Modeling: Her modeling career began in the late 1980s where she was known for her size 0 figure and heroin chic look. Mumbari made several appearances in Levi catalogs and commercials as well as appearing on the covers of high-fashion magazines such as Vogue and Cosmopolitan.
Television: After accomplishing her goal as a model, Zoya Mumbari decided she wanted to become an actress and attended her first open casting call intending to audition as an arrogant cheerleader. Mumbari then gained worldwide recognition by landing her first featured role as the in the late 1990’s as the female lead, Kiley Morris, in the HBO television sitcom Crazy About You, in which she earned an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Nomination. Since then Mumbari has starred in several movies such as Everything is Nothing(1988), Miles Away, (1990) and Yeah Right.(2001) She also played the leading role of a female assassin in the highest rating ABC series of 2005 Lie and Sense to Kill. Mumbari won the Academy Award Nomination for best supporting actress in the film Twisted (2009) where she played the wife of a notorious serial killer. On January 1st 2010, Mumbari received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
As an Author: In 2012 Mumbari released her first book Celebratty, an autobiography that describes her psychological disorders she is faced with on behalf of her modeling and acting careers.