Dog The Bounty Hunter Net Worth

Dog The Bounty Hunter Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Duane Lee "Dog" Chapman I. net worth is
$6 Million

Duane Lee "Dog" Chapman I. Wiki Biography

Born Duane Lee Chapman, Sr.on 2 February 1953, in Denver, Colorado, USA, of part-German descent through his mother, and part-English through his father, he is best known under his professional name of Dog The Bounty Hunter, and is a well known television personality, who initially earned his wealth as a bail bondsman and bounty hunter.

So just how rich is this Bounty Hunter, as of early 2018? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the current amount of Dog’s net worth is as high as $6 million, earned variously as a bail bondsman, bounty hunter, and of course television personality. Duane Lee Chapman worked with the A&E television network,  starring in the television show entitled ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’, from 2004 through 2012. One of his recent jobs has been starring in the show called ‘Dog and Beth: On the Hunt’. The mentioned above shows have played a huge role when it comes to accumulating the amount of Lee Chapman’s net worth.

Dog The Bounty Hunter Net Worth $6 Million

Duane Lee Chapman, Sr. was raised in a family with his three siblings. In 1976, Lee Chapman with his friend wanted to obtain drugs, however, as a participant  in an apparently random gunfight in which a man was  killed, he was consequently sentenced to five years in prison, but paroled after 18 months. Consequently, he cannot own a gun, and has also been barred from entering the UK.

After Duane was released from jail, he became a bounty hunter, a person who catches outlaws and receives financial payment for it, and as a result, Duane Lee Chapman has increased his net worth considerably – an example is that in 2003, Duane Lee with his team members Tim and Leland Chapman, captured habitual offender, rapist and drug dealer Andrew Luster.

As a bounty hunter, he has been invited as a guest onto a number of television shows, including ‘The 9 on Yahoo!’, ‘The Glenn Beck Program’, ‘Fox 6 News San Diego’, ‘The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet’, ‘Mark and Mercedez Morning Show’, and ‘Larry King Live’. His unusual profession means that he narrates his outstanding everyday life, and he was subsequently invited to become a leading star of the reality show ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ which aired from 2004 till 2012. The show was produced by Daniel Elias, David Houts, David McKillop and Neil A. Cohen, and it has also added a significant amount to Duane’s net worth, as it aired more than 240 episodes, and the show was very popular for all eight seasons it was shown. Even then, it was further syndicated.

Since 2013, Chapman has added to his net worth starring alongside wife Beth in the reality show entitled ‘Dog and Beth: On the Hunt’. Duane Lee Chapman has also increased his net worth as an author of the books entitled ‘You Can Run But You Can’t Hide’ (2007) and ‘Where Mercy Is Shown, Mercy Is Given’ (2010).

In his less=than=private personal life, Dog The Bounty Hunter is evidently very popular among woman. He has fathered eleven children- or is it 12 – both in and out of wedlock. The first child Chapman fathered was with his girlfriend Debbie White. In 1972, he married his first wife La Fonda Sue Honeycutt with whom he has two children: the couple divorced while Duane was in prison. In 1979, he married Anne M. Tegnell and they had three children together before divorcing in 1982. From 1982 ‘til 1991, Lee Chapman was married to Lyssa Rae Brittain and they also have three children together. From 1992 to 1994, Duane was married to Tawny Marie. Finally, in 2006 he married Alice Elizabeth ‘Beth’ Barmore and they have two children together, and are partners both personally and in business. The special “Dog and Beth: Fight Of Their Lives” was aired in November 2017, and documents Beth’s fight against throat cancer, which appears set to have a positive outcome. They currently live in Hawaii.

