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Colin Jost is an American actor, comedian, and screenwriter

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BirthdayJune 29, 1982
NationalityAmerican
FamousScreenwriter, Harvard University, Film & Theater Personalities, Actors
SiblingsCasey Jost
Known asColin Kelly Jost
Universities
  • Harvard University
  • Regis High School
  • Harvard University
Notable Alumnis
  • Harvard University
Birth PlaceStaten Island
Height180cm
GenderMale
FatherDaniel A. Jost
MotherKerry Kelly
Sun SignCancer
Born inStaten Island
Famous asScreenwriter, Actor
Socials

// Famous Screenwriter

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Who is Colin Jost?

Colin Jost is an American actor, comedian, and screenwriter best recognized for his work on the popular talk show ‘Saturday Night Live’ where he has been serving as a writer since 2005. He is also known for co-anchoring ‘Weekend Update’ since 2014. He was born in Staten Island, New York to a teacher turned engineer father and a chief medical officer mother. He developed an interest in writing and comedy as a teenager. Jost has won a Peabody Award, four Writers Guild awards (WGA) as well as multiple Emmy Awards for his work on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ As a stand-up comedian, he has performed on the show ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ and has also made appearances on HBO and TBS. Jost frequently writes articles for ‘The Huffington Post,’ ‘The New York Times Magazine,’ ‘Staten Island Advance’ and ‘Radar.’ On a personal note, the American actor cum screenwriter is in a relationship with the sensational actress Scarlett Johansson. In 2011, Jost was honored with the title of Breakout Artist by ‘Carolines on Broadway.’

// Famous Actors

Career

While at the Harvard University, Colin Jost won $5,250 on a university edition of ‘The Weakest Link.’ In 2005, he was hired for NBC's Saturday Night Live’ (SNL) as a writer. From 2009 to 2012, he served as a writing supervisor for the show. From 2012 to 2015, he worked in the position of co-head writer and then regained the same status in late 2017. In 2014, Jost joined the cast of ‘Weekend Update’ as a co-anchor. As a writer, he has his work published in ‘The New Yorker Magazine.’ Besides this, he frequently writes articles for ‘Radar,’ ‘The Huffington Post,’ ‘The New York Times Magazine’ and ‘Staten Island Advance.’

Jost wrote the screenplay of the 2015 comedy flick ‘Staten Island Summer’ in which he also had a minor role. He then played Paul in the film ‘How to Be Single’. As a stand-up comedian, the American artist has appeared in the show ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’. He has also appeared on TBS and HBO. In 2009, Jost became a ‘face’ at the Montréal Just for Laughs festival. Since then, he has performed numerous times at the Montréal festival and the Chicago Just for Laughs festival.

Personal Life

Colin Jost was born on June 29, 1982 in Staten Island, New York, the USA to Daniel A. Jost and Kerry J. Kelly. He has a brother named Casey who serves as a writer for Impractical Jokers. His father worked as a teacher at Staten Island Technical High School and later took up an engineering job. His mother served the New York City Fire Department as the chief medical officer. Jost attended Regis High School in Manhattan. Later, he enrolled at Harvard University. Coming to his love life, the writer cum comedian has been dating actress Scarlett Johansson since 2017.

// Famous Alumni of Harvard University

Colin Jost biography timelines

  • // 29th Jun 1982
    Colin Jost was born on June 29, 1982 in Staten Island, New York, the USA to Daniel A. Jost and Kerry J. Kelly. He has a brother named Casey who serves as a writer for Impractical Jokers. His father worked as a teacher at Staten Island Technical High School and later took up an engineering job. His mother served the New York City Fire Department as the chief medical officer. Jost attended Regis High School in Manhattan. Later, he enrolled at Harvard University. Coming to his love life, the writer cum comedian has been dating actress Scarlett Johansson since 2017.
  • // 2015
    Jost wrote the screenplay of the 2015 comedy flick ‘Staten Island Summer’ in which he also had a minor role. He then played Paul in the film ‘How to Be Single’. As a stand-up comedian, the American artist has appeared in the show ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’. He has also appeared on TBS and HBO. In 2009, Jost became a ‘face’ at the Montréal Just for Laughs festival. Since then, he has performed numerous times at the Montréal festival and the Chicago Just for Laughs festival.

// Famous Film & Theater Personalities

Colin Jost's FAQ

  • What is Colin Jost birthday?

    Colin Jost was born at 1982-06-29

  • Where is Colin Jost's birth place?

    Colin Jost was born in Staten Island

  • What is Colin Jost nationalities?

    Colin Jost's nationalities is American

  • Who is Colin Jost siblings?

    Colin Jost's siblings is Casey Jost

  • What was Colin Jost universities?

    Colin Jost studied at Harvard University, Regis High School, Harvard University

  • What was Colin Jost notable alumnis?

    Colin Jost's notable alumnis is Harvard University

  • How tall is Colin Jost?

    Colin Jost's height is 180

  • Who is Colin Jost's father?

    Colin Jost's father is Daniel A. Jost

  • Who is Colin Jost's mother?

    Colin Jost's mother is Kerry Kelly

  • What is Colin Jost's sun sign?

    Colin Jost is Cancer

  • How famous is Colin Jost?

    Colin Jost is famouse as Screenwriter, Actor

  • What is Colin Jost's facebook?

    Colin Jost's facebook is https://www.facebook.com/ColinJostComedy

  • What is Colin Jost's twitter?

    Colin Jost's twitter is http://www.twitter.com/colinjost

  • What is Colin Jost's instagram?

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