Ginger Zee: Marriage, Net Worth, Ethnicity,Career

Ginger Zee: Marriage, Net Worth, Ethnicity,Career
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Ginger Zee is a popular face on Television. She is the current journalist and meteorologist at Good Morning America and ABC World News. Here is what you may want to unfold about Ginger Zee.

Early life

Ginger Zee was born on January 13, 1981. Zee graduated from Rockford Highschool in Rockford, Michigan in 1999. She then joined Valparaiso University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology. In addition to that, she even did major in mathematics and Spanish. Her main goal was to be the Meteorologist on The Today Show by the age of thirty.

She once said that her aspiration to become Metereologist came from an early age. During her childhood, she saw a waterspout that mesmerized her enough to dream of being a Meteorologist.

Zee’s Ethnicity

Ginger Zee was born to Dawn E. Zuidgeest and Robert O. Zuidgeest. Her nationality is American while her ethnicity is Dutch. She has two younger brothers Sean Jeffery Zuidgeest and Walter Zuidgeest. Her Dutch father named her “Ginger” because he loved the show Gilligan Island which helped him learn English.


Ginger Zee: Marriage, Net Worth, Ethnicity,Career
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Zee is married to her long-time boyfriend Benjamin Aaron Colonomus. He is also a TV host and a reporter. Zee was engaged to Benjamin in 2013. They decided to marry after 10 months of their engagement on June 20, 2015. Similarly, they welcomed their first boy child on December 19, 2015. Good Morning America arranged a cute gender reveal segment for pregnant couples on July 21, 2015.

Zee’s Net Worth

Ginger Zee has a total net worth of $3 Million while her salary is around $500 thousand per annum.

Professional Life


Before Ginger’s appearance in popular News shows like Good Morning America and ABC World News. She worked in various platforms like WEYI-TV in Flint, Michigan, WYIN-Rv in Merrillville, Indiana, WOOD-TV, and NBC-owned WMAQ in Chicago, Illinois. Finally, she was also called a guest meteorologist on the weekend edition of The Today Show. That was when she met her aspiration to work in The Today Show. Moreover, her fame took its peak when she started working in the Good Morning America Weekend on November 12, 2011. In addition to that, she occasionally appears on other ABC programs like Nightline and ABC World News Tonight.

On December 2, 2013, ABC news announced Ginger Zee would become the chief Meteorologist for Good Morning America and weather edited for ABC News. Besides her career, she also participated in a dancing show ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. She was paired with a professional dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy. They reached the final and secured third place.

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