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Hoda Kotb's 'Today' Salary Reportedly Revealed, Earning $18 Million Less Than Matt Lauer

Hoda Kotb's 'Today' Salary Reportedly Revealed, Earning $18 Million Less Than Matt Lauer

A new report has emerged suggesting Hoda Kotb is making way less than Matt Lauer made in the same position.

News broke yesterday that Hoda was replacing Lauer as the new Today show anchor after he was fired for sexual misconduct back in November. Apparently, Hoda is making $7 million a year (which is what current co-host Savannah Guthrie is reportedly making). Lauer allegedly made $25 million per year.

Hoda isn’t complaining about the money. She has landed the big job she always dreamed of, and most definitely deserves. Plus, Matt’s salary reflected the long time he was on the show — 25 years. If things go well, Hoda could ask for more next time if she re-ups her contract. But the figures underline the huge wage disparity at NBC News,” a source told Page Six. NBC would not comment on the salary reports.

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  • Amber

    They should match both of their salaries to Matt Lauer’s. That is BS!

  • Tania Alvarez-Hildebrand

    and meanwhile, a family down the street in that same NYC can’t keep their kids fed and their home warm. if NBC took the opportunity to can a pervy Lauer and in the same go save a few mill on pay that’s fine. Hoda’s still getting a huge chunk of pie and then some.

  • Mrs. Freeze

    Why don’t they just give her a solid gold house too? You’re retarded.

  • sunny_dayze

    Lol

  • SquidBillie

    She’s making plenty of money, and is an improvement over Lauer, but her huge phony looking smile is incredibly annoying.

  • Amber

    Pay equity obviously offends you.

  • AprilMay

    Why are they even making 1 million? That is way too excessive!

  • shoes4life

    Shoot I wouldn’t complain about making 7 figures period!

  • wearing

    they’re making it a sensational headline when it shouldn’t be and it affects actual gender/pay disparities

  • Mrs. Freeze

    Is she worth $25 million? You dullard.

  • Amber

    Was Matt Lauer?

  • Mrs. Freeze

    Obviously.

  • Gina

    Matt was grossly overpaid. The show is probably glad they can finally save some money.

  • gwen

    That show is better off without Matt. Plus they are saving a lot of money right now.

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    I heard that you went to PH and created an account Harryetcraig’s name, so after you stopped posting on PH in Harryetcraig’s name, you decided to come here and post 30 comments in my name!

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    This is going to be a refreshing change.