Naga Munchetty Wiki, Age, Education, Husband, Kids, BBC, Net Worth

Naga Munchetty

Naga Munchetty Biography

Naga Munchetty is a British television presenter, newsreader and journalist. She regularly presents BBC Breakfast. She is also a former presenter of BBC World News and BBC Two’s weekday financial affairs programme Working Lunch.

Munchetty’s has also worked for Reuters Financial Television, after which she worked as a senior producer for CNBC Europe, a business producer and reporter for Channel 4 News and a presenter on Bloomberg Television.

Naga Munchetty Age

Subha Nagalakshmi Munchetty-Chendriah was born on 25th February, 1975, Streatham, London, England.

Naga Munchetty Height

Naga stand at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches tall.

Naga Munchetty Education

Naga early education was at Graveney School in Tooting. She studied English Literature and Language at the University of Leeds, graduating in 1997.

Naga Munchetty Nationality

She is a British Nationality.

Naga Munchetty Parents

Naga was born to her mother, Muthu Chendriah and her father, Chendriah. Her mother is from Tamil Nadu, India and her father is from Mauritius; they each moved to Wales, in the early 1970s, to study, her mother for dentistry and her father training to be a nurse.

Naga Munchetty Siblings

Naga has a younger sister, Mimi.

Naga Munchetty Husband

Munchetty married ITV broadcast consultant James Haggar in 2007 in Uckfield, Sussex.

Naga Munchetty Children

Naga doesn’t have children with her husband James Haggar, but the couple are pawrents to three adorable cats called Missy, Xena and Bella. They’ve also got a full social life full of dinners with friends, parties, and lots and lots of golf, and Naga is a keen runner, too.

Naga Munchetty BBC

Munchetty joined Working Lunch after the show was revamped in October 2008 and stayed with the programme until it was cancelled in July 2010. Munchetty has hosted Radio 4’s Money Box. She also reports from the City for BBC News, gauging the reaction to breaking financial stories such as the Budget, and the Pre-Budget Report.

Munchetty also presented Paranormal Investigation: Live on Living on 30–31 October 2010 to celebrate Hallowe’en. Munchetty narrated the BBC documentary Fear and Faith in Paris looking at anti-Semitic attacks in Paris and their impact on the Jewish community of France. She won Celebrity Mastermind, which was broadcast on 2nd January, 2013. In June 2016, she replaced Sian Williams as presenter of Sunday Morning Live on BBC One. In 2017, she was replaced by Emma Barnett and Sean Fletcher.

Naga was ruled to have breached the BBC’s guidelines by criticising US President Donald Trump for perceived racism in September 2019. That July, while presenting BBC Breakfast with Dan Walker, Munchetty took issue with Trump’s comments telling his opponents to “go back” to the “places from which they came”. Munchetty said: “Every time I have been told, as a woman of colour, to go back to where I came from, that was embedded in racism. Now I’m not accusing anyone of anything here, but you know what certain phrases mean.”

Munchetty plays jazz trumpet and classical piano. She plays golf, with a handicap of nine in 2015. In October 2012, she won the Hertfordshire de Paula Cup at Bishop’s Stortford Golf Club. She is now a committee member of Moor Park Golf Club, where she presents the annual Charity Golf Day in June.

Naga Munchetty Salary

Munchetty earns an estimated annual salary of USD 150,000.

Naga Munchetty Net Worth

Naga net worth is estimated to be USD 1 million.

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