Katie Chang

"The Bling Ring" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 3, 1995

Ethnicity: Korean (paternal grandfather), Irish, German

Katie Chang is an American actress, producer, and writer. She had the 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 Ann “Sue” Kayser (the daughter of Clarence Albert Kayser and Vernetta Rozina Kuehl). Susan was born in Waterloo, Iowa. Vernetta was born in Cushing, Iowa, the daughter of 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 “Sue” (Kayser) Scally – http://qconline.com

Obituary of Katie’s maternal great-grandmother, Vernetta Rozina (Kuehl) Chang – http://wcfcourier.com

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Curious about ethnicity

10 Responses

  1. cwm85 says:

    She looks typically asian, European mix.

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