On 13th of December 2003, Sophie got married to Richard Winter. Richard Winter is also her old friend and he is an estate agent by profession. As a married couple, they have been parents three times.
Sophie received her elementary education from Putney High School. Later she attended St Paul's Girls' School. With the completion of her secondary education, she got enrolled at University of Manchester and finally earned her undergraduate degree in French and German language. She took the job of English teaching for several years and then in 1992, she joined BBC as a news reporter. Initially she worked at Greater Manchester Radio and later she got sifted to BBC Regions correspondent. In the early 1995, she was announced the presenter of BBC's Look North programme. From 2009, she began working as the presenter of BBC News at Six and BBC News at Ten. Her net worth is estimated to be in millions but the actual figure about them is unknown.