Duane Chapman Wiki, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Children, Wife, Height
Facts of Duane Chapman
|Full Name:||Duane Chapman|
|Birth Date:||February 2, 1953|
|Profession:||Television personality, Bounty Hunter|
|Height:||5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)|
|Wife||Beth Chapman (2006)|
|Divorce||Tawny Chapman, Lyssa Greene (1982 - 1991), Anne Tegnell (1979 - 1982) and LaFonda Darenll (1972 - 1977)|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Birth Place||Denver, Colorado|
|Siblings||Jolene, Paula, and Mike Chapman|
|Kids||Garry, Cecily, Bonnie Jo, Duane Lee, Leland Blane, Barbara Katie, Tucker Dee and Lyssa Rae.|
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Duane Chapman is an American television personality, and bounty hunter as well as a former bail bondsman who is famous as Dog from the reality show Dog the Bounty Hunter.
Parents of Duane Chapman
Duane Chapman was born Duane Lee Chapman on 2nd February 1953 in Denver, Colorado, in the United States of America. Currently, he is 69 years old and his horoscope is Aquarius. Duane is the son of Wesley (father) and Barbara Chapman (mother). He experienced his childhood days along with his three younger siblings, Jolene, Paula, and Mike Chapman.
Duane holds an American nationality and belongs to Swiss-German ethnic background.
Who is Duane Chapman’s Wife? Children
Duane has been married five times to five different women in his entire life. Currently, he is married to Alice Beth Chapman who is his fifth wife. The couple tied their wedding knot in the year 2006 on the Big Island of Hawaii. As of now, the couple has been happily married and there is no rumor about their divorce. They share two children together; Bonnie Joanne and Garry Chapman. The couple started dating in 1986 even though he was married to another woman. They had an off relationship until started living together in the year 2003.
Chapman was already divorced from four women and Alice was with one. In 1972, he married La Fonda Sue Honeycut and welcomed two children, Duane Lee Chapman II and Leland Chapman with her. They divorced after five years of living together as a married pair. In 1979, Duane married twice Anne M Tegnell and has three children together; Wesley Chapman, Zebediah Duane Chapman, and J.R. James Chapman. Unfortunately, after ten years, they divorced in the year 1982.
After that, he married Lyssa Rae Brittain and welcomed three children together, two daughters; Baby Lyssa Rae Chapman, and one son Tucker Dee Chapman. However, they divorced in the year 1991 and married Tawny. Duane and Tawny were married for 12 years and divorced in 2003.
What is Duane Chapman’s Net Worth and Salary?
Duane Chapman has an estimated net worth of around $6 million as of 2019. He has collected a massive amount of money from his reality show and his Bounty business. Previously, his salary was around $50k to $80k while running the show Dog the Bounty Hunter. His current wife Alice Beth Chapman has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
As of now, they reside in a lavish mansion in Hawaii. Duane also published his own autobiography titled You Can Run But You Can’t Hide in the year 2007 which became a tremendous success debuting at the No 1 on the New York Times bestseller list. The autobiography’s price is around $25 for a Hardcover on Amazon. He earns a satisfying net worth and provides a wealthy life for his children.
Duane Chapman’s Height and Weight
Chapman stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches and his body weight is around 91 kg. Duane’s hair is blonde in color while his eyes are blue in color.
His Legal Issues and Controversy
Duane was liable for the First Degree of Murder which occurred during the year 1976. The court ordered that he be imprisoned for approximately 5 years in a Texas jail. Duane was released after serving an 18-month sentence. While he was in jail, his first wife LaFonda divorced him.
He made headlines and received negative public attention in early October 2007 after an inappropriate private phone conversation with his son was leaked to the media. The discussion was about his son’s relationship with an African-American lady. In that recording, he used the word nigger. Following the incident, Duane also issued a public apology, on 31st October 2007.
Duane Chapman’s Career
In the year 2004, Duane’s celebrity status grew when he became the subject of an A&E television series, Dog The Bounty Hunter. The show was on air for eight seasons and was canceled in the year 2012.
His Career as a Writer
He published his autobiography, You Can Run But You Can’t Hide in 2007. His book debuted at #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list. He published his second book, Where Mercy is Shown, Mercy is Given in the year 2010.
Duane’s Appearance on Reality Shows
Duane then appeared on the show Take This Job and Dominick Dunne’s Power, Privilege, and Justice. Moreover, he had a new show debut on CMT titled Dog and Beth: On the Hunt in the year 2012.
FAQ of Duane Chapman
Which ethnic background does Duane Chapman belong to?
Duane Chapman belongs to Swiss-German ethnic background.
What was the reason for Duane Lee Chapman’s leaving the show?
Duane Lee Chapman left the popular TV show Dog the Bounty Hunter in 2012 because of a financial disagreement with Beth Barmore during the show’s final season. He felt that Beth was paying him too little.
Are Tim Chapman and Duane Chapman related to each other?
Duane calls Tim as his blood brother even though the two are not blood relatives.