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Net Worth:
$4.5 Million
$1.5 Million
Feb 16, 1964 (60 years old)
Beacon Falls
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
TV Meteorologist, Meteorologist
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What is Jim Cantore's Net Worth and Salary?

Jim Cantore is an American meteorologist and television personality who has a net worth of $4.5 million. Jim Cantore is one of the best known meteorologists on The Weather Channel.


What is Jim Cantore's annual salary at the Weather Channel? $1.5 million.

Jim Cantore

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Early Life

Jim Cantore was born James D. Contore in Beacon Falls, Connecticut on February 16, in 1964. He was raised in Vermont. In 1986 he graduated from Lyndon State College in 1986. That very same year he began working for The Weather Channel.

The Weather Channel

As the primary on-air meteorologist for the Weather Channel, Jim Cantore can often be found reporting from the site of dangerous weather systems. He has reported live from the middle of dozens of hurricanes, including Ike, Katrina, Isabel, Floyd, Irene and Sandy.

Cantore's coverage goes beyond severe weather events and he has broadcast from various NFL games, golf tournaments, the "X" Games, the Olympics and even a space shuttle launch. Cantore narrates the network's popular series "Storm Stories" and periodically substitutes for Al Roker on "The Today Show".

He is a member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society, and is the winner of the NOAA David S. Johnson Award for innovative use of satellite technology. Cantore became an Internet celebrity for kneeing a College of Charleston student in the stomach after the student began charging him during a live broadcast.

Personal Life

Jim was married to Tamra Zinn from 1990 to 2009. They have two children together. Tamra has Parkinson's disease and both their children suffer from Fragile X syndrome, a genetic disorder that results in the children having mild intellectual disabilities. Cantore is heavily involved with charities that support researching both diseases and is an active participant in the efforts of the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

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