Ian Ziering began working in television and radio commercials when he was 12 years old. Besides Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), his television work included a stint on the daytime drama, Guiding Light (1988). He is also the voice of Vinnie in the syndicated cartoon Biker Mice from Mars (1993) and one of the voices on the animated series Mighty Ducks (1996). On Broadway, Ziering performed as Nils in the musical version of 'I Remember Mama'. He also starred as John in the national tour of 'Peter Pan'. In 1981, Ziering made his feature film debut in Endless Love (1981). Ziering starred in the feature film, Savate (1995), and in the television movie The Women of Spring Break (1995) (aka "Daytona Blues").
Ziering has appeared on the TV shows CSI: NY and Dancing with the Stars, and most recently on NBC's hit series The Celebrity Apprentice. He has enjoyed carving up sharks in the cult classics Sharknado and Sharknado 2, and is currently filming Sharknado 3. Ziering, a native of West Orange, New Jersey, resides in Los Angeles with his family.