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Tamra Cantore Biography
Tamra Cantore is an American journalist mostly known as the ex-wife of famous television personality Jim Cantore. She worked as a reporter for the ‘TWC’ channel in the regular news broadcast in the evening. She was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at age 40.
She is now best known as the woman who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 40 years. Once this shattering discovery was made, she founded Team Cantore in the year 2000, a support group for people facing similar medical problems as she was. She works with Team Cantore to raise awareness of the disease because she believes in the motto that only the right kind of information can help people stay away from this degenerative disease.
Tamra Cantore Age
Tamra Cantore was born on 04 July 1965 in California, United States of America. She is 53 years old as of 2018. She grew up in California. She is an American by Nationality and of white ethnicity.Tamra Cantore Photo
Tamra Cantore Family
She was born to a middle-class family. We have no details regarding her parents and siblings.
Tamra Cantore Husband | Tamra Cantore Children
Tamra met Jim Cantore in 1986 while working in the management team. She helped to publicize the name of Jim and here she did a good job. They stopped being just co-workers and they became friends and then they became a couple. They dated for a few years and decided to get married in 1990. It was a private wedding ceremony. The two had two kids, a daughter born in 1993 whom they named Christina Cantore. In 1995, they gave birth to another child. This time it was a son whom they named Ben Cantore.
Tamra also suffered another blow when she found out that her son would not be able to speak or walk well at the age of 18 months. This is because their children suffered from fragile-chromosome. Ben was the one most affected, and he also has problems with autism. Christine has no symptoms, but also two x-chromosomes in the genes. While facing all these problems, the couple differed on many occasions and their divorce was finalized in 2007.
Tamra Cantore Education
She went to University of California and graduated with the Broadcast in Journalism in 1989.
Tamra Cantore Career
Tamra Cantore initially began her career as an on-air personality working on a weather channel. She worked for several TV channels as an intern. One of the notable news coverage she was part of was the war between Jordan and Palestine. She was soon promoted as a reporter for’ WTC’ due to her hard work, talent, and dedication. She started as working as the reporter for the channel with the channel’s regular news broadcast.
In 1997, Tamra Cantore was misdiagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The disease was sadly confirmed on her 40th birthday. The disease is a degenerative disease and no known cure has yet been found for the disease. However, this disease did not stop her from successfully fulfilling her responsibility for her professional work and family. Recently on 22nd September 2017, she was spotted in 14th Annual Countrified Rock for Research, 2017. The event raised a significant sum to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
Instead of allowing the disease to control her, she fought back against the disease. Although there was no end to her passion for sports in meditation and she remains a sports enthusiast to date.
Tamra Cantore Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated to be $3.5 million.
Tamra Cantore Divorce
Rumors were that the divorce between the ex-husband wife was because her husband Jim Cantore had an affair with the anonymous woman of Mississippi. They divorced in 2007 and have been co-parenting their children ever since.
Is Tamra Cantore Still Alive
Tamra is still alive though she has been battling with Parkinson’s disease since when she was 40 years of age.