Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date of Birth: May 3, 1995
Ethnicity: Korean (paternal grandfather), Irish, German
Katie Chang is an American actress. She is known for her lead role in the Sofia Coppola film, The Bling Ring.
Katie’s paternal grandfather was of Korean descent. Katie’s other ancestry includes Irish and German.
On her father’s side, Katie is the granddaughter of Edward Hajin Chang (the son of Won Hong Chang and On Chun Kim) and Beverly Jean Smith.
On her mother’s side, Katie is the granddaughter of John E. Scally and Susan “Sue” Ann Kayser (the daughter of Clarence Albert Kayser and Vernetta Rozina Kuehl). Susan was born in Waterloo, Iowa. Vernetta was born in Cushing, Iowa, to Hans Kuehl and Anna Miller.
Sources: Obituary of Katie’s paternal grandfather, Edward Hajin Chang – http://www.whitefuneralhomes.com
Article about Katie’s maternal grandmother, Susan Ann (Kayser) Scally – http://qconline.com
Obituary of Katie’s maternal great-grandmother, Vernetta Rozina (Kuehl) Chang – http://wcfcourier.com
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