Jim Cantore Bio, Wiki
Jim Cantore is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and AMS Fellow working for The Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia, serving as a Meteorologist and storm chaser. He has been working with this station since July 1986.
Jim Cantore Age
Cantore is 59 years old as of 2023. He was born James D. Cantore in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States on the 16th of February 1964.
Jim Cantore Height/Measurements
Cantore stands approximately 6 feet 2 inches (1. 88) and weighs around 93 kg.
Jim Cantore Education
For his education, Mike enrolled at Lyndon State College where he graduated and earned a bachelor’s degree in atmospheric science.
Jim Cantore Career
Cantore works for The Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia, as a Meteorologist and storm chaser. He has been one of the nation’s most renowned and respected forecasters for over 30 years. Jim’s capability to explain to onlookers the scientific cause-and-effect of the weather transcends from meteorology to journalism.
Born in Waterbury, Connecticut, and raised in White River Junction, Vermont, Jim graduated from Lyndon State College and joined The Weather Channel in 1986 immediately after graduating college. He forecasts and anchors the nation’s weather day-to-day and assists in producing documentaries on meteorology, forecasting, and historic storms.
During Cantore’s profession, he has reported on events such as NASA launches, NFL games, the Olympics, PGA tournaments, the Winter X Games, and also created the Fall Foliage Forecast. Jim has reported on major weather events such as Sandy, Hurricanes Katrina, Matthew, Irma, and Dorian. His effort in the midst of those storms has made him the weather anchor his viewers hate to see coming – if Cantore is in town, it signifies it’s time for everyone else to leave.
Cantore has the AMS Television Seal of Approval and obtained the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration David S. Johnson Award in 2003. In February 2013, he was inducted into the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center Hall of Fame, and in 2013 he was inducted into the Silver Circle of the National Television Academy of Arts & Sciences Southeast Chapter. In 2014, Jim was appointed a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society.
Jim was recognized with an honorary doctorate in 2018 from Lyndon State College and was inducted into the Weather Hall of Fame at the Science Center and National Weather Museum. In 2019, he obtained a News and Documentary Emmy® for his position in The Weather Channel’s Immersive Mixed Reality storytelling which depicted the dangers of tornadoes.
When he’s not covering the weather, Jim’s interest in the outdoors is equally evident in his leisure activities, especially on the lake, which he enjoys with his two kids. He is an avid skier, gardener, and golfer and makes his home in the Atlanta area. Cantore is an involved supporter and participant in functions for several charities, including the National Fragile X Foundation, FRAXA, and TEAM Cantore for Parkinson’s research.
Jim Cantore’s Net Worth
In Jim’s career as a meteorologist, he was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million and $ 5 million
How Much Does Jim Cantore Earn?
Jim acquires annual earnings that range between $ 125, 780, and $ 270, 475.
Jim Cantore’s Parents and Siblings
Cantore was born and raised to parents in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Growing up, his parents offered him the best upbringing possible. Besides this, the respected meteorologist has not provided any further information regarding his, father, mommy, or siblings if he has any.
Jim Cantore Wife
Cantore is currently married to Andrea Butera. Previously, he married Tamra Zinn Cantore for a period of 19 years (1990-2009) with whom he had two children.
Jim Cantore The Weather Channel
Cantore works at The Weather Channel, where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;
- Stephanie Abrams
- Mike Bettes
- Kelly Cass
- Jacqui Jeras
- Dr. Rick Knabb
- Dave Malkoff
- Stu Ostro
- Tevin Wooten
- Alex Wilson
- Jen Carfagno
Jim Cantore Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Cantore is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 1.3M Followers 345K followers on his Facebook page, and 202K Followers, on his Instagram account.