Abnormal Summit Cast Sam Okyere Full Profile, TV Shows, Wife, Awards, Etc.

Sam Okyere

Let’s Get To Know Sam Okyere

Sam Okyere is a non-Korean celebrity who has become famous in the K-Pop industry. He is very talented and charming. So, let’s get up close and personal with him. Everyone who looks at him must get some inspiration and his confidence is the number one we can follow. Not only that, but you must also want to know all the projects he has done and the upcoming projects he will do. Do you want to learn more? Byeol Korea will provide you with all the relevant information and all the facts you need to know. Keep on reading.

Full Profile Of Sam Okyere

Sam Okyere

Samuel Okyere (born on April 21st, 1991) is a Ghanian and is active in both South Korea and Ghana. He was accepted into the Korean Government Scholarship Program in 2009 and in the same year he decided to move to Korea to study Computer Science at Sogang University, in Seoul. Sam is quite fluent in the Ashanti Twi dialect of the Ghanaian Akan language, Korean, English, French, and Swahili. And he also was a cast member of the JTBC talk show Non-Summit.

Sam is a Ghanaian actor and television personality who is best known for appearing as a political commentator and guest on a variety of television networks, especially on MBC and JTBC. He is also known for his cameo in the 2015 MBC series Warm and Cozy. His television debut came in 2013 when he appeared in the tvN series Island Village Teacher.

  • Name: Samuel Okyere
  • Hangul: 샘 오취리
  • Date of Birth: April 21st, 1991
  • Birthplace: Ghana
  • Height: Unknown
  • Blood Type: Unknown

Becoming Famous After His Appearance In JTBC Abnormal Summit

Sam Okyere has been a delightful presence in JTBC’s hit talk show Non-Summit, with his witty and laid back attitude. He has also built up a big fan base in Korea with his unique humor and good looks and of course, his talent. Sam Okyere has been expanding his presence on Korean TV, appearing in many various TV shows such as Island Teachers, SNL Korea, and Hello Counselor. But even though he has become an idol in Korea, he is a very down to earth person, and many fans and celebrities in Korea like his attitude and personality. Many fans get inspires by his confidence and personality and character and have made him into an idol in the K-Pop industry.

His expression of love towards Korean seaweed delicacy ‘Kim’ in TV shows even saw him awarded the Global Ambassador for Seaweed of Wando. Sam Okyere might be the first black TV personality to become nationally popular, and he is very aware of his place on Korean TV. During a recent interview with Okayafrica, he said that his “goal is to bridge the gap between Ghana and Korea though TV work.” Very impressive.

Filmography Of Sam Okyere

Since he gained quite the popularity, he has appeared on so many TV shows, variety shows, and many more, so here is a list of all his appearances.

Variety shows

Year Title Network Role Notes
2013 Island Village Teacher tvN Cast
2014 Running Man SBS Guest Ep. 202-203 (with Fabien)
Golden Tower tvN Cast
True Friend MBC Cast
Non-Summit JTBC Cast
2015 Real Man Season 2 MBC Member
Law Of The Jungle in Palau SBS Cast Ep. 146–150

Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education

KBS2 Guest Ep. 91, 102
Infinite Challenge MBC Guest Ep. 453
2016 Ep. 465 (with Jack Black & Sam Hammington)
Ep. 484–486
Battle Trip KBS2 Contestant Ep. 22 (with Sam Hammington )
2017 I Can See Your Voice Mnet Cast Ep. 8
My MBC Guest Ep. 84-85 (with Tyler Rasch )

Please Take Care Of My Refrigerator

JTBC Guest Ep. 168–169 (with Alberto Mandi )
Knowing Bro Guest Ep. 129 (with So Yoo-Jin )
Dunia; In To A New World MBC Cast

Friendly Variety Show

MBN Cast

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TV series

Year Network Title Role Notes
2015 MBC Warm And Cozy Sam cameo, Ep. 5–7
2016 KBS2  

Moorim School: Saga Of The Brave



Year Title Role Notes
2015 Intimate Enemies Yakubu

Awards & Nominations Of Sam Okyere

Since he is considered to be a top celebrity in the K-Pop industry, of course, he has also been awarded, and here is the list of his achievements.

Year Award Category Nominated work Result

8th Korea Drama Awards

Global Star Award Warm And Cozy Won
2019 14th Asia Model Awards Fashionista Award N/A Won


Latest News Of Sam Okyere

For this year, Sam has got a new project which is scheduled for July 2020, it’s a broadcast of KBS2’s Hello Counselor where TV personality Sam Okyere will appear as a guest alongside NCT’s Jeno and Jaemin, Gree, and Kim Sae Rom. During a previous appearance, the MCs congratulated Sam Okyere on some recent, good news! It turns out, the star recently passed South Korea’s permanent resident examination, officially obtaining his legal residence card. And Sam Okyere said, “I recently passed the exam and now I’m also a Korean. The exam contains a portion titled ‘Understanding of Korean Society,’ asking questions about history, economy, etc. I passed such a difficult exam.” It really is a piece of very good news, right? And for the next project or TV show, he still keeps it a secret for now, but when there is a piece of news about it we will be the first to tell you all about it, so just let us see.


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