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Colleen Zenk

Colleen Zenk

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Full Name: Colleen Zenk
Birth Date: January 20, 1953
Age: 67 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Actress
Country: United States
Horoscope: Aquarius
Height: 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)
DivorceMark Pinter (1987-2010), Michael Crouch (1983-1986)
Net Worth$1.2 million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceBarrington, Illinois
EducationCatholic University of America
KidsKelsey Crouch, Morgan Pinter, and Georgia Pinter
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Colleen Zenk is a TV personality who is famous for her role as Barbara Ryan in the daytime TV drama As the World Turns. Besides, people also recognized her as the ex-wife of popular American actor Mark Pinter, who is famous for his performance in daytime soap operas.

Early Life

Colleen Zenk entered this earth on January 20, 1953, in Barrington, Illinois, the USA. As of 2019, her age is 66 years old under the birth sign Aquarius. She is American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She completed her education at the Catholic University of America.

Colleen Zenk stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches. She is an attractive and charming actress with a blue color eye and dark-brown hair color. Further, she is active on various social sites such as Youtube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.


In the beginning, Colleen Zenk appeared in a musical theatre at The Catholic University of America at 9. After that, she made her Broadway debut in the stage musical sequel to Bye Bye Birdie titled Bring Back Birdie. Likewise, she has appeared in several soap operas, television series and stages musical such as Annie, Hello Dolly!, Follies, Godspell, Milgram, and the Fastwalkers and much more.

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Caption: Colleen Zenk (Source: indieseriesawards)

On October 2007, she appeared on CBS’s Early Show. There she discussed the risk factors of oral cancer and to stress early screening with host Hannah Storm. She received her first Emmy nomination for Lead Actress in 2001, 2002 and 2011.


No, Colleen Zenk is a divorcee. She seems to be single now and living a blessed full life with her children. Previously, she married Michael Crouch. They tied the knot on 1st October 1983.

From their marriages, the couple is blessed with a child as a daughter named Kelsey CrouchUnfortunately, the couple split in 1987 after sharing 4 years of married life.

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Caption: Colleen Zenk with her ex-husband Mark Pinter (Source: Blogspot)

After her first divorce, She again married to Mark Pinter. They met each other at the set of As the World Turns. Later the couple started dating. After dating for a long time, the couple walked down the aisle on 9th August 1987.

The couple stays together for 23 years and later they parted their ways in May 2010. From their marriages, the couple is blessed with two children as a son named Morgan Pinter and a daughter named Georgia Pinter. Unfortunately, their son Morgan died on April 10 at the age of 19-year-old.

Colleen Zenk’s Oral Cancer

In the year 2007, she was diagnosed with oral cancer. After that, she underwent four surgeries including brachytherapy radiation to cure her Stage II cancer.  Then she had her first three surgeries for Oral Cancer in June 2007. At that time, she starred as Phyllis Stone on Stephen Sondheim‘s Follies. It’s at the 50th anniversary of her production at Little Theater on Sullivan Square, Illinois.

While convalescing the reconstruction of the tongue, she sang and danced with the 35-piece orchestra. On October 2007, she was cast on CBS’s The Early Show. It’s publicizing the risk factors of oral cancer. In the year 2008, CBS distributed $500,000 in airtime minutes on their national affiliates for the PSA.

On November 2008, she was again diagnosed with cancer. At that time, she had a neck dissection surgery to have 22 lymph nodes removed.  On April 2011, she went for another cancer surgery in her tongue. At that time, she presented her one-woman show Colleen Zenk: LIVE at Bob Egan’s New Hope. Also, she underwent a few more surgeries in August 2012 and January 2013.

What is Colleen Zenk Net Worth?

Colleen Zenk owns a net worth of $1.2 million as of 2019. She gathered her fortune from her career as an actress. Likewise, she worked on several movies and TV series that helped her earn great fame as well as an impressive sum of money.

One of her movies has collected a good sum of money at the box office called  Annie gathered $57 million against the budget of $50 million. According to some sources, the average salary of a US actress is $48,000 to $54,000 so she might be getting this or more than this.