Hoda Kotb Is Engaged To Boyfriend Joel Schiffman – The “Today” show co-anchor Hoda Kotb, 55, made a special announcement on the show, that she and her longtime boyfriend, Joel Schiffman, are engaged after six years together.
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The talk show host Hoda Kotb shared her engagement news live on air during this morning’s broadcast of the NBC morning show.
“I have to tell you something that a friend of mine – a friend of ours – asked me to let you guys in on a secret. I’ll give you her initials. Her initials are Hoda Kotb, and she’s engaged,” Hoda Kotb said, told her Today co-hosts, Jenna Bush Hager, Craig Melvin, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker.
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Joel and I celebrated our 6 year anniversary tonight in @centralparknyc … the philharmonic played for us and 49,999 of our closest friends.. a free concert on a gorgeous night. Thx to our friend Cindy for the surprise picnic basket! ❤️❤️ (and if you spy @kellyclarksonshow you get extra points)
The mom of two Hoda Kotb, secretly slipped her engagement finger to show off.
Kotb said that her longtime financier beau Joel Schiffman, 61, proposed while they were having “a little dinner on the beach for a tropical vacation,” telling her, “Be my wife.”
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Kotb told, “He said some beautiful things.”
“My heart has literally been pounding,” Hoda Kotb told her excited co-hosts, adding, “I was totally shocked. I was really shocked. He’s good. He had a good poker face.”
Hoda Kotb previously married to former tennis coach Burzis Kanga from 2005 to 2008.
Hoda Kotb, 55, and her longtime financier beau Joel Schiffman, 61, began dating in 2013 and have two adopted daughters together: Haley Joy, 2, and baby Hope Catherine.
The couple Hoda Kotb and Joel Schiffman celebrated six years together in June.
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 25, 2019