Top Five Interesting Facts About Jim Cantore, Know About his Wife, Divorce, Charity Works

HitBerryPublished on   03 Nov, 2017Updated on   29 Apr, 2021

An American meteorologist, Jim Cantore is best known as an on-air personality for The Weather Channel.  He is the most recognized weather anchor who covers major weather events like Hurrican, Katrina, Gustav, Sandy, Binnie, etc.

The 53-year-old meteorologist, Jim takes his job very seriously. He believes that metrology is a science and should be conducted with total seriousness. And if you interested to know more about him, just be with us, because here's an article that may interest you all to know more about an American Meteorologist, Jim Cantore.

Five Things You Need To Know About Jim Cantore

Jim Cantore was born on February 16, 1964, as James "Jim" D. Cantore. The weather channel gave him his first job out of college in July and has worked there ever since. And become one of the most well-known meteorologists on television.

Jim Cantore Plays Golf in Charity Events

Jim Cantore is not reporting on thundersnow, he also supports through golf charity events. He played in Golfer Who Give Back- Golfing to support Boys and Girls Club and to raise awareness for charities who are in need.

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And Jim has also shown that one of the best ways to show your support is to get out there and make a difference.

Jim Cantore: Father of two children

Jim was married to his ex-wife, Tamra Cantore and the couple gave birth to a daughter Christina and a son Ben. But after the birth of their children, Jim and Tamra got divorced.

Jim Cantore with his son and daughter Jim Cantore with his son and daughter, Source:

Tamra is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and both of their children suffer from Fragile X Syndrome. However, Jim supports FRAXA (Fragile X Research Foundation) and does charities for these diseases.

After his divorce with wife Tamra, he is currently dating CNN employee Andrea Butera. They have been dating since 2010.

Jim Cantore Always makes Time For Fun

Whenever you watch Jim's taking part in summer dog sledding or getting excited over the rare weather phenomena,  you'll often see the carefree nature of Cantore creeping into his reporting.

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He might not be able to take control of the weather but he always makes the most of it or we can say that he really enjoys his job.

Jim Cantore does more than just report the Weather

Jim has been given opportunities to cover sporting events like the Winter X Games and PGA tournament. Jim usually doesn't participate in those events but he volunteered his time to golf charity.

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Jim Cantore Offers his Support to those in need

In order to donate to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, he invests his free time, as volunteers at the American Red Cross. He is cleared about the fact that how much the Red Cross has helped those in need.

Jim Cantore on behalf of the American red Cross Jim Cantore on behalf of the American Red Cross, Source:

He believes that being educated and prepared is what keeps you safe, which is what organization like the Red Cross are all about.

These were five things about Jim Cantore. We hope that you enjoyed reading this.