Jim Cantore Married, Wife, Divorce, Gay, Children, Salary, Net Worth

Date: 23 Feb, 2017

Jim Cantore Married, Wife, Divorce, Gay, Children, Salary, Net Worth

Jim Cantore born on February 16, 1964, is an American meteorologist who is very popular with his on-air presence for The Weather Channel. He was born in Beacon Falls, Connecticut and raised in White River Junction, Vermont.

He holds a graduate degree from Lyndon State College. He graduated in the year 1986 and in July of the same year, he got his first job out of the college in The Weather Channel. When first he joined the channel, his work included developing the Fall Foliage Forecast.

Cantore has got the unique ability to break down the complicated weather events into simple matters which the viewers find it easy to understand. For this, he often gets selected to report on weather events. And since the rating of the channel goes high during severe weather events, he has become a recognizable face in the media.

He is well known for live field coverage of important weather events like Hurricane, Katrina, Isabel, Rita, Andrew, Sandy, Floyd).

He is a member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. He also holds the AMS Television Seal Of Approval. He has received the NOAA- David S. Johnson Award in 2002 for the creative use of environmental satellite technology. So he has had a very successful career. Due to this, his net worth is estimated to be $3.5 million dollars. However, the actual figure of his salary is not revealed anywhere. Even so, it can be undoubtedly said that he earns a handsome amount of salary.

Regarding his personal life, he was married to Tamra Cantore. The pair met each other for the first time in The Weather Channel. Sadly, their marriage couldn’t last for long as they underwent divorce in 2009.

However, they share two children together who are a daughter named Christina born in 1993 and a son Ben born in 1995. So if there is any rumor about being Jim a gay, they are just false statements. His wife suffers from Parkinson’s disease, and the children too have Fragile X syndrome.

Jim, who measures 5’8” in height is also active in social media like twitter from which we can know more about what’s going in his life.