Full NameDog the Bounty Hunter
Net Worth$6 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 2, 1953
Place Of BirthDenver, Colorado, US
Height1.7 m, 1.7 m
ProfessionReality television personality, bounty hunter, former bail bondsman
SpouseLa Fonda Sue Honeycutt (m. 1972–1977), Anne M. Tegnell (m. 1979–1982), Lyssa Rae Brittain (m. 1982–1991), Tawny Marie (m. 1991–2002), Alice "Beth" Elizabeth Smith (m. 2006)
ChildrenChristopher Michael Hecht, Duane Lee Chapman II, Leland Chapman, Wesley Chapman, J.R. "James" Chapman, Barbara Katie "B.K" Chapman, (1982–2006), Tucker Dee Chapman, Lyssa "Baby Lyssa" Rae Chapman, Bonnie Joanne Chapman, Garry Chapman
ParentsWesley Chapman, Barbara Chapman
SiblingsJolene Chapman, Paula Chapman, Mike Chapman, Jolene Chapman, Paula Chapman, Mike Chapman
MoviesSharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016), Dog the Bounty Hunter (2003), Hawaii Five-0 (2010), Austin High (2011), Dog's History of Bounty Hunting (TV Movie, 2005)
TV ShowsDog and Beth: Fight of Their Lives (2017), Dog the Bounty Hunter (2004-2012), Dog and Beth: On the Hunt (2013-2015),2014 CMT Music Awards, Sidewalks Entertainment (2013), Chelsea Lately (2010-2011), The Joy Behar Show (2011), Corner Gas: Coming Distractions (2008), Hannity (2009-2010), Celebrity Fam...
1I'm very emotional. That's why I wear shades a lot.
2In Hawaii, we have something called Ho'oponopono, where people come together to resolve crises and restore peace and balance.
3Everybody's under God's planet, and God is the Almighty, the Beginning, the End, the Alpha, the Omega. He's Big Daddy. He gives out these little soldiers and sons and angels and saints to help everybody else get through to him. I'm not the 'Jesus-only or you're going to Hell' kind of guy.
4Faith is the substance of hope - of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen. So if you can hope for it and imagine it, and keep imagining and hoping and seeing yourself driving a new car, or seeing yourself getting that job, or seeing yourself excel, seeing yourself help that person - that is faith.
5You can't be afraid to put out a fire if you're a fireman. You can't be afraid to be a police officer and carry a gun if you're afraid to get up and go out there. So you've got to put that fear to the side and go out in faith to overcome that.
6I have a hard problem, being some part Native American - being a Christian: do you get burned, do you get cremated, do you get - let the sharks eat you? How do you die?
7Born on a mountain, raised in a cave. Arresting fugitives is all I crave.
8And I used to say, 'I'm black, too.' In other words, I - my whole life I've been called a half-breed, a convict, king of the trailer trash, this and that. I take that and stand.
9As a bounty hunter, I have to dress the part. If I came to the door and looked like Carrot Top, you'd laugh.
10It's just like being a father; you got to show them love and you got to show them the path. I don't like this role-model stuff, though.
11I've been a biker, I've been a convict, I've been a husband, father, and son.
12I would have done higher than that... I would have set it higher.
13When I was a child I liked watching shows about bounty hunters and Canadian Mounties. I liked the 'Lone Ranger,' I liked shows where the guy saved the girl from the villain. I just liked those kinds of things and I wanted to be a guy like that, you know, that would save the damsel in distress.
14Dog is God spelled backward.
15I have the utmost respect and 'aloha' for black people - who have already suffered so much due to racial discrimination and acts of hatred.
16I was in prison for a charge in Texas, murder one. Back in the '70s in Texas, I was there. I heard the shot. I was in the car.
17I'm going to be Dog, and I'm going to be an entertainer. And I'm going to make mistakes.
18I'm marrying my common-law wife, Beth, the Christian way, with a preacher and all that.
19I'm Native American, so it's in my blood to always want brothers and friends. I'm a good brotherhood guy.
20I've always taken pride to be the white guy that can talk to the black people, that can refer to them truly as a brother from a different mother.
21If I was Judge Del Rosario, I would say Ili, of all people, you know better.
22Six men can carry you or 12 men can judge you. You decide!
23The closest thing to hell on earth is prison. It's the worst experience I've ever had in my life. Besides death.
24I love what I do. I love to capture the guy. I love to tell the victim 'Don't worry anymore. They're in jail.' And this is my way to heaven. This is my way to contribute to America what I know how to do best, and that's chase down the predator.
25My father is the reason I am the way I am today. He's why I acted up and he's why I prayed to be the opposite of him. We made up before he died but I vowed to never raise my kids like how he raised me.
26We believe that God is big enough to give every nationality their own religion, as he's given them their own taste in food, in plants, in furniture, and housing. I think that each religion has their basic Christ-ish way to get to the Everlasting God.
27When someone is looking down, they're saying no. When they're looking up, they're looking to their brain for memory. When they look to the left, they're looking for a lie or something they memorized. When they look to the right, they're feeling sorry - they don't want to answer.
1He is of German, English, Danish, and distant Swiss-German, descent.
2Release of his book, "You Can Run, But You Can't Hide" by Dog and Laura Morton. [2007]
3October 2007: Chapman called his son and left a profanity-laden message full of racial slurs when he found out that his son was dating a black woman. The tape found its way into the public airwaves and caused a furor. Chapman apologized, but A&E suspended airing of his show, then shortly afterward canceled production. Within a short time, the show was back in production and continues to this day.
4Dog, Beth and their families were on mainland Hawaii preparing for their wedding when they found out that Barbara Katie had been in a fatal car accident the day before the wedding. The wedding proceeded with a remembrance of BK.
5Son-in-law of Garry Smith.
6Grandfather of Travis Chapman (Barbara's son), Abbie Mae Chapman, (Lyssa's daughter), Cobie Chapman and Dakota Chapman, (Leland's sons) and Jodi Chapman, Jennifer Chapman, Dylan Chapman, and Jasmine Chapman (Duane Lee's children).
7According to public record, 4th wife Tawny Chapman filed for divorce on 5/9/94 and the charges were dismissed on 8/22/95. Dog filed for divorce on 11/26/01, charges were dismissed on 5/31/02 and reinstated on 7/2/02. A divorce decree w/o children was finally given on 2/5/03.
8The U.S. Public Records show Dog's birthday as July 1, 1953.
9He has lived in Hawaii since 1989 with his family.
10The best man at his wedding to Beth Chapman, as shown on his television show, was actor Boris Lee Krutonog.
11Son, Zebediah, was born premature and died 30 days after his birth.
12Portrayed by James Ralph in A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (2003).
13His daughter, Barbara Katie "B.K." Chapman, was killed in a car accident near her home in Fairbanks, Alaska on May 19th. Duane and Beth gathered up their 2 kids, along with Dog's other 8 children, and decided to have their wedding the day after the accident to celebrate the wedding, and her life. She was just 23 years old.
14Father of Nicholas Chapman, Duane Lee Chapman Jr., Leland Chapman, Zebediah Duane Chapman, Wesley Chapman, Christopher Hecht, James Chapman, Barbara-Katie Chapman, Tucker Dee Chapman, Lyssa Chapman, stepdaughter Cecily Chapman Barmore, Bonnie Jo Chapman and Garry Chapman.
156/18/03: Andrew Luster, heir to the Max Factor cosmetics company, who was convicted in absentia of poisoning and rape, was captured by Chapman in Mexico. However, Chapman was charged by Mexican authorities for not handing Luster over to them. He was released but told not to leave the country. He left anyway, and Mexico declared he and his crew fugitives from justice on July 3, 2003, and initiated extradition proceedings to return them to Mexico for trial. The charges and extradition proceedings were eventually dropped. The capture made Chapman famous, and led to his TV show.


