Get To Know Comedian Sam Hammington: Foreigner Who Forget How To Speak In English

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The Funny and Handsome, Sam Hammington

Are comedies your favorite type of movies? if yes, you must recognize Sam Hammington’s name. He is a comedic actor who appeared on Infinite Challenge. His acting is amazing and can make audiences give him applause. He rose to fame for his appearance in the Korean military-themed reality show Real Man in 2013. His work on the series even earned him an MBC entertainment award in 2013. Let’s find out more about this funny actor. Keep reading, because Channel-Korea will give you all the information.

Full Profile and Facts about Sam Hammington

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Nama       : Sam Hammington

Hangul     : 샘 해밍턴

Born         : July 31, 1977

Birthplace : New Zealand

Height      : 180 cm

Zodiac      : Leo

Sam Hammington is an Australian, but he made his career in South Korea. His mother was a casting director, which helped him get started in the Australian television industry from a young age. He enrolled  in Swinburne University of Technology, and while he was there he decided to take up Asian languages to polish his resume. He studied at Korea University when he was 18 years old.

Sam Hammington appears at the KBS Gag Concert

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The KBS Entertainment Awards is an event held yearly in Korea. Each year the award show features performances by K-pop artists and musical parodies from the Gag Concert members. The Gag Concert is a South Korean tv schow on KBS. In 2018, Sam Hammington won the Top Excellence Award for The Return of Superman in the Variety category.

Marriage and Family Story

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In 2013, Sam Hammington married a Korean woman named Jung Yumi. They had wedding ceremonies in each of their respective countries. First in Korea, with a traditional Korean wedding, and the second in Melbourne, Australia. They have had two sons who were born in Korea. Their first son is named William Hammington and was born on July 12, 2016, and the younger boy is named Bentley Hammington was born on November 8, 2017.

Diet Tips

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The big news is that Sam Hammington has recently lost a lot of weight. Now he is 225 pounds. According to an insider, the comedian joined The Yoo Seung Ok Project In The Miracle of 10 Weeks. He decided to take this diet because of his high cholesterol level. He was not only dieting, but also doing work-outs. When he asked his feelings regarding his diet, Sam said, “I’m dying”. Even so, he stuck with his plan and now it’s plain to see that he’s healthier and happier because of it.

When Sam Hammington Forgot His English

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Even though he is an Australian, he had a moment when he forgot his English, Let’s watch this video.



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TV shows

Year Title Role Notes
1981 Holiday Island Andrew Alston “The Best of Everything” (Season 1, Episode 12)
1983 All The Rivers Run Gordon Edwards
1983 The Flying Doctors Richard Connors “A Rural Education” (Season 7, Episode 5)
1985 Neightbours Michele Martin 2 episodes
2008 Ophojol Hamel “Hamel Pyoryugi” (Episode 17)
2013 Witch Hunt Himself MC
2014 Let’s Eat President of soy sauce crab restaurant (Episode 12)
2015 Who Are You? School 2015 new English teacher cameo (Episode 15)
2017 Teacher Oh Soon Nah Cha-Saem


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Jaemitneun Yeonghwa Soldier in boat voice
2005 Antarctic Journal English Explorer voice
2014 How To Steal A DOg

Variety Shows

Year Network Title Role Notes
2013–2015 MBC Real Man Season 1 Member
2014 MBC True Justice MC
KBS2 Happy Together Guest Season 3
JTBC Non-Summith Guest Ep. 10
2015 KBS2 2 Days & 1 Nights Guest Season 3
KBS1 My Neighbor, Charlies Teacher S1 Ep. 8
SBS Running Man Guest Ep. 271
2016 MBC Infinite Challenge Guest Ep. 453
Ep. 465 (with Jack Black & Sam Okyere)
Cameo Ep. 470
Guest Eps. 484 & 485
KBS2 Battle Trip Contestant Ep. 22 (with Sam keyers)
2016-current KBS2 The Return of Superman Cast Eps. 154 – present (with his children William and Bentley)
2018 MBC Creaking Heroes Member Eps. 1 – 2

Award Achievements

Year Award Category Work Ref.
2013 MBC Entertainment Awards Best Male Newcomer in Show/Variety Real Men
2018 16th KBS Entertainment Award Top Excellence Award – Male Variety Category The Return of Superman


He loves social media and he loves to share his life with his fans. One of his favorite social media sties is Instagram. In this platform, he shares his life, worklife, and family.

Enjoying time with his son.

He’s a comedian in real life

Latest News

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Just a a little while ago, he and his family went to Bali and enjoy some family time. Although right now there is no news about what he will doing next, we can still enjoy and see his funny life with his baby and family. But if there is a news about him, of course he will tell all of us soon.

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