Born: August 9, 1964
Birthplace: Norman, OK
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Career and Life
Hoda Kotb is an American broadcast journalist, television personality and author. She is a main co-anchor of the NBC News morning show Today and co-host of its entertainment-focused fourth hour. Kotb formerly served as a correspondent for the television news magazine program Dateline NBC.
In March 2007, Kotb underwent a mastectomy and reconstructive surgery for breast cancer and has since become an advocate for breast cancer awareness. Kotb allowed Today Show cameras to follow her throughout her cancer battle. After she was declared cancer-free, her story was documented on the show.
On February 21, 2017, Kotb announced on the Today Show that she had adopted a baby girl named Haley Joy Kotb.
On April 16, 2019, Kotb came on the Today Show via phone to announce she had adopted a baby girl named Hope Catherine Kotb.