Kotb is an American television journalist and host who is most well-known for anchoring and hosting on the NBC network. As of 2022, the net worth of Hoda Kotb is estimated at $35 million.
NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 12, 2015: Hoda Kotb attends runway for Kids Rock by Nike Levi’s during Fall 2015 Fashion Week at Lincoln Center
|Full Name||Hoda Kotb|
|Birth Date/Age||August 9, 1964/57 Years Old|
|Place of Birth||Norman, Oklahoma, USA|
|Source of wealth||Television/Author|
|Height||5 ft. 7 in. / 1.75 m.|
|Net Worth||$35 Million|
Hoda Kotb, a daughter of Abdel Kader’s and Sameha’s parents, was born August 1964 in Norman. She is the sister of Hala and Adel, a brother.
Hoda was born and raised in Oklahoma. Her family then moved to Morgantown West Virginia and Alexandria Virginia. Hoda settled down eventually in New Orleans.
Kotb graduated in 1982 from Fort Hunt High School where she was chosen as the homecoming queen. She was even picked to speak at her graduating class’s baccalaureate service.
After high school, Kotb attended Virginia Tech. She was a member the Delta Delta Delta sorority under the auspices of the Beta Nu Chapter. She graduated in 1986 with a Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism.
HUNTINGTON, NY-JAN 8: TV personality Hoda Kotb signs her book “Where We Belong: Journeys That Show Us The Way” at The Book Revue on January 8, 2016 in Huntington, New York.
Hoda Kochb Net Worth and Career
Kotb’s first on-air job came in the late 1980s when she served as an anchor for the then-CBS affiliate WXVT in Mississippi. After that, Kotb moved to Illinois’ ABC affiliate WQAD to begin her career as a reporter.
Then, she became a weekend anchor in Fort Meyers, Florida at the CBS affiliate WINK from 1989 to 1991. Before joining NBC, she was an anchor and reporter at WWL New Orleans.
In 1998, she hopped aboard the NBC train as a correspondent for Dateline NBC and all NBC platforms. Impressively, Kotb is still under contract to NBC after being with them for more than three decades.
According to reports, Kotb signed a multiyear contract worth approximately $7 million per annum with NBC in 2018. The deal caught some attention for it is $18 million less than the man she replaced, Matt Lauer’s contract.
Kotb was the co-anchor of Today’s television program for several years. Since then, she has been named to Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People as well as being awarded a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host.
Believe it or not, Kotb has made guest appearances on series such as 30 Rock, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Lip Sync Battle, and two of the Sharknado films.
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Hoda Ktb Parents
Interestingly, both of Kotb’s parents are from Egypt. She and her family actually lived in Egypt for one year as a child. They also lived for a time in Nigeria.
Kotb’s mother Sameha worked as a librarian at the Library of Congress. Her father Abdel Kader, a fossil energy specialist, was also listed in the Who’s Who of Technology. He died in 1986 at 51 years old. According to our knowledge, her mother is still around.
Hoda Kotb Net Worth – Personal Life
In 2005, Kotb married former University of New Orleans tennis coach, Burzis Kanga. Their marriage would last only four years before they divorced in 2008. Kotb then announced her engagement to Joel Schiffman in New York, in 2013. They were engaged in 2019, but they recently ended their engagement, stating that they wanted to co-parent as friends.
Kotb currently has two adopted children. In 2017, she adopted a baby boy named Haley Joy Kotb. She adopted Hope Catherine Kotb, a second child, two years later. They are co-parents of the girls.
Hoda Kotb Net worth
Hoda Kotb has a net worth figure of 35 million. This is the result of more than three decades’ of continuous work. Network television. She has also published seven books, including Hoda: How My Survived War Zones. Bad Hair. Cancer.
New York, NY – March 12 2019: Hoda Kotb at The Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 BUILD Series at BUILD Studio, New York, NY