Hoda Kotb

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Kotb in 2010, photo by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 9, 1964

Ethnicity: Egyptian

Hoda Kotb is an American broadcast journalist, television personality, and author. She has co-hosted The Today Show since 2018.

Her parents, Sameha Mahmoud Kotb and Abdel Kader Kotb, were born in Egypt, with her father, a fossil energy specialist, being from Cairo. Her name, Hoda, is Arabic, and means guidance, while her surname is a common Egyptian surname meaning pole, as in North or South Pole. She was raised in Egypt, Nigeria, West Virginia, Virginia, and Louisiana.

Hoda has two children, who are adopted.

Hoda’s paternal grandparents were named Mohamed Katb Eissa and Sekina Abdel Kader Mohamed.

Kotb in 2009, Rena Schild / Shutterstock.com

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  1. bablah says:

    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVYP-RTGL

    Hoda’s paternal grandparents were Mohamed Katb Eissa and Sekina Abdel Kader Mohamed.

  2. neiltennant says:

    she was fired because of her — —— —– ——

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  3. neiltennant says:

    she was born into a Muslim family

    but she does not practices religion
    her husband is Orthodox

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