Sally Nugent

Sally Nugent was born on the 5th of August 1971, in Birkenhead town, Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, in Merseyside, Northwest England. She was raised privately by her parents and is suspected to have had her elementary education in her hometown.

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She attended Upton Hall School FCJ –a girl’s Roman Catholic Grammar school in Merseyside, England. She proceeded south to the newly established University of Huddersfield located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England, attaining a bachelor degree in Communication Art and French. Nugget has kept a very private life but is believed to have gotten married before this decade. She had a son in 2008 prompting her to take a maternity leave off the media. She went on to describe him as a great admirer of rugby and football.

Sally is believed to be happily married, although the husband is not known, there has however not been any rumors of their divorce. Sally prefers to keep her family life private and she is often said to be an easy going and private person. Sally is active on Twitter apart from other social media websites, commanding about 100,000 followers.


After her university days, Nugent decided to tow a career path following her childhood dream of being a journalist. Her first contact as a media personality was at BBC Radio Merseyside, then BBC North West Tonight as a sports newscaster. She joined BBC Network News in 2002 and subsequently worked with different BBC channel appearing on both BBC TV and Radio channels between 2003-2006. She traveled to the 2006 Germany world cup as a BBC sports news reporter.

Sally took a break after the world cup, before returning to the BBC News channel presenter on the BBC weekend news. Sally debuted on the BBC breakfast show –a national favorite morning show, in the fall of 2011, starting as a freelancer for regular host, in their absence. In 2012, she became a permanent host on the show with Mike Bushell as co-host. In recent time, she has had some bouts of an absence off the breakfast show, attributed to a disturbing labyrinthitis. She was off the media throughout the last winter before reappearing in the Spring of this year. She has, however, continued as a regular host on the breakfast show.

During her career with the BBC, she has covered the Champions league finals, The London Olympic games, and the Wimbledon. Earlier in her career, she interviewed David Beckham after his resignation as England captain.

Net worth

She is estimated to be worth 1.5million dollars, earning about 300,000 dollars annually.


Sally attended the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the year awards in Glasgow Scotland, where she interviewed Lewis Hamilton -the winner of the BBC Personality of the year award. She has established herself as a regular attendant of the BBC Sports Personality of the year award and is believed to soon start raking in awards of her own.

01 Nov, 2018