Naga Munchetty Biography
Naga Munchetty is a British television presenter, news anchor as well as a journalist whereby she hosts BBC Breakfast on a regular basis. She has previously hosted BBC World News and BBC Two’s weekday financial affairs show Working Lunch.
Munchetty began her television career as a reporter for Reuters Financial Television, then went on to work for CNBC Europe as a senior producer, Channel 4 News as a business producer and reporter, and Bloomberg Television as a presenter. She joined Working Lunch after it was relaunched in October 2008, and stayed with it till it was canceled in July 2010.
Munchetty has hosted Money Box on Radio 4. She also contributes to BBC News from the City, where she gauges public reaction to major financial stories such as the Budget and the Pre-Budget Report. She has been presenting early morning briefings (UKT) on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News since August 2010. She is frequently on BBC One’s Breakfast program.
She took over as host of the 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Radio 5 shows on Mondays and Wednesdays from January 2021, replacing Emma Barnett, who moved to Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. She and Sally Taylor co-hosted The Spending Review – The South Today Debate on BBC One in September 2010.
Munchetty is a jazz trumpeter who also plays classical piano. She enjoys golf and has a nine-hole handicap in 2015. She won the Hertfordshire de Paula Cup at Bishop’s Stortford Golf Club in October 2012.
Naga Munchetty Age
Munchetty is 48 years old as of 2023, she was born on 25 February 1975, in Streatham, London, England.
Naga Munchetty Husband
Munchetty is married to her loving husband James Haggar. In their marriage, Munchetty and her husband are yet to reveal whether they have children or not.
Naga Munchetty Family
Munchetty was born and raised by her parents in Streatham, South London. Her mother is an Indian whereas her father is a Mauritian.
She did her early education at Graveney School in Tooting. She later studied English Literature and Language at the University of Leeds and graduated in 1997.
Naga Munchetty Illness
In September 2022, Naga received a diagnosis of adenomyosis and shared this news with her audience during her BBC Radio 5 Live show in May 2023.
Naga Munchetty Salary
Munchetty receives an annual salary of $75,000-$90,000 from her career as a news journalist. Munchetty has an estimated net worth of $100,000-$500,000 as of 2023.