Wilder has a nephew named Jordan Walker-Pearlman who is very close to him.
At Jordan’s wedding, Wilder served as the role of the ‘father’ of the groom.
Later, Gene Wilder’s daughter, Katharine became estranged to him.
After getting divorced from his first wife, Mary Mercier, Wilder started dating Katharine’s mother, Mary Joan Schutz. Schutz had a daughter named Katharine from her previous marriage.
Wilder will always be remembered for his classic films like Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
Wilder began his career on stage, and made his screen debut in an episode of the TV series The Play of the Week in 1961.Katharine thought that Wilder was having an affair with Madeline Kahn, his co-star in the movie, Young Frankenstein.She got very upset and this played a big part in her estrangement from Wilder.People are curious to know about Gene Wilder’s children. Wilder adopted a girl who was the daughter of Mary Joan Schutz, a woman he was dating in the mid ’60s.He married Mary Joan in 1967, so this girl, Katharine Wilder became his daughter.