Quick Facts of
- Net Worth$12 million
- First NameSubha
- Middle NameNagalakshmi
- Last NameMunchetty-Chendriah
- Age47 years
- MotherMuthu Chendriah
- HusbandJames Haggar
Naga Munchetty is a famous British journalist and television presenter who presents BBC Breakfast, Victoria Derbyshire, and Newsnight. The former presenter of BBC World News made a huge buzz after breaching the BBC’s guidelines by criticizing President Donald Trump for perceived racism.
Naga Graduated From The University Of Leeds
Naga Muchetty’s full name is Subha Nagalakshmi Munchetty-Chendriah. She was born on 25th February 1975, in Streatham, South London. The 47 years old journalist was born to an Indian mother and Mauritian father.
The name of her mother is Muthu Chendriah, whereas her father’s name is not disclosed. Her mother is a dentist, whereas her father took nursing training. Her parents tied the knot in London. She grew up along with younger sibling-sister Mimi in South London.
Her nationality is British-Indian, whereas her ethnicity is mixed. She was eight years old when she visited Indian and later visited Mauritius at 12.
Naga studied at Graveney School in Tooting and later attended the University of Leeds. She then completed post-graduation in newspaper journalism.
Her Professional Career
Upon graduation in newspaper journalism, Naga started her journalism career working at City Pages of the London Evening Standard. She also began working on the business section of The Observer.
Naga soon later started her television journey reporting for Reuters Financial Television. She has worked as the senior producer for CNBC Europe, as a business producer and reporter for Channel 4 News, and as a television presenter for Bloomberg Television.
After working for many years, she joined BBC in October 2008. She has hosted a radio show, Money Box, and co-hosted The Spending Review- The South Today Debate. She also presented religious and current affairs discussion program, Sunday Morning Live.
Besides BBC, Chris has made appearances on sketch comedy series, Class Dismissed. She even participated in Strictly Come Dancing alongside Pasha Kovalev.
How Much Is Her Net Worth?
Naga has been actively working in the journalism sector since a very long time. Overall, these years, she has collected $12 million net worth. Her journalism career is the main source of income, whereas she might have received considerable cash from appearing in the dancing show.
The journalist owns a luxurious modern home in Hertfordshire, which costs around $2 million.
Who Is Her Husband?
The avid golf player is a married woman. She is currently enjoying a healthy marital life with her husband, James Haggar. The lovely pair first met at a public event. Their mutual interest in playing golf brought them closer.
After dating for two years, the duo tied the knot in 2007 in a private wedding ceremony. Before marrying Haggar, she was in a long term relationship with Jonny Hansen, who is a former Norwegian footballer. As per sources, they separated to pursue their respective careers.