Jill is a graduate from Simmons College School of Retail Management. She began her career in textiles as an Assistant Buyer in a department store to become the Vice President of Jockey Hosiery. She joined her husband Zarin, owner of Zarin Fabric Warehouse - an institution on New York's lower East Side since 1936 - as a marketing consultant soon after they married. Jill is a licensed real estate salesperson in New York. She is devoted to her family and is a dedicated mother to daughter Allyson. She is also quite fond of the littlest member of the Zarin clan, Pomeranian, Miss Bossi.

In January, 2018, Bobby succumbed to cancer after a long and courageous battle. 2019 has been a turning point in Jill's life with the much-celebrated graduation of Allyson from Sotheby's Institute of Art in London and her expanding business empire into interior decor with the highly successful inaugural year of JillZarinRugs.

Jill is the first Housewife from NYC to set up a Ustream Channel where she can host live chats with her fans. For more updates and information sign up for Jill's newsletter at http://jillzarin.com/.



Jill Zarin, the breakout star from Bravo's hugely successful The Real Housewives of New York City, is a woman on the go.

Jill Zarin is one of the most successful and requested reality television stars in the entertainment business. Jill was the original Real housewife of New York City for 4 seasons and was most recently on ABC's hit show, Celebrity Wife Swap with her episode being one of the most highly rated of the season. Jill has well over one million fans between Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, who follows Jill's daily experiences through social media and her website https://jillzarin.com/.

Jill appears regularly on a wide variety of national talk shows to address topic as diverse as politics, style, advice, and her Jill Zarin Brand. Equally renowned as an engaging public speaker, she presents her ideas and advice to universities, major companies, international groups, and non-profit organizations across the country. Her diligence and creativity as a promient businesswoman have resulted in creating the Jill Zarin Brand including "Jill zarin Home" , "Bedding", "Skweez Couture" shapewear, and Jill Zarin Jewelry.

She co-wrote her first book, Secrets of a Jewish Mother, with her mother, Gloria Kamen, and her sister, Lisa; host of the Lisa Wexler Show a daily talk radio show. Secrets of a Jewish Mother is now in its third printing and has been translated into Japanese, Chinese, and Russian.




Robert Zarin, dedicated family patriarch, businessman, and community leader, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Born February 27, 1946, to Miriam and Harry Zarin on New York's Lower East Side, Zarin Traveled the globe, while never straying far from his roots. He was a devoted husband to his loving wife Jill, they were each other's soulmates and best friends.

Zarin is also survived by his adoring, and adored children from his first marriage to Eileen J. Zarin (Schwartz), David (Jill Cohen), Jennifer and Jonathan, and stepdaughter Allyson, granchildren Micah, Lila and Asher. Zarin was loved by all, including his sisters Lenore and Zina, his sister-in-law Lisa, his brothers-in-law Marty and Bill., numerous nieces and nephews, and legions of devoting and loving friends.

Zarin fought his brave battle with cancer with characteristic good humor, and grace. He and Jill truly enjoyed every moment of everyday together, creating special occasions, and memories whenever, and wherever possible.

Zarin was generous and kind and touched the lives of many. He was patient, and considerate, selfless, and altruistic. His presence will be greatly missed, but never forgotten. The Zarin family takes comfort in their faith, and in knowing that they will one day be together again.

Donations in Bobby's memory can be sent to:                                                                                   International Thyroid Oncology Group, A 501 (c)-3 corporation                                                     5166 Commercial Drive                                                                                                                         Yorkville, New York 13495


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