Rumors suggest British news show host Naga Munchetty, a keen golfer, after achieving much success in her professional life, has decided to take a break from her job to raise a family of her own. After being married with her husband for nearly a decade, Munchetty, reportedly wants to strengthen the marital relation with him, and sees having a child is the best way to do so.
The journalist has hinted on stepping down from her regular duties in BBC in her recent interview. This break, which she is hinting to take, has been taken by many of Munchetty followers as a confirmation of her pregnancy. There also has been noticeable increase in the size of Munchetty’s belly, and many news outlets suggest this growth is nothing but baby bump.
Munchetty is already 41 years old. There are several cases where notable female TV personalities have taken some time off their career to give birth to children. Munchetty, supposedly is also going to be an addition to that list.
Munchetty is putting a huge effort to improve her health right now. There are suggestions claiming Munchetty has been hitting the gym to prepare her body for pregnancy. It is also believed that she has been performing yoga to improve her reproductive health.
Her husband James Hagger is also reportedly very supportive of Munchetty’s decision of letting her family come first to her work this very instance. There are chances that Munchetty’s fan would be introduced to the journalist’s first child within this year.
Munchetty started her career as a journalist by working as a reporter for London’s ‘Evening Standard’. She used to write for the ‘City Pages’ section of the magazine. Before beginning her broadcasting career, she also worked on the business section of ‘The Observer’.
The Brit’s first job in broadcasting was as a reporter for ‘Reuters Financial Television’. Immediately after that, she worked as a senior producer for CNBC Europe and Channel 4 News. She also worked as a presenter on ‘Boomberg Television’ before joining the BBC. She joined BBC in 2010, and has been a regular presenter in BBC One’s ‘Breakfast’.
Munchetty can be followed on Twitter @BBCNaga. Nearly 50k of her fans follow the news host on her Twitter. She expresses her opinions on current socio-political development through her Twitter handle. The journalist has however opted out to remain from other social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram.
The salary Munchetty gets paid for her appearance in BBC Breakfast has not yet been made public. However, since she is a regular and one of the most recognizable faces in BBC, it would be of no surprise if she gets paid somewhere around $20k per episode. She also endorses some local products. Her net worth remains unrevealed.