Naga Munchetty, born Subha Nagalakshmi Munchetty-Chendriah in 1975, is a renowned television presenter and journalist. She began her career in journalism after completing her studies and joined the BBC in 2008.
Munchetty's charisma and talent gained her popularity, and she has appeared on various BBC programs, including “Newsnight” and “The Andrew Marr Show.” She has a long and successful television career, starting as a reporter for Reuters Financial Television.
Naga, later worked as a senior producer for CNBC Europe, a business producer and reporter for Channel 4 News, and a presenter on Bloomberg Television. Munchetty joined Working Lunch in 2008 and has hosted Radio 4's Money Box and BBC News's Breakfast. She has also presented early morning bulletins on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News. Munchetty co-hosted The Spending Review – The South Today Debate with Sally Taylor in September 2010.
She won Celebrity Mastermind in 2013 and replaced Sian Williams as presenter of Sunday Morning Live on BBC One in June 2016. In 2017, she presented an episode of Newsnight on BBC Two.
Munchetty, a former contestant on Strictly Come Dancing and co-presenter of Classroom Heroes, appeared on CBBC sketch show Class Dismissed in 2017. She appeared on BBC quiz show The Weakest Link in 2022. In 2019, she was ruled to have breached BBC guidelines by criticizing Trump for perceived racism.
Naga Munchetty Ethnicity.
TV presenter, Naga Munchetty is of Indian and Mauritian descent. Her mother is an Indian from Tamil Nadu and her father is from Mauritius. However, She is English by birth.