Colin Jost is an American comedian, writer, and actor who is widely known as the writer for Saturday Night Live from 2005 to date. Among people, Jost is also popular for being the fiancé of American actress Scarlett Johansson who is widely known as Black Widow of Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Jost has been professionally active in the industry for over a decade and has appeared in several movies and TV shows. Besides SNL, he is also known for his appearance in Kappa Mikey, Weakest Link, and others. He has an estimated net worth of $9 million as of 2022.
As of May 2022, Colin has an estimated net worth of $9 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. His primary source of income is his career at SNL, where he serves as an actor, writer & comedian.
His net worth can be compared to other SNL members like Pete Davidson ($4 million), John Mulaney ($3 million), and Philip Hartman ($1.2-3 million).
He began his career at NBC’s Saturday Night Live soon after his graduation in 2005. At the initial stage of his career, he worked as writing supervisor from 2009 to 2012. He takes Norm Macdonald and Tina Fey as his influencer.
Lorne Michaels, the executive producer offered Jost to co-anchor the Late Night With Seth Meyers. He accepted the offer and replacing Meyers on 1st March 2014. He has published three pieces In The New York Yorker magazine as well as in The Huffington Post, The Staten Island, The New York Times Magazine, and others.
As a comedian, he has appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon with host Jimmy Fallon ($25 million) as well as on TBS and HBO. He even made a brief cameo in Republican a presidential debate sketch as Ohio Governor John Kasich and as Paul in 2016 rom-com How to Be Single.
He has been co-writing for Saturday Night Live and co-hosting the Weekend Update since 2014.
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Besides his career, he also earns a nice sum of money from his sponsorships deals. He has endorsed several popular and expensive brands to date.
He is followed by 409k on Instagram and 266k on Twitter. As per Influencer, he earns around $1,223 to $2,038 per sponsored post from Instagram.
Along with fellow comedians Jeff Ross, Amy Schumer, and Michael Che, Jost raised over $100,000 for New York City Housing Authority which aims to provide heat and hot water to the public during the coldest months of the year.
The host of Weekend Update resides in a million-dollar mansion with his fiancée Scarlett Johansson in Hither Woods. Jost purchased his 1.2 acres 2,600 sq.ft property in late 2015 for $2.149 million. The house includes 4-bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a swimming pool.
Similarly, he rides around expensive cars. His expenses are mainly based on expensive clothes he wears, travel, accommodations, and cars.
Colin is reported to pay around $47,686 annually as his property taxes for his Hither Woods home. Similarly, he sure has done his cars, property, house, and assets insurance done for financial cover-ups.
Colin Kelly Jost was born on 29th June 1982 in Grymes Hill, Staten Island, New York, the United States of America. He is American by nationality and has a white ethnic background. He was born to father Daniel A. Jost who is a former teacher at Staten Island Technical High School, and mother Kerry J. Kelly who was the chief medical officer.
Colin grew-up alongside his brother Casey Jost who is an actor, writer, and producer. He went to Regis High School located in Manhattan. Jost later enrolled at Harvard University.
Fact: During the youth days, Jost had mustache and beard. As he is clean-shaved now, it is quite difficult to recognize him.
Jost is currently engaged to actress Scarlett Johansson who is best known for her role as Black Widow in The Avengers sequel. They started dating in later 2017 and got engaged in May 2019.
He is 39 years as of 2022. He stands 179 cm (5 feet 8 inches) tall in height.