Last updated on August 4th, 2023 at 05:59 pm
Colin Jost is an American comedian, actor, and writer. Jost is best known for his work as a writer for Saturday Night Live since 2005. He was SNL's writing supervisor from 2009 to 2012. From 2012 to 2015, he was SNL's co-head writer. He is also the co-anchor of Weekend Update since 2014. He has performed stand-up comedy for several tv shows and tv networks. He released New York Times Bestselling book, a memoir, A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir in July 2020.
He gained more attention after he started dating Marvel actress, Scarlett Johansson. The couple started dating in 2017 and got engaged in May 2019. The couple eventually got married in October 2020.
What is Colin Jost's net worth?
SNL head writer, Colin Jost makes quite an income from his writing career. He has been associated with SNL since 2005. As one of the head writers of SNL, he reportedly makes $25,000 per episode. That makes him earn around $525,000 per SNL season. Besides SNL, he has been serving as the co-anchor of Weekend Update since 2014. Summing up all, he has made his fortune working in the entertainment industry. The majority of his income comes from his comedy career: writing, acting and performing stand-ups. At present, his net worth is estimated at $6 million.
Colin Jost Wealth Family
Colin Jost does not come from a very wealthy family. His parents might not have accumulated wealth as businessmen do. His father, Daniel A. Jost is a former teacher at Staten Island Technical High School. On the other hand, his mother, Kerry J. Kelly was the chief medical officer for the New York City Fire Department. Both of her parents made a decent fortune out of their profession. They made enough to support themselves and their two sons. His younger brother, Casey Jost is also an actor and writer. He appeared in the 2015 comedy film, Staten Island Summer. Casey was also a writer for the hidden camera reality show, Impractical Jokers.
Summing up all, all of his family members has made a good career out of their profession. In addition, Jost's wife, actress Scarlett Johansson is one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood. Her movies have grossed billions. Johansson's net worth is estimated at around $165 million at present.