Ginger Zee
Ginger Zee
Real Name/Full Name Ginger Renee Zuidgeest.
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Ginger Zee
Birth Place: Orange, California
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 13 January 1981
Age/How Old: 43 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 56 Kg
In Pounds – 123 lbs
Eye Color: blue
Hair Color: brown
Parents Name: Father – Robert O. Bob Zuidgeest
Mother – Dawn E. Zuidgeest
Siblings: Sean Jeffrey Zuidgeest and Walter Wally Zuidgeest
School: Rockford High School
College: Valparaiso University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Benjamin Aaron Colonomos
Kids/Children Name: Adrian Benjamin
Profession: Meteorologist
Net Worth: $4 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Ginger is an American-based Meteorologist and TV personality. At present, she works as a meteorologist for The Good Morning America and ABC World News Tonight. She served as the chief meteorologist for all the ABC news platforms. Also, she serves as the CBM Seal Holder in Meteorology.

After being inspired by the waterspout on Lake Michigan, she became a meteorologist, which she saw when she was eight years old. She was so astonished as she considered this to be the wildest thing she had ever seen.

Well, how well do you know about Ginger Zee? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ginger Zee’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Ginger Zee to date.

Biography and Early Life

Ginger Zee was brought forth on 13 January 1981 as Ginger Renee Zuidgeest. She was born in Orange, California, and is thus American by nationality and has a Dutch ethnicity.

Her parents’ names are Dawn E. Zuidgeest, her mother, and Robert O. Bob Zuidgeest, her father. Also, Zee has siblings, two brothers, whose names are Sean Jeffrey Zuidgeest and Walter Wally Zuidgeest.

Her Dutch father gave her the name ‘Ginger’ from Gilligan’s Island because of his love for the show. The show helped him to learn English. Besides her nuclear family, Ginger has a step-father and two other half-sisters.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ginger Zee in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Ginger Zee’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024 having been born on 13 January 1981. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 123 lbs in Pound and 56kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is blue and hair color is brown.


Ginger schooled at Rockford High School in Rockford, where she graduated in 1999. She then proceeded to Valparaiso University after completing her high school studies. She enrolled for a Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology and a major in Mathematics and Spanish. She always dreamed of being the meteorologist for the Today Show by the age of 30.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Ginger Zee With Husband Benjamin Aaron Colonomos
Ginger Zee With Husband Benjamin Aaron Colonomos

Ginger Zee is a married personality. They dated with her boyfriend for a very long time before ever getting married. Subsequently, they got engaged on 7 June 2014 in Petoskey, Michigan. Her husband is called Benjamin Aaron Colonomos. The duo was wedded after ten months of engagement.

The duo was blessed with a child and welcomed their first baby in 2015. The name of the son is Adrian Benjamin, and he was born on 19 December 2015. Before his birth, the public was already aware that Ginger was expecting a child as she announced earlier on Good Morning America that she was expecting a child.

Is Ginger Zee Lesbian?

As pertains to her sexuality, Ginger has a straight sexual orientation. Ginger has not suggested to either be gay or lesbian. She has been clear in her interactions and appears to be loyal to her husband. Recent photos of them on social media have revealed that the two must be enjoying each other and a bright future ahead of them.

Professional Career

Ginger has worked for various media houses since her graduation after campus. The stations she has worked for include WEYI-TV, WLAV-FM, WYIN TV, WOOD-TV, and many others. Her career journey started when she worked as an intern under the supervision of James Spann, a chief meteorologist.

Ginger’s dreams appeared to be materializing when she was requested to appear as the guest meteorologist on a weekend edition of a show. The name of the show was ‘The Today Show.’ It happened while she was working at the WMAQ TV. Her popularity nationally began when she got involved in the Good Morning America Weekend shows and her occasional appearances on ABC programs.


Lamentably there is no clear record of the awards that Ginger has won, but there is a record of the nominations she has received. In 2019 she was nominated for the Daytime Emmy awards. Also, in 2018, Ginger was nominated for the News and Documentary Emmy Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ginger Zee in 2024

Ginger Zee Net Worth
Ginger Zee Net Worth

Ginger Zee has been able to gather a net worth of over $4 million as of 2024. She amassed this net worth from her career, having worked for several media houses. Her passionate commitment and dedication to her career have seen her develop and grow to become a chief meteorologist, translating to an increased net worth. She has an estimated annual salary of $500 thousand.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Ginger has a streamlined body with a height of 5 feet 7 inches and 56 kg weight. Also, the color of her eyes is blue while her hair is brown.
  • Ginger is active on social media with a following of over 596k on Facebook, 1 million on Instagram, and 2.3 million on Twitter.
  • Her participation on the Good Morning America Weekend is what gave her national popularity.
  • She was the successor of Sam Champion, who moved to The Weather Channel for another Job offer.

Ginger has continued to be an inspiration to many girls as she has proved that as long a woman believes in herself, she can get to the end of her dreams in life. She exemplifies hard work and dedication in her career, which is worth emulating. Since she has not reached the peak of her career, we project that her net worth will continue rising.


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