The American tennis coach, Burzis Kanga is famous as the ex-husband of Hoda Kotb, an American Broadcast Journalist. Currently, he is serving as a head coach for New Orleans Privateers. After the divorce, he has preferred to live a private life as he rarely appears on media. In this section, we will find some interesting personal and professional facts about him.
American native, Burzis Kanga has not shared his date of birth. He holds American nationality and belongs to mixed(Tanzanian-Egyptian) ethnicity.
In 1984, he earned Bachelors of Science in Business degree. Apart from this, there is no information about his early life.
American Tennis coach, Burzis Kanga was previously married to broadcast journalist, Hoda Kotb. The former couple shared the wedding vows on December 3, 2005, in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic in a closed ceremony.
They met for the first time during an event for the American Heart Association on Valentine’s Day. Burzis proposed her after two months of their meeting and eventually got married. However, their marriage didn’t last forever as they separated in 2007; their divorce was finalized in February 2008.
As per Burzis Kanga, the reason for their divorce was stated as
”We had some differences. My father was ill. She was ill. It was a difficult time. Those were personal reasons for both of us.he divorce happened under difficult conditions. Those were personal reasons for both of us. In hindsight, there was level of immaturity on my part, mistakes I made. It was unfortunate we were married for a short time. It’s a shame it transpired that way.”
After the divorce, Kanga prefers to stay away from the limelight and rarely use to make public apperance while his ex-wife, Hoda started dating Joel Schiffman and later got married.
While giving an interview to some of the tabloid sources Kanga said that,
She was my soulmate. She was my best friend. She was someone very special to me. I have no intentions of getting remarried again.
Being one of the well-renowned head coaches of USA, no doubt Burzis Kanga has millions of dollars in his account. But after a few research, we came to know that, the average earning of head coach in New Orleans is $74 thousand.
Burzis Kanga is an American coach who has been working as a coach for around a decade. Before being the coach he was a professional tennis player for several teams including UNO. From 1986 to 1989, he coached for UNO. He again joined UNO in 2003.
In 2008, he was selected as a head coach for Lakefront. As of now, he is coaching both men’s and women’s team for ninth consecutive years as a head coach for the New Orleans Privateers.