Dog The Bounty Hunter
Dog The Bounty Hunter
Real Name/Full Name Duane Lee Chapman
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Dog The Bounty Hunter
Birth Place: Colorado, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 2 February 1953
Age/How Old: 71 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 91 Kg
In Pounds – 201 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dyed Brown
Parents Name: Father – Wesley Chapman
Mother –Barbara Chapman
Siblings: Jolene, Paula and Mike Chapman
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Beth Smith
Kids/Children Name: Leland Chapman, Lyssa Chapman, Duane Lee Chapman II, Bonnie Chapman, Barbara Katie Chapman, Garry Chapman, Tucker Dee Chapman, Christopher Michael, Dominic Davis, Zebediah Duane Chapman, Wesley Chapman, James Robert Chapman and Nicholas Chapman
Profession: Television personality, bounty hunter and former bail bondsman
Net Worth: $8 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Duane Lee “Dog” Chapman is a bounty hunter and former bail bondsman from the United States. Chapman rose to prominence as a bounty hunter after successfully apprehending Max Factor heir Andrew Luster in Mexico in 2003, and was given his own programme, Dog the Bounty Hunter (2004–2012), on A&E the following year.

Following the conclusion of Dog the Bounty Hunter, Chapman starred alongside his late wife and business associate, Beth Chapman, in Dog and Beth: On the Hunt (2013–2015), a similarly styled TV show on CMT. In late 2019, his show Dog’s Most Wanted premiered on WGN America. Dog’s Unleashed, his next film, will premiere in 2021 on the streaming channel Unleashed.

Well, how well do you know about Dog the Bounty Hunter? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dog the Bounty Hunter’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dog the Bounty Hunter to date.

Biography and Early Life

Chapman was born on February 2, 1953, in Denver, Colorado, to Wesley Duane Chapman (1930–2000), a welder (during Dog’s childhood) who later became a bail bondsman (after Dog started) for Aaron Bail Bonds, and Barbara Darlene Chapman (née Cowell; 1934–1994), an Assemblies of God minister who served aboard the USS Irwin during the Korean War.

Jolene Kaye Martinez (née Chapman; 1955–2016), Michael Chapman, and Paula Hammond (née Chapman) are his three daughters. On his father’s side, he is of German and English ancestry, and on his mother’s side, he is of English ancestry. His real names are Duane Lee Chapman.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dog the Bounty Hunter in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dog the Bounty Hunter’s age is 71 years old as of today’s date 16th July 2024 having been born on 2 February 1953. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 201 lbs in Pound and 91 kg in Kilograms.


Chapman has tried a lot to be generous with information about his background but it seems he has forgotten to mention about his education. Therefore, we have no information about his education.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Chapman’s first marriage was to La Fonda Sue Darnell, with whom he had two daughters, Duane Lee Chapman II and Leland Blane Chapman. Zebadiah Chapman, Wesley Chapman, and James Robert Chapman are his three children from his second marriage to Ann Tegnell. Lyssa Rae Brittain, an American businesswoman who is also known as a housemaker and is known as “Big Lyssa,” was his third wife. The union, which took place in the Colorado Mountains in 1982 and ended on November 20, 1991, was allegedly performed by a Native American chief.

His fifth marriage was to Alice Elizabeth “Beth” Barmore, with whom he had an on-again, off-again relationship before they married on May 20, 2006, at a Hilton hotel in Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, after an on-again, off-again relationship. Bonnie Joanne Chapman and Garry Chapman were their daughters, and Chapman adopted Beth’s daughter by her ex-husband, Cecily Barmore-Chapman. Beth’s son, Dominic Davis, was born when she was a teenager, and Chapman was able to help her find him and reconnect with him.

Is Dog The Bounty Hunter Gay?

No, he is not gay. When it comes to love life, Duane Lee has had a very interesting story as he has been married five times in his life time. The fact that he has been married to women in all these marriages is enough to prove he is straight.

Professional Career

Chapman made world headlines on June 18, 2003, when he apprehended Andrew Luster, who had left the United States in the midst of his conviction on charges of drugging and raping many women. Luster was found guilty in his absence on 86 counts, including multiple rape charges stemming from offences in 1996, 1997, and 2000. Chapman had help from his “hunt squad,” which included his son Leland and Tim Chapman.

Luster was apprehended by the three bounty hunters in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where he had been staying under a false identity. They were stopped by Mexican police on their way to California and still in Mexico, and all four of them were arrested. Luster’s identity was verified by police, and he was apprehended.

Chapman was featured on Take This Job, a show about people with odd jobs, after decades of bounty hunting. This prompted him and the show’s production company to create a spin-off about his attempts to apprehend bail fugitives, specifically Chapman’s pursuit of Max Factor cosmetics heir Andrew Luster in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Chapman was filmed for the truTV television series Dominick Dunne’s Power, Privilege, and Justice on August 28, 2003, shortly after Luster’s arrest. At this time, Chapman’s name has become well-known in the United States. It was during this time that A&E wanted to make a reality show based on his bounty hunting career.


Despite all the success and popularity that Chapman, he is yet to receive an award or nomination.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dog The Bounty Hunter in 2024

Dog The Bounty Hunter Net Worth
Dog The Bounty Hunter Net Worth

As of 2024, he has an estimated net worth of $8 Million. He has earned all this wealth through his career as a Television personality, bounty hunter and former bail bondsman.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • A private phone call between Chapman and his son, Tucker, was leaked to the media in early October 2007, bringing him negative public attention. The topic of discussion was his son’s relationship with a black woman.

Duane Chapman is a really popular television personality who has gained a considerable following because of his work. He is a really entertaining and interesting guy and also really good at his job.


  1. He seems like he would be a real cool & friendly guy. I watch the show all the time. I am so sorry about Beth, it seems like he truly loved her. I hope I meet him some day. I live in St.Louis. Take care Dwayne. Also, I am an Avid animal lover.


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