Sandra Oh is a Canadian-American actress born of South Korean heritage. One of the premier performers of the current crop of talents, Sandra is a noted television actress, whose acclaimed works include Grey's Anatomy and Killing Eve.
Here are seven facts about Sandra Oh:
7. Net Worth Of $25 Million
Sandra Oh has a whopping net worth of $25 million as of March 2020. The lion's share of that vast wealth can be attributed to her nearly-a-decade long stint in the medical drama, Grey's Anatomy.
Before she left the show in 2014, she was earning a reported $350k per episode.
Before and after Grey's Anatomy, Sandra has and continues to act. Her other notable roles include American Crime, Sh**y Boyfriends, and Killing Eve.
6. Was Married To Alexander Payne
Sandra was in a five-year marriage with the American filmmaker Alexander Payne- of "The Descendents" fame.
They got married on New Year's Day, 2003, and stayed married until 2006, before they finally called it quits on December 21.
They have no children together.
5. Movies With Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh has been so synonymous with television - thanks to long stints in Grey's Anatomy and Killing Eve - that it is easy to forget her litany of movie roles.
She has been in movies like Double Happiness, Bad Day on the Block, The Red Violin, Waking the Dead, and The Princess Diaries, to name a few.
4. Became A Household Name After Grey's Anatomy
Sandra Oh was but an aspiring actor when the role of Cristina Yang came knocking.
Sandra Oh landed the role in 2005 in the medical-drama series, Grey's Anatomy. She quickly became a fan-favorite, and worked on the series for nearly a decade and appeared in a total of 220 episodes before exiting in 2014.
3. Two Golden Globe Awards For Grey's Anatomy and Killing Eve
Throughout her illustrious three-decade-long career, Sandra Oh has managed to nab some of the most prestigious awards for performing actors.
She has been nominated for eight Primetime Emmy Awards and has won two Critics' Choice Awards, two Satellite Awards, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards.
To cap off her impressive accolades, she took home two Golden Globe Awards. She first won in 2005 in the Best Supporting Actress category for Grey's Anatomy. She again won in 2019 for Killing Eve, this time in the Best Actress category.
In Killing Eve, Sandra plays the MI5 agent, Eve Polastri, tasked with hunting down the Russian psychopath, Villanelle (played by Jodie Comer).
2. Her Millions Of Instagram Followers
Sandra Oh is famous for playing the take-no-s**t badass character that she perfected over Grey's Anatomy and Killing Eve. She is also known for her deadpan humor.
Her colorful character comes through in her Instagram @iamsandraohinsta, which as of March 2020, stands at 3.4 million.
1. She Is 48-Years-Old And Of South Korean Heritage
Sandra Oh was born Sandra Miju Oh on July 20, 1971, in Nepean, Ontario, Canada. She was born to South Korean immigrants.
She also applied for American citizenship and officially became an American citizen in 2018.