Jim Cantore Biography
Jim Cantore is an American award-winning meteorologist working for The Weather Channel serving as an On-Camera Meteorologist and Co-Host of AMHQ. He joined The Weather Channel in 1986.
Jim Cantore Career
Cantore is a meteorologist who joined The Weather Channel immediately after he graduated from Lyndon State College. Ever since he started his career, he has managed to enclose different weather events that hit the headline. For instance, he reported on NASA launches, the Winter X Games, the Olympics, and PGA tournaments. Additionally, he also created the Fall Foliage Forecast. He has also managed to enclose Hurricanes Irma, Dorian, Katrina, and Sandy. It’s his work in the midst of those storms that have made him the meteorologist his viewers hate to see coming – if Cantore is in town, it means it’s time for everyone else to leave.
Cantore also holds the AMS Television Seal of Approval and received the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration David S. Johnson Award in 2003. He was also elected a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society in 2014. In 2018, he was presented with an honorary doctorate from Lyndon State College and was inducted into the Weather Hall of Fame at the National Weather Museum and Science Center. He also received a News and Documentary Emmy ® for his role in The Weather Channel’s Immersive Mixed Reality storytelling which depicted the dangers of tornadoes.
Cantore is also involved with charitable work for FRAXA, the Fragile X Research Foundation, and the Parkinson’s Unity Walk. He also contributes his time to Make-a-Wish Foundation events around the country and he has also served as a celebrity cabinet member with the American Red Cross. Whenever he is not working he enjoys spending time with his children as well as the outdoors activities. He is also very much active when it comes to his social media platforms including Facebook, and Twitter.
Jim Cantore Age
Cantore was born on February 16, 1964, in Beacon Falls, Connecticut, United States. He is therefore 58 years old as of 2022.
Jim Cantore Height
Cantore stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Jim Cantore Family
Cantore has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Cantore has any siblings.
Jim Cantore Wife
Cantore was previously married to Tamra Zinn in 1990 but divorced in 2009. The couple met while on TWC. Zinn has Parkinson’s disease and the two children they have together have Fragile X syndrome. Cantore and Tamra have two children together who have Fragile X syndrome.
Jim Cantore Salary
Cantore earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110, 500.
Jim Cantore Net Worth
Cantore has an estimated net worth ranging between $5 Million which he has earned through being a meteorologist.
Jim Cantore The Weather Channel
Cantore is currently working at The Weather Channel where he works alongside other famous The Weather Channel anchors and reporters including;
- Stephanie Abrams
- Mike Bettes
- Jen Carfagno
- Kelly Cass
- Jacqui Jeras
- Dr. Rick Knabb
- Dave Malkoff
- Stu Ostro
- Alex Wilson
- Reynolds Wolf
- Tevin Wooten