Ginger Zee Biography
Ginger Zee born in the United States as Ginger Renee Colonomos is a meteorologist working at ABC News as the chief meteorologist at Good Morning America and across ABC News broadcasts and digital platforms.
How old is Ginger Zee?-Age
The American meteorologist is 40 years old as of 13 June 2021. She was born in 1981 in Orange, California, United States.
Ginger Zee Parents-Family
She was born to Dutch Dawn Zuidgeest-Craft and Robert Zuidgeest. She is the stepdaughter of Carl Craft. She has two half-sisters, Adrianna and Elaina Craft. Her paternal grandparents Adriaan Cornelis “Adrian” and Hillegonda “Hilda” Zuidgeest, are immigrants from the Netherlands. Her maternal grandparents are George Joseph Hemleb and Paula Adeline Wesner.
Is Ginger Zee still married?-Husband
She is married to Benjamin Aaron Colonomos, who is a WNBC journalist. The couple got engaged in August 2013 and wedded on June 7, 2014, at The Inn at Bay Harbor. They have two children; their firstborn son Adrian Benjamin Colonomos born in December 2015 and their second-born son Miles Macklin born on February 9, 2018.
Ginger Zee Net Worth-Salary
She earns $500 thousand annually. She has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2020. She has made her fortune from her career as a Meteorologist.
Ginger Zee Career
Zee started her career as an intern under chief meteorologist James Spann 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, and WMAQ in Chicago, Illinois, an NBC owned and operated station. Zee was once asked to fill in as a guest meteorologist on the weekend edition of The Today Show while working at WMAQ from 2006-2011, and this fulfilled her high school goal. Zee is however an AMS Accredited Broadcast Meteorologist.
When she joined Good Morning America Weekend on November 12, 2011, Zee achieved national prominence. On other ABC shows, such as Nightline and ABC World News Tonight, Zee regularly appears. ABC News reported on December 2, 2013 that Zee would become Good Morning America’s Chief Meteorologist and ABC News’ weather editor, replacing Sam Champion, who took a job with The Weather Channel.
She competed in an episode of Celebrity Jeopardy in 2015! Bellamy Young, who won, and Josh Gad, respectively. Zee was revealed as a celebrity contestant for the 22nd season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars on March 4, 2016. She was partnered with Valentin Chmerkovskiy, a professional dancer. The third location the couple entered.