Colin Jost

Colin Jost

Keynote Speaker: Head Writer for “Saturday Night Live,” Comedian & Actor

Colin Jost Biography

Colin Jost serves as a head writer for “Saturday Night Live.” He started writing for “SNL” in 2005 and has been co-anchor of “Weekend Update” since 2014.

Jost co-hosted the special editions of “Weekend Update” that aired on MSNBC during the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions as well as the primetime “Weekend Update Summer Edition” in 2017. In 2018, Jost and co-anchor Michael Che hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards. Additionally, Jost wrote and starred in the Paramount/Netflix film “Staten Island Summer,” based on his days as a lifeguard.

He has won four Writers Guild Awards, a Peabody Award and has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards for his writing on “SNL.” In July 2020, Jost released a memoir entitled, "A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir." The book was well received and appeared on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Jost graduated from Harvard University and is from Staten Island, N.Y.

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Colin Jost Videos

Colin Jost Still Gets Nervous for SNL
Colin Jost on comedy, politics and his new memoir
Colin Jost | Dear Class Of 2020

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How much does it cost to book Colin Jost?

Booking fees for Colin Jost, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Colin Jost, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Colin Jost?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Colin Jost for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Colin Jost for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Colin Jost or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Colin Jost or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Colin Jost is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including College, Commencement and Celebrity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Colin Jost for live events is $100,000 - $200,000, and for virtual events $100,000 - $200,000. Colin Jost generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Ken Jeong, Trevor Noah and Jay Leno. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Colin Jost for an upcoming event.

Colin Jost Videos

Colin Jost Still Gets Nervous for SNL
Colin Jost on comedy, politics and his new memoir
Colin Jost | Dear Class Of 2020

Colin Jost Reviews

  • The Show was great and everyone loved both Colin and his opener. Both were very laid back and easy to work with.
    University of Miami - Oct 26 2015

Colin Jost News

How to book Colin Jost?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Colin Jost for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Colin Jost, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Colin Jost or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Colin Jost?

Booking fees for Colin Jost, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Colin Jost, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Colin Jost?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Colin Jost for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Colin Jost for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Colin Jost or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Colin Jost or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Colin Jost is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including College, Commencement and Celebrity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Colin Jost for live events is $100,000 - $200,000, and for virtual events $100,000 - $200,000. Colin Jost generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Ken Jeong, Trevor Noah and Jay Leno. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Colin Jost for an upcoming event.

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