Hoda Kotb shows off rare daughters Haley, 5, and Hope, 3 to viewers on live TV during tour of New Orleans

HODA Kotb let the good times come with some special guests while broadcasting from New Orleans on Thursday – her two young daughters are rarely seen.

On Thursday’s episode of Today with Hoda & Jenna, three-year-old Hope and five-year-old Haley were welcomed to their show. proud mother.

Hoda brought his two daughters to his show


Hoda brought his two daughters to his showCredit: Twitter / @ HodaandJenna
Hoda adopted both girls with ex-fiance Joel Schiffman


Hoda adopted both girls with ex-fiance Joel SchiffmanCredit: Mega Dealer

“I brought my daughter, you want to come say hello?” 57 years old was informed that the toddlers were brought in.

“I just want to say, these two girls are going to love the city just as much as I have over the years,” she continued. “So thank you all for welcoming them.”

According to the show, Thursday was the girls’ first visit to New Orleans.

This is also Hope’s first visit TODAY.

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Hoda and her ex-fiance, Joel Schiffmanadopted Haley in 2017, followed by Hope in 2019.


On January 31, 2022, today’s program Host and Joel announced that they broke off their engagement after eight years together.

Hoda revealed the breakup broadcast, telling viewers: “Joel and I had a lot of prayerful and meaningful conversations over the holidays and we decided that we were better off as friends and as parents. that we are an engaged couple.”

“So we decided to start this new year on our new path as loving parents to our lovely children and as friends.”

The couple have previously been together since 2013 and got engaged in November 2019.


Hoda and financier Joel met after she spoke at an event for Wall Street professionals.

On November 25, 2019, she announced live on Today that she was engaged to him.

“I was completely shocked,” she told the Today panel. “He has a good poker face.”

“We ended up having a small dinner on the beach,” she said, clarifying that the two were in the middle of a tropical vacation.

“And he was like, ‘I have something else to say,’ he said some nice things, then got down on one knee. Then he said, ‘Will you be my wife?’ ‘”


They were originally planning on get married in 2020 but had to be postponed due to the pandemic.

Hoda shared about the wedding plans at the time: “[It] which means people are getting on the plane so we try to wait and see what can happen.

“But the destination we are going to is becoming one of the hot spots so it looks like we may have to postpone.

“We’re a bit disappointed in that because where we’re going is like our favorite place on Earth. We love it there. ”


Later that year, the TV personality revealed she and Joel were planning to expand their family and adopt a third child.

Talk to Tonight’s receptionHoda said in 2020: “Joel and I had this conversation because – you feel like you have a limited amount of time on Earth and your heart is wide open, and sometimes you don’t realize it. the capacity of your heart to expand until you fill (it), and sometimes you think you’re at the top, and then you realize that there’s more room.

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“And we wondered, would our family be better with another child? Do we have enough love? Do we have enough time? Will we become a better family? And the answer to all of those questions seems to be yes.

“But you can’t control how life works. All we can do is send it into space and fill out the paperwork, then wait and if that happens, great, you know. Yes, that used to happen.”

Children with their mother to the location in New Orleans


Children with their mother to the location in New OrleansCredit: Twitter / @ HodaandJenna
Hoda and Joel broke off their engagement in January


Hoda and Joel broke off their engagement in JanuaryCredit: Getty
Girls don't want to say goodbye to their mothers


Girls don’t want to say goodbye to their mothersCredit: Twitter / @ HodaandJenna

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CELINE CASTRONUOVO is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. CELINE CASTRONUOVO joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: celine@dailynationtoday.com.

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