Shelagh currently at the age of 50 years. She started her career working as a trainee on BBC at Radio Humberside, Radio Guernsey, Radio Bristol, Radio Sheffield and Radio Merseyside. Fogarty joined Radio 4 in the year 1994 and she was working as a freelancer in 1999. She got a good exposure after joining Radio 5 Live and co-represented Weekend Breakfast. According to the sources, her actual net worth is around U.S $ 1.2 million which is accumulated from the salary from BBC network.
Shelagh Fogarty is one of the sensational journalists of the English journalism sector. She was nominated for the Sony Silver Award in 2007 for the 5 Live Breakfast program as Best News and Current Affairs Programme with Nicky Campbell.