Facts of Burzis Kanga
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|Birth Place :||United States|
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|Married to||Hoda Kotb|
Burzis Kanga is a former tennis coach at the University of New Orleans. He is better known as the ex-husband of co-host of Today, Hoda Kotb.
Burzis Kanga's Early Life
Burzis Kanga was born in the United States of America. Ever since childhood, he was a big fan of tennis and grew as a passionate player of the game in addition to being a bright student in school.
During the early 80s, around 1980 to 1983 he was a member of a private tennis team where he was an indispensable member. He played with the team for four seasons winning over 50 matches with them.
In 1984, he graduated with a Bachelor's degree and later began concentrating more time in an effort to become a professional in the sports of tennis.
Burzis Kanga's Career
Professionally, Kanga is a former tennis coach at the University of New Orleans. He joined the University in 2009, as a head coach for both men and women.
Kanga has been ranked on the top list of most searched personality for being numerous searched on different social networking sites. He is a very hard working person with pure dedication in his works. From a very young age, he was an avid fan of sports and he finally made a career in Sports.
Burzis Kanga's Net Worth
Burzis Kanga has earned a decent amount of money from his work, as head coach are paid an average salary of $36,523 yearly.
His ex-wife, Hoda has the net worth of $4 million. He has not disclosed many details about his net worth, but looking at his lifestyle and earning, his net worth might be close to a million.
Burzis Kanga's Personal Life
Talking about the personal life of Kanga, he was married to Emmy Award Winner, Hoda Kotb. The couple tied the knot in 2005. She is a talented journalist, best known for co-hosting NBC’s news and talk show, Today.
The couple divorced in February 2007. Together, they had a good relationship. Both of them has described the divorce as amicable divorce and has still maintained their relationship with good friends.
Earlier, Kotb met Kanga on Valentine's day during an event for the American Heart Association. They enjoyed an instant romance which led to a proposal in May 2005. Subsequently, they took their wedding vows in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic on December of the same year.
However, their marriage ended after merely two years as divorce got filed on 15th February 2007 which was finalized on 6th February 2008.
In one of the interviews, Kanga revealed they had some differences as his father was ill and so was she. Apparently, Kotd was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2007. Burzis blamed the immaturity on his part as the reason for their split.
In addition to Hoda's illness, Kanga reckoned the move to New York to be with his spouse proved to create friction in their marriage. Despite his wife decided to part ways, Kanga only had good stuff to say about Hoda as he claims to cherish every memory with her.
Other information regarding his previous relationship has not been disclosed yet. After the divorce, his ex-wife had a relationship with her lawyer boyfriend, Jay Blumenkopf. However, they broke up in a short period of time.
Hoda is in a relationship with New York financier, Joel Schiffman for two years. They started their relationship in January 2015. Hoda adopted a baby girl, Haley Joy Kotb on February 21, 2017.