All About Korean Actor Oh Sang-jin: Profile, Age, and Drama List

Oh Sang-jin

Meet Korean Actor Oh Sang-jin

Oh Sang-jin is a popular South Korean MC, actor, and former news anchor. He debuted as a news anchor through MBC 24th Public Bond Announcer in 2006. He graduated from Yonsei University from the Commerce and Economics Department. He signed a contract with YG Entertainment in 2017. Oh married his wife Kim So-young in the same year.



Oh Sang-jin

Name: Oh Sang-jin (오상진)

Birthplace: Ulsan, South Korea

Birthdate: February 15, 1980

Occupation: MC, actor, news anchor

Education: Yonsei University – Commerce and Economics

Family: Oh Eui-jong (Dad), Kim So-young (Wife)

Official Accounts: Official Site, Twitter, Instagram


  • October 2013
    Tie-select public relations ambassador
  • July 2013
    Employment prevention anti-discrimination
  • May 2013
    Donation of Korean Bodybuilding Organization Donation Promotion Ambassador
  • September 2011
    F1 Korea Grand Prix PR Ambassador
  • June 2011
    Ulsan Education Ambassador
  • December 2010
    Ambassador of Korean Consumer Affairs
  • June 2009
    Ulsan World Onggi Culture Expo Promotion Ambassador
  • National Health Insurance Corporation Public Relations Ambassador


Drama List

Oh Sang-jin

Oh Sang-jin debuted as an actor in 1995. He has starred in 17 dramas until now. His first drama was KBS2’s West Palace which aired in 1995. A year later, he appeared in SBS’s drama LA Arirang, and in 1999, he appeared in KBS2’s drama Love in 3 Colors.

For 9 years, he didn’t appear in any dramas. He took a hiatus from the drama industry.

Oh made a comeback in 2008. He appeared as a cameo in MBC’s drama Elephant episode 73. In the same year, he acted as himself (Oh Sang-jin) in the MBC drama Here He Comes. In 2010, he made an appearance as a cameo in MBC’s comedic drama High Kick Through the Roof episode 107.

In 2013, he was chosen as one of the cast for SBS’s drama My Love from the Stars along with top actor Kim Soo-hyun and top actress Jun Ji-hyun. He acted as Yoo Seok in that drama. The drama got so much popularity and was airing in several countries such as China, Indonesia, etc.

His latest drama is 20th Century Boy and Girl that aired in 2017. The drama is about three women in their mid-thirties as they navigate their love lives, friendships, and their familial ties. He acted as Kang Kyung-suk, a highly principled lawyer who doesn’t care for money or glory.

Here is the complete list of dramas that Oh Sang-jin has appeared in.

Year Title Role Network
1995 West Palace KBS2
1996 LA Arirang SBS
1999 Love in 3 Colors KBS2
2008 Kokkiri (Elephant) (cameo, episode 73) MBC
2008-2009 Here He Comes Oh Sang-jin MBC
2010 High Kick Through the Roof Park Ji-sung
(cameo, episode 107)
2011 The Greatest Love Music program MC
(cameo, episode 1)
2013 Drama Festival “Boy Meets Girl” (cameo) MBC
2013-2014 My Love from the Star Yoo Seok SBS
2014 Big Man News anchor KBS2
2014-2015 Sweden Laundry Kim Eun-chul MBC Every 1
2014 Drama Festival “The Diary of a Resentful Woman” Magistrate MBC
2015 The Family Is Coming Jung Joon-ah SBS
Persevere, Goo Hae-ra Show MC Oh Sang-jin Mnet
Drama Special “What Do Ghosts Do?” Seo Joon-hyuk KBS2
2016 How Are You Bread Naver TV Cast
2017 20th Century Boy and Girl Kang Kyung-suk MBC



Movie List

Oh Sang-jin

Even though Oh Sang-jin debuted as an actor in 1995, his first big screen appearance was in 2012. He appeared as a police station reporter in The Traffickers which aired in 2012. Two years later, he appeared as MC at Hwang Hyun-seung’s shoot in a movie called Venus Talk.

Year Title Role
2012 The Traffickers Police station reporter
2014 Venus Talk MC at Hwang Hyun-seung’s shoot


Variety Shows

Oh Sang-jin

Oh Sang-jin debuted as an MC through MBC’s 24th Public Bond in 2006. After that, he signed as an MC for MBC. He has already appeared in 45 variety shows. His first appearance as an MC was on the MBC program Morning Show! with Choi Yoon-young and Four Men. In the same year, he hosted two other programs that were airing on MBC called Topics on Focus Live and Search King.

After that, he at least has one show where he appeared as MC.

In 2008, he was MC for the 26th MBC Creative Children’s Song Festival and the 7th Korean Film Awards that was airing on MBC. In 2009, he was chosen as a DJ for MBC FM4U’s Good Morning FM with Oh Sang-jin. The program lasted 3 years before it ended.

