Colin Jost

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  • Birth Name: Colin Kelly Jost
  • Birth Place: Staten Island, New York, United States
  • Profession: Writer, Comedian
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Fast Facts

  • Served as president of the Harvard Lampoon humor magazine in the early 2000s.
  • Studied the History and Literature of Russia and Britain at Harvard.
  • Wrote for the cartoon Kappa Mikey before joining Saturday Night Live.
  • His brother Casey Jost is a member of the Staten Island improv comedy trio ManCrush.
  • Won three WGA Awards for his work on SNL.
  • Has written for The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the Huffington Post, the Staten Island Advance and Radar magazine.

Awards

  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program: Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: Nominee
  • 2016, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series: Nominee
  • 2018, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series: Nominee
  • 2018, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series: Winner
  • 2017, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series: Winner
  • 2017, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2018, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Dan Jost — Father
  • Scarlett Johansson — Significant Other
  • Kerry Kelly — Mother
  • Casey Jost — Brother

College

  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (2004)

Details

  • Birth Name: Colin Kelly Jost
  • Birth Place: Staten Island, New York, United States
  • Profession: Writer, Comedian

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