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 was married to Burziz Kanga from 2005 until 2007. She later began dating Joel Schiffman in 2015 for two years. In February 2017, she adopted a girl named Haley Joy. In April 2019, she adopted another girl, Hope Catherine.
She co-hosted the fourth hour of the Today Show with Kathie Lee Gifford.