Ginger Zee Biography
A native of Orange, California, United States, Ginger Zee is a famous American television personality. However, she is the chief meteorologist for ABC News, after having been the network’s weekend meteorologist.
Ginger Zee Age
Zee is 41 years old as of 2022. She was born on 13 January 1981 in Orange, California, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 13 January every year.
Ginger Zee Height
Zee stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches(1.7 m) tall and weighs 56 kg (124lbs).
Ginger Zee Education
In 1999, Zee graduated from Rockford High School in Rockford, Michigan, and went on to Valparaiso University, where she acquired a Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology as well as a major in both Spanish and mathematics. However, 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 by her loving parents Robert Zuidgeest and Dawn Zuidgeest-Craft. They thereafter moved to Michigan before she turned 1 year old. She was named after “Ginger” from Gilligan’s Island by her Dutch father, due to his love of the show.
She has a stepfather named Carl Craft, and two half-sisters, Elaina Craft, and Adrianna. Her maternal grandmother is Paula Adeline Wesner and her grandfather is George Joseph Hemleb. She has three siblings Elaina Craft, Adrianna Craft, Sean Jeffrey Zuidgeest
Ginger Zee Husband
Zee is happily married to WNBC personality Benjamin Aaron Colonomos, known as Ben Aaron. They wed on June 7, 2014, and were blessed with their first child together, a son, named Adrian Benjamin Colonomos, who was born in December 2015 in Petoskey, Michigan. On August 14, 2017, she announced on Good Morning America she was pregnant with her second child. However, In February 2018, she gave birth to another son, Miles Macklin and the family lives in Manhattan.
Ginger Zee Net Worth
Zee has an estimated net worth of $2.5 Million.
Ginger Zee Good Morning America
Zee achieved national distinction on November 12, 2011, when she joined Good Morning America Weekend. She sometimes emerges on other ABC programmings such as ABC World News Tonight and Nightline.
ABC News declared on December 2, 2013, that she would become weather editor for ABC News and Chief Meteorologist for Good Morning America, thriving Sam Champion, who took a job with The Weather Channel.
Ginger Zee Dancing With The Stars
Zee was announced as a star contestant on the 22nd season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, on March 4, 2016. She was paired with professional dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy. The pair reached third place.
Ginger Zee Meteorologist
After graduating from college, Zee worked for different media platforms such as WLAV-FM, Indiana, WEYI-TV in Flint, Michigan, WYIN-TV in Merrillville, 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.
While working at WMAQ between 2006 and 2011, she was once asked to fill in as a guest meteorologist on the weekend edition of The Today Show, and this fulfilled her high school goal. She is also an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist.
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