colin Jost

American comedian, actor, and screenwriter win the heart of audiences for his work on Saturday Night Live, where he has served as a writer since 2005 and "Weekend Update" co-anchor since 2014. He also served as one of the show’s co-head writers from 2012 to 2015.

Early Life (Childhood)

His father Daniel A. Jost is a former teacher and currently works as an engineer whereas his mother works as a chief medical officer at New York City Fire Department and a physician on Staten Island. He graduated from Harvard University in 2004.

Interesting Facts

Through his career earnings, he has maintained a pretty amount of bank balance. According to some online sources, he has a staggering net worth of $1.5 million.

Personal Life

Colin Jost dated American actress, Rashida Jones, the star of famous American sitcom “Parks and Recreation.” The couple stayed together for three years, but they couldn’t continue their relationship and separated. He is currently dating American actress and singer, Scarlett Johnson since 2017.


For his professional accomplishments, he nominated for nine Emmy awards. Similarly, he won Peabody Award in 2009 and four Writers Guild (WGA) awards (2007, 2009, 2010, and 2017) for his work on Saturday Night Live. Also, he was named a Breakout Artist by Carolines on Broadway in 2011.


To date, he has not been the part of any rumor or controversy.