Duane Lee "Dog" Chapman is a former bail bondsman and an American Bounty hunter. He is famously known as "The Dog", and is known for his weekly reality TV program called Dog the Bounty Hunter. Duane also starred in another TV reality show with his wife, Beth Smith, called Dog and Beth: On the hunt.
Who is Duane Chapman? His introduction
Duane Lee Chapman is a famous reality TV personality who rose to fame, innitially, due to his involvement in a bounty hunting job that got him jailed in Mexico.
Duane was born on February 2, 1953, in Denver, Colorado. His father Wesley Chapman and mother Barbara Chapman had four children. Duane was the oldest of the four with two younger sisters and one brother. Barbara Chapman was a pastor fro the Assemblies of God.
Duane was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to five years in a Texas prison. His friend had accidentally killed a drug dealer, Jerry Oliver, in an altercation that occurred while buying cannabis. Duane was waiting in a car when all this happened, therefore, Duane was also incarcerated as an accessory to the crime.
After being paroled in January 1979 and inspired by a Corrections Officer, Duane became a bounty hunter. The profession led him to eventually being a renowned reality TV personal as well as amass a significant amount of wealth.
Who is Duane Chapman married to? Who are his children?
Duane has a lengthy list of marriages and an equally long list of children.
Duane met his current wife (fifth) in 1986 when she was 19 years old. She was formerly, Duane's best friend girlfriend.
Duane and Beth had a lengthy on-and-off affair. They finally got married in May 2006, after 16 years as a couple, in a Hilton Hotel in Waikoloa Village, Hawaii.
Out of all the children Duane has, Tim Chapman and Leland Chapman are the most famous ones, as they both are involved in the reality TV business with Duane and his wife.
There were rumors of him being gay and in a relationship with an unidentified boyfriend. However, Duane and Beth quickly and ferocious denied the rumors and put them to bed.
How much is Duane Chapman's Net Worth?
Duane has amassed a significant amount of wealth, primarily from his reality TV shows. He is currently a part of two popular TV shows.
His Net Worth is estimated to be around $6 million. However, when combined with his family his net worth significantly increases. Pretty good for a former convict incarcerated for Murder