|Date of Birth
||7 January 1980
|Place of Birth
||Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland, UK
Salmon attended Kilmaine Primary School and Glenola Collegiate while growing up in Bangor, a town which she says is her 'favourite place... It's a really pretty seaside town with a marina which is lovely in the summer.' She then attended Queen's University of Belfast, where she gained a degree in law at 2:1 level, before qualifying as a solicitor.