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Jim Cantore Still Married with Wife? His Net Worth, Salary 2022, Gay

Jim Cantore Still Married with Wife? His Net Worth, Salary 2022, Gay

Facts of Jim Cantore

Full Name: Jim Cantore
Birth Date: February 16, 1964
Age: 58 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Meteorologist, Journalist
Country: United States
Horoscope: Aquarius
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
DivorceTamra Cantor
Net Worth$3.5 million
Salary$65 thousand
Eye ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceBeacon Falls, Connecticut,
StatusSingle
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristianity
EducationLyndon State College
FatherJames Cantore
Siblings Vinnie Cantore
KidsChristina Cantore, Ben Cantore
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A reputed journalist and meteorologist, Jim Cantore is best known as an on-air personality for The Weather Channel. He is popular for his extraordinary works in live coverage such as Hurricanes Ike, Gustav, Katrina, Isabel, Rita, and much more.

Early Days of Meteorologist-Jim Cantore

On February 16, 1964, Jim Cantore was born to their parents James Cantore (father) in Beacon Falls, Connecticut, in the United States of America. As of now, Jim is 58 years old. His surname is pronounced as Can-Tour-E and grew up in White River Junction, Vermont. His birth sign is Aquarius.

Jim Cantore with his siblings in his childhood photo
Caption: Jim Cantore with his siblings in his childhood photo (Photo: Instagram)

Jim is American by his nationality and belongs to a white ethnical background. He grew along with his sibling brother Vinnie Cantore and two sisters. But his two sisters’ details are a mystery. They both spent their early life in the White River Junction which is in Vermont. From his childhood, he was interested in the journalism sector. His height is 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Graduation in 1986

To fulfill his dream of becoming a meteorologist, he attended Lyndon State College after completing his high school education. He completed his graduation (B.S.) in Meteorology from there in the year 1986. After graduation, he got his first job as an intern on the Weather Channel as the weather forecaster in the same year.

Jim Cantore picture of his graduation day with his friends
Caption: Jim Cantore picture of his graduation day with his friends (Photo: Instagram)

During his college days, his friends used to call him Rocky because of his looks. He stands as a Hurricane Hunter because of his breakthrough reporting of natural disasters like hurricanes and tornados happening in the United States.

 

Is Jim Cantore Still Married to His Wife?

Currently, Jim Cantore’s marital status is unmarried. Previously, he was married to his wife Tamra Cantor. The couple was in a long-term marital relationship.

From 1990 to 2007, Jim was married to his wife Cantore. The former couple lived together for 17 years together facing life’s ups & downs.

Jim Cantore with his co-worker
Caption: Jim Cantore with his co-worker (Photo: Instagram)

The couple met for the first time at TWC a job place. Then the pair developed their relationship and got married. After having affairs with Tamra for a few years, the couple got married.

From their relationship, Jim with his wife welcomed two children. The couple was blessed with a daughter Christina Cantore as their first child born in 1993.

Then his wife Tamra gave birth to a son Ben Cantore as their second child born in 1995. The main cause of their divorce was his wife Tamra was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Similarly, their children have Fragile X syndrome transmitted by their mother.

Jim Cantore with his daughter and son
Caption: Jim Cantore with his daughter and son (Photo: Instagram)

After that, their happily married life began to change & deteriorating. Soon, the couple reached the decision to quit their relationship and separated in 2007.

The couple’s divorce was finalized in the year 2009. There are rumors regarding his sexual orientation since the time of his divorce. Many people speculate Jim is gay but Jim has not spoken about his sexuality yet.

What is the Net Worth & Salary of Jim Cantore as of 2022?

American journalist and meteorologist, Jim Cantore has an estimated net worth of around $4.5 million as of 2022. In the year 2011, he was applauded for his brilliant work and campaigns throughout the country at the time of the Katrina Hurricane. He has an annual salary of $116,374.

Jim must have earned a decent amount of salary from the famous Weather Channel. The estimated salary for Jim is around $65 thousand. But the average salary of The Weather Channel meteorologist is around $60,177 annually according to Paysa.com.

Jim Cantore standing in front of car
Caption: Jim Cantore standing in front of the car (Photo: corvetteblogger)

Also, Jim is regarded as one of the successes in his professional career which yields him decent worth. His average salary is near about $200 thousand earning from sponsorships and other endorsement/appearances deals. Also, he enjoyed involving charitable organizations and social work.

Prestigious NOAA Award Winner Metrologist

The on-camera Metrologist, Cantore is one of the top weather reporters of America covering such devastating weather casualties. Because of his coverage of five hurricanes like Andrews he rose to fame. In his career, he has reported disastrous weather events like Gustav, Isabel, Floyd, Rita, Mitch, Bonnie, Sandy, Irene, and many more.

Jim Cantore doing reporting with his team
Caption: Jim Cantore doing reporting with his team (Photo: Instagram)

Talking about some of the achievements, Cantore has got a chance in reporting the Winter X Games and PGA tournaments. He is a part of the most promising launch of Space Shuttle Discovery. He has been awarded the prestigious NOAA in 2002.

Jim Cantore having fun his with team
Caption: Jim Cantore having fun with the team (Photo: Instagram)

In the AMS Television Seal of Approval, his name has also been bestowed. He is a member of the National Weather Association. Because of his continuous support and contribution to the field of landscapes, and weather reporting he also got a membership in the American Meteorological Society membership.

Where is Jim Cantore Right Now 2020?

Cantore’s recent reporting on Hurricane Florence gained a lot of traction from media outlets as well as people online. Currently, Jim is located at the Coast of North Carolina, with a crowd who looked anxious to weigh in on the impending hurricane.

How Did Jim Cantore come into the Limelight?

  • Jim Cantore gained more popularity when his viral video clips came out.
  • Jim did a live on-area report at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina on January 28, 2014.
  • He was charged by Colin Marcelli and kneed Marcelli in the crotch.
  • He kept running & his video went viral when he uploaded that video on Youtube.
  • This video has more than 2 Million views on YouTube. Also, he came into the limelight while covering the landfall of Hurricane Michael in Panama City Beach, Florida.
  • He has to rapidly avoid a flying bit of timber while going live on October 10, 2018.
  • This video was seen on Twitter in excess of 500,000 in the hour after its event.

FAQs of Jim Cantore

Who is Jim Cantore?

A reputed journalist and meteorologist, Jim Cantore is best known as an on-air personality for The Weather Channel. He is popular for his extraordinary works in live coverage such as Hurricanes Ike, Gustav, Katrina, Isabel, Rita, and much more.

When was Jim Cantore born?

On February 16, 1964, Jim Cantore was born to their parents James Cantore (father) in Beacon Falls, Connecticut, in the United States of America.

How does Jim Cantore’s surname pronounce?

His surname is pronounced as Can-Tour-E and grew up in White River Junction, Vermont. His birth sign is Aquarius.