Janet Zarish Bio, Age, Nationality, Parents, Net Worth, Actress

Janet Zarish– Biography, Facts & Life Story

Janet Zarish is a well-known American actress who has appeared in films, television shows, and theater productions. Janet Zarish is known for her roles in the films “Mystic Pizza,” “Seinfeld,” and “The Next Big Thing.”

Janet Zarish- Wiki and Facts

Full Name: Janet Zarish
Age: 69 years
Birth Date: April 21, 1954
Horoscope: Taurus
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois
Net Worth: $1.5 million
Profession: Actress
Marital Status: Widow
Relationship affair ?: No
Is lesbian ?: No
Education: The Julliard School
Height / How tall : 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American
Weight: 65 Kg
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Lucky Number: 7
Lucky Stone: Emerald
Lucky Color: Green
Best Match for Marriage: Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn

Janet Zarish- Early Life

Janet Zarish was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 21, 1954. She will be 69 years old in 2023. Her parents, siblings, and other family members have not been identified.

Janet Zarish
Janet Zarish ( Source: Pinterest)

Educational Background

Janet attended Deerfield High School and graduated in 1972. She then went on to The Juilliard School in New York, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.


Janet Zarish is best known for her Broadway and Off-Broadway performances, including ‘Other People’s Money’ at the Minetta Lane Theatre and Miss Julie at the Roundabout Theatre. She then began appearing in soap operas, with a notable role in the early 1980s on ‘As the World Turns.’ She also played Lee Halpern in the soap opera “One Life to Live.”

Zarish then began appearing as a guest star on popular television shows such as ‘Law & Order,’ ‘New York Undercover,’ ‘Seinfeld,’ ‘Forever,’ ‘Mad About You,’ and ‘Blue Bloods.’

In addition, she played Lydia in a Seinfeld episode. Her film credits include supporting roles in films such as “Mystic Pizza” and “The Next Big Thing.”

She is currently an Associate Arts Professor and the Director of the Graduate Acting Program at New York University’s prestigious Tisch School of the Arts.

Net Worth 2022/2023

According to several online sources, Janet Zarish has a net worth of around $1.5 million. Her main source of income used to be acting, but she now makes money as an acting professor at NYU.

Height and Weight

Zarish stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 65 kilograms. Her eyes are blue, and her hair is blonde.

Relationship Status

Janet was married to Mark Blum, an American actor, until his death. He was famous for his role in the film “Desperately Seeking Susan” (1985).

Janet Zarish
Janet Zarish with her husband ( Source: Pinterest)

Before exchanging wedding vows on May 29, 2005, the couple dated for a while. Her husband died on March 25, 2020, in New York City, at the age of 69, from complications caused by the COVID-19, after a successful 14-year marriage.

Social Media Appearance

Zarish isn’t on any social media platforms. She doesn’t have a Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account.

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