Hoda Kotb Adopts Baby Daughter As Second Child

News by Sammy Published on 17 Apr,2019

Hoda Kotb Welcomed Her Second Child As a Baby Girl Through Adoption.

  • Hoda Kotb welcomed second child through adoption.
  • She named her child Hope Catherine Kotb.
  • The news of her adoption got officiated from the TODAY Show.
  • Previously, she adopted a baby girl, Haley Joy Kotb in February 2017.

The American Broadcaster, Hoda Kotb added a new member to her family. On April 16, she surprised everyone after she revealed the news of welcoming her second child through adoption. Her second child is a baby girl whom she named Hope Catherine Kotb.

Well, the 54 years old journalist, announced the exciting news on Tuesday morning through her phone call to the TODAY Show.

She said,

It’s a girl! It’s a girl. I can’t believe that I’m here! I’m so happy to be here. You think that you’re full… and Joel [Schiffman] and I were standing there when they hand you the baby and it’s the closest thing you’ll get to a live birth,” she recounted. “It’s amazing. I can’t believe it’s happening!

Hoda Kotb also shared that her boyfriend, Joel Schiffman broke down into tears with happiness after seeing his new daughter. 

In addition, she said,

I can’t imagine any of this happening. We hoped and prayed about this.

The pair who started dating since 2016 also adopted a baby girl Haley Joy Kotb in February 2017. The TV host also told the Today show her first daughter's reaction after getting a new sister. She said that,

Haley was trying to feed her her raspberries and I was like, 'Not yet, babe'.

The Today show congratulated Kotb through their official Twitter and Instagram.

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Congratulations are in order for @hodakotb, who adopted a second little girl, Hope Catherine, this week. Link in bio.

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Congratulation to Hoda Kotb and his partner, Joel Schiffman!!!

Previously, Hoda was married to Burzis Kanga since 2005–2008.