She's a Mom Now! Today Show Host Hoda Kotb has Adopted a Baby Girl; Reveals Meaning of her Daughter's Name
- Boyfriend Joel Schiffman (2013-present)
- Lesbian No
- Body Measurements 38-30-38 inches
- Eye Color Dark Brown
- Hair Color Light Brown
- Hair Short
- Feet (Shoe) Size 9.5 (US)
- Weight 72 kg (158 lbs)
- Height/ How Tall? 5'9" (1.75 m)
- College Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- High School Fort Hunt High School
- Career 1986–present
- Net Worth $30 Million
- Salary $8 Million Per Year
- Dating/Affair Joel Schiffman (2013-present)
- Ex-Husband Burzis Kanga (m. 2005–2008)
- Date of Birth Aug 09, 1964
- Age 59 Years, 3 Months
- Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
- Relationship Status Dating
- Daughter/s Haley Joy Kotb, Hope Catherine Kotb
- Sister/s Hala Kotb
- Brother/s Adel Kotb
- Mother Sameha Kotb
- Father A.K. Kotb
- Ethnicity/Race Egyptian
- Religion Islam
- Zodiac Sign Leo
- Nick Name Hoda
- Profession Broadcaster
- Birth Place Norman, Oklahoma, United States
- Nationality American
The “Today ” show co-host Hoda Kotb via a telephonic conversation with the NBC early morning show announced the adoption of a baby girl, Haley Joy born on 14th February 2017.
When talking about her baby girl, Hoda expressed her little girl to be her beautiful Valentine's gift and said:
“She’s aValentine’s baby, She is the love of my life.”
While her co-host Matt Lauer said the little girl to be the luckiest girl born on this planet. He said:
"This little girl Haley is the luckiest girl on the planet. You will be one of the most fantastic moms I can ever imagine."
While another co-host Kathie Lee Gifford gave a positive reaction, she said:
"You were made to be a mom."
Followingly the news got shared amongst her followers via her social media where the new mother is seen beaming holding her little bundle of joy.
The news got a positive reaction from her supporters flocking in with heaps of best wishes and congratulations.
Further, the new mother was called back on the Today show for few more details about her baby girl and few stories behind her name which made Hoda disclose about keeping the traditional practice of her family alive by keeping her girl's name with the initial “H” while the middle name got kept due to the little girl’s sweetness. She said:
"Haley is because of Halley's Comet, and it was one of those things that I just picture her sailing through the sky. She brings us joy," Kotb said. "She’s got a beautiful way about her."
Earlier before the adoption scenario, Hoda had dropped few hints by sharing motherhood quotes.
Previously in October 2016, Kotb surfaced in the story for moving in with her long time boyfriend financier Joel Schiffman after dating for several years. Well, a very Congratulation for the new mother and the father of a beautiful baby girl!