Jim Cantore Net Worth 2022, Age, Wife, Children, Height, Family, Parents, TV Shows, Salary

Jim Cantore

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Jim Cantore is an American meteorologist. He is best known as an on-air personality for The Weather Channel. After NBCUniversal’s acquisition of The Weather Channel in 2008, Cantore has occasionally filled in for Al Roker on The Today Show. He was also in London hosting weather segments for NBC during the 2012 Summer Olympics.


NameJim Cantore
Net Worth$5 million
Age58 years
Jim Cantore net worth

James D. Cantore was born on February 16, 1964 (age 58 years) in Beacon Falls, Connecticut, United States. A native of Beacon Falls, Connecticut, who was raised in White River Junction, Vermont, Cantore graduated from Lyndon State College in 1986. The Weather Channel gave him his first job out of college in July of that year and he has worked there ever since. Cantore has become one of the best-known meteorologists on television. Algis Laukaitis of the Lincoln (Nebraska) Journal Star referred to Cantore as the “rock star of meteorologists”.


Jim Cantore has been lauded for his ability to “break down” complicated weather events into terms the average viewer can understand. Cantore is often selected to go to report on severe weather events. Since the ratings for the Weather Channel increased during these events, Cantore has become a recognizable figure.

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In particular, viewers’ association with Cantore’s presence with incoming or in-progress severe weather events became so strong that the Weather Channel lampooned it in a one-minute 2011 commercial spot in which Cantore goes on a beach vacation, panicking nearby beachgoers and locals who take his presence as an ominous sign.

Jim Cantore is best known for his live field coverage of major weather events (such as Hurricanes Ike, Gustav, Katrina, Isabel, Rita, Andrew, Floyd, Mitch, Bonnie, Irene, Sandy, Matthew, Irma, Dorian, Laura, and Ian), his contributions go well beyond severe weather field reporting. His early work at TWC included developing the audience’s favorite Fall Foliage Forecast.

Cantore has reported on events such as the Space Shuttle Discovery launch, the “Winter X Games,” PGA tournaments, NFL games and more. Jim is a member of both the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. He holds the AMS Television Seal of Approval.

He also received the NOAA-David S. Johnson Award in 2003 for his innovative use of environmental satellite technology. Aside from live reporting for TWC, Cantore also serves as the narrator of the TWC series Storm Stories. He also narrates Local On The 8s (excluding the national version).

Jim Cantore was featured in the beginning of the ECHL’s Stockton Thunder entrance video saying “Hello, this is meteorologist Jim Cantore from the Weather Channel; a special weather advisory has been issued for the Central Valley—a 100% chance of thunder.”

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On January 28, 2014, while doing a live on-location report at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, Jim Cantore was charged by a student named Colin Marcelli. Cantore noticed the charge and kneed Marcelli in the groin. Marcelli immediately ran off. Cantore never broke his train of thought nor appeared frazzled during the incident. A recording of the shot has gained upwards of two million views on YouTube.

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On February 14, 2015, while covering the impacts of Winter Storm Neptune along the South Shore of Massachusetts, an intense band of thundersnow struck the area, causing Jim Cantore to react excitedly to the presence of the ultra-rare phenomenon. The video of his reaction now has over 5,000,000 views on YouTube.

On October 10, 2018, while covering the landfall of Hurricane Michael in Panama City Beach, Florida, Jim Cantore was forced to quickly dodge a flying piece of lumber while reporting live. Video of the incident was viewed on Twitter more than 500,000 times in the hour after its occurrence.


Jim Cantore was married to his first wife Tamra Cantore, they had their wedding in 1990. His ex-wife is a news reporter. The couple separated in 2009. Jim Cantore’s children Christina Cantore and Ben Cantore have Fragile X syndrome. Cantore does charitable work for FRAXA, the Fragile X Research Foundation, and the Parkinson’s Unity Walk. He also contributes his time to Make-a-Wish Foundation events around the country and he has also served as a celebrity cabinet member with the American Red Cross. As of mid-2022, Jim Cantore has remarried.

Jim Cantore net worth

How much is Jim Cantore worth? Jim Cantore net worth is estimated to be approximately $5 million. His primary source of income is from his working career as a meteorologist. Jim Cantore’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $1 million dollars annually. He is one of the richest and influential meteorologists in the United states. His remarkable career achievements have earned some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. Jim Cantore stands at an appealing height of 1.73m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.