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Sally Nugent Is Married, Husband Identity & Family Facts Of BBC's Presenter

Date: 26 Mar, 2019

Sally Nugent Is Married, Husband Identity & Family Facts Of BBC's Presenter

Quick Summary

Date of BirthAugust 05 ,1971
Age48 Years 3 Month(s)
NationalityBritish
Birth PlaceBirkenhead, England
ProfessionJournalist
Career 1999-present
Relationship StatusMarried
Husaband/SpouseNot Disclosed
Divorce/SplitNot Yet
Salary250-300k(Approx.)
Ethnicity/RaceWhite
High SchoolUpton Hall School FCJ
CollegeUniversity of Huddersfield
Height/ How Tall?5 Feet 9 Inches (1.75 Meters)
Weight N/A
LesbianNo
Son/sOne

English journalist Sally Nugent knew what she was getting when she married a privacy-loving husband. Despite the low-key nature of her marriage, it did not stop her from enjoying her union. 

The Birkenhead native is a familiar face on BBC, who has been working for the network for more than 15 years. She currently anchors morning television programme, BBC Breakfast Show, aired on BBC One and BBC News.

Sally Nugent: Sally looking bold while presenting her sports segment in BBC Breakfast show aired on 15th May 2018 (Published on 15 May 2018)

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Sally started her Beeb career from BBC Merseyside before moving on to BBC Northwest Tonight. 

Sally Nugent's Bio: Sports Mad Family, Height, Education 

The veteran anchor was born on 5 August 1971 at the Wirral Peninsula in Birkenhead, United Kingdom. She grew up in a sports enthusiast family as her father and brothers used to play rugby and her mother was a tennis coach.

Sally stands tall at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters) and belongs to white ethnicity.

Sally received her early education at Upton Hall School FCJ. and got graduated from the University of Huddersfield with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication arts and French.

Sally Nugent Commands Majestic Salary From BBC

Sally joined BBC in 1999 where she initially worked as a broadcast journalist at her local radio station, BBC Radio Merseyside. Later, she was appointed as an announcer of sports news on BBC North West Tonight.

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After being a sports news presenter on the BBC News Channel, she anchored Sportsday for the 2006 World Cup from Germany. She also covered the 2010  World Cup from South Africa.

In 2011, she began to co-host the morning show, BBC Breakfast on a freelance basis and later became a regular host. Since then, she presents the sports bulletin on BBC Breakfast.

Good morning world: Sally Nugent (right) discusses the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup alongside co-host, Dan Walker and Louise Minchin on BBC Breakfast in August 2018. (Photo: Express.co.uk)

When it comes to earning, Sally has accumulated a prominent part of net worth from her earnings at BBC. Being a long-serving anchor, she earns above the average salary that ranges from $42k to $46k. Various reports have indicated her salary to be in the range of 250-300k, making her one of the best-paid anchors currently in the BBC books. 

Sally Nugent's Illness Led Her To Miss Months Away From Beeb

Sally created a furor among viewers when she had an on-off screen presence in her Breakfast show in the year 2017. There had been rumors of a rift with her co-star Dan Walker while there was also news about Sally suffering from an illness. 

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Sally, however, eased the uneasiness among her viewers when she announced in April 2017 that she had been suffering from labyrinthitis, an inner ear infection that causes a delicate structure deep inside the ear called the labyrinth to become inflamed.

She assured her fans through a tweet that she was over the illness and was ready to resume her morning duty again. 

Prior to her absence through illness, she had also been off the radar 2008 to 2009 because of her pregnancy.  

Having Some Fun On The BBC Breakfast Show

Most recently in October 2018, Sally Nugent came under the microscope for allegedly using "slur" against Carol Kirkwood.

Carol and Sally are the co-hosts of the famous morning show BBC Breakfast along with Dan Walker. In the episode, Nugent was presenting the sports segment and towards the end, she went on to say while referring to Carol:

"We said it was raining champagne in Paris...(referring to the Ryder Cup) I'm giving you the perfect link into someone else who quite likes it when it rains champagne"

Carol in-reply said that the comments were slightly outrageous as well as very true, with humor. This proved to be nothing serious but just casual friendly humor between two veteran colleagues.

Sally Nugent's Low Key Married Life; Mysterious Husband

Away from the screen, Sally is a married woman and a mother of a son. She has kept her married life in the shadow and the identity of her husband is still a mystery. She revealed in one of her shows that her husband was a private person and shunned the media which led her to keep her married life low-key. 

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However, it is known that the couple shares a son from their relationship. Back in January 2013, she took her son to watch the football game for the first time in Anfield, the home stadium five-time Champions League winners, Liverpool.

The 47-year-old currently resides in Cheshire with her husband and son and also an adorable dog, Sadie and is enjoying a cherished married life.