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Hoda Kotb :: Biography

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Hoda Kotb's facts

Date of Birth 1964-08-09
Nationality Egyptian-American
Profession TV host
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Married to Burzis Kanga
Married on 2005
Education at Virginia Tech
Net Worth(s) $4 million
Height 5'9"
Place of Birth Norman, Oklahoma, United States

Born on August 9, 1964, “Hoda Kotb” is an Egyptian-American TV News anchor. She is best known for her work as co-host of the show ‘Today’s Talk’. Kotb was born in Norman, Oklahoma and raised in Morgantown, West Virginia.. Hoda carries both Egyptian-American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She carries an Egyptian ancestry as her parents are from Egypt Her first name ‘Hoda’ signifies ‘guidance’ and it is a very popular name in Arab. Likewise, her surname ‘Kotb’ means ‘pole’ which is also common surname among the Egyptians. As per her education, she completed her graduation with a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from the Virginia Tech in 1986.

Hoda has worked with the various news networks in her career. She dedicated her work to the networks like WWL-TV, WQAD-TV, WINK-TV and WXVT-TV. She served as a host or co-anchor for the network. Hoda has been very active from her school and college days. While she was studying in college, she became the member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. She also served as the keynote speaker at her alma mager for 2008 Virginia Tech graduation. Due to her contribution in Virginia Tech, she was elected as a Board of Director in Alumini Association for the three years. Hoda has also established herself as a successful author. She had written a New York Times Bestselling Book named ‘Hoda: How I Survived War Zones’, ‘Bad Hair’, ‘Cancer’ and ‘Kathie Lee’. She released his second book ‘Ten Years Later: Six People Who Faced Adversity and Transformed Their Lives’ on January, 2013.

Moving towards her personal life, the popular TV host got married to the ex-tennis coach of University of New Orleans, Burzis Kanga. Their marriage ceremony took place in 2005. After living with her husband Kanga for two years, their marriage life ended with divorce. After her divorce, she was seen dating with Jay Blumenkopf. Blumenkopf is a lawyer by profession. She stayed in a relationship with Jay for over a year. But despite of dating for two years, she hadn’t got engaged with him. Her present relationship status is single. In March 2007, she had gone through a mastectomy as well as reconstructive surgery for her breast cancer. Since she has suffered from the breast cancer, she has been working as an advocate for breast cancer awareness. She allowed to shoot her cancer battle on the cameras. After getting recovery from cancer, her story was presented on the show.

Hoda is also recognized for her charming face and mesmerizing body in addition to her successful career. She stands with the height of 5 feet 9 inches. However, her exact body measurements figure is unknown to us. But from her appearance in her shows, she looks to have a close body measurements size of 36-24-36 inches. She looks smoking hot when she exposed her curvaceous body in bikini. Her mesmerizing body looks extraordinary in tight fitted skirt. Her hot and bold pair of legs and feet attracts her viewers towards her show. Perhaps, Hoda became one of the on-demand and most talked journalists of all time due to her incredible work and sexy figure.

The gorgeous and talented journalist, Hoda has been successful to establish her name in the media industry through her true dedication and hard work. Kotb has gained both recognition and rewards for her good work. Through her career, she has earned total net worth amount of $4 million dollars. Kotb really deserves what she has achieved in her successful career. More additional information about this beautiful journalist can be extracted from the wiki and other internet sites.