Hoda Kotb's boyfriend Joel Schiffman; Know all the interesting facts about his relationship and dating history

Joel Schiffman came in the public eye after 52-years-old American television news anchor and TV host Hoda Kotb announced about her affair with Joel to the media. Currently, Joel is the boyfriend of Hoda. Let's find out about this new guy in town and his relationship and dating history.

Hoda is known for her NBC's Today Show and even won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2010. Joel himself is a successful man who is an American financier owning companies like Abbett & Co. LLC, Connor & Birdwell and currently works for an investment firm in New York.

Hoda Kotb's Boyfriend Joel Schiffman

Kotb was previously married to Burzis Kanga in 2005 who is a former University of New Orleans tennis coach. Her first marriage failed and she got divorced with her husband after two years of their marriage.

For several years she stayed single until the sources started speculating her having a relationship with a guy. Who is the guy? It stayed a mystery for a long time. She talked openly about her love affair but would not reveal the man's name until over a year into their relationship and nicknamed him 'Boots.'

Well, we know now who is that lucky guy. Hoda finally made an announcement of her ongoing steaming affair with Joel in January 2015. The couple now has been together for four years now and they recently celebrated their anniversary in June.


Joel's wiki says that the couple met at a Wall Street event reported by People. The couple moved in together last year taking their relationship to the next level.

Hoda Kotb adopted a daughter Haley Joy Kotb Hoda Kotb adopted a daughter Haley Joy Kotb  Source: People

Hoda broke a news on the Today show saying she is adopting a baby girl named Haley Joy Kotb on February 21, 2017, along with her longtime boyfriend Schiffman. 5 fast facts about Joel explains that Hoda made a decision of adopting because she had a breast cancer in the past and her treatments made it impossible for her to conceive. Joel totally supported her choice and he is now the father of their child.

The lovebirds are immensely happy of the new beginning with their baby daughter Haley. Here's a post shared by Kotb on her Instagram of her boyfriend and her baby together.


The exclusive news was made in March 2017 that the couple is now deciding to tie their knot soon now that they have adopted a baby. We will be seeing this amazing pair officially sharing their vows. Can't wait for them to get married! Like Hoda had her past, in the same way, Joel had his own. Let's find out!

Joel Schiffman's Relationship and Dating History

Joel's wiki says that he was previously married and he has a beautiful daughter named Kyle, 23 reported by Daily Mail. Similar to his current girlfriend's story, Schiffman also failed his first marriage. He has split from his first wife but taking a full responsibility of his daughter. Kyle is currently studying in a school in France, Paris.

The relationship between Joel's daughter, Kyle and Hoda is perfectly fine. They admire each other and Kyle is fully supportive of Hoda and her father's union.