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Jim Cantore Biography

Updated On 22 Sep, 2018 Published On 27 May, 2015
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Date of Birth :
Age : 58 years old
Family Name : Cantore
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Aquarius
Height : 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Jim Cantore
Birth Name James D. "Jim" Cantore
Birth Place/City Beacon Falls, Connecticut
Profession American meteorologist
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Nationality American, Italian
Working For TWC
Net Worth $3.5 million
Face Color White
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown Dark
Weight in KG 55 kg
Famous for Journalist
Married Yes
Married to Tamra Cantore (m. 1990)
Children Ben Cantore, Christina Cantore
Divorce Tamra Cantore (m. 2007)
Education Lyndon State College
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
TV Show Meteorologist, The Weather Channel

Relationship short Statistics of Jim Cantore

What is Jim Cantore marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Jim Cantore have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Jim Cantore having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jim Cantore Gay ? No

He is a meteorologist and Media Personality of American Nationality. He is best known as an anchor of The Weather Channel. In 1986, he graduated from Lyndon State College. When he was in college, he interned in same channel. He has established himself as on of the best meteorologists. He has also reported from big events like Space Shuttle Discovery launch. He has already been approved as certified meteorologist by AMS Television Seal of Approval.

There was a rumor and gossip that he is a gay but the news has not been proved yet. While exploring his private life, he was married to his longtime sweetheart whom he had met in The Weather Channel. They are divorced now. The couple is blessed with two children. His wife is a victim of Parkinson’s disease and his children are also suffering from Fragile X syndrome. There is no rumor of an extramarital affair from both sides.

Early Life and Education of Jim Cantore

Jim D. Cantore was born on February 16, 1964, in Beacon Falls, Connecticut but he was raised in White River Junction, Vermont.  

Cantore completed his graduation from Lyndon State College in 1986. The same year, he got his first job as an intern in the Weather Channel as the weather forecaster. During his college days, he used to call Rocky by his friends because of his looks. 

Jim Cantore's Career

Jim rose to fame because of his coverage of hurricanes like; Andrews, Gustav, Isabel, Floyd, Rita, Mitch, Bonnie, Sandy, and Irene. He reported events such as the Space Shuttle Discovery launch, the "Winter X Games," PGA tournaments, NFL games, and more.

Even Cantore is a member of both the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. In 2002, he received the NOAA-David S. Johnson Award for his innovative use of environmental satellite technology.

Despite from live reporting, Jim also serves as the narrator on the TWC series Storm Stories. He has contributed in Make a Wish Foundation, Michael J Fox Foundation by giving away his beneficiaries.

Jim Cantore's Net Worth

Jim has earned a decent amount of net worth from his career and succeeds to collect the net worth of $3.5 million. On the other hand, he gets an impressive salary for his contribution towards TWC.

Jim Cantore's Personal Life

Jim is in a romantic relationship with Andrea Butera of CNN since 2010 and still, the couple shared a good equation. However, previously he was married to his long-term girlfriend,  Tamra Cantore, whom he met while at TWC.

The duo shared two children; a daughter Christina (born on 1993) and a son Ben (born on 1995). The couple couldn't handle their relationship and had divorced in 2009. His ex-wife is suffering from Parkinson's disease and both children have Fragile X syndrome. 

His ex-wife is suffering from Parkinson's disease and both children have Fragile X syndrome. Once it was rumored he was a gay but the rumors end with his relationship with Andrea.


Jim Cantore Married

First Marriage with Tamra Cantore

She works as a Weather Channel's prime time program. She is a victim of Parkinsonís disease. She is the mother of two children. Reason behind their divorce is still unknown.

Jim Cantore Children

DAUGHTER : Christina Cantore

Mother: Tamra Cantore

She is the elder daughter of the family. Her picture along with her family can be found in different sites.

SON : Ben Cantore

Mother: Tamra Cantore

He is the youngest and only son of the family.

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