Is Sandra Oh married or dating? Regarding her marital status, Oh is a divorced woman. She married to American filmmaker/ screenwriter/ producer Alexander Payne (born on February 10, 1961). The duo started dating which continued for three years and finally, decided to celebrate their wedding on January 1, 2003.
The couple worked together in comedy-drama road film Sideways where Oh was starred as Stephanie and Payne worked as a director. They were reported to have been separated on March 12, 2005. Their divorce was officially finalized on December 22, 2006.
Following the divorce, Sandra Oh has possibly remained single but her ex-husband married Maria Kontos. Let’s explore in detail about Sanda’s wiki including some interesting personal facts about her:
Who is Sandra Oh?
Born as Sandra Miju Oh, she landed the planet on July 20, 1971, which makes her age be 48 years old as of 2019. By profession, she is a Canadian-American actress most notable for her appearance on the ABC medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy (2005–2014) as Cristina Yang and in the BBC America spy thriller series Killing Eve (2018–present) as Eve Polastri.
From her successful acting career, Oh has retained multiple prestigious awards including and ten Primetime Emmy Award nominations, four Screen Actors Guild Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.
Early Life and Education
Sandra Miju Oh was born in 1971 and her place of birth is in Nepean, Ontario, the United States of America. Talking about her family background, she was born to the parents named Oh Junsu (father) and Jeon Young-nam (mother). Her parents are middle-class South Korean immigrants where her father is a businessman and her mother is a biochemist by profession.
Sandra is also blessed with a sister named Grace and a brother named Ray. At the age of four, she started acting and ballet. She appeared in a class musical called The Canada Goose at the age of ten. Regarding her education, she went to Sir Robert Borden High School where she contributed to founding a campaign named the environmental club BASE. She was an active student who was elected as student council president. She received her graduation in 1993 from the National Theatre School.
Career and Professional Life
After being starred as Rita Wu on the HBO sitcom Arliss, she gained wide recognition. Later, she was starred on various television programs including American Crime and Judging Amy. She has also contributed through her voice roles on American Dragon: Jake Long, American Dad!, Phineas and Ferb and The Proud Family.
She has also made her appearance in the movies like Last Night, Bean, The Princess Diaries, Sideways, Under the Tuscan Sun, Sorry, Haters, Wilby Wonderful, Blindness, Hard Candy, The Night Listener, Catfight and Rabbit Hole.
Likewise, she has also appeared in multiple Asian-Canadian films like Meditation Park, Long Life, Happiness & Prosperity and Double Happiness. For her outstanding performance in Last Night and Double Happiness, she earned two Genie Awards for Best Performance by an Actress. Likewise, her role in Double Happiness has made her obtain a Gemini Award.
On March 3, 2008, she served as the host for the 28th Genie Awards making her named as the first Asian woman hosting the 76th ceremony at the Golden Globe Awards in 2019. She also hosted the Saturday Night Live in March 2019 being the first Asian-Canadian woman to do so after Awkwafina and Lucy Liu in 2018 and 2000 respectively.
Sandra Oh was previously married to filmmaker Alexander Payne on January 1, 2003. The couple had an age gap of ten years where Sandra is younger to her ex-husband. They couldn’t continue their relationship for a long time and eventually got separated in 2005. Their divorce was finalized in late 2006. The couple didn’t welcome any children during their conjugal life.
Sandra Oh stands at an average height of 5 feet and 5 inches or 165 cm. She weighs about 56 kilograms or 123.5 lbs making her perfectly balanced as per her average height. Her distinctive features include her thick curly hair and monolid eyes.
Salary and Net worth
Canadian-American actress Sandra Oh has an estimated net worth of 26 million USD. She has experienced a successful journey in the acting industry making her garner multiple prestigious awards. She was also nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series is the first Asian descent woman to do so. She has also retained two Golden Globes. One of her biggest achievements includes being named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2019.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Sandra Oh is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. She is active on Twitter @IamSandraOh where she has amassed over 1.3 million followers. Her Instagram profile is reachable @iamsandraohinsta where she has garnered over 3.5 million followers.