Jim Cantore

Quick Facts

Birth Date February 16,1964
Full Name James D Cantore
Birth Name James D. Cantore
Other Name Jim
Profession Meteorologist
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth City Beacon Falls, Connecticut
Birth Country United States of America
Gender Identity Male
Sexual Orientation Straight
Horoscope Aquarius
Marital Status Dating
No Of Children 2
Height 173 cm
Weight 62 kg
Networth 5000000
Sibilings Vincent, Paula, Carole
Education Lyndon State College
Religion Christianity
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Jim Cantore is an American meteorologist who is working as a weather forecaster on the TV channel ‘The Weather Channel‘ since July 1986. Cantore who is a member of the American Meteorologist Society (AMS) is widely popular for covering weather events such as Hurricanes Ike, Hurricanes Floyd, and others.

The weatherman was born was James D. Cantore on February 16, 1964, in Beacon Falls, Connecticut, USA, under the zodiac sign of Aquarius. Jim spent his childhood with his sisters Carole and Paula and brother Vincent. Concerning education, Cantore attended Lyndon State College. From there, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in meteorology.


Jim was born on February 16, 1964 in Beacon.Falls, Connecticut, USA and was raised in Vermont with his siblings and friends. He is currently 58 years old. He is an American of white American ethnicity. After attending Lyndon State College and graduating in 1986, Cantore had a runaway success, which continues to grow.

Jim Cantore began his journalism career as a Weather Channel intern as a weather forecaster shortly after graduating from college. He is considered one of the most prominent and influential live broadcasters in the United States.

Cantore has been involved with weather since his very first job at Weather Channel. Jim Cantore is best known for his live reports of server weather issues. Jim has covered major weather issues such as Hurricanes Katrina, Gustav, Rita, Isabel, etc. The meteorologist rose to fame after covering 5 hurricanes including Andrews.

Cantore had the opportunity to report on Winter X games and PGA tournaments. It is part of the most promising launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery. It received the prestigious NOAA in 2002. In AMS Television’s seal of approval, his name was also given. He is a member of the National Weather Association. Due to his constant support and contribution in the field of landscapes, he was also made a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society.

Cantore has received a few awards in his name. In 2004 he received the NOAA-David S. Johnson Awards and more. He was in a Weather Channel ‘ItsAmazingOutThere’ video that went viral and recently had 4.5 million views.

What is the Relationship Status of Jim?

Jim, a weatherman, and Andrea Butera have been together for 58 years. Andrea works as a content creator, producer, and distributor at the CNN news source after graduating from the University of North Florida. Butera had previously held a producer position at The Weather Channel.

Jim Cantore, a 58-year-old weatherman, is romantically involved with Andrea Butera.
Source: @andreabutera on Instagram

A love relationship between Jim and Andrea has existed since 2010. They appeared to have initially come into contact as coworkers at The Weather Channel. As of right now, the couple is a fantastic match, enjoying a strong bond.

Together, they travel to numerous exotic locations and enjoy spending time together. Additionally, the love interest never misses an opportunity to post romantic images to their respective social media sites.

Was Jim A Married Man?

The meteorologist Jim was previously married to Tamra Cantore before he began dating Andrea. Tamara is a journalist like Jim and works as a reporter for The Weather Channel (TWC).

Jim Cantore, a meteorologist for The Weather Channel, was previously wed to Tamara Cantore.
The Parkinson Alliance is the source.

Tamara, who was given a Parkinson’s diagnosis, is a part of the nonprofit group “The Parkinson Alliance.” On October 6, 1990, Jim and Tamara exchanged vows in front of their nearest and dearest.

They have two gorgeous children together as a result of their marriage. The formerly married couple had a son named Ben Cantore in 1995 after having a girl named Christina Cantore as their first child in 1993.

Picture of Jim Cantore with his son Ben Cantore and daughter Christine Cantore (son).
Source: @jimcantore on Instagram

The four-person Cantore family was having a happy life. Jim and his wife Tamara also had a wonderful marriage. Everything was going well, until in 2009, after 19 years together, they decided to officially end their relationship.

What is the Net Worth of Jim?

Cantore, a meteorologist who stands 5-feet-8 inches (173 cm) tall, is worth $5 million. As a skilled weather forecaster, Jim’s job is his main source of income. For the record, Bill Karins, a meteorologist, too has a $5 million net worth.

Jim is not only making a significant amount of money from his extraordinary weather predicting, but he is also considered as one of the most talented and accomplished meteorologists in the United States. A meteorologist makes an average of $85,160 per year, according to the sources.

Jim has also been honored with the David S. Johnson Award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Additionally, he was admitted into the National Weather Museum and Science Center’s Weather Hall of Fame.


There is a rumor about Jim’s marrying another meteorologist Alexandra Steele. However, neither of them has talked about this in the public.

Viral Videos

On January 28, 2014, while doing a live on-area report at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, Cantore was charged by Colin Marcelli. Cantore saw the charge and kneed Marcelli in the crotch. Colin kept running. This video has picked up upwards of 2,000,000 views on YouTube.

On October 10, 2018, while covering the landfall of Hurricane Michael in Panama City Beach, Florida, Jim had to rapidly avoid a flying bit of timber while going live. Video of the episode was seen on Twitter in excess of 500,000 in the hour after its event.

What is Jim Height and Weight

Jim Cantore has a height of 5 ft 7 inches. Although his weight is unknown. Furthermore, his eye color is light brown and he is bald.

Social Media

Jim is hugely active on several social sites such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. He has around 1.2 million followers on Twitter and more than 423.5k followers on Facebook.

Furthermore, Jim also holds an Instagram account in which he has over 109k followers.


Where is Jim Cantore now?

  • At present, he lives in Louisiana.

Is Jim Cantore still married?

  • He divorced his wife in 2006.

What is Jim Cantore worth?

  • He has assets worth $4.5 million.