Hoda Kotb’s Net Worth Means She’ll Be Rich Today, Tomorrow, and Probably Forever

Hoda Kotb on NBC’s TodayHoda Kotb is one of the most beloved figures on daytime TV.The TODAY co-anchor made a name for herself not just reporting the news, but reacting to it in very human and empathetic ways, whether it means sharing a personal anecdote in relation to a story or crying on air in emotional moments (like when she reported on Drew Brees’ donation to New Orleans at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic).”I’m a worker. I’m a grinder,” she told Forbes. “I’m not the most talented. I’m not top of my class. I’m not that person. But I’m a grinder, and the one thing I think I do really well is, I get up. I’ll fall a thousand times, but I get up.”Find out exactly Hoda Kotb’s net worth and how much her grind has paid off.Related: Hoda Kotb’s 4 Steps to Becoming Your Best SelfHow did Hoda Kotb become famous?Kotb was born in Norman, Oklahoma, and raised in Morgantown, West Virginia, then in Alexandria, Virginia, where she was elected homecoming queen at her high school. (Because of course she was!)In 1986, Kotb graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, then got her first job at a CBS affiliate in Greenville, Mississippi. She worked at several other affiliate networks, including an ABC affiliate in New Orleans, through April 1998, at which point she became a correspondent for Dateline NBC and NBC News.Kotb’s star power entered the stratosphere in 2007 when she joined TODAY’s fourth hour, and she grew even more famous in April 2008 when Kathie Lee Gifford joined her ranks—making them into living memes for their Wine Wednesday segments.Kotb’s tangible warmth made her an audience favorite on TODAY, landing her the co-anchor spot with Savannah Guthrie in 2018 after Matt Lauer’s ouster for alleged sexual misconduct.In terms of achieving fame, Kotb was a late bloomer, and she doesn’t regret it.”I heard the saying, ‘It gets greater later,’ and it does. It gets greater in every single aspect of life,” she told Forbes in October 2022. “You know what’s weird? If someone told me, ‘Hey Hoda, guess what? When you’re in your mid-50s you’re going to be a mom of two and you’re going to host the TODAY show, but you have to wait until your mid-50s,’ I would have said, ‘Are you kidding me?’ And now that I sit in the middle of this, I can’t believe how blessed I feel.”>>> Sign up for Parade’s Daily newsletter and get the scoop on the latest TV news and celebrity interviews delivered right to your inbox <<https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/hoda-kotbs-net-worth-means-133700045.html

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