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Hoda Kotb is a writer, writer, and TV personality from the United States. She is best known for co-hosting the morning show ‘Today’ on NBC News. She is also known for working as a reporter for the ‘Dateline NBC’ news magazine program. In 1986, she started her career with CBS News.
Kotb is also an author who has written a handful of books, including ‘Where They Belong: The Best Decisions People Almost Never Made,’ and ‘Hoda: How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer, and Kathie Lee.’ In 2007, she underwent a mastectomy as well as breast cancer reconstructive surgery. At present, the journalist is cancer-free and enjoying a safe life.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 9th August 1964 Hoda Kotb is currently 58 years old. Kotb is quite tall and her height measures 5 feet 9 inches while her weight is 72 kg approximately. Hoda has kept herself fit and has a body figure measurement of 38-30-38, she wears number 6 in the shoe size. Hoda has brown colored hair and the color of her eyes is hazel.
Hoda Kotb began her career as a journalist in the mid-80s and has been associated with many news reporting agencies by now. She is one of the prominent broadcast journalists in the USA and is a known face on TV.
Hoda is an author as well and has earned most of her wealth from her expertise in the field of journalism. The total net worth estimated for Hoda Kotb is $12 million US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
A native of Oklahoma, Hoda Kotb was born and raised in Norman, Oklahoma, United States. Hoda is the daughter of Abdel Kader Kotb and Sameha Kotb and grew up along with her brother and sister. Kotb attended the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University after graduating from Fort Hunt High School.
|Birth Place||Norman, Oklahoma, United States|
|Date Of Birth||August 09, 1964|
|Height||In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds – 158 lbs
|Profession||Author, Social Media Star, Broadcast Journalist, and Television Personality|
|School||Fort Hunt High School|
|College||Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University|
|Home Town||Norman, Oklahoma, United States|
|Fathers Name||Abdel Kader Kotb
|Mothers Name||Sameha Kotb
Career / Fashion And Style
When she was selected as a news assistant for CBS News, Hoda Kotb began her journalism career in 1986. She then worked as a WQAD-TV general assignment reporter and anchor. Then she joined WINK-TV Fort Myers, Florida as its weekend anchor and reporter after keeping a position at WXVT-TV for a while.
Kotb worked as a reporter and anchor for WWL-TV in New Orleans, Louisiana, from 1992 to 1998. After that, as a national reporter, she joined NBC and has been working with the network to date. Since 1998, the journalist has also worked as a reporter for the Dateline NBC show on the network.
She hosted a weekly syndicated series from 2004 to 2008 called ‘Your Total Health’. Since 2007, Kotb has been a co-host of the fourth hour of NBC’s ‘Today Show.’ In 2014, she appeared in two ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ episodes. On ‘Brothers Take New Orleans’ two years later, Kotb appeared as a celebrity judge.
In 2017, in the children’s animated TV series ‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers’, she played Miss Sweetum. She has served as the third co-anchor of ‘Today’ since March 2017 and periodically fills in as the co-anchor for Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Hoda was married to Burzis Kanga for three years but later got divorced and is currently dating Joel Schiffman, she has two daughters.
|Boyfriends||Joel Schiffman (fiancé) (June 2013-Present)|
|Husband||Burzis Kanga (m. 2005 – div. 2008)|
|Children||Son – None
Daughter – Haley Joy Kotb, Hope Catherine Kotb
Here we provide you the list of Hoda Kotb’s favorite things.
|Favorite Movie||Hidden Figures|
|Favorite TV Show||This is Us, Nashville|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Paris|
|Favorite Food||French Cuisine|
|Favorite Things To Do||Reading, Theatre Play & Artwork|
Some Interesting Facts About Hoda Kotb
- Kotb has published her first book in 2010, which became the Best Seller in New York.
- Hoda published her second book in 2013 in which she spoke about six individuals who had life-changing encounters and 10 years after the same, how every day they win in their lives.
- Kotb published her third book in 2016, which was again focused on inspiring and empowering individuals all over the world.
- In 2010, the celebrity Journo even won the Daytime Emmy Award as part of the ‘Today Show.’
- In March 2007, Kotb was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a mastectomy.
- “Today Show” captured and recorded her full journey of undergoing surgery and coming out victorious.
- She became an influential speaker for Breast Cancer Awareness during the entire life-transforming experience.