Hoda Kotb Net worth,Salary and Career

HitBerryPublished on   18 Jun, 2016Updated on   21 May, 2021

Egyptian- American journalist Hoda Kotd is perhaps best known for her humor and her cheerful personality. Having worked as contributing correspondent in NBCs’ Dateline since 1998 and her trademark Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda Kotd, this anchor has lived up to quite a name. As such there is no surprise that her income supersedes her image. Along with her co-host Kathie Lee, Hoda is one of the highest-paid anchors.

As expected her net worth is estimated to be around a massive figure of $10 million. Although the sources around the internet have some deviating figures regarding her net worth considering all her savings, investments and property it comes as a no surprise it will come to that amount. Regarding her salary, she has an annual salary that sums to around $2.5 million. Her monthly income is around $208,000. She recently purchased an apartment in New York where she currently resides.

Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee in The Today's show                        Source: charlestoncitypaper


Starting her career from the 80s, Hoda has come a long way through sheer perseveration and hard work. For her show Today’s show, she won Daytime Emmy Award in the year 2010. Similarly, Hoda is considered one of the best anchors of her generation.

She has earned bachelor’s degree broadcast journalism from Virginia Tech. Always keen on pursuing her career as a journalist, Hoda stated that her parents were the reason for her success. Hoda has also been nominated for various other News and Presentation Emmy’s.

Not only is she a renowned journalist but is a remarkable writer as well. Her book ‘Hoda: How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer, and Kathie Lee’ was one of the New York Topsellers. Similarly, her book ‘Ten Years Later: Six People Who Faced Adversity and Transformed Their Lives’ has also been critically acclaimed. The books have also contributed significantly to her net worth. Hoda also has been  featured in the music video I’m Gonna Love You Through It of Martina McBrides

Not only is she a professional but also is the one who loves to participate in various social welfare campaign and volunteering. Check out her breast cancer promotion video.


In the video, she described how she found a lump in her breast in 2011 during her routine checkup. She stated how she was lucky to have discovered her cancer sooner. From her video, she sheds light on curing breast cancer that can help women.

Hoda was born on August 29, 1964, in Oklahoma and raised in Virginia. She married a tennis coach Burzis Kanga in 2005. However, their marriage didn’t end well so as a result they got divorced two years later. In 2015, she was suspected of having an affair with New York Financer Joel Schiffman. They are in a relationship and it seems that they are going on pretty well. They are often spotted together. Recently, both of them were seen in Star Wars: The Force Awaken show in Loews 68th Street theater in New York City. There is no sign of them getting a divorce.