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Daniel A. Jost


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Full NameDaniel A Jost
First NameDaniel
Middle NameA
Last NameJost
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKerry Kelly
No Of Children2
Married DateJune,1975

Daniel A. Jost is the father of an American comedian, actor, and writer named Colin Jost

He is one of the greatest stand-up comedians that America ever has. 

Since 2005, he was also the writer of Saturday Night Live. He also worked as the show's co-head writer from 2012 to 2015

Daniel A. Jost with his sons Colin Jost and Casey Jost.
Daniel A. Jost with his sons Colin Jost and Casey Jost. Source: Instagram

Colin has won many awards, including Peabody Award, more than one Emmy Award, and Four Writers Guild Awards.

Marriages and family:

Daniel married Kerry Kelly in June 1975. They are together for more than 45 years. 

His wife is an MD in the medical health sector. 

She has devoted herself to the New York City Fire Department as the chief medical officer for her entire life. 

They have two sons, Colin Jost and Casey Jost

The elder son is Colin, who has made this family proud as he is a successful person who holds a successful career in American Television.

Both of the sons love their dad so much as they spend time with him often to have some good time with their family.

How was Colin Jost's early life?

Colin had a great childhood. His parents Daniel and Kerry loved him and his brother so much, and they have always fulfilled their demands when in need. 

On June 29, 1982, Colin was born in Grymes Hill, Staten Island, New York City, United States. 

He is American by Nationality, and he belongs to white ethnicity.

As the eldest son of the family, his parents raised him and his brother Casey Jost well in Roman Catholic. 

Colin graduated his high school from Regis High School, Manhattan

He was the editor of a school newspaper called 'The Owl' at that time. 

For his college degree, he studied at Harvard University, where he did his degree in History and literature of Russia and British. 

He was chosen for the post of president of the Harvard Lampoon.

What is Daniel A. Jost's profession?

Daniel is a former teacher who taught in Staten Island Technical High School and being a teacher, he had enough money to raise two sons to live up to their dreams and successful life.

Colin's career:

After he graduated from the Harvard University, he was suddenly hired as a writer at NBC's "Saturday Night Live" in 2005

In the replacement of Seth Meyers, Colin was selected on the "Weekend Update," that aired on March 1, 2014, episode. 

He became a stand-up comedian from the writer. 

He started performing many shows like Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, TBS, and HBO. 

He was announced as New Face at the "Montreal Just for Laughs" festival in 2009

He also played the role of Paul in a rom-com featured movie, "How to be single." 

He also played a small role in the comedy film called "Staten Island Summer," written by himself. 

Colin's dating life:

Colin married a famous actress, Scarlett Johansson, in October 2020, who is known as the world's highest-paid actress and is famous for the role of Black Widow from Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

They were dating for two years since May 2017.

Daniel A. Jost son Colin Jost and daughter in law Scarlett Johansson.
Daniel A. Jost son Colin Jost and daughter in law Scarlett Johansson. Source: Pinterest

Net worth:

As of 2021, his son, Colin Jost, has a net worth of 7 million dollars. His source of earnings is comedian, actor, and writer.

Net worth Source 
7 million dollarsActing, comedian, and writer


  1. Daniel A. Jost is currently between 65-70 years old.
  2. His son, Colin, is 38 years old, born on June 29, 1982, in New York City.

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Updated On Mon May 17 2021 Published On Mon May 17 2021 By shaumya

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