Hoda Kotb Adopts Second Daughter in 'Today' Surprise

Does Hoda Kotb Have a Husband? Meet Joel Schiffman, the Father of Her Daughters

Today show host Hoda Kotb adopted her second baby girl, and she announced the exciting news over the phone on Tuesday during the show. "Congratulations are in order for @hodakotb, who adopted a second little girl, Hope Catherine, this week", the caption read.

The 54-year-old co-anchor hinted at the news after sharing an Instagram photo Monday that was captioned, "Choose hope".

As for Kotb and Schiffman's 2-year-old daughter, Haley Joy, she's loving being a big sister.

"Joel and I were standing there when they hand you the baby - and it's the closest thing to a live birth I think you'll ever see - [and] in that moment I was like, 'My God.' My heart just grew 10 times, it's unbelievable", she said about her experience with her boyfriend Joel Schiffman.

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"This morning at breakfast [Haley] was trying to feed [the new baby] her raspberries and I was like, 'Not yet, babe, "' Kotb shared.

Hoda Kotb's family has grown. So sweet! Hoda explained why she named her daughter Hope Catherine.

Now, she and partner Joel Schiffman happily have both hands full. "He looked at me and said, 'I don't need a day, '" Kotb said. "In your life, you think that maybe you've gotten what you deserve". Kotb recalled, "I stopped for a minute. I just felt it and I dialed the number, and [a woman from the adoption agency] answered the phone and she said, 'She's here'". I feel like I'm going to wake up and God's going to say, 'Hey, remember how you were before all of this? "I just can't believe it's happening, y'all".

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