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Get to Know Tamra Cantore - "The Weather Channel" Journalist and Philanthropist

Published Tue May 11 2021 By Aashika
Get to Know Tamra Cantore - "The Weather Channel" Journalist and Philanthropist

Tamra Cantore is a popular television personality who works for "The Weather Channel". She is a founder of a social organization called "TeamCantore". Cantore is an ex-wife of the American meteorologist Jim Cantore. 

On 4th July 1965, she came into this world whereas her birthplace is the United States of America. Tamra belongs to a simple and middle-class background family. She completed her education at the University of California received a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Let's look at the below facts to know more about her:

What's Her Net worth and Income Source?

Tamra Cantore has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million which she earned from her career as a journalist in the television  Industry. 

Although, she began her career as a sales executive in TWC. Her hard works and dedication toward works got a promotion as an affiliate Manager. After working for twenty-one as VP of sales strategy, she quit the job in 2003. 

Later, associated with the company Abundant Closet.LLC for four years from which she has earned a huge handsome amount. Currently, working as the founder of a social organization called "TeamCantore". 

Ex-Husband: Jim Cantore

Cantore was married to a popular meteorologist, Jim Cantore.The couple first met on the set of "The Weather Channel", where their mutual attraction gains and fell in love. Eventually, they got married on 6th October 1990 among family and friends. 

After living 17 years together they decided to divorce in 2007. As the reason for their separation was Jim cheat on her for other women, as her identity is disclosed from media.

Tamra Cantore's former husband Jim Cantore. 
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She is a single parent of two adorable children. Firstly, gave birth to a baby girl, name Christina Cantore in 1993. After two years she welcomed baby boy Ben Cantore in 1995. 

Even though their marriage didn't survive they spend time together with their children and often share their pictures on social media.  

Tamera Cantore with her two children Christina Cantore and Ben Cantore.
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Diagnosis with Parkinson's Disease

Tamra has suffered from the disease known as Parkinson's disease in 1997, which was confirmed in 2005. Like a strong woman, she got diagnosed with the disease and defect the disease. She even had to quit her job as a journalist because of her treatment. 

Founder of organization 

Apart from her personal and professional life, she has given her time for social work too. She is a founder of the non-profitable organization "Team Cantore" in 2000. 

It stands to raise awareness about the disease Parkinson's among the public. She received the Alan Bonander Humanitarian Award in 2007 for her contribution in raising money for the research of Parkinson's disease. 

Children Health Problem

Tamra Cantore's children were only seven and nine when they were diagnosed with Fragile X Syndrome. It is a genetic learning disorder. Being a single mother it was even more challenging for her to explain to them about her condition. She has a caregiver named Linda who helps her to take care of them.

Social Media 

Cantore is not active on any social media. Being a television personality she likes to keep it away from the limelight. She tends to keep her personal life private and away from social media coverage. 

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