Who is Hoda Kotb ?

HODA Kotb is a broadcast journalist and an anchor on NBC's Today Show, which she co-hosts on weekday mornings with Jenna Bush Hager.

She announced in 2019 that she was marrying her longtime fiancé, but in January 2022,

Hoda Kotb and her fiance Joel Schiffman don New Year's hats

She was formerly a correspondent for Dateline NBC.

Kotb graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from Virginia Tech.

Kotb had been in a relationship with New York financier Joel Schiffman since 2013.

The couple met when Kotb was speaking at an event for Wall Street professionals and she announced live on November 25, 2019, that they had gotten engaged.

"I was totally shocked," she said. "He had a good poker face."