Not every people have to work hard to get name and fame as some people get it from their relationship with stars. Katharine Wilder is one of those who received media attention as the adopted daughter of legendary actor Gene Wilder. Gene is an actor known for his role in the original Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory. After Gene married to Katharine’s mother Mary Joan Schutz back in 1967, Gene adopted her. Here, we will discuss the relationship between father and daughter duo and their complicated relationship.
Katharine Wilder was born in the United States of America and has American nationality. She was born to the white ethical society to her mother, Mary Joan Schutz while her biological father is unknown.
Back in 27th October 1967, Gene Wilder officially adopted Katharine and she is the only child of her father despite several marriages. In addition, Wilder’s grandparent’s name is William J. Silberman and Jeanne Baer Silberman.
As of now, Katharine Wilder is an unmarried woman, and she also seems to be single and living elegantly. She is one of those who preferred to hide all of her personal detail. Her father Gene was firstly married on July 22, 1960, to Mary Mercier. After the five years of long relationship, the couple divorced in 1965.
After the few months of the first divorce, Gene started dating, Mary Joan Schutz and shared the vows on October 27, 1967. Katharine is the daughter of Mary from her previous relationship and later on adopted by Gene.
Apart from being the celebrity daughter, Katharine Wilder has appeared in the films such as Murder on the Orient Express, Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo and Juliet, and Frontier. Well, the exact salary of Katharine Wilder is yet to be disclosed, but she might be getting around $35,000 as it is the average salary of actor and actress.
Her Father Gene was one of the legendary actors in Hollywood. Later on, he became a popular novelist. For Katherine, Gene wrote a book titled, Kiss Me Like a Stranger. After Gene died on August 29, 2016, the bond between daughter and father came to an end. Moreover, she also might have received some share of wealth after the death of her father who used to hold $20 million.