After completing his education, Colin hired at the NBC’s Saturday Night Live and served as a writing staff. Later, Colin worked as a co-head writer for three years. Similarly, he also worked as a co-anchor in the Saturday Night Live sketch, "Weekend Update." After that, Colin featured in an American late-night talk show, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon."
Likewise, Colin wrote the screenplay and appeared in an American comedy movie, Staten Island Summer as a supporting role. Following, Colin appeared in a Romantic and comedy film, How to Be Single in a short role as Paul.
From his professional career, Jost earned the name as well as fame and honored with ''Peabody Award'' in 2004. Along with this, he is the four-time winner of the ''Writers Guild'' and nine times nominee for ''Emmy Award." Besides, Colin also wrote articles for the favorite magazines including, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Radar and much more.
Moving towards his personal life, Colin involved in a relationship with her ex-girlfriend, Rashida Jones, an American actress. The couple remained together for three years, but they couldn’t continue their relationship and separated.
Regarding his nationality, Colin Jost is an American and belongs to the white ethnicity. Colin earns a decent amount of salary from his television series, Saturday Night Live. As of 2017, Colin has a net worth of $2.5 million. Similarly, In December 2015, Colin bought a $2.149 million house in Hither Woods.