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Naga Munchetty is an award-winning American Journalist and Presenter on BBC who hails from India. Naga is married to her boyfriend since 2007.

Relationship Facts of Naga Munchetty

Naga Munchetty is married to James Haggar {Compare Couple}.
She is mother of None.
Naga Munchetty is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Naga Munchetty?

Naga Munchetty‘s relationship status is married.

She married her longtime boyfriend James Haggar. They dated each other for several years before they married in the year 2007.

They do not have any children.

The couple has been married for seven years now and their relationship is still going very well. They are living a happily married life and the couple currently resides in Hertfordshire, England.

Who is Naga Munchetty?

Naga Munchetty is a British journalist, newsreader, and presenter.

She is best known for her work on BBC One, the BBC News Channel, BBC World News, and the Andrew Marr Show.

Naga Munchetty: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Naga Munchetty was born Subha Nagalakshmi Munchetty-Chendriahon on February 25, 1975, in Streatham, London, England, UK.

She was born to an Indian mother and an English father. Her mother’s name is Muthu Munchetty she is from Tamil Nadu, India, and her father is from Mauritius. She has a sister, Mimi.

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Caption: Naga Munchetty and James Haggar (Source: Hello Magazine)

Her family moved to Wales in the early ’70s where her mother practiced dentistry and her father trained to be a nurse.

She spent her childhood in England after migration from Pakistan. Moreover, she knows how to play musical instruments like jazz trumpet and classical piano.

In which school did Naga Munchetty attend?

Naga Munchetty completed her schooling at Graveney School. She was a very good student, hence her mother thought she would be a lawyer or a doctor.

Later she joined Leeds University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature and language and a post-graduate in newspaper journalism.

Naga Munchetty: Professional Life, Career

Naga Munchetty began her career as a journalist on the City Pages of the London Evening Standard. Shortly afterward she worked for Europe and thus began her television career as a reporter for Reuters Financial Television.

After that, she became the producer for CNBC Europe and a business producer and reporter for Channel 4 News.

She also worked as a presenter on Bloomberg Television. She joined Working Lunch after the show was revamped in October 2008 and stayed with the program until it was canceled in July 2010.

At that time, she also hosted Radio 4’s Money Box.

Naga joined the BBC News Channel and BBC World News in August 2010. Since then, she has presented early morning bulletins on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News.

Naga is also a regular presenter on BBC One’s Breakfast. Naga co-hosted BBC One’s The Spending Review – The South Today Debate in September 2010.

She 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.


Naga won Celebrity Mastermind Award in January 2013. She became the presenter of Sunday Morning Live on BBC One in June 2016.

How much does Naga Munchetty earn?

As a successful journalist, she earns around $ 45,000 per month. As of 2022, Naga has an estimated net worth of $12 million.


She has a spacious modern design home worth around $2 million in Hertfordshire, Southern England.

Naga Munchetty: Rumors

Previously, there were rumors that Naga has left the British morning television news program BBC Breakfast. But the rumors didn’t last long. Naga Munchetty tweeted about her short-term job change.

Naga wrote: “Little reminder for those asking… I’m on @BBCNewsnight’til the end of April. @stephbreakfast & @sallynugent will be @BBCBreakfast in my place X”.

Body Stats: Height, Weight

Naga Munchetty is 5 feet 3 inches tall and has a decent weight. She has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Social Media

Naga has a Twitter account but she is not active on Facebook and Instagram. She has more than 125k followers on Twitter.


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Does Naga Munchetty have a child?

She has not welcomed any kids with her spouse yet.

What is Naga Munchetty's salary?

As of 2021, she receives between £255,000– £259,999.

What has happened to Naga on BBC news?

She broke BBC's social media guidelines and later apologized.

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