Tamra Cantore is an American journalist/ reporter who is working for TWC Channel in the regular news broadcast in the evening. Tamra Cantore is working on a project, Wilkins Parkinson’s Foundation.
Table of Biography
Early life and Parents
Tamra Cantore was born on July 4, 1965, in the United States of America who is 55 years old. She grew up in California in a middle-class family. Her zodiac sign is Cancer and she follows Christianity. She hasn’t shared any information regarding her parents and early life. She studied Broadcast Journalism at the University of California for 4 years and graduated in 1989.
After successfully graduating college in 1989, she began working as an intern for various TV channels and did a great deal of field reporting. Reporting live from the scene, she covered many topics including the political campaigns and the war between Jordan and Palestine. After working in her post for 3 years The Weather Channel hired her to become a news anchor. She started a successful career at TWC, with her regular news broadcast in the evenings. After a year, she was also given the responsibility to host the talk shows for 2 hours each weekend.
Unfortunately was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at the age of 40 years. Parkinson’s is a degenerative disease and there is no cure known for it yet. T news shattered her, but she had no other option but the keep up the pace of her life so she decided to fight back. Despite this diagnosis, Tamra Cantore continued to work. She continued her professional and her personal life the same way and even took care of her family. She was on medications now, but she continued with her passion for sports, though a bit diminished now, and led a healthier lifestyle.
Once the shattering discovery was made about the disease, she founded Team Cantore in 2000. It is a support group for people who are facing similar medical issues as she was. She works with Team Cantore to spread awareness about the disease as she believes the right information helps people to stay away from it. On 22nd September 2017, she was spotted in 14th Annual Countrified Rock for Research, 2017. Because of all the hard work and efficiency, the event raised a significant sum to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
The organization has received some support from Parkinson’s Unity Walk and the Michael J. Fox Foundation. In a few years, she managed to raise about $550,000. Even though she and Jim Cantore have parted ways from their married life, her former husband contributes a portion of his $3.5 million net worth to the charity, giving his strong support to the cause.
Awards and Net worth
Tamra hasn’t received any awards. Her estimated net worth is about $3.5 million from her profession as a journalist. But the exact figure of her salary hasn’t been known yet.
Through her work, she met Jim Cantore, a meteorologist. The couple shared a mutual attraction and fell in love. So they married each other on 6 October 1990. Their two children blessed their life. Their first child; a daughter named Christiana Cantore was born in 1993, and two years later, their son Ben Cantore was born. After staying together for 17 years, they ended their marriage and announced separation in 2007. Right now she is happily single and enjoys time with her children.
Body measurements and Social Media
Tamra stands at a height of 5 feet 5inches (1.65m) and she weighs around 58 kg (127lbs). She has beautiful blonde hair and brown eyes. Her shoe size is 5 (UK) and her body measurements aren’t provided. She isn’t a fan of using social media. So she doesn’t have any social media account like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.