See Every Adorable Photo Hoda Kotb Has Shared of Her and Former Fiance Joel Schiffman’s 2 Kids

Talk show host Hoda Kotb has celebrated many exciting milestones over the last few years — including her journey to motherhood with former fiancé Joel Schiffman. Over the years, fans of the Today host have fallen in love with their beautiful family.

Hoda announced her and Joel’s split during Today on January 31, 2022. She said they were on a “new path” as “friends” and coparents.

“He’s a great guy. He’s a very kind and loving person, and I feel privileged to have spent eight years with him,” she said about the breakup. “We are both good and we are both kind of going on our way and our path. We’ll be good parents to those two lovely kids.”

After first meeting at a book signing event in the summer of 2013, Hoda announced her highly anticipated engagement to the financier during a November 2019 episode of the NBC morning show. Hoda beamed with joy as she shared the news of their future nuptials.

“I have to tell you something that a friend of mine, a friend of ours, asked me to let you guys in on a secret,” the mom of two — who shares adopted daughters Haley Joy and Hope Catherine with Joel — gushed at the time. “I’ll give you her initials. Her initials are Hoda Kotb and she’s engaged.”

The former couple’s engagement news came a little over six months after they welcomed newborn daughter Hope Catherine into their family. In April 2019, the beloved journalist revealed she and Joel officially adopted their second child. The sweet addition came about two years after Hoda and Joel adopted Haley in 2017.

At the time the lovebirds added a sweet baby to their brood, a source close to Hoda revealed how good of a big sister Haley was becoming. The insider even told Closer that Haley doesn’t seem too worried about feeling replaced by her little sibling.

“There have been a lot of heart-to-hearts between Hoda and Haley, making sure she knows how special she is to them and that Hope is an addition, not a replacement, which is something [Haley] could think if not handled the right way,” the pal said. “Hoda makes sure Haley knows she’s going to get all the love and attention that she ever did, with the bonus of having a sister around as well.”

Although Hoda is juggling motherhood and her role on Today, the insider told Closer the star may plan on retiring sooner rather than later. “I think you could see a day that Hoda leaves TV, or at least daily TV, by the time she’s 60,” the friend dished. “Motherhood and soaking in every joyful moment of it, means that much to her.”

Scroll through the gallery below to see every cute snap Hoda has shared of her, Joel and their two kids!

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