'Plus, Matt's salary reflected the long time he was on the show — 25 years.

does hoda kotb still dating jay-21

However, the relationship did not turn out to be the real thing as Jay supposedly dumped Hoda as he saw no future with her.

A successful litigator, he spent his time between New York and Florida and spending too much time apart might be what caused them to break up.

it's one of those things that you never in your lifetime actually ever imagine happening - you just don't,' she explained.'We've been sitting together for, like, more than a year, kind of, anyway, so I just got a little closer - I scooted over a little to Savannah.' Busy bee: 'Matt sent a text this morning saying congrats and that meant a lot, meant the world,' Kotb said during a brief break between anchoring the 8 and 10am hours ( l to r: Lauer, Kotb, Guthrie and Willie Geist in 2016 )'We talked about it a little around Christmastime and we were talking about it because it was sort of a natural thing…

and it just sort of felt like, I guess, a natural progression,' said Kotb of the negotiation between herself and the network.

Burzis is a former tennis coach at the University of New Orleans.

She and Burzis married on 2005 and their marriage lasted only for two years.

After Jay, Hoda is said to have been dating New York financier Joel Schiffman who works for an investment firm in New York and has a daughter.

RELATED, Is Hoda Kotb currently dating Joel Schiffman? Though they had been dating for two years, she kept the relationship private until recently when she went on to reveal how much in love she felt and how good it feels to be in love.

She went on further to state that her previous marriage with Burzis seemed like the real thing but did not turn out to be so.