Biography of Naga Munchetty
Subha Nagalakshmi Munchetty-Chendriah, also known as Naga Munchetty, is a British television presenter, broadcaster and journalist. Naga is currently working as a presenter on BBC Breakfast. Previously, she worked as a presenter for BBC World News and BBC Two’s weekday financial affairs programme, Working Lunch.
Munchetty was born and raised in Streatham, London, England. She attended Graveney School in Tooting before attending the University of Leeds where she majored in English. She then completed an MA in Newspaper Journalism, which led to her first job writing for the city pages of The Evening Standard and The Observer. Naga began her journalism career as a reporter for Reuters Financial Television, then moved to CNBC in Europe as a senior producer. Naga has also worked as a business producer and reporter for Channel 4 News and presenter for Bloomberg Television.
From 2008 to 2010, Munchetty worked at Working Lunch. She has also presented Radio 4’s Money Box. She also reports from the city for BBC News, gauging the reaction to breaking financial news such as the Budget and Pre-Budget Report. Furthermore, she has worked for BBC News Channel and BBC World News. She is also a regular presenter on BBC One’s Breakfast. In September 2010, she co-hosted ‘The Spending Review – The South Today Debate’ on ‘BBC One’ along with Sally Taylor. That same year, she also hosted ‘Paranormal Investigation: Live’ to celebrate Halloween, which aired on the UK television channel ‘Sky Witness’, formerly known as ‘Living’.
Additionally, she narrated the BBC documentary Fear and Faith in Paris, analyzing the anti-Semitic attacks in Paris and their impact on France’s Jewish community. Furthermore, Naga participated in the British television quiz show ‘Celebrity Mastermind’ in which she became the winner. The show aired on January 2, 2013, on ‘BBC One’. In June 2016, she replaced Sian Williams as presenter of Sunday Morning Live on BBC One. Munchetty also presented an episode of Newsnight on BBC Two.
Prior to that, Naga also participated in the fourteenth series of the British television dance competition ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. She was paired with Pasha Kovalev and was eliminated in the show’s fourth week. Similarly, she co-hosted Britain’s Classroom Heroes with Sean Fletcher in October 2017. Additionally, Munchetty was cast in the CBBC sketch show Class Dismissed playing a fictionalized version of herself as a School Studies teacher. Media that acts as an announcer.
From January 2021, Munchetty became the presenter of the Radio 5 show, from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Wednesday, replacing Emma Barnett. which moved to Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. In 2022, Munchetty appeared on the BBC quiz show The Weakest Link. In addition to his TV career, Naga started golfing in 2008 and now plays with a handicap of nine. She also ran the London Marathon in 2013 and cycled 100 kilometers for Ride the Night in 2015.
It was Naga Munchetty
Naga is 48 years old in 2023. She was born on February 25, 1975, in Streatham, London, England. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on 25th of February every year.
Naga Munchetty Height/Weight
Munchetty has an average height of 5 feet 3 inches tall. She weighs about 60 pounds.
Husband Naga Munchetty
Naga is married to English actor and director James Haggar. The lovebird met at a public event. James is best known for his work on ‘Live from Studio Five’, ‘It’s All Gone Pete Tong’ and ‘Five News’. Munchetty and Haggar started dating in 2005 and got married in 2007. At first, Munchetty was in a relationship with Jonny Hansen. Jonny is a Norwegian former footballer, who last played as a midfielder for IF Fram Larvik.
Naga Munchetty family
Munchetty was born and raised in Streatham, South London. She is of mixed ethnicity as she was born to an Indian mother and a Mauritian father. Her parents moved to Wales in the early 1970s to study, her mother to dentistry and her father training to be a nurse. The two met, fell in love and got married in London. She has a younger sister, Mimi.
Naga Munchetty Net Worth
Naga has an estimated net worth of between $5 million and $12 million. This includes your money, income and assets. His main source of income is his successful work as a journalist.