Tamra Cantore is an American journalist, reporter, and author who spent 16 years in the journalism field as a weather reporter for The Weather Channel (TWC). Tamra is also known as the ex-wife of the American meteorologist, Jim Cantore.
Moreover, she is also a social worker who is working for raising funds and providing support to several foundations. Likewise, she is currently working on a project called Wilkins Parkinson’s Foundation.
The American Journalist Cantore was born on the 4th of July 1965 in the United States of America. As per her DOB, she belongs to the zodiac sign, Cancer. Similarly, she belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group.
However, she hasn't revealed any details about her parents or siblings also she hasn't shared anything about her early life. About her academic qualification, she studied Broadcast Journalism for four years and graduated from the University of California in 1989.
Tamra Cantore was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in 1997. She made the news public on her 40th birthday. It was a very difficult time for her as she had to quit her job at TWC and even had a difficult time spending her livelihood.
Parkinson's disease is a nervous system disorder that's affect the movement of the body and there is no cure known for it yet.
In the year 2000, the victim of Parkinson's disease, Tamra founded the organization called 'Team Contore', which aims to spread awareness about Parkinson's disease. Gratefully, the organization has been successfully accomplishing all the projects and plans.
In fact, the organization has also received donations & various support from other organizations like Parkinson's Unity Walk and the Michael J. Fox Foundation. Recently, she is working on her project, the Wilkins Parkinson's Foundation which focuses on educating people about Parkinson's disease.
The former TWC journalist Tamra Cantore was married to American meteorologist, James D. Cantore aka Jim Cantore (born 16th February 1964) on 6 October 1990 in a private wedding ceremony.
The ex-couple shares two children together; daughter Christiana Cantore, born in 1993, and son the ex-couple shares two children together; daughter Christiana Cantore, born in 1993, and son Ben Cantore.
Initially, their relationship started to fall down after Tamra’s diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. They started to feel having distance between them because Tamra had to go for multiple appointments and therapy and they decided to get divorced in 2006.
Tamra Cantore spent her 16 years in this field. As a result, She holds an estimated net worth of $3.5 million. Meanwhile, her ex-spouse, Jim has a net worth of $4.5 million as of now.
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