In June 2017, Hoda and Joel celebrated their four-year anniversary — and Hoda couldn't help but gush about her love on Instagram.
"Four years together and getting better every day❤️," she captioned an Instagram pic of herself with Joel and Haley at the beach.
In a People Magazine interview, Kotb said that she had breast cancer and her treatments made it impossible for her to conceive.
“One of the things in my life I’ve always wanted was to be a mom,” Kotb told People.
Wednesday night's visit by Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb to "Watch What Happens Live" was full of great moments.
But after Kathie Lee discussed Caitlyn Jenner, it was Hoda Kotb's turn in the spotlight — explaining the fun, celeb-tastic way she met her boyfriend of two years, Joel Schiffman.
Hoda has been dating NYC financier Joel, 59, since 2013 and the couple moved in together in late 2016.
"I've gone down that road once, so I would've normally said definitely not, so the fact that I'm saying I don't know is saying something," she said. There is something about the later-in-life portion of the program.
After finding love with boyfriend Joel Schiffman and adopting a baby girl named Haley Joy Kotb, the 53-year-old star was named the new co-anchor of on Tuesday, Jan. Following the news of Hoda's impressive new gig, many fans have been wondering if wedding bells might soon ring for Hoda and Joel.
Though the two aren't yet engaged, a source close to the journalist recently told .
He's such a great dad and a great influence." The breast cancer survivor's marriage to Joel would be her second.
She was previously hitched to University of New Orleans tennis coach Burzis Kanga from 2005 until 2007.