Sandra oh, whose full names are Sandra Miju Oh is a Canadian- American actress. She was born on 20th July 1971 in Nepean, Ottawa in Canada. Her parents are Oh Junsu and Jeon Young-nam. She is of Asian descent and ever since she obtained her American citizenship in 2018, she refers to herself as Asian-Canadian-American. Her siblings include brother Ray and sister Grace.
Sandra Oh Body Measurements
Sandra oh boasts a height of 1.68 meters and 48 years of age. She weighs about 58 kilograms, has black eyes and black hair. She belongs to the star sign Cancer whose animal symbol is the rat.
Sandra Oh Religion
She is said to be a Buddhist as she practices the Buddhist form of meditation, Vipassana.
Sandra Oh Education Details
Oh grew up in Camwood Crescent in Napean where she began taking dancing and acting classes at a very tender age. She joined sir Robert Borden High School and went on with her acting and dancing classes.
Upon graduating from high school, Miss Oh turned down a four-year scholarship from Carleton University to study journalism. She instead opted to join the national theatre school of Canada in Montreal where she had to pay for her tuition, graduating in 1993. It is then that she chose acting over dancing ballet, which she was not very good at.
Even from a tender age, Oh was not very much interested in dancing but her parents recruited her into dacing classes, anyway.
Sandra Oh Career Details
From her career path, Sandra Oh has managed to accumulate lots of wealth that has seen her net worth rise. Her major income sources include television and film, with passive income from promotions and advertising. she also earns a salary from her role in the medical drama series greys anatomy rolling to thousands of dollars.
Immediately after graduating, Sandra Oh landed a high profile production role in the Oleanna by David Mamet. She then won the role of Evelyn Lau in The Diary of Everlyn Lau (1994) which was her first feature-length film and up to date, it remains one of her favorite roles. She improved on her performance in the film “Double Happiness” which made her a household name and won her the first Genie award, the second coming from her role in the film “Last Night”. She also held roles in the films “under the Tuscan sun” and “sideways”.
Sandra Oh played the role of Dr. Cristina Yang, a young and ambitious doctor, in the television medical series ‘Greys Anatomy’ which propelled her to stardom. With the huge following that the medical series attracted, Sandra Oh became quite popular.
In May 2014, she let go of the role, leaving the show after 10 seasons after which the role of Dr.Cristina was scrapped.. She then featured in various films until April 2018 when she took a leading role in the BBCs American spy thriller series “killing eve”.
In her acting career, Miss Oh has won numerous awards, with the latest being the best outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series at the SAG awards in 2019.
Sandra Oh Dating History
Sandra Oh and the famous filmmaker Alexander Payne were once in a relationship. The two got married in 2003 but had to separate in 2005due to undisclosed issues. The marriage came when they were working on a movie by Payne called “sideways”. Eventually, the couple divorced in 2006, finalizing the divorce process in 2007.
News on whether Sandra is in another relationship meanwhile remains scanty with rumors suggesting that she is in a relationship with musician Andrew Featherston. While we may want to believe the relationship with Andrew Featherstone is solid, another man, Lev Rukhin has popped into the picture.
The Daily Mail, in early December 2018 published photos of Sandra Oh and Rukhin in Rome. The nature of the photos is suggestive of a love affair brewing between the two despite them choosing to go silent over the same.
Sandra Oh Has No Known Children
Sandra Oh is estimated to be worth $25 million dollars as of 2019. Her current annual salary remains unknown. During her tenure as Cristina Yang in greys anatomy, she used to pocket $350000 dollars per episode. Since she has diverse income sources coupled by the leading role in ‘killing eve’, it is perceived that her annual income is way above the amount she used to get as at then.