Dog and Beth: On the Hunt2013TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes


Hawaii Five-02015-2017TV SeriesDog the Bounty Hunter / Duane 'Dog' Chapman / Dog The Bounty Hunter
Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens2016TV MovieChop Top
Austin High2011Bogg
Dog's History of Bounty Hunting2005TV MovieDog the Bounty Hunter


Pauly Shore's Pauly~tics2012TV Special special thanks - as Dwayne 'Dog' Chapman


Here You Come Again2016Video shortHimself
Dog and Beth: On the Hunt2013-2015TV SeriesHimself
Outnumbered2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host
HuffPost Live Conversations2014TV SeriesHimself
2014 CMT Music Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
Hawaii Five-02013-2014TV SeriesHimself
2013 CMT Music Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Sidewalks Entertainment2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Pauly Shore's Pauly~tics2012TV SpecialHimself (as Dwayne 'Dog' Chapman)
Dog the Bounty Hunter2003-2012TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2010-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Rosie Show2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2011 Hero Dog Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen2011TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
The Joy Behar Show2011TV SeriesHimself
The Bill Zucker TP Tales2010TV MovieHimself
Criss Angel Mindfreak2010TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Hannity2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006-2010TV SeriesHimself
The Jay Leno Show2010TV SeriesHimself
78th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2009TV MovieHimself
Söndagsparty med Filip och Fredrik2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Fox Reality Really Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Celebrity Family Feud2008TV SeriesHimself
Today2008TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Live2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
Corner Gas2008TV SeriesHimself
Canada A.M.2007TV SeriesHimself
My Name Is Earl2007TV SeriesHimself
Dog: The Family Speaks2006TV MovieHimself
The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
George Lopez2005TV SeriesHimself
The View2005TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2005TV SeriesHimself
The Osbournes2005TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2004TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Squares2003TV SeriesHimself

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Guys Choice2007TV MovieHimself

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