Tamra Cantore works as an American journalist and she became to be more known when she was the wife to the famous television personality called Jim Cantore. She was working as the reporter of the TWC channel at the regular news broadcast during evening. When she was 40 years old, she was diagnosed to suffer Parkinson’s disease.
Most part of her biography, especially when she was still young, it is not known yet. She grew up in California, she was born in the year 1965 and her family was a middle class family. She did broadcast journalism when she was at University of California and it took her 4 years. She graduated in 1989.
Tamra Cantore started to work at a weather channel where she was on-air personality. She was working like intern for different TV channels. Among the notable news coverage she had been involved into, it is the war between Jordan and Palestine. Because of being hard working, dedicated and talented, she got promoted like a reporter for the WTC. She was working like a reporter for the channel for its regular news broadcast.
In the year 1997, Tamra Cantore got misdiagnosed and it was said that she suffered Parkinson’s disease. However, this sad news got confirmed when she reached 40th birthday. This is a degenerative disease and there is no cure that had been found up to now. However, this disease did not stop her from achieving more on her career. She fought back the disease by meditating, the passion for the sports and she continues to be an enthusiast of sports up to now.
Tamra did found an organization called Team Cantore in the year 2000 and it was meant to increase awareness to the Parkinson’s disease. The policies and plans of the organization had always been successful and they received different supports from many organizations such as Michael J Fox Foundation and Parkinson’s Unity Walk.
Tamra Cantore met with Jim Cantore while working in the management team in the year 1986. She helped in publicizing Jim’s name and she did a good job here. They stopped to be just co-workers and they become friends and then afterwards they become a couple. They dated for some years and they decided to get married in the year 1990. It was in private wedding ceremony. The two had two children, a son named Ben and a daughter named Christine.
Tamra Cantore had also suffered another blow when she found out that her son, at 18 months will not be able to speak or walk well. This is because their children suffered fragile x-chromosome. Ben was the one affected most and he also has autism problems. Christine does not show symptoms but also have two x-chromosome in the genes. While facing all these problems, the couple differed on many occasions and their divorce was finalized in the year 2007.
Last Modified: 07 Apr, 2018