Jim Cantore is a well known and reputed meteorologist as well as journalist from America, Beacon Falls in Connecticut being his birthplace.
He got well recognized especially after having worked with The Weather Channel which is an American satellite TV channel.
In addition to this, Jim has also gained popularity for his extraordinary activation in being a part of the live coverage like devastating hurricanes like Gustav, Isabel, Ike, Rita and many more.
Apart from this, he has also been the winner of NOAA Award during 2002.
Jim took birth in Beacon Falls in Connecticut, located in U.S. in the year 1964 of 16th of February. Jim has experienced his growing years with his family, thriving in White River Junction in Vermont. Since his childhood days, Jim possessed a keen interest in the world of journalism.
Moreover, he has acquired a great support from his family throughout his entire life. Coming to his education, Jim has completed his graduate degree from the Lyndon State College.
Jim started off his career in Journalism by working as an intern in the popular Weather Channel, having a position of a weather forecaster. He joined this channel for his internship as soon as he completed his graduation from the university. Jim is considered as one of the greatest live broadcasters, being so influential and successful in the United States. Till date, Jim has covered a number of distressing incidents, especially the hurricanes which are worthy of mention, such as the hurricane Ike, Isabel, Rita, Gustav, Florida and many more.
In addition to this, Jim has also been a major part of the PGA tournaments and Winter X games. Jim’s contribution being this great in the world of journalism by covering such dangerous, life risky natural calamities, made him earn the membership in the renowned American Meteorological Society.
Apart from this, Jim also owns an active membership in the United States Red Cross. Besides his professional career, he is an active personality in a number of humanitarian along with charity programs like Michael J Fox Foundation and Makes a Wish Foundation.
Jim earns mostly from his career in journalism, having an approximate net worth of $3.5 million. By playing extraordinary roles in the journalism field, Jim has been rewarded with a number of awards like the NOAA-Davis S. Johnson Award for playing an exceptional role in making use of the satellite technology for the environmental purpose.
Coming to his personal life, Jim had been married to Tamara Cantore. Initially, Jim began to go out with Tamara after having first met at the office of The Weather Channel. This couple also blessed with two adorable children, named as Ben and Christina. The couple at first seemed to have been leading a wonderful and happy married life. But unfortunately, luck did not favor their relationship, and the couple discovered reasons to get separated. Since the separation, Jim is single. Though single, there has not been any alleged rumors about his girlfriend, affairs or any children.
Jim, from his very first step into the world of fame, has tried to keep his personal life aloof and spoke less about it in media or publically.
Currently, there are no rumors relating to both his professional and personal life. Moreover, he has never been dragged into any kind of controversy. This shows how much dedicated Jim is towards his work and therefore, puts in a lot of effort which further did not include him any kind of controversy ever.
Jim has a charming personality, being 5.7 feet and having a light brown colored eye and a shaved head. He has an amazing personality which just suits his profession to a great extent and therefore, is admired by most of the people in the world of journalism.
Jim is greatly active on various social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Jim has over 930k followers on his twitter account and around 271k Facebook followers. In addition to this, Jim has more than 38k followers on his Instagram account.
Full name: James D. Cantore
Date of birth: February 16, 1964
Birthplace: Beacon Falls, Connecticut, United States
Age: 53 years
Profession: Meteorologist; TV Presenter
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
Weight: 55 kg
Net worth: $3.5 million