Jill Zarin, born in New York on November 30, 1963, is famous for her reality TV role on The Real Housewives of New York City. Zarin is infamous for her meltdown on the show and her split with fellow housewife and former friend Bethenny Frankel. She is married to Bobby Zarin and has a teenage daughter Allyson Shapiro.
In 2009, Zarin founded Creaky Joints, a non-profit organization to raise awareness about arthritis, which her daughter suffers from.
She also published the book Secrets of a Jewish Mother, which she co-wrote with her sister and mother.