Quick Facts of Colin Edward Quinn
- Full NameColin Edward Quinn
- Net Worth$4 Million
- Date of Birth06 June, 1959
- Marital Status
- BirthplaceBrooklyn,New York, United States
- ProfessionStand-up Comedian, Actor, Writer
- Active Year1984-present
- Hair colour
- SpouseJen Sochko
- Height1.73 m
- Weight80 kg
- Online PresenceTwitter
If you keep watching “Saturday Night Live,” you might be familiar with Weekend Update anchor Colin Quinn. Colin is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. Furthermore, Quinn is famous for his works on A Night at the Roxbury, Grown Up, and Trainwreck.
Quinn is well known for playing a supporting role in the 2015 film Trainwreck. What is he doing right now? For his personal life and achievements, stay tuned to this article.
Raised in Park Slope
Colin Quinn was born Colin Edward Colin on June 6, 1959. He was raised in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. Moreover, his parents were a teacher, and they have Irish Descendants. Besides, there is no information about his parents’ names.
Colin attended Stony Brook University for graduation in Stony Brook, Long Island. He didn’t complete his graduation due to too much intake of Alcohol. Later, he stopped drinking habits in the early 1980s and started focusing on his career.
Career & Achievements
Quinn started his career in 1984 as a stand-up comedy performer. Later, in 1987 he achieved his first fame as the sidekick announcer of the MTV game show Remote Control. He hosted many shows like A&E stand-up show ‘Caroline’s Comedy Hour’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL) in 1996.
Moreover, Quinn wrote and starred in the L/Studio web series Cop Show in February 2015. Famous stars like Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Steve Buscemi, Michael Che, Tom Papa, Irina Shayk, and Amy Schumer were featured on the show. Quinn made his first Broadway debut in 1998 in a one-person front. He is the winner of the 2015 NYC Web Fest Award for ‘Cop Show.’
Wife- Jen Sochko
60 years old, American stand-up comedian finally married to beautiful Jen Sochko. His wife, Jen, is a producer of Late Night With Seth Meyers on Saturday Night. The couple tied the knot on June 9, 2019, at the old Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building known as the Weylin. The wedding ceremony was secret and private in the presence of family and close friends. Moreover, there was news that Seth Meyers and Jimmy Fallon attended the ceremony.
The famous comedian is secretive, so he hasn’t talked much about his wife. Colin was in a relationship with American stand-up comedian, actress, and singer Sarah Silverman in the 1990s. But, later duo parted their ways, and for a long time, Colin remained single. Quinn fully focused on his career after a break-up with Sarah.
Also, Colin dated Lisa Lampanelli, an American former stand-up comedian and insulted comic. They started dating in 2006, and a couple broke up in 2006. Quinn suffered from a heart attack on Valentine’s Day on February 14, 2018, and survived a severe heart attack. Colin had to cancel a show in Madison in March following a heart attack.
As of January 2020, Colin’s net worth is estimated at more than $4 Million. The stand-up comedian earned a hefty amount of net worth from his career as a comedian and actor. Apart from comedy, he worked as a writer and actor in many movies and television shows. Currently, his annual salary is around $680,000.
His recent project Long Story Short, a one-person show about the history of America, helped him to amass a hefty amount. On the other hand, he also earns a big paycheque from several endorsement deals and other campaigns. Currently, he lives in a million dollars worth house in buffalo.
He is also seen interacting with his fans through his social media handle like Instagram, Twitter and so on. He also has fans all around the world.