Ziah Colon is an American actress who is best known for playing the role of Janette in the popular American Tv series The Mentalist, which was globally released in 2015. Besides this, this versatile actress has also displayed her talent in many movies and series, including To the Bone, The wedding party and so on.

The celebrity started her career in 2006. However, she got a breakthrough in 2015 after the release of The Mentalist.


Ziah was born on the 31st of July, 1982, in Jonesboro, Georgia, the United States of America. As of the time of writing, she is 40 years old. The celebrity enjoys American rights and privileges and belongs to the ethnic group of Whites.

Ziah Colon with her cap on and ready to hike
Ziah Colon with her cap on and ready to hike
source: Instagram @ziahcolon

The media personality was born under the birth sign Leo. Maintaining a low-key profile, the American celebrity hasn’t revealed much about her early days, academic life and family background.

The Physical Appearance of Ziah

Being an actress, Colon has maintained her appearance. She watches her balanced diet and prefers to live a healthy life. The actress has curly black hair and brown eyes, which elevates her beauty.

The celebrity weighs around 58kg and towers 5 feet and two inches tall, i.e. (160 cm). She possesses a slim-fit body which makes any guy fall for her.


Ziah barely appears on media. She does not prefer to make her private life revealed in the media. Therefore, the actress has not revealed anything about her family background. However, she is known to have a sibling brother. Unfortunately, his name is not known.

Ziah Colon with her brother at the bank of sea
Ziah Colon with her brother at the bank of the sea
Source: Instagram @ziahcolon

On May 30, 2016, she shared a photo on her Instagram where she could be seen with her brother and captioned it, that says: ‘Sharing childhood memories and grown-up dreams #mybrother in #LA’. Not much is known about her brother, but they seem to be close to each other and share some beautiful memories of growing up together.

Relationship Status

Ziah Colon shared the wedding vows with a man who goes by the name @oct_moon on Instagram on February 21, 2010. The actress has also shared their wedding on her Instagram account. On thier decade anniversary, Colon’s husband took his Instagram platform to wish his wife to share some pictures of them.

He has captioned the image saying, ‘Our Anniversary is not just a date… It signifies how beautifully intertwined are our fates. Happy Anniversary @ziahcolon‘.

Many of the fans would prefer to know about the lovelife of their favourite celebrity, but sadly this actress has not revealed where the couple met for the first time and their dating life yet.

The love birds are spending a happy married life together and have not shown any disputes. They currently do not share a child together. Maybe in the future, the couple will give good news.

Julianne And Zhia

The Mentalist actress, Zhia seems to be close with Julianne Hough, an American dancer, singer, and actress. She keeps mentioning and posting Julianne on her Instagram page. They shared a project together in the movie Footloose (2011).

Ziah played the role of Rusty and Julianne played the role of Ariel in the movie. They may have gotten closer since then.

Pet Lover

Colon is a kind-hearted person. She deeply cares about all, including her pets. The actress is one of those personalities that enjoys spending time with her pet. She considers them her friends.

Ziah Colon holding her beloved pet
Ziah Colon holding her beloved pet
Source: Instagram @ziahcolon

She has posted images of herself spending time with her pet. Ziah is also spotted with two Irish Wolf Hounds. Her Instagram feed shows her love for her pet as she has shared the lovely moments between them on that specific social media platform.

Supporter Of Falcon

Apparently, Ziah is a supporter of the falcon. She is spotted cheering for Falcon on the match day of Rams vs. Falcons. It can be said that this celebrity has an interest in sports and is supportive of her home team.

Similarly, she has also posted the picture from the match with a caption that says: ‘So many #falcons fans! Aw not so many Rams🏈‘.

Active Lifestyle

The Mentalist actress Ziah prefers to live a healthy and active lifestyle. Rather than sitting idle on her leisurely, she indulges herself in some fun activities. During her free time, the actress travels to different places with her friends and families.

Her Instagram feed is filled with all the different places that she visited with her friends and families. She also enjoys trying different cuisines. Some of the places she has been to include the Getty museum, Alaska, Georgia and many more.

Career Highlights

Ziah Colon is a veteran actress who has been active in the entertainment industry since 2006. She made her first appearance in a tv movie by playing the role of Jenny in her debut movie, Sparkles & Smiley Kill the Internet.

Following that, she appeared in a tv series and video Army Wives and Road trip: Beer pong, in the year 2009. She appeared as Sujatmi in Road trip: Beer pong, which starred Preston Jones, Michael Trotter, Danny Pudi, Julianna Guill, and others.

Ziah Colon – Rusty on Footloose Interview

In 2010, she was part of the television show Drop Dead Diva in an episode, Bad Gils, alongside April Bowlby, Margaret Cho, Kate Levering,  Brooke Elliott, and so on.

Additionally, Ziah then acted in movies and TV shows such as Joyful Noise, Jacked Up, The Mentalist, and Wedding Party. The Mentalist became her breakthrough series that made the celebrity get into the limelight.

She was also part of the short-documentary video Jump Back: Re-Imagining ‘Footloose’ and Everybody Cut: The Stars of ‘Footloose.

Besides acting, Ziah also produced a short movie in 2012. The name of that movie is Cling.

The Mentalist

The story revolves around a famous “psychic” who outs himself as a fake and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find “Red John”, the madman who killed his wife and daughter.

The celebrity actress Ziah has portrayed the character of Jannette which got her fame. This American drama series and role gave the actress her breakthrough.

Net Worth

Ziah Colon is speculated to have a net worth of whopping $650 thousand. Being a veteran actress, she might have earned a hefty amount from her long career. The average salary of an actress is around $58 thousand, however, she might be earning more than the average being an experienced artist.

Apart from her acting career, this celebrity also has earned a substantial amount from her other sources such as appearing in ads, social media endorsement, sponsorship, and so on.

With this huge amount, it can be said the actress is living a lavish and comfortable life in her home country, the United States Of America.

Social Media Presence

Ziah is an active user of social media. She occasionally posts about her personal life and professional life on her social media platform. This actress has made herself available on major social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter.

Unlike other actresses, this actress has not got a large number of followers on her social media. She has amassed more than 3k followers on her Instagram which she goes by the username @ziahcolon. Similarly, her Twitter account @ziah_colon also has followers in a similar range at the time of writing.

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