The most popular TV journalist who ruled the top TV station of Louisiana WWL-TV; Hoda Kotb was born on August 9, 1964, was born in Norman, Oklahoma and was raised in Morgantown of West Virginia and Alexandria of Virginia. Kotb graduated from the Fort hunt High School and has a degree in Broadcast Journalism and since then, she has been the queen of TV Journalism.
Kotb has always been a star in the field of Journalism, right from her graduation days and that makes it all the more popular. Right from being a member of the Delta Delta Delta Women’s Sorority, Beta Nu Chapter to being an anchor and reporter at WWL-TV in New Orleans, Kotb has always been a rising star.
Hoda Kotb was married to former tennis coach Burzis Kanga from the University of New Orleans but the marriage lasted only for a couple of years.
Is Hoda Kotb married to a husband? Or just engaged?
It’s true that Hoda Kotb has been dating her longtime boyfriend Joel Schiffman and a picture of him playing with the newly adopted baby girl Haley Joy was all over the internet giving ways to some sizzling news. Hoda also took a step ahead to caption the photograph posted on Instagram with two hearts symbolizing her happiness and the love she shares with Joel and Haley.
There has been no concrete information recorded anywhere about Hoda getting married to Joel Schiffman but the Today Show star admits it openly about her relationship with Joel. Though the couple has adopted a baby girl, there is no ring yet on Hoda’s finger which is a clear indication that she is neither engaged nor married yet. But, there have been plenty of rumors about their wedlock.
Her boyfriend and dating history
Hoda and her boyfriend Joel Schiffman has been dating each other since 2013 and it still looks young. It’s also news to all the Hoda fans out there, that the duo may get wedded this summer after baby Haley Joy walked into their lives. It is also expected that the cute little angel may address Joel as Dad and that’s really heart-touching.
Joel is an NYC financier and the couple moved in together last year. The internet was flooded with photographs when the solid couple completed their 3rd year anniversary in 2016. A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles and is a divorced with one daughter who was visited by the couple in Paris.
Hailed from an Egyptian family, the most celebrated journalist, Hoda has a lot of tales to tell from her books. A cancer survivor, who always wanted to have kids cannot bear one because of her severe health conditions has now adopted a one-month-old baby girl. Moving in with her longtime boyfriend Joel, Hoda 54 is also on the verge of tying knots with Joel, 58 sooner. All we have to do is, wait for some amazing moments to be captured and posted on the internet anytime now.
She was also a member of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association Board of Directors for continuous three consecutive years proving her strengths in the field of Journalism once again.
Being a celebrated journalist Hoda Kotb hosts a lot of programs, she is a co-host on the fourth hour of the Today show along with Kathie Lee Gifford and she also backs up the Today b being a co-anchor for Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer. Hoda also bagged the Daytime Emmy Award as part of the Today Show.
She is an author of the New York Times Best Selling book “Hoda: How I Survived War Zones” along with some of the other books like “Bad Hair“, “Kathie Lee“, “Ten Years Later: Six People Who Faced Adversity and Transformed Their Lives” and “Where They Belong: The Best Decisions People Almost Never Made“.