Ginger Zee is famous as the key weather presenter on Good Morning America. She also appeared on Storm Chasers on Discovery Channel and Nightline and ABC World News. In addition to being a TV presenter, she also hosts an ABC News digital series as “Food Forecast.” Since she joined ABC News channel, she covered several key weather events and historic storms.
She has been known for providing coverage under extreme weather conditions. She broadcasted from the distressed Jersey Shore, Boston blizzard, the record-breaking hot temperature in Death Valley, the Colorado floods, wildfires, and tornados in El Reno and Moore.
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Early Life & Biography
Ginger grew up in California. She was the child of a Dutch father and an American mother. She hails to the white ethnicity. She has three siblings: two sisters Adrianna Craft, and Elaina Craft, and a brother Sean Jeffrey. Her family migrated to Michigan after her birth.
In 1999, Ginger finished her high school education from Rockford High School. She completed her bachelor’s degree in meteorology from Valparaiso University. She began her career in broadcasting at a television station in Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois. She also worked as an assistant professor at Valparaiso University from 2008 to 2011. Zee holds the “CBM Seal” for Meteorology.
When Ginger turned 21, she was identified with narcolepsy. In 2013, she got engaged to WNBC personality and her fellow television newscaster Benjamin Aaron Colonomos. The couple got married on June 7, 2014. They gave birth to a son named Adrian Benjamin Colonomos in December 2015 in Michigan. In February 2018, they were blessed with a son who was named Miles Macklin.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on January 13, 1981, Ginger Zee is 39 years old as of today’s date 8th October 2020. Her height is 5 ft 5 inches tall, and her weight is 65 kg.
Ginger has a fondness towards adventure since her childhood days. She joined ABC News to pursue her dreams. With took her viewers to various parts of the world. She has to face several adverse weather conditions to provide live coverage to her viewers. From doing para-hawking in Nepal, and hovering a drone inside the crack of a volcano in Iceland, to hiking the world’s largest cave in Vietnam, and para-gliding from the Himalayas to reach the Andes, she did all that was needed to bring the most authentic news to the people.
Being adventurous from childhood, Ginger was seen performing skydiving, surfing, and ice boat racing Live on GMA. Before she joined ABC News, she had been a meteorologist at NBC station in Chicago for five years from 2006-2011. She had worked as a weather broadcaster for various NBC as well as MSNBC News programs. From the year 2003 to 2005, Ginger has served her duties at WEYI NBC 25.
After her college, Ginger worked for several media outlets that include WEYI-TV in Michigan, WYIN-TV in Indiana, WOOD-TV v, and WLAV-FM in Michigan, and WBMA-LD ABC in Birmingham. Not many people know that Ginger has been an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist. She gained national level prominence at the time of joining Good Morning America Weekend in 2011. Ginger was occasionally seen on a few other ABC programming like ABC World News Tonight, and Nightline.
In 2013, ABC News channel declared that Ginger would be the prime weather editor for ABC News and major Meteorologist for Good Morning America. In 2015, she competed against Bellamy Young in the event of “Celebrity Jeopardy! “and won the event. In 2016, Ginger was declared as a celeb competitor on the twenty-second season of “Dancing with the Stars” on ABC. She danced with a professional level dancer named Valentin Chmerkovskiy and reached 3rd place.
Ginger has also guest-hosted a weather section of “The Today Show.” She was also a competitor on season 22 of “Dancing With the Stars of ABC.” In 2017, she came up with a memoir named “Natural Disaster.” In 2013, she resigned from her services, and her place was taken by another weather anchor Sam Champion for Good Morning America.
Awards & Achievements
She has earned quite a few accolades in her career till now. The most infamous Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program( Good Morning America) was awarded to her. She has also been nominated at several other award functions for the same.
Net Worth & Salary of Ginger Zee in 2020
Ginger Zee is a popular US television host who has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of October 2020. At present, she is drawing a yearly salary of $500 thousand. The prime source of her earnings comes from presenting news at several television networks.
Ginger Zee is a gorgeous television presenter and one of the admired and people’s favorite broadcast meteorologists in the US. She has been known for her adventurous and fearful nature and dedication to her work. People worldwide appreciate her for brilliant work performance across several television channels.