Family and Personal Life
Jim has reached the age of 53 now. He is currently single but was married previously. He currently resides in Beacon, Connecticut. Talking about his personal life relationships, he was married to Tamara Cantore from 1990-2007.
They met in his first job place at TWC. The couple is blessed with two children. Their daughter Christina was born in 1993. After two years of their marriage, Tamara gave birth to her second child Ben in 1995.
They were living a happily married life until his wife Tamara was diagnosed with the Parkinson’s Disease. People also started suspecting Jim to be gay which has not been proved anyway.
Their marriage couldn’t last long as they divorced in 2007. As he is a very private kind of person, as he has kept his personal and professional life confidential. Despite his popularity, he has kept his personal life low profile.
He is one of the top weather reporters of the America covering such devastating weather casualties. Because of his coverage of five hurricanes like Andrews he rose to fame. He has also reported disastrous weather events like Gustav, Isabel, Floyd, Rita, Mitch, Bonnie, Sandy, and Irene.
Talking about his some of the achievements, he 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.
In the AMS Television Seal of Approval, his name has also been bestowed. He is a member of National Weather Association. Because of his continuous support and contribution in the field of landscapes, weather reporting he also got the membership in American Meteorological Society membership.
Moving on to her contribution, he has been engaged in different kinds of humanitarian programs helping people all around the world. He has contributed in Make a Wish Foundation, Michael J Fox Foundation by giving away his beneficiaries.
Salary and Net Worth 2017
His work and campaigns got appreciated throughout the country for Katrina in 2011. Jim Cantore has $3.5 million net worth from his journalism career. He is one of the richest meteorologists in the America.
Social Media and Life Style
He is active on social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. His fans can follow him on Twitter and get updates from him by his tweets.