Allyson Shapiro is the daughter of former Real Housewives of New York City star Jill Zarin. Ally is appearing on Millionaire Matchmaker with the help of The Hills star Kristin Cavallari and Patti Stanger, in search of a stable relationship. One thing that Ally has to overcome on the show is the issue of confidence. Check out some of Patti Stanger's books on dating and finding your own match by clicking here. We got to know Ally a bit when her mother was on the RHONY and saw Ally struggle with her weight. She even went away to a detox center for her health. Ally has a strong affiliation with "Creaky Joints," which is a non-profit organization for arthritis, since she suffers from spondyloarthropathy. In 2008, Ally received the CJ Courage Award from Creaky Joints for her bravery, sharing her story on her mother's reality show. Shapiro is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and has worked for esteemed companies including Hearst Magazines, AOL, and Showroom Seven. She currently works for BMF Media as a marketing assistant and for Third Channel as well. Shapiro's father's name is Bruce and her stepfather is Bobby Zarin of Zarin Fabrics.