Quick Facts of Sandra Miju Oh

  • Full NameSandra Miju Oh
  • Net Worth$25 million
  • Date of Birth20 July, 1971
  • NicknameOh
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • BirthplaceNepean, Ontario, Canada
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality Canadian-American
  • Active Year1989-present
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseAlexander Payne (m. 2003; div. 2006)
  • Height1.68 m tall
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children3
  • Horoscope Cancer
Sandra Oh

For those who have already watched the medical television drama Grey’s Anatomy then the name Sandra Oh is not new, right? Well, she played Christina Yang on the series. Sandra is a Canadian-American actress who has made incredible acting skills in dozens of films and television series.

Throughout her sucessful career, she won many accolades such as Golden Globe Awards, four Screen Actors Guild Awards a ten primetime Emmy Award nominations. There’s a lot to know about Oh’s personal and professional details, so read the whole article.

Holds Dual Nationality

Sandra Oh was born in Nepean, Ontario, on July 20, 1971, as Sandra Miju Oh. She is the daughter of middle-class South Korean immigrants Oh Junsu(John), a businessman and Jeon Young-nam, a biochemist. In the early ’60s Oh moved to the area with her parents. She grew up in a Christian household, along with brother Ray Oh and sister Grace Oh. Oh holds Canadian-American nationality and belongs to Asian ethnicity.

Sandra began acting and ballet at the age of four while living on Camwood Crescent in Nepean.  As a child, she played The Wizard of Woe in-class musical called The Canada Goose.  She attended the Sir Robert Borden High School. She attended the National Theatre School of Canada in Montreal, to study drama.

Career after Education

Sandra Oh’s big break came after she played the lead Jade Li, in Canadian film Double Happiness. Oh made a supporting role of Bernice, the art gallery PR manager in the 1997 film Bean. She is also credited for other Canadian films such as Last Night, Happiness & Prosperity and Long Life. She played Madame Ming in 1998 film The Red Violin.

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In addition, Sandra’s television debut was from 1989 film Denim Blues where she has portrayed the role, Gwen. Also, she appeared as a Waitress in the television series Degrassi High: School’s Out. From 2005-2012, she played Dr.Christina Yang in the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, featuring Katherine Heigl, Justin Chambers, Kate Walsh, Sara Ramirez, Chyler Leigh, and Kim Raver.

How rich is Sandra Oh?

Big Fat Liar actress, Sandra Oh has earned a good amount from her long term acting profession. Her net worth is $25 million as of 2020. Ever since she started her career, Oh has worked on a number of big hit films and television series. As ab actor, she makes an income of around $35000 to $50000 per episode.

Some of her movies with his budget and box office collection are given below,

S.N Movies Budget Box Office Collection
1. Bean $18 million $251.2 million
2. The Princess Diaries $26 million $165.3 million
3. Under the Tuscan Sun $18 million $58.9 million

In addition, Sandra earned $125000 per episode from Grey’s Anatomy. Later her salary increased to $350000 per episode from the same show.

Other Assets

Multiple award-winning actress, Oh resides in Los Angeles, California, the United States. She owns a mansion worth $834500 in March 2002. The house covers the area of 2456 square feet with four bedrooms and one bathroom. In addition, the actress owns a Toyota Prius car which costs $23770 to $32200 at an average.

Relationship Status

Unlike any other celeb, Sandra is living a very low key life. It seems like she is currently single and focusing on her career as of now. The 48 years old actress was previously married to Alexander Payne. The former couple tied the knot on January 1, 2003, in an intimate wedding ceromany hall. The couple dated more than five years before they exchanged their wedding vows.

Sandra Oh with her ex-husband
Sandra Oh and her former partner Alexander, Picture Source: Getty Image

Even though the duo had a great beginning, their relationship didn’t last for long. The couple ended their two years of a marital relationship into divorce. Their divorce was granted in 2005.