In 2010, he was the MC for 6 programs, Star Dance Battle, Show! Music Core, 2nd Incheon Korean Music Wave, Real Match! National Athlete High Kick, Youth Alkkagi Competition, and Quiz Show Rainbow.

In 2013, he was the MC for 8 programs. He was the MC for 49th Baeksang Arts Awards that was airing on jTBC, XTM’s program Absolute Man – Season 3, jTBC’s Miss Korea’s Secret Garden, Mnet’s Dancing 9, tVN’s Campus Debate Battle – Season 4, O’live’s The Grand Battle of Hansik, 6th Korea Drama Awards, and Herald-Donga TV Lifestyle Awards.

In 2014, he was chosen as the MC for the popular award ceremony in South Korea called Golden Disk Awards that was airing on jTBC. He was also the MC for another popular K-pop award show called Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards. He appeared as the MC on Mnet’s Dancing 9 Season 2 as well.

His latest program is KBS2’s The Return of Superman. He is a narrator for that program. The program is about celebrity fathers who are left to care for their kids alone for 48 hours without the help of anyone.

Here is the complete list of Oh Sang-jin’s variety shows.

Year Title Network Notes
2006 Morning Show! with
Choi Yoon-young and Four Men
Topics on Focus Live
Search King
2006-2007 Learn Word
2006-2012 Complaint Zero
2007-2012 Find! Delicious TV
2007-2008 Let’s Play Economy
2007-2009 Fantasy Couple
2008-2009 Never Ending Story
2008 26th MBC Creative Children’s Song Festival
7th Korean Film Awards
2009-2011 Good Morning FM with Oh Sang-jin MBC FM4U DJ
2009 1st Incheon Korean Music Wave MC
Star Secrets MBC
2010 Star Dance Battle
Show! Music Core
2nd Incheon Korean Music Wave
Real Match! National Athlete High Kick MBC
Youth Alkkagi Competition
Quiz Show Rainbow
2010-2011 Miracle
2011 New Recruit
Minute to Win It
Dancing with the Stars Contestant
Seoul Metropolitan Youth Orchestra:
Summer Classics
3rd Incheon Korean Music Wave MC
Idol Star Athletics Championships MBC Commentator
2011-2012 Star Audition: Birth of a Great Star – Season 2 MC[
2011 Girls’ Generation’s Christmas Fairy Tale
2012 Idol Star Athletics- Swimming Championships Commentator
2013 49th Baeksang Arts Awards jTBC MC
Absolute Man – Season 3 XTM
Miss Korea’s Secret Garden jTBC
Dancing 9 Mnet
Campus Debate Battle – Season 4 tvN
The Grand Battle of Hansik O’live
6th Korea Drama Awards
Herald-Donga TV Lifestyle Awards
2014 28th Golden Disk Awards jTBC
3rd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards
Dancing 9 – Season 2 Mnet
2014 Miss Korea Pageant
Always Cantare tvN
2017 Freestyle Rankers 19 tvN MC
2018 The Return of Superman KBS2 Narrator


Nominations and Awards

Oh Sang-jin

Oh Sang-jin has been active as an MC for 12 years. He has appeared on many programs for different channels. The public has recognized his skill at MC-ing.

Oh has been nominated in several categories in award shows. He has won 7 awards until now.

Oh got his first award at the MBC Entertainment Awards for Best Male Newcomer in a Variety Show in 2006. At the same award show that was held in 2007, he won Best Announcer.

In 2007, he received the Andre Kim Best Star Awards and won Best Dressed, Broadcasting category at Korea Best Dressed Awards.

In 2009, he won in the Special Award, TV Announcer category at the MBC Drama Awards and also received a Commendation from the Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Two years later, he won Special Award, News/Current Affairs category because of his appearance in Complaint Zero at the MBC Entertainment Awards.

Year Award Show Category Nominated work Result
2006 MBC Entertainment Awards Best Male Newcomer in a Variety Show Won
2007 Best Announcer Won
Andre Kim Best Star Awards Recipient N/A Won
Korea Best Dressed Awards Best Dressed, Broadcasting category N/A Won
2009 MBC Drama Awards Special Award, TV Announcer category Won
Commendation from the Secretary of
the Ministry of Health and Welfare
Recipient N/A Won
2011 MBC Entertainment Awards Special Award, News/Current Affairs category Complaint Zero Won


Oh Sang-jin Married Kim So-young

Oh Sang-jin

Oh Sang-jin met his wife Kim So-young when they were MBC announcers. Their relationship was senior and junior before they dated for two years. After dating for two years, the couple announced that they will tie the knot on April 30, 2017, at at the Grand Hyatt in Itaewon, Seoul.

Oh Sang-jin

When Oh Sang-jin made an appearance on Radio Star, he said, “Kim So Young helped me live a different life when I was feeling weary. So Young, thank you, and I love you.”