Hoda Kotb is an American news anchor and journalist who is also an author. She works at NBC. Recently she has been promoted to the co-anchor of the NBC morning show today. Now let’s have a close look on Hoda Kotb’s net worth in 2019.
Hoda Kotb was born on 9th August in 1964. She is Egyptian American. She was born in Oklahoma, and she grew up in Morgantown, Alexandria, and Virginia. For a decade she lived in Louisiana. Both her parents are from Egypt. She has a brother and a sister. She went to Fort High School and graduated in 1982. She was selected the homecoming queen in the school. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta, a Women’s Sorority. In 1986 she graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism. She got her first job at the WXVT in Greenville.
In 1992 she joined as a reporter and anchor in WWL-TV. Since 1998 Hoda has been a correspondent for Dateline, NBC. Since 2008 she has been working as a co-host on the 4th hour of the show, Today. This year she has been promoted as a co-anchor of the morning talk show on NBC. Her book, “Hoda: How I Survived War Zone, Bad Hair, Cancer, and Kathie Lee” became a New York Times Bestseller.
Awards and achievements:
She won News and Documentary Emmy in 2010 for her coverage of Miracle on the Hudson. For her documentary The Education of Ms Groves she won Peabody Award in 2006. These are the awards she received till date.
Net worth of Hoda Kotb:
Hoda Kotb’s estimated net worth is $12 million. She has been working in the news industry for three decades. In January 2018 she has been promoted as a co-anchor of the morning talk show of NBC, Today. At the anchor desk, she joined Savannah Guthrie for the first two hours of Today. She still hosts the fourth hour with her friend Kathie Lee Gifford. Now that she has joined the morning show, her net worth is supposed to increase. She replaced Matt Lauer, who was the highest paid anchor of NBC.
According to Babble, she used to make between $25 million. Kotb’s salary details have not been made public. She earns from various jobs. She also received a paycheck for working on Dateline on NBC. On SiriusXM Kutb she had her own show. She also worked as an actress on many television shows. Recently she starred in the popular television series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce. She has her own house in New York. She wrote some bestselling books. She is an established author also.
In 2005 she married former tennis coach of The University of Orleans, Burzis Kanga but the couple got divorced in 2008. Kotb was diagnosed with breast cancer. In 2007 she underwent surgery. Today Sow cameras were allowed to cover her throughout her cancer battle. Her cancer battle story was documented on the Today Show.
In 2015 she announced that she is in a relationship with wealthy American Financier Joel Schiffman for last two years. He is the vice president of Janus Capital Group. Hoda can‘t conceive because of her breast cancer. So, Hoda and Joel adopted a baby girl in February 2017, her name is Haley Joy Kotb.