O Yeong-Su Net Worth

The net worth of O Yeong-su is $3 million. He is South Korean actor very well known for his role in Netflix’s superhit series “SquidGame”. His major source of earning is acting only and his real name is O Yeong-su.

O Yeong-Su Biography

Oh Yeong-Soo was born in 1944 in Kaepung County, Gyeonggi (now Kaesong). O’s grandfather was a landlord and a teacher in the community. He and his family moved to Paju on the southern Korean side under American military control when the 38th parallel line was drawn across the country of Korea. His father was killed and his brother was taken hostage by North Korean forces during the Korean War that quickly ensued.

Later, he started acting in movies and on television, frequently playing monks as a result of his involvement with Buddhist plays. His portrayal of Oh Il-nam in the Netflix survival drama Squid Game in 2021 propelled him to international fame and earned him nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film.

He is on Instagram as https://www.instagram.com/ohyoung_so/.

Date Of BirthOctober 19, 1944 (Thursday)
Age78 Years
BirthplaceKaepung County, Gyeonggi, Japanese Korea (present-day Kaepung District, Kaesong, North Hwanghae, North Korea)
Zodiac signLibra
NationalitySouth Korean
HometownPaju-si, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
College/UniversityDongguk University, Seoul, South Korea
Educational QualificationGraduation in Theater and Film 
Religion/Religious ViewsIrreligious

Physical Stats

Real nameO Se-kang 
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 175 cm
in meters– 1.75 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 7”
Eye ColorBlack

Personal Life

Prosecutors in Suwon declared on November 25, 2022, that O had been charged with sexual misconduct for an incident that happened in 2017.

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsMo Kang (banker; dated for two years)
Marriage Year1987
Wife/SpouseMo Kang
ChildrenHe has a daughter.
SiblingsHe had three brothers and one sist


O Yeong-Su made his acting debut in 1963 as a member of the “The Square” theatre group. From 1987 to 2010, he was a member of the National Theater Company of Korea, where he collaborated with actors including Jang Min-ho, whom he regards as his mentor. He has performed many plays throughout his career, including A Streetcar Named Desire, The Merchant of Venice, and A Confession for a Black Prostitute. O claims that by 2013, he had participated in more than 200 productions.

O Yeong-Su performed as Faust in Goethe’s Faust when he was in his 30s. He admitted that in hindsight, he was probably too young for the position at the time. He played the titular Richard III while he was in his fifties. Because he believed he was too old for the character, he claimed he was never satisfied with his portrayal. He expressed interest in playing Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman when he was in his sixties.

O Yeong-Su performed the role of Prospero in a National Theater of Korea production of The Tempest in 2014, which marked the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth. O appeared in The Problematic Figure in July 2015, portrayed a Yeonguijeong in the play Prince Yeonsangun, and played Vasily in the play Fathers and Sons, which was based on the same-named novel, in August 2015.

He performed as King Lear in a Daegu Metropolitan Theater Company staging in 2017. In 2010, he performed in a King Lear staging at the Daejeon Museum of Art. He would portray Sigmund Freud in Mark St. Germain’s play “Freud’s Last Session,” which is scheduled to have its premiere in Daehangno on January 7, 2022, it was disclosed in 2021.

Film and television – O frequently features monks in her films. He attributes his success in Buddhist plays for landing him roles akin to those in movies and television.

O Yeong-Su portrayed Oh Il-nam in the Netflix original series Squid Game in the year 2021. O received fresh attention as a result of the series, which in its first month of airing became the most watched programme on Netflix globally. He received the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series in January 2022 for his performance in the show. He won the Golden Globe as the first Korean actor ever. He provided narration for a “Documentary Three Days” episode in November 2021.


Who is O Yeong-Su ?

He is a South Korean actor.

When was O Yeong-Su born ?

Nikita was born on October 19, 1944.

What is O’s wealth status ?

He has a worth of $3 million.

What’s the height of Yeong ?

O Yeong-Su is 5’7 feet tall.

How many siblings he has ?

Yet To Update.