Dog The Bounty Hunter, is one of the few popular celebrities who has had much popularity based on negative, illegal as well as controversial participation. He is an American Bounty Hunter, TV personality and a former bail bondsman. His actual name is Duane Chapman; he has been mainly known as Dog The Bounty Hunter. Having brought in much and bounteous net worth is a clear indication that Dog The Bounty Hunter had a successful career line. Though he has faced very many challenges throughout his life, he has been able to cope with them which has made most people love to hear from him. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of Dog The Bounty Hunter in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Dog The Bounty Hunter was born on 2nd February in the year 1953 in Colorado, United States. His actual birth name is Duane Lee Chapman. He was born to his parents by the name Barbara Chapman who was his German mother and Wesley Chapman who was his English father. He spent much of his early childhood on illegal activities and robbery, unlike most kids. From this, he even never had any proper education as he had very many criminal cases which made him not to settle. During his teenage period, Dog The Bounty Hunter was even arrested several times following cases of robbery.
Though his personal life is not fully certain, it is believed that he has married five times from which he has a total of 12 children in all the marriages. He first married La Fonda Sue Honeycutt in the year 1972 though they separated in 1977 with two kids. He then married again in 1979 from which he married Anne M Tegnell whom they divorced after three years with three kids. He then married again the same year in which he married Lyssa Rae Brittain whom they got three kids but separated in 1991. After this, he married Tawny Marie in 1992, but they later separated in 1994. He had his fifth marriage in 2006 he married his present wife known as Beth Smith and currently have two kids together.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Having had a very tough childhood, Dog The Bounty Hunter developed a very notorious character in his teenage. This led him to be arrested several times during his teenage, and he became used to going to prison. However, things went differently when he was charged and sentenced for five years on murdering Jerry Lee Oliver. This made him confess that he would thereafter, keep the law which led him to start his career as being a bounty hunter.
During his career, it is claimed that he had already captured 6000 fugitives for the career which was 20 years long which was a record he had made. His popularity kept on growing with the emergence of a TV series known as ‘Dog The Bounty Hunter’ from which he was cast as the lead actor. This film was a great success, and this led him to release his reality show known as ‘Dog and Beth: On the Hunt’ which was a success also in which it was aired for almost two years. His field does not contain any awards rather he gets rewards. On the other hand, he is expected to win some awards as an actor.
Net Worth & Earnings
Dog The Bounty Hunter has an estimated net worth of $7 million. This is from the fortunate earnings he has been making from his career after overcoming his previous challenges and wholeheartedly gave himself to work as a bounty hunter. In addition to this, he has also captured 6000 fugitives from his much hard work. As an actor, he has also had many earnings contributing to his net worth.
Though having faced many challenges, Dog The Bounty Hunter has been one of the clear images that no challenge which can’t be overcome. With determination, he decided to move with the law and had his whole career line change which also has made him get much popularity.