Naga Munchetty Biography
Naga Munchetty is a British journalist, anchor, and television presenter. She hosts BBC Breakfast on a regular basis. She has also hosted BBC World News and BBC Two’s weekday financial affairs show Working Lunch. She temporarily left Breakfast in January 2017 to work as the interim business editor for Newsnight while her mother was on maternity leave.
Naga Munchetty Age | Birthday
How old is Naga? She is 47 years old as of 25 February 2022. She was born Subha Nagalakshmi Munchetty-Chendriah in 1975 in Streatham, London, England. She celebrates her birthday every 25th of February.
Naga Munchetty Education
Graveney School in Tooting was where she received her early education. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Language from the University of Leeds in 1997.
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Naga Munchetty Ethnicity | Nationality
Naga is an England national and citizen by birth. She was born in Streatham, London, England. She is of Indian- Mauritian ethnicity/heritage/ancestry. She comes from a large extended family and is proud of her mixed ancestry.
Naga Munchetty Family | Parents | Sister
She was born in Streatham, London, England. Her father is Mauritian and her mother is Indian. Munchetty has a sibling. she grew raised in the South London borough of Streatham. her mother is a dentist while her father is a trained nurse. She has a younger sister, Mimi.
Naga Munchettys Husband | Married
Naga married James Haggar, an ITV broadcast specialist, in Uckfield, Sussex, in 2004. Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, is her home. The couple married in 2007.
Naga Munchetty Net Worth
Munchetty has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – and $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist. This includes her property, funds, and earnings. Her main source of income is her work as a journalist.
Naga Munchetty BBC News | Career
Munchetty began her television career as a reporter for Reuters Financial Television, then moved on to CNBC Europe as a senior producer, Channel 4 News as a business producer and reporter, and Bloomberg Television as a presenter. Munchetty joined Working Lunch after it was reintroduced in October 2008 and stayed with it until July 2010, when it was canceled. Munchetty has previously hosted Money Box on Radio 4. She also works for BBC News in London, where she assesses public reaction to key financial issues including the Budget and the Pre-Budget Report. Since August 2010, Munchetty has been providing early morning briefings (UKT) on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News. She appears frequently on BBC One’s Breakfast program.
In January 2021, Munchetty took over as host of the Radio 5 programs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays through Wednesdays, succeeding Emma Barnett, who moved to Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. Munchetty and Sally Taylor co-hosted The Spending Review – The South Today Debate on BBC One in September 2010. Munchetty also did Paranormal Investigation: Live on Living to mark Hallowe’en on October 30–31, 2010. Fear and Faith in Paris, a BBC documentary about anti-Semitic episodes in Paris and their impact on France’s Jewish population, was narrated by Munchetty. She won Celebrity Mastermind on January 2, 2013, which aired on CBS. In June 2016, she took over as host of BBC One’s Sunday Morning Live from Sian Williams. Sean and Emma Barnett
She appeared in the fourteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing, when she was paired with Pasha Kovalev and was voted off in week four (Sunday 16 October 2016). In October 2017, she co-hosted Britain’s Classroom Heroes with Sean Fletcher. Munchetty joined the cast of CBBC sketch show Class Dismissed in 2017, playing a fictionalized version of herself as a Media Studies instructor who pretends to be a newsreader.