She is a married woman. Her husband name is Mark Sandell. He is a top BBC editor. The couple has two sons together. They are very happy with each other and there is no any sign of getting them divorced.
She went to Bury Grammar School. After that she joined University of Liverpool where she studied English language and literature. She did her post-graduate diploma course in radio and TV journalism at the Preston Polytechnic. As a broadcaster she earns massive amount of salary and her net worth is 4 million dollars.