Egyptian-American who gained fame as the co-host of three shows: NBC Morning Show, Today, and Dateline NBC.
She earned a broadcast journalism degree from Virginia Tech University.
She was the keynote graduation speaker at Virginia Tech in 2008.
She married Burziz Kanga in 2005 but the couple got divorced just two years later. She later starting dating Joel Schiffman.
She co-hosted the fourth hour of the Today Show with Kathie Lee Gifford.