Naga Munchetty, the popular English journalist, and news reader, well known for her outstanding performance as a newsreader on BBC One's BBC World News, BBC Breakfast, and Victoria Derbyshire, is already happily married to TV director James Haggar.
The most talented presenter with her gleaming beauty and mixed ethnicity has won hearts of millions of her viewers including her husband's, James Haggar. Munchetty, who talks freely about her profession and hobbies, is, however, coy about her personal and married life.
Director James Haggar married Naga Munchetty
Naga Munchetty is a married woman, and the name of her husband is James Hagger, who as we came to know is a Multi-camera Director and a Broadcast Consultant, rendering Freelance services in the United Kingdom as mentioned in his LinkedIn profile.
Before his current profession, he worked as a Senior Studio Director and ITV Studios. He has also worked as a Senior Director at the mighty CNBC Network.
Although Naga belongs to British-Indian family, she chose to marry a British guy and she has not yet talked about her married life explicitly.
However, our facts tell us that both of them met in a public meeting after which the couple fell in love and started dating. After dating for some time, they got married in the year 2010.
The duo has celebrated 6 years of successful married life together.
James, unlike Naga, is a less known figure in the media and neither of them has ever mentioned any details about their marriage. As much as we know right now, Naga is living happily with her husband in Hertfordshire, England.
Are James and Naga getting a divorce??
Rumors of divorce between James and Naga has not been heard in the media, so it is unlikely that the two would end their relationship.
Naga has told the sources that she is blessed to have a loving and supporting partner in her life. The pair has not yet decided to extend their family further by having children but looking forward to it in the future.
Therefore it is clear that they have a very healthy marriage and are definitely NOT getting divorced!!
Naga has also adopted her husband’s surname since their marriage and is now popularly known as Naga Hagger.
Personal Life and Career
Naga Munchetty, with her family name Subha Nagalakshmi Munchetty-Chendriah, is now known by her married name Naga Haggar. Born and raised in Streatham, London, her parents are of Tamil and Mauritian descent.
Munchetty started her career in journalism as a writer on the City Pages of the Evening Standard. She began reporting for Reuters Financial Television and later moved to work at CNBC Europe as a senior producer.
It was not until August of 2010 that she began working at the BBC News Channel as early morning bulletins presenter.
Now, she is working as a regular presenter of the BBC Breakfast and is also a permanent presenter of Sunday Morning Live on BBC One.
Just before joining Working Lunch, Naga was a senior presenter for Bloomberg Television where she covered stories connected with the health of the economy - guiding viewers through the start of the credit crunch, the collapse of Northern Rock and the economic downturn that's hit Britain and the rest of the world.
She is also a golf player
Kept aside her career, Naga is a professional golfer too. She told the sources that whenever she gets time off her work, she plays golf.
Her passion led her to participate in games like Pro-Am events, BMW PGA Championship and Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open.
Once in her journalism career, she had to face an incredibly awkward situation when Lisa Stansfield asked her if she has slept with the deceased legendary guitarist Prince on her 21stbirthday when she went to met him. Munchetty had a short answer to that with a frightened face, “How very dare you?” Here is the video.
She is a very successful woman and a loving wife and has been an inspiration to millions of woman out there.
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