Katherine Chang was born on 1995 in Winnetka, Illinois, U.S.. Native from Winnetka, Illinois Katie belongs to mixed ethnicity. Because of her Korean descendant, she has Asian look to her. She was trained at the Wilmette Theatre’s Actors Training Center. She attended New Trier High School. The young actress played one of the lead roles in Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring, a 2013 movie inspired by the real break-ins of Hollywood celebrities by a group of California teenagers when she was 16.
After The Bling Ring, Katie starred in Birder’s Guide to Everything, a 2013 movie directed by Rob Meyer that also stars Kodi Smit-McPhee and Ben Kingsley. She also has a supporting role in the upcoming film Anesthesia (film), directed by Tim Blake Nelson.
Chang started attending Columbia University in the fall of 2013 with the intention of continuing acting.