It is clear that Jerry Lewis intended for none of his children from his previous marriage to Patti Palmer to inherit anything from his fortune because his will is a public document.
Jerry Lewis Bio
The late comedian Jerry Lewis was born on March 16, 1926, and he passed away on August 20, 2017. Cardiac and peripheral vascular complications ultimately led to the comedian’s death, according to autopsy results.
Jerry passed away on August 20, 2017, in his Las Vegas, Nevada, residence. He was 91.
Jerry Lewis Wife
The popular comic was married twice in his entire life. There were six boys born to him and his first wife, Patti Palmer. They wed in 1944 but divorced in 1983; Lewis remarried the following year.
With his second wife, Sandra Pitnick, the actor adopted a daughter they named Danielle because they were unable to produce children of their own. The marriage between Jerry Lewis and Sandra Pitnick lasted until his death in 2017.
Jerry Lewis, Nonpareil Genius of Comedy, Dies at 91… Had to tweet another… #RIP #ComicLegend https://t.co/UN6xMhxRSF pic.twitter.com/iNI5Y3oOTf
— Classic Movie Hub (@ClassicMovieHub) August 20, 2017
Jerry Lewis Children
With his first wife, Patti Palmer, Jerry Lewis had six biological children, all males. The ages range from 1946 to 1959: Gary, Ronald, Scott, Christopher, Anthony, and Joseph (1964).
Jerry Lewis remarried Sandra Pitnick after his divorce from Patti Palmer, and the couple stayed together until Lewis’s death. They had a daughter named Danielle whom they adopted throughout their marriage.
Jerry Lewis Net Worth
Starting in 1950, Jerry Lewis was a household name. In his younger years, he worked with others frequently. There are estimates that place the iconic actor’s wealth at above $50 million.
Why Did Jerry Lewis Disinherit His 6 Sons?
Jerry Lewis, the legendary comedian, cut off the inheritance of six of his children from his first marriage. Multiple websites claim that he intentionally cut off the six children from his first marriage to Patti Palmer from inheriting anything.
Another web source claims that he left everything to his adopted daughter Danielle.
How Much Did Jerry Lewis Leave in His Will?
The media has focused primarily on the supposedly shocking fact that Lewis “intentionally” disinherited his six sons from his first marriage to singer Patti Palmer, leaving everything an estate worth an estimated $50 million to his widow, SanDee. Some details of Lewis’ Will began to emerge yesterday morning. Please see TheActivNews.Com for details. Never lose touch with You will be informed of any new developments as they become available.