Ginger Zee Biography

Published On Aug 08, 2016
Facts of Ginger Zee
Date of Birth: 1981 , January-13
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
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In August 2013, Zee got engaged to Benjamin Aaron Colonomos.  Benjamin Aaron Colonomos is a media personality and is known for his work for NBC Universal's LXTV and WNBC's New York Live. He is mainly known by the name Ben Aaron. After being engaged for about a year, they finally tied their married knot as a husband and wife on 7th of June 2014. Their wedding ceremony was held at Petoskey, Michigan. She finally gave birth to her first child named Adrian Benjamin at the end of 2015. Zee and Ben desires to have several children. Her nationality is American and she is of Dutch ethnicity.

At a young age, Zee induced her desire to be a meteorologist. She received her formal education from Rockford High School. She finally earned her high school graduation from there in 1999. After that she joined Valparaiso University and she also earned her Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology from there. She has been active in the broadcasting world since 2004. She began working for WEYI-TV in Flint, Michigan, WYIN-TV in Merrillville, Indiana, WLAV-FM and WOOD-TV. Her childhood dream was to be a meteorologist on The Today Show and she finally accomplished this dream in 2006 as she was offered to be a guest meteorologist on the weekend edition of The Today Show that year. At the end of 2011, she joined Good Morning America Weekend and this show raised her fame to prominence. She also appeared in the shows like Nightline and ABC World News Tonight. At the end of 2013, she was named the chief meteorologist for Good Morning America by the ABC News. They also named her the weather editor for ABC News. In the early 2016, she paired with Valentin Chmerkovskiy and then she performed on the 22nd season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars as a celebrity competitor. She was ranked third in this show. Her annual salary is $100,000 and her net worth is in high. 

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Born in Orange, California, United States

1981

Ginger Zee was born as Ginger Renee Zuidgeest in the early 1980s in Orange, California, United States of America to Robert O. "Bob" Zuidgeest and Dawn E. Zuidgeest-Craft. She has one brother named Sean Jeffrey Zuidgeest.

Graduated from Rockford High School

1999

At a young age, Zee induced her desire to be a meteorologist. She received her formal education from Rockford High School. She finally earned her high school graduation from there in 1999. After that she joined Valparaiso University and she also earned her Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology from there. 

Worked at WEYI-TV

2004

She has been active in the broadcasting world since 2004. She began working for WEYI-TV in Flint, Michigan, WYIN-TV in Merrillville, Indiana, WLAV-FM and WOOD-TV. She also worked at WMAQ in Chicago, Illinois for several months. 

Was named the guest meteorologist on the The Today Show

2006

Her childhood dream was to be a meteorologist on The Today Show and she finally accomplished this dream in 2006 as she was offered to be a guest meteorologist on the weekend edition of The Today Show that year.

Joined Good Morning America Weekend

2011

At the end of 2011, she joined Good Morning America Weekend and this show raised her fame to prominence. She served as a weather anchor of this show. She also appeared in the shows like Nightline and ABC World News Tonight. 

Became the weather editor ABC News

2013

At the end of 2013, she was named the chief meteorologist for Good Morning America by the ABC News. They also named her the weather editor for ABC News. She succeeded the position left by Sam Champion. 

Appeared on the 22nd season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars

2016

She is also known for being an American TV personality. In the early 2016, she paired with Valentin Chmerkovskiy and then she performed on the 22nd season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars as a celebrity competitor. She was ranked third in this show.

Engaged to Benjamin Aaron Colonomos

2013

In August 2013, Zee got engaged to Benjamin Aaron Colonomos.  Benjamin Aaron Colonomos is a media personality and is known for his work for NBC Universal's LXTV and WNBC's New York Live. He is mainly known by the name Ben Aaron. 

Married to Benjamin Aaron Colonomos

2014

After being engaged for about a year, they finally tied their married knot as a husband and wife on 7th of June 2014. Their wedding ceremony was held at Petoskey, Michigan. She finally gave birth to her first child named Adrian Benjamin at the end of 2015. 

First child, Adrian Benjamin Colonomos

2015

She became mother for the first time in her life at the end of 2015. She and her loving husband, Benjamin Aaron Colonomos welcomed their first child together on 9th of December and that time it was a son and they named him Adrian Benjamin Colonomos.