She was born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 20, 1993. Caroline Zhao Zhang is her given name. Her parents are from the Chinese city of Wuhan. She has a Chinese sister named Yang Yang. Her first and second languages are English and Mandarin. She is an Asian woman with American citizenship.
Her family relocated to California when she was a child. Caroline began skating when she was five years old. She can play the piano, was a concertmaster in her middle school orchestra on violin, and was a ballet dancer before pursuing a career in skating. She attended Cerritos College in California. Aside from that, she has not discussed her educational background.
Caroline Zhang began skating at the juvenile level in the 2003-2004 season, which is considered the lowest qualifying level in the United States. She qualified for the 2003 U.S. Junior Championships by winning silver at her regional competition. In the 2003-2004 season, she advanced to the intermediate level, and in the 2005-2006 season, she advanced to the junior level. She qualified for the 2006 U.S. Championships and finished eighth at the age of twelve.
She made her international debut in the 2006-2007 season, competing in the Junior Grand Prix and winning her first event in Mexico by a score of 53 points. She won the second event by 33 points and the final event by 20 points.
Caroline was promoted to senior level both nationally and internationally for the 2007-2008 season. She won the bronze medal in her Grand Prix of Figure Skating debut at Skate America in 2007. She went to China for the 2007 Cup of China, where she won silver. Caroline won the pewter medal in her senior national debut at the 2008 U.S. Championships.
In the 2008-2009 season, she competed in the Grand Prix for the second consecutive season, finishing third with 53.28 points in the first event at the 2008 Skate Canadian International. On June 15, 2009, she announced a coaching change to Charlene Wong and returned to Li in August 2009.
Caroline finished 11th in the 2010 United States Championships with 49.94 points and was assigned to compete in the 2010 Four Continents. She finished third in the free skate and won the bronze medal overall with 160.78 points. On July 20, 2010, she announced yet another coaching change to Tammy Gambill.
Caroline finished seventh at the 2010 NHK Trophy with 133.86 points and ninth at Skate America with 132.49 points. In January 2011, she began training with Peter Oppegard. Caroline competed in the 2012 Four Continents Championships, finishing fourth in the short program with 58.74 points and fourth in the long program with 117.44 points. With a total score of 176.18 points, she won her second bronze medal.
Caroline finished her international season 12th at the 2012 Neebelhorn Trophy, 9th at Skate Canada, and 10th at the 2012 Rostelecom Cup. At the 2013 Skate America, she finished 10th with an overall score of 110.12 points in the 2013-2014 ISU Grand Prix. Following that event, she began self-coaching. At the 2014 U.S. Championships, she finished 19th. She finished third at the Southwest Pacific Regionals and fourth at the Pacific Coast Sectionals, qualifying her to compete at the 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, where she finished 17th with a total score of 144.
She had periacetabular osteotomy on March 3, 2015, and her goal was to compete in the 2017 U.S. Championships. She finished third in the Glacier Falls Summer Competition and first in the Golden West Championships Summer Competition. Caroline trained with Oppegard in Artesia, California, and finished fifth in the 2017 U.S. Championships. After performing a cross between a catch-foot layback spin and a Biellman spin, her mother named her spin position the Pearl spin.
She won brown medals in ladies' singles at the Four Continents Championships in Colorado Springs in 2012 and Jeonju in 2010. She won a gold medal in 2007 in Oberstdorf and a silver medal in 2008 and 2009 in Sofia at the World Junior Championships for Ladies' Singles. Caroline also won a gold medal for ladies' singles in the Junior Grand Prix Final in Sofia in 2006-2007, and a gold medal for her team in the World Team Trophy in 2009 in Tokyo.
She has not provided any information about her salary or income. She is estimated to have a net worth of $1 million as of 2022.
Caroline Zhang has a husband. In April 2016, she married fellow skater Grant Hochstein. On August 18, 2018, the couple married.
There was a rumor that Caroline's mother was unhappy with her coaching situation and wanted her to leave Oppegard.
Caroline Zhang is 5 feet 3 inches tall. She has light brown hair and dark brown eyes. There is no information about her weight, dress size, shoe size, and so on.
He is very active on social media like Instagram with 700 followers and Twitter with 1.8kfollowers.