Hoda Kotb is the anchor for NBC's Today. She co-hosts the show with 63-year-old Kathy Lee Gifford. Hoda, who was previously married to tennis coach Burzis Kanga, is now in a happy relationship with a financier, Joel Schiffman.
Hoda, who is an Egyptian-American, was in a secret relationship with Joel and revealed about their relationship only after pictures of the two were shown. She stated his name on Today's Show. Also, Hoda was accompanied by her beau at the 2016 Rio Olympics held at Brazil. The couple seemed to have enjoyed their time to the fullest.
The couple were spotted at a beach in Miami back in 2013, and we could guess that Kotb could not hide the fact of her secret relationship anymore!
It was also brought to the media's attention that Joel was introduced to Kotb's colleagues on June this year. The pair celebrated their third anniversary on mid-2016.According to E!, Correspondent to Dateline NBC Hoda mentioned that she was gifted with a beautiful guitar on their first year anniversary and they enjoyed each other's company.
The duo have made a few public appearances in various event shows too! Hoda, along with her sweetheart were present at the 25th annual Chris Event/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic Gala at Boca Raton Resort on Nov 22 2014 in Boca Raton, Florida. This picture has been dated back to 2014, which confirms that their relationship has been witnessed by the public eye too.Also, alst year the duo were spotted vacationing at the Frech Captial for Easter.
Hoda, who is a writer - she published her third book Where They Belong: The Best Decisions People Almost Never Made, looked really happy with Joel at a beach, surrounded by soothing music at a beach - just last month!
It seems like the 52 year old blonde beauty really enjoys the night time taking pictures with her mates! Her, along with her boyfriend and a bunch of her friends, made the most out of their time of a night out at New Orleans!
Well, all you know about Hoda's boyfriend (Joel Schiffman) is that he is a financier. But there's a lot more to this innocent soul. He is based in New York as well as Boston. It has been know that the couple met at a event in Wall Street. Apparently, they contacted one another at the event and decided to go on a date later. Thats where the story started. And now, their story has reached to three wonderful years of love together!
Schiffman is the Vice President and Director of Financial Institutions at Janus Captial Group. He attended University of Pennsylvania and University of California, Los Angeles for his higher education. An unkown fact about Joel, who is six years older than his girlfriend, is that he is a divorcee too and has a beautiful daughter Kyle, who has good relationship with Hoda.
The pair love watching various game shows together and they have a cute little dog who is named after Blake Shelton!
Joel is all over his beau's Instagram and fans love and admire the duo equally. What is yet to know is whether boyfriend Joel will be her "Dear Future Husband"!
Blonde and beautiful Hoda, who earns a fortune, was previously married to former University of New Orleans tennis coach Burzis Kanga, but unfortunately, the couple, who first met on Valentine's Day, had to call it quits after 2 years of their marriage - on Valentine's day too!