Duane Lee Chapman is a popular American bounty hunter, Tv celebrity, and media personality. He is a renowned bounty hunter for successfully capturing Max Factor cosmetics heir, Andrew Luster in 2003. He is also famous for his Tv shows named Dog the Bounty Hunter, Dog, and Beth: On the Hunt, and others.
Duane was born and brought up in Denver, Colorado, USA in a German and English descent family. As a child, he was passionate about travel and bikes, so at the age of 15, he joined the Devils Diciples and ran away from home. In 2003, he acclaimed national popularity as a bounty hunter after capturing Max Factor cosmetics heir, Andrew Luster.
|Real Name||Duane Lee Chapman|
|Nick Name||Dog the Bounty Hunter|
|Birth Place||Denver, Colorado, USA|
|Date Of Birth||February 2, 1953|
|Age(as of 2021)||68 Years|
|Profession||Bounty Hunter and Tv Celebrity|
Duane Chapman Age
How old is Duane Chapman? He is 68 years old (as of now, in 2021).
Duane Chapman Height and Weight
Duane Chapman’s height is about 5′ 8″ and his weight is approximately 81 kg.
Career and Achievements
Duane discovered his passion for bounty hunting while serving in Texas prison in 1976 due to first-degree murder. He made national and international headlines after capturing fugitive Max Factor cosmetics heir, Andrew Luster in 2003. As a bounty hunter, he has captured numerous people around the world.
After several years of bounty hunting, Duane decided to create a show based on his life and experiences after being interviewed on a Tv show titled “Take This Job”. In 2004, he launched his debut series titled “Dog the Bounty Hunter” and it released eight seasons of the show.
In 2012, Duane come back with another show titled “Dog and Beth: On the Hunt”, which was telecast on CMT Network. The show had three seasons. Besides this, he has seen on other popular shows including Dog and Beth: Fight Of Their Lives, Dog’s Most Wanted, Dog Unleashed, and many others.
Presently, Duane is involved in hunting Brian Laundrie a potential killer and criminal. Apart from hunting and Tv shows, he is a writer and co-wrote two popular books called You Can Run But You Can’t Hide and Where Mercy Is Shown, Mercy Is Given. His books are on top rank on the New York Times bestseller list.
Duane Chapman Controveries and Jail
In 1976, Duane was charged for the first-degree murder of Jerry Oliver along with his friend while buying cannabis. He was sentenced to five years in a Texas prison.
In 2003, he along with his friends were arrested by Mexican police while hunting Andrew Luster. Duane was also arrested by federal marshals and sent to federal prison. In 2007, he was in a controversy of racist comments on his daughter’s relationship with a black guy.
Duane Chapman Family
Wesley Duane and Barbara Darlene Chapman were Duane’s parents. He had three siblings Jolene Kaye Martinez, Michael, and Paula Hammond Chapman. One of his brothers Jolene Kaye Martinez died in 2016.
Wives and Children
Duane has been married six times so far in his life. His first marriage was with La Fonda Sue Honeycutt in 1972, with whom he has two children Duane Lee Chapman II, and Leland Blane Chapman. They separated in 1977 citing personal reasons. In 1979, he married Anne M. Tegnell and has three children Zebadiah, Wesley, and James Robert Chapman.
In 1982, Duane married thrice with Lyssa Rae Brittain and together they has three children Barbara Katie, Tucker Dee, and Lyssa Rae Chapman. His fourth marriage was in 1992 with Tawny Marie Chapman and had no children with her.
Duane’s fifth marriage was in 2006 with Beth Smith, a Tv celebrity. Together, they had two children Bonnie Joanne and Garry Chapman, and a half daughter named Cecily Barmore-Chapman. Beth died in 2019 due to throat cancer. His recent marriage was with Francie Frane in September 2021. In a summary, Duane married six times and has twelve children from different marriages.
- Duane Chapman hails from Denver, Colorado, USA.
- His full name is Duane Lee Chapman.
- He is a popular Tv celebrity, media personal, authoer, and professional bounty hunter.
- Duane is a tattoo fanatic and has many tattoos on his body.
- His favorite colors are Black and Brown.
- Spanish and Mexican foods are his favorite.
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Duane Chapman’s Net Worth
Duane Chapman’s net worth as of now, in 2021 is supposed to be more than 1.5m USD. The sources of his earnings are bounty hunting, Tv shows, and different business ventures.
What is the age of Duane Chapman?
The age of Duane Chapman is 68 years ( as of 2021).
When is the Birthday of Duane Chapman?
Duane Chapman’s birthday is on February 2.
How tall is Duane Chapman?
Duane Chapman is 5′ 8″ tall.
Where is Duane Chapman from?
Duane Chapman is from Denver, Colorado, USA.