Ginger was featured on the April 10, 1939 cover of Time Magazine.
Ginger took her stage name from several of her cousins' inability to pronounce her name of Virginia, calling her "Ginga".
Ginger was close friends with Bette Davis.
Ginger was married five times. These included:
Jack Pepper (29 March 1929 - 11 July 1931) (divorced)
Lew Ayres (13 November 1934 - 13 March 1941) (divorced)
Jack Briggs (16 January 1943 - 7 September 1949) (divorced)
Jacques Bergerac (7 February 1953 - 7 July 1957) (divorced)
William Marshall (16 March 1961 - 1969) (divorced)
Ginger was a distant cousin of comedienne Lucille Ball, according to her daughter, Luci Arnaz.
Ginger is buried only a few yards away from her famed screen partner Fred Astaire, at Oakwood Memorial Park in Chatsworth, CA.
Ginger was a fashion consultant for the JC Penney Company from 1972 to 1975.
Ginger was featured on the cover of Life four times.
Ginger was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Actress in a Musical or Comedy for Monkey Business (1952).
Ginger has a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, at 6778 Hollywood Boulevard.
Ginger originally wanted to be a teacher.
Ginger made a total of 10 films with Fred Astaire, including:
Flying Down to Rio (1933)
The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Top Hat (1935)
Follow The Fleet (1936)
Swing Time (1936)
Shall We Dance? (1937)
The Story of Vernon & Irene Castle (1939)
The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)
Ginger's hobbies included tennis, skeet shooting, amd fishing.
Ginger had her own clothing factory in Rock Island, Tennessee, for her label, Form Fit Rogers.
Ginger was the highest paid Hollywood actor of 1942.
Ginger didn't like alcohol and had an ice cream fountain installed in her house.
Ginger was 5 feet 4 1/2 inches tall.
In 1941, she won a Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Kitty Foyle in the film "Kitty Foyle".
Her favorite film was "All Quiet on the Western Front".