Ginger Zee Bio, Affair, Married, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height

(Meteorologist, Journalist)

Ginger Zee is a Meteorologist, Journalist for ABC. Ginger is married to his longtime boyfriend and fiancee, Ben Aaron since 2014. Together, they have two children.

Relationship Facts of Ginger Zee

  • Ginger Zee is married to Ben Aaron {Compare Couple}.
  • Ginger Zee married on June 07, 2014.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 189 days 💑
  • She is mother of One (Adrian Benjamin).
  • Ginger Zee is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Ginger Zee is married to his longtime boyfriend Benjamin Aaron Colonomos on 7th June 2014, in Petoskey, Michigan.

In August 2013, Zee became engaged to WNBC personality, Ben Aaron. The couple wed after 10-month-engagement. On June 29, 2015, Ginger announced on Good Morning America that she and Ben were expecting their first child in December.

On Tuesday, July 21, 2015, Good Morning America had a gender reveal segment for pregnant couples. Ginger and her husband found out they were expecting a boy. They welcomed a son, Adrian Benjamin, on December 19, 2015.

Who is Ginger Zee?

Ginger Zee is an American Emmy Award-winning Meteorologist and television personality. She is the current Meteorologist for Good Morning America and ABC World News Tonight on ABC.

Before that, she was their weekend Meteorologist. Zee is the Chief Meteorologist for all of ABC News’ platforms.

Furthermore, she is the CBM Seal holder in meteorology.

Ginger Zee: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality

Zee was born Ginger Renee Zuidgeest on January 13, 1981, in Orange, California. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Dutch.

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Caption: Ginger Zee and Aaron (Source: One Country)

She was born to Dawn E. Zuidgeest-Craft (née Hemleb) and Robert O. “Bob” Zuidgeest. She has two younger brothers: Sean Jeffrey Zuidgeest and Walter “Wally” Zuidgeest.

Zee was named after “Ginger” from Gilligan’s Island by her Dutch father, due to his love of the show that helped him learn English. In her extended family, Zee has a stepfather and two half-sisters. Zee’s paternal grandparents, both immigrated to the United States from the Netherlands.

Zee once said that she chose to be a Meteorologist because she said during her childhood she saw a waterspout on Lake Michigan when she was eight. Her mom told her to get inside but she was mesmerized. She really thought it was the coolest thing she had ever seen.

Education, School/College University

In 1999, Zee graduated from Rockford High School in Rockford, Michigan. After that, she went on to Valparaiso University.

There, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology as well as a major in both mathematics and Spanish. Her goal at graduation was to be a Meteorologist on The Today Show by the age of 30.

Ginger Zee: Professional Life, Career

After graduating from college, Zee 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, and WMAQ in Chicago, Illinois, an NBC owned and operated the station.

While working at WMAQ from 2006-2011, Zee was asked once to fill in as a guest meteorologist on the weekend edition of The Today Show. This was an opportunity to fulfill her high school goal. In addition, Zee is an American Meteorological Society (AMS) Certified Broadcast Meteorologist.

Zee reached national prominence when she joined Good Morning America Weekend on November 12, 2011. She occasionally appears on other ABC programs such as Nightline and ABC World News Tonight.

On December 2, 2013, ABC News announced that Zee would become Chief Meteorologist for Good Morning America and weather editor for ABC News. She succeeded Sam Champion, who took a job with The Weather Channel.

On March 4, 2016, Zee was announced as a celebrity competitor on the 22nd season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. She was paired with professional dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy. The couple reached the finals of the show and ended in third place.

Ginger Zee: Salary, Net Worth

She has a net worth of $3 million and her salary is around $500 thousand per annum.

Ginger Zee: Rumors, Controversy

There had been some rumors and controversies regarding her time in Dancing with the Stars because her partner, Nyle DiMarco was furious over her.

There were also controversies stating that judge favored her despite her bad performance.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Ginger has a height of 5 feet 7 inches. Her body weighs 56kg. She has blue eyes and brown hair. Her body measurements are 34-25-34 inches. Her bra size is 32B and her dress size is 2US.

Social Media

Ginger is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 596k followers on Facebook, 1 million followers on Instagram, and 2.3 million followers on Twitter.

 

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FAQs

What is Amy Robach's salary?

  • She receives around $1 million per year.

Does Ginger Zee have a college degree?

  • She attended Valparaiso University.