Sandra Oh is a Canadian actress who is well known for her role as Cristina Yang on ABC medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy, set in the United States, which she played from 2005 to 2014. Besides, Sandra gained a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Sandra Oh was born on July 20, 1971, and is currently 47 years old. She was born in Ontario, Canada under the sun sign of Cancer that defines her as a courageous and emotional personality. Similarly, she is of Canadian nationality and Korean ethnicity. Her mother Oh Young-Nam is a biochemist and her father Oh Junsu is a businessman. She grew up with her sister Grace and a brother Ray.
From her education background, Sandra Oh studied at Robert Borden High School in Nepean, Ontario. In childhood, she has studied ballet which eventually led her to study drama at the National Theatre School in Montreal. Also, she had been provided with four-year journalism scholarship to Carleton University but she rejected the scholarship and attended National Theatre School.
Sandra Oh was once a married man. She was married to filmmaker Alexander Payne. After dating for around five years, the pair finally decided to take their relationship to the next level.
Sandra Oh married Alexander on 1st January 2003 in a private wedding ceremony in front of their close friends and relatives. Sadly, after around three years of married life, they parted their ways in late 2006.
After her relationship with Payne, Oh was found to be in a relationship with a musician Andrew Featherston. The pair started dating from 2007 and living a happy relationship. Although Oh and Payne have been dating for so long, there isn’t any record of their marriage date and their break up rumor.
As of early 2019, Sandra Oh’s net worth is reported to be around $25 million that she earned from her professional acting career. She earned $350 thousand per episode from Grey’s Anatomy.
Sandra started to pursue her acting career after her graduation. In 1989, she debuted in filmography from the short film, The Journey Home and through Denim Blues as Gwen in television series. She had also appeared as a lead character in the Canadian film Double Happiness as Jade LI for which she won the Genie Award for Best Actress.
Sandra got a role in an ABC’s medical series Grey’s Anatomy as a Dr. Yang in 2005. She was one of the main casts who appeared from 1 to 10 season appearing in 220 episodes. While playing her character as Dr. Yang in Grey’s Anatomy, she was nominated for various awards and also has successfully won Screen Actors Guild Award, People’s Choice Award, and Golden Globe Award.
Similarly, Sandra has won Screen Actor Guild Award for thrice for the role she portrayed in Grey’s Anatomy. She has spread her wings equally in the world of television as well as in the film industry equally at ease with both forms of media and actively showing her versatile performance.
Also, Sandra was a member of a National Champion Canadian Improv Team in the late nineties at the Canadian Improv Games. As well as, she received the key to the city of Ottawa, Ontario by Mayor Jim Watson on July 8, 2013.