Not all people would picture Jim Cantore to be a family man. We don’t blame you for thinking so as well judging by the lack of info about his personal life. But actually, he does not just have a family life but is a very considerate family member. Learn in depth about his personal life.
Well, Jim Cantore is officially no longer a family man after his divorce withy his wife. Learn more about the story and experience about his divorce. Also find out about his children. Where are they now?
His Married Life: Wife and Divorce Reason!
Let us first learn a little about his wife, well actually his former wife. He was previously married to wife, Tamra Zinn. There is not much mentioned about his marriage and divorce other that the dates. He got married to her on 6th October 1990 and later got divorced in 2009.
The couple had met in 1986 when Tamra used to work in management and had the task make Cantore a household name publicizing him as much as possible. Their transition from friend to girlfriend to wife wasn’t the hard part in their story, life after love was.
It became difficult after the marriage when series of terrifying news hit them. Tamra had the Parkinson’s disease, and both of them had a very busy job. But despite this problem they were keeping it in check.
Caption: Tamra on Parkinson's disease for Wilkins Parkinson's Foundation posted on Sept 15, 2011
His Children: Where are they?
The real punch came when they noticed that their son, Ben was having a hard time growing up. From the time he was 18 months old, he could neither walk properly nor speak to the level of his age.
So, after months of checking, it was diagnosed that Ben and her daughter Christine both had fragile or broken X chromosome. While the disorder was hidden in Christine (X chromosome being only backup for girls), Ben suffered a lot and many people even mistake it for autism.
Even at such a hard time, he couldn’t have been any more supportive of helping his wife out when her Parkinson’s disease got so worse that she couldn’t even eat herself. He drove his children to doctors, therapists, and tutors when he was available and made sure that there was a friend by Tamra’s side whenever he was gone
Presently also he spends a lot of time with his children. Like this picture, he posted on Twitter with his daughter from the time they visited Key Largo to swim with the dolphins.
Jim's Short Bio:
James D. "Jim" Cantore was born on February 16, 1964, in Beacon Falls, Connecticut. The entire story about him above proves to the fact that he is not in fact gay. After growing up in Vermont, he graduated from Lyndon State College in 1986.
Currently, he does appear time and again on ‘The Weather Channel’ of NBC. The most recent update related to her was an interview conducted by ‘The News-Press’ on September 1, 2016.#Meteorologist #The Weather Channel