Hoda kotb Age, Engaged, Twitter and Cancer

Nadine Caridi

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 9, 1964 (age 52 years
Nationality American, Egyptian
Profession News Anchor, TV host
Working for NBC
Marital Status In relationship
Spouse Joel Schiffman( In relationship),Burzis Kanga (m. 2005–2007)
Married on 2005
Children(s) Not yet
Qualification Graduate from Virginia Tech
Education at Fort Hunt High School, Virginia Tech
Net Worth(s) $4 million
Name on Birth Hoda Kotb
Divorce Yes, 2007
Height 5' 9''
Weight 158 lbs (72 kg)
Hair Color Light Brown
Twitter @hodakotb
Age N/A

Hoda Kotb age is 52 years and she has spent the good three decades of her career in the journalism sector and is pretty famous for it. A native o Norman, Oklahoma, Hoda Kotb has been known for her work as a co-anchor and entertainment correspondent for the Today Show and for her correspondence for the Dateline NBC.


Hoda Kotb has been involved in the journalism sector since 1986. She has worked for a number of media outlets in the past, but she is pretty well known for her work with the NBC as of now. She is the recipient of the Daytime Emmy Award and his Egyptian America surely has a lot more to achieve.


Hoda Kotb was born on the 9th of August, 1964. Hoda Kotb age thus is 52 years as of now. She was born in Norman, Oklahoma.

Early Life and Education

Hoda Kotb grew up in Morgantown, West Virginia and in Alexandria, Virginia. She belongs to an Egyptian family and has also lived in Egypt and Nigeria in the past.

Hoda Kotb was enrolled in the Fort Hunt High School for her education and she graduated from the same in the year 1982. She then moved on to study at the Virginia Tech and was the member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority.

Career and Net Worth

Hoda Kotb age was merely 22 years when she started off her career. She seems to have done a pretty job out of it as Hoda Kotb age is already 52 years and she still seems to be as popular as she was back then, on television.

Hoda Kotb appears on the Today show in the fourth hour with Kathie Lee Gifford. She has also worked as a correspondent for the Dateline NBC since 1998. She is a fill-in co-anchor for Today with Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer too.

Hoda Kotb is an author too. Hoda Kotb age was 46 years when she worked the book entitled Hoda: How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer, and Kathie Lee, which is a New York Times Bestselling Book of the year 2010.

She released her second book entitled Ten Years Later: Six People Who Faced Adversity and Transformed Their Lives which is a book of fiction and also hugely popular with her fans. She has also appeared in the music video I’m Gonna Love You through it. Hoda Kotb age was 51 when she wrote the book Where They Belong: The Best Decisions People Almost Never Made. She has the net worth of 4 million dollars and it is certainly going to be on the rise even in the days to come.

Personal Life, spouse, and dating

Hoda Kotb has had a personal life which has essentially been an open book. She got married in the year 2005 when Hoda Kotb age was 31 years. She got married to the former University of new Orleans coach Burzis Kanga but unfortunately, the relationship could not stand the pressure of time. Shortly after two years of the marriage, the couple’s relationship ended in a divorce.

Hoda Kotb and her ex-husband Burzis Kanga

The major reason behind the divorce of the pair seems to be Hoda Kotb cancer. Hoda Kotb underwent reconstructive surgery and mastectomy to take care of her breast cancer in the year 2007 in March. Hoda Kotb cancer and her divorce came by at approximately the same time, making people believe that her cancer had something to do with the end of her marriage. Her cancer battle was followed extensively by Today Show. She has since been announced cancer free.

As of now, the dating life of Hoda Kotb seems to have improved as she is currently dating Joel Schiffman. While Hoda Kotb engaged rumors are on the run, there have been no statements from the pair about their alleged engagement. Hoda Kotb engaged rumors hence seem to be false as of now. Hoda Kotb and Joel are dating each other and seem to be comfortable and happy in their relationship as of now.

Awards, Achievements, and Recognition

Hoda Kotb has not only been recognized as a talented personality but also as a beautiful one. Hoda Kotb age is 52 years, but she defies all the laws of nature and seems to look considerably younger than her actual age. Hoda Kotb has been known for her work and has won awards because of the skills she has portrayed on screen.

Hoda Kotb is the recipient of the Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking news Story for her work with the Dateline NBC on the year 2010.

On 2011 and 2012, Hoda Kotb has been the recipient of the Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding morning Program for her work in Today on the NBC. An avid follower of social media, Hoda Kotb has also made appearances on social media too. Hoda Kotb twitter account, as well as her Facebook account, has a huge number of followers. Hoda Kotb Twitter account releases the candid details of her personal life, which she chooses to disclose to her fans.

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