Jim Cantore full name is James D Cantore, he was born in the year 1964 and he is meteorologist in America. He is known to be on air personality of The Weather Channel. He was born in Connecticut and he was raised in White River Junction in Vermont. He graduated in Lyndon State College in the year 1986 and he worked for the first time on The Weather Channel when he finished his college. He continues to work for the same channel up to now. Even if he is not the first meteorologist on the network, he has become to be among the well-known meteorologists on the television.
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Jim Cantore is known for his capacity of breaking down the complicated weather event in the terms that every viewer can be able to understand. He is the person who is normally chosen to record many weather events since rating of Weather channel do increase during the severe weather period. Even if he is known to cover many events like Hurricanes Sandy, Irene, Bonnie, Mitch, Floyd, Andrew, Rita, Isabel, Katrina, Gustav and Ike, but his contribution goes beyond just the weather reporting. When he joined TWC, he has to develop the Fall Foliage Forecast which is the favorite of the audience. He reported some events like the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, the Winter X Games, NFL games and PGA tournament. He is a member for American Meteorologist Society and National Weather Association. He has AMS Television Seal of Approval. He received NOAA-David S Johnson Award in the year 2002 for the innovative use of the environmental satellite technology. Besides reporting live on TWC, Cantore worked like a narrator for TWC series called Storm Stories. He was featured at the beginning of ECHL’s Stockton Thunder. After the acquisition of The Weather Channel by NBC in 2008, he was filling in for Al Roker in Today Show occasionally. He was the host for London Hosting Weather segment of NBC for the Summer Olympics in 2012. Lincoln Journal Star’s Algis Laukaitis had called Cantore the Rock Star in all meteorologists. In 2014, when he was on the live on-location report at College of Charleston, a student charged to him and he avoided the charge but kneed Marcelli into her stomach and she run off at once. He never changed how he thinks and he did not appear frazzled because of the incident. The recording of such shot; got over two million views at YouTube.
From his bio, he was married to Tamra Cantore whom they met when working on TWC but they divorced and he dated Andrea Butera. His net worth is 3.5 million in US dollars but his salary is not disclosed. He is not regarded as poseur since he is a true professional and he likes to give the remarks of what he thinks on his twitter account.
Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020