Ginger Zee

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  • Birth Name: Ginger Renee Zuidgeest
  • Birth Place: Orange, California, United States
  • Profession: Meteorologist
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  • Is named Ginger after the Gilligan's Island character.
  • Developed an interest in severe weather at age 8 during an extremely volatile summer spent in a cottage on the shores of Lake Michigan.
  • Served as an adjunct professor at her alma mater Valparaiso University from 2008-2011.
  • Is an adventure enthusiast who has gone para-hawking in Nepal, para-glided from the Himalayas to the Andes, swam with sharks in the Bahamas and rappelled 27 stories down the Wit Hotel in Chicago.
  • In July 2015, a pregnant Zee revealed the gender of her first child with husband Ben Aaron during a live Good Morning America segment.
  • Has worked with the group Wake Up Narcolepsy to raise awareness about the chronic sleep disorder, which she was diagnosed with when she was 21.

Relationships

  • Ben Aaron — Husband
  • Sean Jeffrey Zuidgeest — Brother
  • Adrian Benjamin Colonomos — Son
  • Dawn E. Zuidgeest — Mother
  • Robert O. Zuidgeest — Father

College

  • Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, United States (BS in Meteorology, 2002)

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  • Birth Name: Ginger Renee Zuidgeest
  • Birth Place: Orange, California, United States
  • Profession: Meteorologist