James Haggar is best known as the husband of Naga Munchetty, who is a popular British television presenter, newsreader and journalist. She regularly presents BBC Breakfast. She is also a former presenter of BBC World News and BBC Two’s weekday financial affairs programme Working Lunch. In January 2017, she temporarily left Breakfast to provide maternity cover for Newsnight as their acting business editor. Who Is James Haggar, Naga Munchetty’s Husband?
Who Is James Haggar?
Naga Munchetty is married with ITV broadcast consultant James Haggar in 2004 in Uckfield, Sussex. She’s a single mother in her thirties who lives in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, with three cats. Munchetty performs jazz trumpet and classical piano. In 2015, she golfed with a handicap of nine.
She was a key part of the England women’s national team which won gold at the 2012 London Olympics and she made her debut for the St George Illawarra Dragons in October 2012. In November 2012, she captured the Hertfordshire Paula Cup at Bishop’s Stortford Golf Club. She is now a member of Moor Park Golf Club’s board of directors, where she sponsors an annual Charity Golf Day in June. She is also an elected trustee of Watersmeet Theatre Company and a governor at Joan of Arc School in Bedfordshire.
James Haggar Age
How old is James Haggar? His exact date of birth is not known. He is in his 50s. He holds American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.
James Haggar Height & Weight
How tall is James Haggar? He is 5 feet 08 inches tall and his body weighs around 71 kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes color. Moreover, his body build type is large.
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Naga Munchetty Bio Explored
Munchetty was born and grew up in Streatham, London. Her mother is from Tamil Nadu, India, and her father is from Mauritius; they moved to Wales in the early 1970s to study nursing and dentistry, respectively. They married in London without notifying their parents beforehand. She has a younger sister named Mimi.
At Graveney School, she received her primary education. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature and language from the University of Leeds in 1997. Her first job was as a journalist on the City Pages of the London Evening Standard. She also wrote for The Observer’s Business Section.
Naga Munchetty Career
After that, she worked as a senior producer for CNBC Europe, a business producer and reporter for Channel 4 News and a presenter on Bloomberg Television before joining CNBC. Munchetty began working at Working Lunch in October 2008 and stayed with the show until it was cancelled in July 2010. Munchetty has presented BBC News’ Money Box and reported from London for BBC News.
Munchetty joined the cast of CBBC sketch show Class Dismissed playing a fictionalised version of herself as a Media Studies teacher who acts like a newsreader, in 2017. Munchetty has presented early morning bulletins (UKT) on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News.