Ginger Zee Biography
Ginger Zee is an American meteorologist and television personality who currently serves as a meteorologist for ABC News and Good Morning America. She joined Good Morning America Weekend on November 12, 2011. She was promoted to Chief Meteorologist for Good Morning America and weather editor for ABC News on December 2, 2013. She occasionally appears on other ABC programs such as Nightline and ABC World News Tonight.
Ginger Zee Age
Zee is 41 years old as of 2022, she was born Ginger Renee Zuidgeest on 13 January 1981, in Orange, California, United States of America. Her birthday is on January 13th of every year. She is an American by nationality and she belongs to the white ethnicity
Ginger Zee Height
Zee stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m). She is of slim build and she looks elegant in her appearance.
Ginger Zee Body Measurements and Weight
She has dark brown hair and a pair of brown eyes in color. She weighs 56 kg (123.46 lbs). Her body measurements are 33-25-33 inches. Her shoe size is 7.5 US.
Ginger Zee Education
Zee attended Rockford High School in Rockford, MI and graduated with a diploma in 1999. She then joined Valparaiso University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology as well as a major in both mathematics and Spanish. However, Zee says her goal at graduation was to be a meteorologist on The Today Show by age 30.
Ginger Zee Family
Zee was born in Orange, California and her family moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan United States of America where she was raised in. Her parents are Dawn Zuidgeest-Craft and Robert Zuidgeest. Her parents are Dutch. Zee was named after “Ginger” from Gilligan’s Island by her Dutch father, due to his love of the show. She has a stepfather Carl John Craft and two half-sisters, Adrianna Craft and Elaina Craft. Her grandparents immigrated to the United States from the Netherlands.
Ginger Zee Husband
Zee is married to her lovely husband Benjamin Aaron Colonomos who is also a journalist at WNBC. They married on 7 June 2014 in a spectacular wedding attended by a few guests and family members. Together the duo shares two children. Zee and her family reside in Manhattan, United States.
Ginger Zee Children
Zee together with her husband are blessed with two young sons namely; Adrian Benjamin Colonomos born on ( December 17, 2015 ) in Petoskey, Michigan and Miles Macklin Colonomos who was born on (February 9, 2018) in New York City.
Ginger Zee Salary
Zee earns an average annual salary of $500,000. She is the chief meteorologist for ABC News and Good Morning America in New York, NY. Zee, of course, has experience of over 10 years in meteorology broadcasting and hence a good salary.
Ginger Zee Net Worth
Zee’s net worth is estimated to be $3 Million as of 2022. She has accumulated her fortunes through her primary source of income as a meteorology broadcast journalist and in the other businesses she has invested in.
Ginger Zee GMA
Zee currently serves as a meteorologist for ABC News and Good Morning America. She joined Good Morning America Weekend on November 12, 2011. She was promoted to Chief Meteorologist for Good Morning America and weather editor for ABC News on December 2, 2013. She occasionally appears on other ABC programs such as Nightline and ABC World News Tonight.
On December 2, 2013, ABC News revealed that Zee would become Chief Meteorologist for Good Morning America and weather editor for ABC News, succeeding Sam Champion, who left ABC News to join The Weather Channel. In 2015, she competed in an episode of Celebrity Jeopardy! against Bellamy Young, who won, and Josh Gad.
Zee’s participation on the 22nd season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars was confirmed on March 4, 2016. Valentin Chmerkovskiy, a professional dancer, was paired with her. Following Nyle DiMarco in first and Paige VanZandt in second place, the couple came in third.
Zee has previously worked for various media outlets such as WEYI-TV in Flint, Michigan, WYIN-TV in Merrillville, Indiana, WLAV-FM and WOOD-TV both in Grand Rapids, Michigan, WBMA-LD ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, Alabama as an intern under chief meteorologist James Spann, and WMAQ in Chicago, Illinois, an NBC owned and operated station.
Zee achieved her high school objective while working at WMAQ from 2006 to 2011 when she was once asked to fill in as a guest meteorologist on The Today Show’s weekend edition. Zee is an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist.
Ginger Zee Book
- 2017 Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I am One.: Zee, Ginger
- 2022 A Little Closer to Home: How I Found the Calm After the Storm
Ginger Zee Ethnicity
She is an American by nationality and she belongs to the white ethnicity. However, her grandparents immigrated to the United States from the Netherlands.
What Happened to Ginger Zee
Zee claimed that in order to feel more in control of her life as a young girl, she turned to anorexia. Zee claimed that the “extremes” of her sadness started to manifest while she was a college student and started taking medicine to manage her narcolepsy. While still in college, she had her first suicide attempt. However, several years later, while employed as an on-air meteorologist, she made her second.
With the help of her bestselling book “Natural Disaster” and her most recent book, “A Little Closer to Home,” Zee said she has attempted to eliminate the stigma associated with mental health as she has gone through her own recovery.
Ginger Zee Body Measurements and Facts
- Full Name: Ginger Zee
- Career / Profession: Meteorologist and Television personality
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Age: 41 years old as of 2022
- Zodiac Sign: Under Review
- Date of Birth: 13 January 1981
- Place of Birth: Orange, California
- Birthday: January 13th
- Body Measurements: 33-25-33 inches
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m)
- Weight: 56 kg (123.46 lbs)
- Marital Status: Married
- Husband/Spouse: Benjamin Aaron Colonomos
- Children: Adrian Benjamin and Miles Macklin
- Net Worth: Estimated to be $3 Million as of 2022
- Salary: Average annual salary of $500,000
Where does Ginger Zee live
Zee resides in Manhattan, NY, United States of America.
Is Ginger Zee still married?
Yes, Zee is still married to her lovely husband Benjamin Aaron who is also a journalist at WNBC. They married on 7 June 2014 in a spectacular wedding attended by a few guests and family members. Together the duo shares two children. Zee and her family reside in Manhattan, United States.
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