Joel Schniffman
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Famous for being romantically linked with journalist Hoda Kobt, Joel Schiffman has built a successful career as an American financier and entrepreneur. Before his relationship with celebrity journalist Hoda Kobt, he was not so known. However, all of this changed since it came to light that the two are an item, fans of the journalist have been eager for all the background details on Joel. He has been with the journalist for over a couple of years and has gone as far as starting a family with her when they adopted a daughter together.

Follow us as we tell you more about him and whether or not the two have marriage in their plans for the immediate future.

Joel Schiffman – Bio

The super champ who has climbed the leader of fame with his deals as an American financier and entrepreneur was born on the 21st day in the month of March 1958. The financier who holds a spot as the second in command and manager of the financial institution Janus Group has been rather careful in keeping details of his personal life off the media radar and as such, there is a paucity of information regarding the details of his formative years.

With an economic certification from the University of California, Joel Schiffman was notable even as a student. He was a sportsman who played efficiently in the game of rugby. He for further certification at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated in 1995 with a degree as an investment management analyst.

After school, he kicked off his career pursuits at Kidder Peabody Los Angeles as a vice president. Drawing from all the knowledge he had acquired, he transformed the then mini retail investment brook age business into a major consulting firm. He subsequently moved to Denver California in 1994 and worked with Smith Barney as a Consulting Group Director. He made a good impact on the firm before moving back to Los Angeles in September 2005 to take up a job with Reed, Connor & Birdwell as its Senior Vice President for Business Development and Client Services. At Reed, Connor & Birdwell, he is prided to have established a more profounded method of creating efficiency in marketing, relationship management, and new business development.

Not one to be held down for long, Joel Schiffman made his next career moved to New Jersey City, to work as a Director of Retirement Platform Relationships at Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC in June 2008. He worked with the firm for two years before becoming the Senior Relationship Manager, National Accounts, for Columbia Management in the Greater New York City Area. Most recently after serving as the Vice President and Director of Financial Institutions of Janus Henderson Investors U.S in August 2015, he became the head of the defined contribution and insurance sales at Schroder investment management in January 2019.

Net Worth

With a work experience of over two decades and counting, Joel has been more than efficient at his several workplaces and of course, for his hard work, he has also been rewarded handsomely for his contributions. His salary is said to be running into hundreds of dollars and he has accumulated lots of properties. However, the exact figure of his net worth is still under review.


There are no recorded details regarding Joel Schiffman’s immediate family. Apart from the family he shares with Hoda Kobt, the financier has never revealed the details of his parents nor siblings.

Joel Schiffman’s Partner (Hoda Kotb)

Joel Schniffman
Joel Schiffman and Hoda Kobt

Despite being successful with his career, it was only for his relationship with the famous journalist Hoda Kobt that Joel gained a spot on fame list. The two were said to have met for the first at an event at Wall Street and eventually kicked off a relationship. At first, they kept their relationship under the wraps but eventually let the cat out of the bag after gracing an interview together on The Daly Mail in 2015. Since then, Hoda has freely talked about the relationship severally.

While the partners have never spoken about their plans of getting married, both were previously married. The identity of Joel’s first wife is unknown, but he has a daughter named Kyle aged 23, from his first marriage who is a law student in Paris. On Hoda’s part, her previous union was with Burzis Kanga who was a former University of New Orleans tennis coach. The marriage lasted for three years before they called it off in 2008.

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In late 2016, Joel Schiffman and Hoda finally moved in together and adopted their first child together in February 2017. They named her Haley Joy. During the process of adoption, the lovebirds were advised against using the American financier’s last name in the adoption process as it may have likely delayed the process of adoption. To the best of our knowledge, the lovebirds are enjoying their lives as a family and there is no news regarding any uneasiness in their union.

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