Hoda Kotb graduated from Fort Hunt High School in 1982 and went on to attend Virginia Tech where she graduated with a bachelor of arts in broadcast journalism in 1986. Kotb has one brother and one sister and married Burzis Kanga in 2005, but the marriage dissolved in 2007.
Kotb is a breast cancer survivor. Diagnosed in 2007, she underwent a mastectomy and reconstructive surgery, and, as of 2015, she is cancer free. "Today" followed her on her journey as she battled the disease.Learn more about Art & Literature