Katharine Wilder Bio
Katharine Wilder is an American actress and TV personality. She is also Gene’s Wilder stepdaughter. This article gives a detailed biography of the actress’s personal life, career, Net worth, and spouse.
Katharine Wilder Age
Details about her actual date of birth are unknown. However, different media outlets claim that she is 56 years old as of 2022. We can therefore estimate that her year of birth is 1966.
Katharine Wilder Husband
Although she is popular in the media, She prefers to live away from the limelight. Details of her personal life remain known to her family and close friends. We are yet to establish confirmed details. However, we are keeping tabs on her. Once we access this information we will share it with our fans.
Katharine Wilder Family
Katharine is an American born to Mary Joan Schutz. The details of her biological father are unknown. However, we know that Gene Wilder adopted her after he started dating Katharine’s mother, Mary Joan Schutz.
Gene Wilder sparked an interest in acting in her stepdaughter. The actor was popular for featuring in the film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate city. He was a comedian, songwriter, comedian and author. Wilder, however, died at the age of 83 leaving both his wife and step-daughter.
When Gene met Schutz, they started dating immediately. The husband also felt obligated to adopt Katharine after she called him dad. The marriage gave Katharine the opportunity to step into the famous actor’s world. This sparked an interest in Katharine for acting. She went for high school studies in a local school. After graduating, she decided to focus on acting rather than proceeding to college.
Katharine Wilder and Gene Wilder
Katharine and Gene had a close relationship. However, all would come to end when Katharine suspected Gene of having an affair with Madeline Khan, a star in Young Frankenstein. Sometime later, Gene and Mary separated and severed their marriage. The divorce caused a lot of pain to Schutz and her daughter. Although Katharine trusted Gene, she decided to cut all ties with him. According to some sources, Katharine could have decided not to forgive him.
The separation was also painful to Gene as he tried to rebuild it. He wrote a book called ‘Kiss Me Like a Stranger: My Search for Love and Art’ and dedicated it to Katharine. However, he doubted if she could ever read it.
Gene Wilder made a lot of wealth from his career as an actor. In 1951, he built his estate on 2,756 square feet of land. The estate included a three-bedroom house, swimming pool, view of bel-air, and a ranch. It is unclear who inherited the estate after his death.
Katharine Wilder Career
Katharine’s entrance into the limelight was instant due to her step-father’s success. She is famous for featuring in Romeo and Juliet released in 2013. Katherine has acted in Branagh Theatre Live: The Entertainer released in 2016. In 2018, she featured in All is True, a film showing the life of William Shakespeare.
Her success in Hollywood has been associated with the relationship she had with her step-father before the divorce. She stepped into Gene’s shoes and succeeded in her venture.
Katharine Wilder Ne Worth
Wilder’s primary source of income is her career. She earns relatively well, according to sources, Katharine’s Net worth could be $500,000