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Who are Hoda Kotb Daughters? Bio, Age, Net Worth 2023, Salary

Who are Hoda Kotb Daughters? Bio, Age, Net Worth 2023, Salary

Egyptian-American broadcaster Hoda Kotb is famous for co-hosting NBC News’ morning show Today.

How Old is Hoda Kotb?

Hoda Kotb was born on August 9, 1964, in Norman, Oklahoma, United States. She is 58 years old as of 2023. According to her sun sign she is Leo. Hoda celebrates her birthday on the 9th of August every year. She is the daughter of Abdel Kader Kotb (father) and Sameha Kotb (mother).

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Caption: Hoda Kotb with her family (Photo: Daily Mail)

Her mother works at the Library of Congress while her father used to work as a fossil energy specialist. Hoda’s siblings’ names are Adele (brother) and Hada (sister). Her paternal grandparents’ names are Mohamed Katb Eissa and Sekina Abdel Kader Mohamed. She holds American and Egyptian nationality and follows Christianity as a religion. Similarly, she belongs to Egyptian ethnic background.

Which School did Hoda Kotb Attend?

Hoda studied at Fort Hunt High School. She later attended Virginia Tech. She received her B.A. degree in broadcast journalism in 1986 from Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

Are Hoda Kotb and Joel Schiffman still together?

Hoda and Joel are not together anymore. They dated in 2013. After dating for a while they got engaged in November 2019. After six years of dating. Her engagement ring was worth $250,000. Hoda’s ring had a breathtaking ice-white diamond surrounded by piercing blue sapphires.

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Caption: Hoda Kotb with her ex (Photo: Today)

However, in January 2022 they broke off their engagement. They broke up because Hoda thought their wedding would not work out. After her engagement ended she had to return her engagement ring.

Who is Hoda Kotb’s First Husband?

Hoda was once in a marital relationship with Burzis Kanga. Her first husband, Burzis is a former University of New Orleans tennis coach. They tied the knot in 2005. However, they divorced in the year 2008. They divorced due to their differences.

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Caption: Hoda Kotb with her ex (Photo: Us Weekly)

Are Hoda Kotb’s daughters adopted?

Hoda adopted a daughter named Haley Joy Kotb in February 2017 alongside her ex-fiancee Joel. She gave birth to a daughter named Hope Catherine Kotb alongside her ex Joel Schiffman. Both of them have custody of their children. As they are co-parenting both of their daughters. 

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Caption: Hoda Kotb with her daughters (Photo: E Online)

How much is Hoda Kotb’s Net Worth & Salary?

Hoda has an estimated net worth of around $30 million as of 2023. She earned that hefty sum from her career as an Egyptian-American broadcast journalist, television personality, and author.

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Caption: Hoda Kotb with her car (Photo: Us Weekly)

Her annual salary is around $8 million. She also earns an extra sum from the sponsorship and paid partnership.

Where does Hoda Kotb live?

Hoda is currently living in an Upper Manhattan apartment. She purchased another home in the Point Lookout hamlet of New York in 2018. Her house has a private swimming dock.

Is Hoda Kotb an author?

Yes, Hoda is an author. She published her autobiography titled Hoda: How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer, and Kathie Lee in October 2010. Likewsie, Hoda released Ten Years Later: Six People Who Faced Adversity and Transformed Their Lives on January 15, 2013.

Her third book is Where They Belong: The Greatest Choices Humans Nearly Never Made. It was published in 2016. In 2018, she published her fourth book, I’ve Loved You Since Forever.

Is Hoda Kotb leaving the Today show?

It is not sure whether Hoda is leaving the Today show or not. But she has been absent from her gigs as hosts of both The Today Show and Today With Hoda & Jenna, without any explanation.

What is Hoda Kotb’s Height?

Hoda stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches and she has a body weight of around 72 kg. Similarly, she has an alluring pair of brown eyes and short blonde hair.

Hoda Kotb’s Professional Career

  • Hoda is an Egyptian-American broadcast journalist, television personality, and author by profession.
  • She started her journalism career in 1986.
  • Hoda was a news assistant for CBS News.
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Caption: Hoda Kotb in the show (Photo: PR Week)
  • Later, she served as a general assignment reporter and anchor for WQAD-TV.
  • Eventually, after working for a spell at WXVT-TV, she became the weekend anchor and reporter at WINK-TV Fort Myers, Florida.
  • She was a reporter and anchor for WWL-TV in New Orleans, Louisiana, from 1992 to 1998.
  • Hoda then became a national correspondent for NBC and has remained there ever since.
  • From 2004 to 2008, she was a host of a weekly syndicated series called Your Total Health.
  • Likewise, Hoda appeared in two episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 2014.

FAQs of Hoda Kotb

What is the meaning behind Hoda Kotb’s name?

Hoda’s name is Arabic, and the meaning behind her name is guidance. Likewise, her surname is a common Egyptian surname. Her surname means pole, as in the North or South Pole.

Did Hoda Kotb lose her father?

Yes, Hoda has lost her father. Her father was a fossil energy specialist. He took his last breath on this world in 1986. Her father was 51 years old at the time of his death.

Are Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb friends?

Yes, Savannah and Hoda are friends. Likewise, they host the show together and have great chemistry on and off the screen.

Is Hoda Kotb lactose intolerant?

It seems like Hoda is intolerant to lactose. She said Gluten Free is a turn-off to her and would not date someone who eats Gluten Free.

Does Hoda Kotb like Jenna bush?

Yes, Hoda likes Jenna. They have great on-screen chemistry and viewers adore their friendship. They have a good off-screen relationship and often meet up with their young children.

Does Hoda Kotb have a tattoo on her hand?

Yes, Hoda has a tattoo on her hand. She has a small flower tattoo engraved on her hand.