November 22, 1981 |
Long Island, New York
|Known for||Correspondent on MTV News|
Jim Cantiello (born November 22, 1981) is an American television personality and correspondent at MTV News. He is the current host of the "Tweet Beat," as well as the resident MTV News American Idol Expert, hosting weekly "American Idol in 60 Seconds" features for mtv.com. He also posts weekly musical "Glee-Caps" for each episode of Glee.
In 2009, he hosted a short lived MTV web short series called Daily Detox. The show re-capped MTV reality shows. Cantiello left MTV in early 2012 and joined the Fox singing competition The X Factor during its second season as a backstage correspondent.
Jim married Jessica, his high school sweetheart, in 2006.
- Jim Cantiello at the Internet Movie Database
- Jim Cantiello at MTV News
- AINow Interview with Jim Cantiello