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Facts of Hoda Kotb

Full NameHoda Kotb
First NameHoda
Last NameKotb
Birth CityNorman, Oklahoma
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDating
SpouseBurzis Kanga
Relation WithJoel Schiffman
No Of Children2
Height176 cm
Weight55 kg
Networth$30 M
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Date of BirthAugust 1964,9
Age104 years

If You're a regular viewer of NBC News and Dateline NBC, you probably know Hoda Kotb. Kotb indulged herself to the broadcasting field for more than three decades. You might be familiar with her career and job, but what about Kotb's other details? 

The 55-year-old Today journalist is now on maternity leave from her daytime hosting job. She wanted to spend her days bonding with her kids. Let's see to Hoda's life!  

Hoda Kotb's Personal Life

The news anchor Hoda Kotb is indeed in a dating relationship with her lover; however, before this, she was married to her former husband with whom she divorced after living together for only four years. Let's look into it for more detail! 

Married Life and Divorce

Hoda Kotb married Burzis Kanga, University of New Orleans tennis coach. Kotb turned their boyfriend-girlfriend relationship into holy matrimony in 2005 after dating for a couple of months. Hoda met Burzis on 14th February 2013 and split up in the same year.

Hoda Kotb's partner and their two children

Unfortunately, the couple ended up with a divorce citing personal issues in 2008. Nonetheless, Kotb and Kanga lived together only for four years. 

Current Relationship and Children

Kotb has been in a live-in relationship since April 2015 following her divorce with former husband, Burzis Kanga. She is in an intimate relationship with the New York financier Joel Schiffman. The duo has been together for five years now as in June 2019; the pair celebrated their fifth anniversary. 

Hoda Kotb has been dating Joel Schiffman since 2015

In March 2007, the CBS News anchor underwent a mastectomy and reconstructive surgery for breast cancer. For the very reason, Kotb could not conceive a child instead, she adopted a baby. On 21st February 2017, Hoda announced through the Today Show that she adopted a baby girl, Haley Joy Kotb.

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Kotb is the mother of two children. She adopted one more baby girl Hope Catherine Kotb on April 16, 2019.

Hoda Kotb's Net Worth

Hoda Kotb has an estimated net worth of $30 million as of 2019. Her net worth stood at $12 million towards the end of 2016. The primary source of her income is her career as a journalist, to be exact, a news anchor and a correspondent. 

Earnings from Journalism

Hoda receives a salary of $8 milllion per year. The average salary of a news anchor in the U.S. is $28,000 - $78,000 per year. In the same vein, an American news correspondent earns $36,9000 to $131,000 annually. Since, Hoda is quite a high-profile journalist, she makes around $8 million every year. 

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Hoda Kotb served on daytime television, including co-hosting Today opposite Kathie Lee Gifford. She works as a news correspondent for Dateline NBC as well. 

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Speaking of lifestyle. Kotb shares a luxury mansion with boyfriend Joe in the United States which is worth over $4 million. The Today news presenter hasn't mentioned anything about her cars. 

Quick Facts: Hoda Kotb

  • Hoda Kotb holds an American nationality and belongs to Tanzanian ethnicity. 
  • She was born on August 9, 1964, in United States. 
  • The news anchor is currently 55 years old. 
  • Kotb began her career in 1986 working with CBS News as news assistant Cairo, Egypt. 
  • She now works as a News anchor at Today and has also worked at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.  
  • Besides broadcasting, Hoda is also an advocate for breast cancer awareness. 
  • Hoda Kotb is a graduate of Fort Hunt High School. 


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Updated On Sun Aug 11 2019 Published On Sun Aug 11 2019 By smriti

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