How Much Is Sandra Oh Worth?

Sandra Oh at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, USA on September 21, 2008.
Tinseltown /

Sandra Oh played Dr. Cristina Yang for the first 10 seasons of the hit ABC medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy.” The actress earned $350,000 per episode, contributing to her total $25 million net worth, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Let’s see how the Golden Globe Award-winning and Emmy-nominated actress earned her fortune.

  • Net worth: $25 million

Find Out: The Richest Celebrity From Every State

Early Career and ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Sandra Oh is a Canadian-born actress hailing from Ontario, and she got her start on the stage of David Mamet’s “Oleanna” in Ontario after paying her own way through the National Theatre School of Canada, Celebrity Net Worth reports. Her breakout role in the Canadian film “Double Happiness” earned her a Genie Award. Americans may recognize her best for her film work in “Under the Tuscan Sun” and “Sideways,” as well as, of course, her role as Yang on “Grey’s Anatomy.”

See: Here’s How Much Jennifer Aniston and Other Actors Get Paid for Their Reruns

Oh earned around $8.4 million per year on “Grey’s,” ranking her along with co-stars Patrick Dempsey and Ellen Pompeo as the fifth highest-paid TV stars at the time, according to Stylecaster.

Read: 33 Popular TV Shows With the Highest-Paid Casts

Moving On to ‘Killing Eve’ and More

After leaving “Grey’s,” Oh took the leading role and associate producer title on the BBC drama “Killing Eve.” Websites like Stylecaster surmise that Oh is making at least as much as she did on “Grey’s” for the newer show. She also continues to earn money for syndication of “Grey’s,” StyleCaster said.

Make Your Money Work Better for You

Oh hosted the Golden Globes in 2019, which includes a host’s fee of at least $15,000, or the union minimum, according to GQ.

More From GOBankingRates

About the Author

Dawn Allcot is a full-time freelance writer and content marketing specialist who geeks out about finance, e-commerce, technology, and real estate. Her lengthy list of publishing credits include Bankrate, Lending Tree, and Chase Bank. She is the founder and owner of, a travel, technology, and entertainment website. She lives on Long Island, New York, with a veritable menagerie that includes 2 cats, a rambunctious kitten, and three lizards of varying sizes and personalities – plus her two kids and husband. Find her on Twitter, @DawnAllcot.

Best Bank Accounts of May 2022

Untitled design (1)
Close popup The GBR Closer icon

Sending you timely financial stories that you can bank on.

Sign up for our daily newsletter for the latest financial news and trending topics.

Please enter an email.
Please enter a valid email address.
There was an unknown error. Please try again later.

For our full Privacy Policy, click here.