Hoda Kotb’s Husband Joel Schiffman

Joel Schiffman

Joel Schiffman is the proud partner of TV show host and anchor, Hoda Kotb –who was recently named Matt Lauer’s replacement at Today Show.

Joel and Hoda got together a few years ago and they were both in previous relationships in the past. Oklahoma native Hoda was previously married to Burziz Kanga in 2005 but the couple got divorced just two years later.

Born August 19, 1964; Hoda earned a broadcast journalism degree from Virginia Tech University. Over her decade-long career in Television, the Egyptian-American has gained recognition as the co-host of three shows: NBC Morning Show, Today, and Dateline NBC.

Kotb is the co-host of the fourth hour of NBC’s “Today.” She began hosting the 10 a.m. hour when it debuted in September 2007, and she currently hosts alongside Kathie Lee Gifford.


Hoda a bestselling author and cancer survivor, is the mom of adopted daughter, Haley Joy Kotb –born in February 2017. Also in 2017, she and boyfriend, Joel Schiffman celebrated their fourth year anniversary together in June.

Joel Schiffman

Joel Schiffman is a hunky financier who is the father of one daughter, Kyle Schiffman from a previous marriage. According to People magazine, Kotb and Schiffman met at a Wall Street event and have been dating officially since 2013.

Joel Schiffman

Schiffman was born March 21, 1958. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts in economics. During his time at UCLA, he was on the UCLA Rugby Team and in the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

According to his LinkedIn, he attended the University of Pennsylvania for graduate school, where he became a Certified Investment Management Analyst at UPenn’s Wharton School. He graduated in 1995.

He is currently listed as the Vice President & Director, Financial Institutions at Janus Capital Group –and has been since 2015.

Joel who does business in New York and Boston, moved in with Hoda in 2016.