Naga Munchetty Biography – Naga Munchetty Wiki
Naga Munchetty is a British television presenter, newsreader, and journalist. She currently serves as a presenter on BBC Breakfast, the United Kingdom’s most popular breakfast news programme. Naga previously presented the BBC World News and BBC Two’s weekday financial affairs programme Working Lunch. She joined the BBC Working Lunch team in October 2008.
Born Subha Nagalakshmi Munchetty-Chendriah was born on February 25, 1975, in Streatham, South London, England. Naga attended Graveney School in Tooting, she went on to join the University of Leeds where she pursued English literature. After that Naga pursued a postgraduate degree in Newspaper Journalism, which led to her first jobs writing for the city pages at The Evening Standard and The Observer.
Naga’s started her television journalism career at Reuters Financial Television. She later worked at CNBC Europe, Channel 4 News, and Bloomberg Television. She covered the major news events including the collapse of Northern Rock and the US Federal Reserve’s introduction of “quantitative easing”. Naga appeared in the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2016, having been paired with Russian professional Latin and ballroom dancer, Pasha Kovalev. She was also a judge on the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction in 2016.
In March 2021, Naga ‘liked’ tweets mocking the British Union flag after an incident on the programme involving her co-presenter, Charlie Stayt, at the end of an interview. Naga apologized for any offence caused and stated that they were not the opinions of the BBC. Naga enjoys playing jazz trumpet and classical piano. She also plays golf. She won the Hertfordshire de Paula Cup at Bishop’s Stortford Golf Club, in October 2012.
Naga Munchetty Age
She was born on February 25 , 1975, in Streatham, South London, England.
Naga Munchetty Husband
She is married to her husband James Haggar. Her husband is a television director and broadcast consultant at ITV. James Haggar worked as a senior director for CNBC International for a decade before joining Sky.
Naga Munchetty Family
She is the daughter of Muthu Chendriah (mother). Naga’s mother is Indian while her father is Mauritian. Naga’s father moved to the United Kingdom in the 1970s to study. She has a sister named Mimi whom she grew up with.
Naga Munchetty Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.61 m)
Naga Munchetty Salary
She earns an estimated annual salary of £195 thousand.
Naga Munchetty Net Worth
Naga Munchetty’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.