Jim Cantore Wiki, Wife, Divorce, Girlfriend and Net Worth
Date: 05 May, 2016
Jim was born on February 16 in 1964. He is currently of the age 52. Jim is not much of a tall guy. His nationality is obviously American. Similarly, his ethnicity is white. He has a typical height of 5 feet and 8 inches. He was born in Beacon Falls, Connecticut. Jim spent his early childhood in White River Junction located in Cantore. He received graduation from the Lyndon State College at the age of 22. The Weather Channel was the start of his career as his first job was provided by the TWC. Till now, he has been working with this channel. Cantore has now become one of the best well-known meteorologists in the world. He has been praised for his ability to make the complex weather terms understandable to the public. Cantore is often selected to go for carrying out the report on weather events. Cantore has now become a recognizable figure due to his contribution to the weather channel.
Cantore is best known for his live reporting of weather events such as Hurricanes like Katrina, Isabel, Gustav, Rita, Andrew, Mitch, Bonnie, Floyd, Irene and Sandy. However, his contributions go beyond the severe weather reporting. His early contribution to TWC was the development of Fall Foliage Forecast. He has reported from several events like the "Winter X Games," Space Shuttle Discovery launch, PGA tournaments, NFL games, and many more as well. Jim is a respected member of both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. In 2002, he received the NOAA-David S. Johnson Award for his contribution to the environmental satellite technology.
Cantore also works as the narrator on the series Storm Stories by TWC. After The Weather Channel was acquisited by NBC Universal in 2008, he also has worked on The Today Show for Al Roker. He is known for hosting weather segments in London for NBC during the Olympics in 2012. He is very much passionate about his work because of which he has never been fired from any job till now.
Recently, in 2014, while doing a live reporting at the College of Charleston in charleston south carolina weather, Cantore was charged by Colin Marcelli. Cantore then kneed Marcelli in the stomach. The student then immediately ran off. The recording of the incident has gathered over two million views on YouTube till now.
Jim met his girlfriend Tamra Cantore at TWC. They were dating each other for a long time and later, they got married. The husband and wife have a daughter Christina and a son Ben. Unfortunately, Tamra suffers from a rare disorder called Parkinson's disease. Both her children have the Fragile X syndrome. Jim and Tamra had a divorce from each other in 2009. Jim has been seen having an affair with the hot and sexy Andrea Butera, of CNN, since 2010. Jim is obviously not gay.
Jim is also very active in social networking sites like facebook, twitter and instagram. He has about 360 thousand followers in twitter and about 74 thousand tweets till now. He has also uploaded a lot of shirtless pictures in his account. He also has about 25 thousand followers in instagram. His huge salary till now has contributed to an estimated net worth of $ 3.5 million dollars. For more information regarding his personal life or biography, you can visit several wiki sites in the internet or other sites like IMDb.