Ginger Renee Colonomos, who is popularly referred to as Ginger Zee, is a well-known Television personality who holds American Nationality. She has been working as a chief meteorologist for the ABC News. She has also served as the weekend meteorologist. Her passion for becoming a meteorologist was founded when she was eight years, and this was after she got to see a waterspout on the Lake Michigan. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Ginger Zee in the year 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Ginger was born in the year 1981 on January 13th in Orange, California. Her parents were Dawn Zuidgeest-Craft and Robert Zuidgeest. Her family would later on migrate to Michigan before she was one year old. She got her name from a show that her father was so much in love with.
When we look at her extended family, she has a stepfather by the name Carl Craft as well as two half-sisters, namely Adrianna and Elaina Craft. After she was able to graduate from the Rockford High School that is located in Rockford, Michigan, she would join Valparaiso University, where she got to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Meteorology and major in Spanish and Mathematics.
When she was twenty-one years old, she was diagnosed with a condition by the name narcolepsy. In the year 2013, she got engaged to the WNBC television personality by the name Benjamin Aaron Colonomos, popularly known as Ben Aaron. This couple tied the knot in the year 2014, and they have been blessed with a son by the name Adrian Benjamin.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
After she graduated from college, she was able to work for the various media stations including WEYI-TV that was in Flint, Michigan, WLAV-FM, WOOD-TV, WYIN TV among many others. It is interesting to note that she started as an intern who was working under the supervision of James Spann, who was a chief meteorologist.
While she was working for the WMAQ TV, she was requested to stand in as the guest meteorologist on a weekend edition of a show dubbed ‘The Today Show.’ This was the beginning of her dreams coming true. She is also a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist. Her national popularity came when she became part of the ‘Good Morning America Weekend.’ She has occasionally appeared on the ABC programming.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Ginger Zee is estimated to be over $4 million. This wealth has been generated from her career as a meteorologist where she has worked with various media stations. Her hard and commitment have seen her rise to the position of a chief meteorologist. Her annual salary is estimated to be over $500 thousand.
Ginger has been a very big inspiration to young girls who have dreams. She continues to display hard work and dedication in her daily job. Her commitment to making it in a field that has huge competition has paid off. She has also appeared on a reality show that was dubbed, ‘dancing with the star.’