Hoda Kotb Net worth, Engaged, Age, NBC, Bio

Published Date   04th Jan. 2018, 15:21 pm
Hoda Kotb Net worth, Engaged, Age, NBC, Bio
Quick Info
Birth Name: Hoda Kotb
Date of Birth: 09/08/1964
Age: 59 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $12 million
Qualification: Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism

Hoda Kotb is an American Television Personality currently employing as the reader of NBC News. Besides, she is co-anchor of the NBC’s Today Show (2018-present). Hoda is also a communicator for Dateline NBC and Today Show Entertainment. An exact figure of Hoda Kotb Net worth is not public to date. “If you can’t achieve what you desired, visualize others biography. Compare it with yours, identify the solutions and move ahead.” So, scroll down.

Who is Hoda Kotb? Who inspired Hoda to forward her career as a Journalist?

Hoda Kotb is a daughter of A.K. Kotb and his wife Sameha Kotb born on 9 August 1964 in Norman, Oklahoma, United States. Kotb has a definite meaning of her name. In Arabic, her name means guidance. Similarly, at the present date, her name retitled as Anchor for news program “Today.”

Hoda has a brother named Adel and a sister named Hala. She raised in an Egyptians family.

Kotb spent her childhood in Morgantown, West Virginia and Alexandria, Virginia. Hoda shifted several places throughout the 1990s. Kotb lived in New Orleans, Louisiana as well as followed her parents in Egypt and Nigeria for a year.

Talking about her academic qualification, Kotb is a graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism (1986). Earlier she enrolled Fort Hunt High School (1982). At the honorary day for graduating student, she was selected to speak.

Next, she joined Virginia Tech and stood as the member of Delta Delta Delta Women’s Sorority. She also elected to a three-year term to the Virginia Tech Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Well, we all know a child grows in a mother’s womb, nurture in parent’s lap and stand-up according to the behavior showed by their parents. Her parents are the one to inspire her to choose the right path.

Secondarily, she gained lot more knowledge from her colleges and applied the experience in the way she wanted.

Firstly, she initiated her career as a news assistant in CBS (1986). Then slightly, she moved Illinois, Mississippi, and Florida, linking several projects for CBS and ABC affiliates from 1992 to 1998.


Finally, in 1998, Hoda started a journalistic work as a correspondent for “Dateline NBC.”

Hoda Kotb
Hoda Kotb as a correspondent for Dateline NBC

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With the pace of time, Kotb filled for co-anchor alongside Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer.

She is formally named as co-anchor, following the firing of Matt Lauer in November 2017 under sexual misconduct allegations, in January 2018. She is officially announced as the co-host of the 7 and 8 a.m. hours of the NBC’s daily morning show “Today.”

Hoda Kotb appointed as co-host of the 7 and 8 a.m. hours of the NBC’s daily morning show “Today.”
Hoda Kotb appointed as co-host of the 7 and 8 a.m. hours of the NBC’s daily morning show “Today.”

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Before her high-profile, as a correspondent for Dateline NBC, Kotb she went through several announcements of domestic and international events of the times. Some of them include 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia, ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, and so on. Besides, she also got a chance to take interview of the renowned personalities like Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese leader. Apart, she also hosted the series Your Total Health (2004-08).

Later in 2007, she hosted 10 a.m. hour of Today in September alongside Kathie Lee Gifford. The duo along with Today team also shared Daytime Emmy Award in 2010.

Accidently in March 2007, Kotb surpassed through a mastectomy and reconstructive surgery for breast cancer. Since the date, she has been an advocate for cancer awareness.

Besides, Hoda is also engaged in the publication of books. Kotb published a New York Time Bestselling book “Hoda: How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer, and Kathie Lee.” Later the book with hardcover printed in October 2010.

After that, she published two more books titled Ten Years Later: Six People Who Faced Adversity and Transformed Their Lives (2013). And Where They Belong: The Best Decisions That People Almost Never Made (2016).

Personal Life

Hoda Kotb married Burzis Kanga in 2005.

Hoda Kotb , Burzis Kanga
Hoda Kotb , Burzis Kanga

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Burzis Kanga is an American Tennis Coach.

But after three years of togetherness, the couple divorced in 2008. The reason behind their separation is not public yet.

In January 2015, Kotb announced she is dating Joel Schiffman, New York financier for two years.

Hoda Kotb and Joel Schiffman
Hoda Kotb and Joel Schiffman

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Incapable of giving birth to a baby, due to her early treatment, she adopted a baby girl named Haley Joy Kotb on February 21, 2017.

Net worth

As of present, Hoda Kotb Net worth is approximately $12 million.

However, there is a saying Hoda earned less than her predecessors Matt Lauer. Matt Lauer net worth was $28 million.

If she continues in the same sector with the same eagerness, for sure, Hoda Kotb net worth will rise higher.

A successful professional career is the source of Hoda Kotb net worth.

Hoda Kotb Net worth is paying her a reasonable sum of a sum of money. Thus, she is maintaining an adequate balance between the personal and professional career.

Physical Traits

Currently, Hoda Kotb at the age of 52 has a body weight of 159 lbs.

Hoda Kotb stands at the height of 5 Feet 9 Inch.

Her body measurement is 38-29-38.

A Native American Hoda has Egyptian American ancestry and possesses white ethnicity.

Hoda has a light brown color hair.

She has a glowing fair face with dark brown colored eyes.

Kotb belongs to Islam religion.

Hoda Kotb is active in the internet sources like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and so on.

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