Ginger Zee Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Ginger Zee

Biography / Wiki

When you live for a strong purpose, then hard work isn’t an option, it’s a necessity, this line has very well proved by an amazing and glamorous lady of the American television world, Ginger Renee Colonomos professionally known as “Ginger Zee” who is an illustrious American TV persona.

Moreover, she is eminently known for her work experience as a meteorologist for the television shows like ‘Good Morning America’ and ‘ABC World News Tonight’. Thus, we can say that Zee is unstoppable, not because she didn’t have failures, but because she continued on.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 13th January 1981, this gorgeous lady has turned 42 years old. Ginger is blessed with a good height of 170 in Centimetres and 5’7” in Feet & Inches. Her brown eyes and shiny dark brown hair enhance the charm of her personality.

She is very conscious about her physique and follows a regular diet to keep herself fit with the weight of 56 in kilograms and 123 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 34 inches breast, 25 inches waist, and 34 inches hips. Her bra size is 32B.

Net Worth

This stunning television personality Ginger earns a very decent amount of money throughout her professional career. According to the sources, her estimated net worth is $3 million approximately. Moreover, she is earning an estimated salary amount of $500 thousand dollars annually at present.

Education / Family

Born and grew up in Orange, California, United States of America, Ginger belongs to a white ethnical background. She is the loving and caring daughter of Robert O. “Bob” Zuidgeest (father) and Dawn E. HemlebZuidgeest-Craft (mother).

Moreover, she grew up with her three siblings; a brother Sean Jeffrey Zuidgeest and two sisters Adrianna Craft and Elaina Craft. As of her education, Ginger became a high school graduated from ‘Rockford High School’ in the year 1999.

After completing high school, she was admitted to Valparaiso University from where she completed a Bachelor’s degree majoring in meteorology.


Ginger Zee

Nick Name Ginger Zee
Birth Place Orange, California, U.S.
Date of birth 13th January 1981
Age 42 Years
Height In feet & inches: 5’7”

In centimeters: 170 cm

Weight In kilograms: 56 kg

In pounds: 123 lbs

Eye color Brown
Hair color Dark Brown
Profession Television Personality and Meteorologist
Sexual orientation Straight
School Rockford High School
College Valparaiso University
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Orange, California, U.S.
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Fathers name Robert O. “Bob” Zuidgeest


Ginger Zee with her father
Ginger Zee with her father

Mothers name Dawn E. Zuidgeest-Craft


Ginger Zee with her mother
Ginger Zee with her mother

Brothers Sean Jeffrey Zuidgeest


Ginger Zee with her brother & sisters
Ginger Zee with her brother & sisters

Sisters Adrianna Craft and Elaina Craft

Career / Fashion and Style

Moving towards her career, after graduating from college, Ginger worked for various media outlets such as WYIN-TV in Merrillville, Indiana, WEYI-TV in Flint, WOOD-TV and WLAV-FM both in Grand Rapids, Michigan, WMAQ in Chicago, Illinois, an NBC owned and operated station and WBMA-LD ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, Alabama as an intern under chief meteorologist James Spann.

While working at WMAQ, she was once asked to fill in as a guest meteorologist on the weekend edition of The Today Show. Besides this, Ginger is an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist. Furthermore, on November 12, 2011, Zee reached national prominence when she joined Good Morning America Weekend.

In addition to this, she also occasionally makes her appearance on other ABC programmings such as Nightline and ABC World News Tonight. Other than this, ABC News announced on December 2, 2013, that Ginger would become Chief Meteorologist for Good Morning America and weather editor for ABC News, succeeding Sam Champion, who took a job with The Weather Channel.

Apart from that, in the year 2015, Zee competed in an episode of Celebrity Jeopardy! against Bellamy Young who won. Thereafter, on March 4, 2016, it was announced that Zee would be a celebrity competitor on the 22nd season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. She was partnered with professional dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy. In fact, the duo reached third place.

Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More

Talking about her relationship status, Ginger is a married lady. She tied the sacred knot of marriage with WNBC television personality, Ben Aaron on 7th June 2014. Moreover, this lovely couple has dated for several years and finally got engaged in August 2013.

After a year of marriage, Zee announced on 29th June 2015 on her show that she is expecting her first child. Later, she gave birth to a boy named Adrian Benjamin on 19th December 2015. After that, she announced on August 14, 2017, that she was pregnant with her second child.

In February 2018, Ginger was blessed with another son, Miles Macklin. As of now, she is living a happy and blissful life with her family.

Boyfriend Benjamin Aaron Colonomos (Ben Aaron)
Marital status Married
Husband Ben Aaron


Ginger Zee with her husband
Ginger Zee with her husband

Children Sons: Adrian Benjamin Colonomos, and Miles Macklin


Ginger Zee with her sons
Ginger Zee with her sons

Favorite Things

Here we are providing the list of favorites of Ginger Zee:

Favorite Actor Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger
Favorite Actress Kristen Stewart
Favorite Destination London
Favorite Colour Blue, White
Favorite Movie The Fast and the Furious

Ginger Zee

Some Interesting Facts About Ginger Lee

  • She was diagnosed with narcolepsy at the age of 21.
  • She was named after “Ginger” from Gilligan’s Island by her Dutch father, due to his love of the show.
  • Zee is very fond of singing and watching movies.
  • From 2008-2011, Ginger has also served as an adjunct professor at her alma mater Valparaiso University.
  • At the age of 8, she developed an interest in severe weather during an extremely volatile summer spent in a cottage on the shores of Lake Michigan.
  • She is also very popular on Instagram has more than 1M followers.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @ginger_zee
  2. Twitter@Ginger_Zee
  3. Facebook @GingerZee
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