Naga Munchetty

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Television Presenter (1975)
Wed Aug 14 2019
By   Alina

Who is Naga Munchetty? 

Naga Munchetty is a very familiar face for many English people who tuned to breakfast television stations, BBC Breakfast. Also renowned for frequently presenting BBC World News and Victoria Derbyshire is the television presenter and reporter of Mauritanian and Indian descent. 

Naga was born on February 25, 1975, as Subha Nagalakshmi Munchetty-Chendriah. She grew up in Streatham, London, England, UK. Her dad is from Mauritius, whose identity is not available, while her mom, Muthu Chendriah, is an Indian. Naga holds British nationality and has an Indian ethnicity. Her family relocated to Wales for better career possibilities in the early 1970s. Her mom was a dentist, and her dad was educated as a nurse. 

Naga Munchetty doing a make over before appearning in the set. career, professional life
Image: Naga Munchetty doing a makeover before appearing in the set.

For education, Munchetty attended Graveney School in Tooting, London. She later enrolled in Leeds University where she graduated in newspaper journalism with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature and English. 

Naga Munchetty started her career as a reporter on the London Evening Standard's City Pages. She started to work for CNBC Europe. As a reporter for Reuters Financial Television, she started her television career. 

Ever since then, she has a very flourishing career ahead. In June 2016, Munchetty became the Sunday Morning Live presenter on BBC One. Naga is still active in BBC. Additionally, she has worked with other prominent personalities like, Carol Kirkwood and Sally Nugent

On the March 4 2019, BBC posted an article on topic "‘That’s Naughty’ Naga Munchetty stunned as Sally Nugent drops show secret" where everything has been cleared illustrated.

Personal Life with Marital details

Just like any other journalist with happening love life, Naga also has a very blissful love life. Along with her successful career, she has a very loving husband. 


Naga Munchetty is married to James Haggar, an English actor, and director. The couple was said to have met at a government case in 2005, and shortly after that, they started dating. Their relationship lasted two years before Haggar took the courageous move and asked Munchetty for the marriage. 

Naga Munchetty's husband James Haggar. partner, husband, lover, spouse
Image: Naga Munchetty's husband, James Haggar

Shortly after getting engaged, they took no time in tying a knot. So, in 2007, the two walk down the aisle in the presence of their close friends and family.

Naga Munchetty Husband, James Haggar

James is an English actor and director famous for his works in the movies like The Football Factory (2004), The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), and It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004).

Haggar was born on 23 July 1973, in Edgbaston, England, UK, therefore, he hold and british nationality and belongs to the white racial ethnicity. Moreover, he is also a Broadcast Consultant at ITV.

Do they share Children?

Munchetty and Haggar have no kids of their own yet, but they have two Siamese cats named Kinky and Ronnie. They might not be panning start their family yet as both of them are very busy in their own career. 

For over a decade now, the couple has been married, and their relationship is still going very well. The pair is presently living in England's Hertfordshire. 

Past Relationship 

Naga doesn't really like to talk about her past relationship with the media despite being the part of the media industry. Her husband might be her first boyfriend as she has never been part of rumors and controversies of relationship except for her former boyfriend. 

Net Worth & Salary 

Naga Munchetty is far from ranking among Chris Evans, Jeremy Vine, and Gary Lineker, the BBC's top-paid staff. That's not to say, however, that the BBC Breakfast presenter is not doing very well for herself as the news channel is reportedly paying her between £150,000 and £199,999

Naga Munchetty while playing worth, earning, income
Image: Naga Munchetty while playing gulf.

There are no further details about her other income and earning. Also, she hasn't really revealed any details about the house she owns and the cars she rides. 

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