Here comes the famous bounty hunter Duane Lee Chapman Jr., an American bail bondsman, who started his career with the TV show ‘The Bounty Hunter.’ He is also known as the son of Duane (Dog) Chapman.
As of now, most people know about him but not in detail. So, we’ve gathered vital information about Duane Lee Chapman Jr’s wife, siblings, parents, net worth and career, and much more.
Here are some quick facts about him that we are going to talk about, so stay with us till the end.
Duane Chapman Jr. : Quick Facts
|Duane Chapman Jr.
|Date of Birth
|21 January 1973
|Groom, Texas, USA
|Duane Lee Chapman Sr. (Dog)
|La Fonda Sue Honeycutt
|American bail bondsman, bounty hunter
|Teresa R Roy Ball
Duane Lee Chapman Jr.Bio
Duane Lee Chapman Jr. was born on January 21, 1973, in Pampa, Texas. His nickname is Duane Lee. Talking about his family, his father has five wives and 12 siblings. His father is Duane Chapman, and her mother is La Fonda Sue Darnell( born 1953). He grew up with his sibling Leland Blane Chapman (December 14, 1976).
As we know, Duane Lee Chapman Jr.’s mother, La Fonda Darnell, and father Duane Chapman married in 1972. But they got divorced on October 27, 1977, after five years when his father was convicted of first-degree murder. After that, Duane Lee Chapmen Jr.’s mother married her best friend Jim Darnell and got two children from him, Britney Lynn Darnell and Hannah Dawn Darnell.
The saddest thing for Duane Lee Chapman Jr was his sister Barbara Katie Chapman’s death in a car accident. She was born to his father’s third wife, Lyssa Rae Brittian.
Duane Lee Chapman Jr. Career
Talking about an early age, they led a very tough life after their mother’s departure. After his father was released from jail, both he and his brother Leeland Blane worked with their father in the bounty hunting business.
Later, Duane lee came to the limelight when A&E made a proposal with his father for a bounty hunting show on their channel. They worked on a show called “Dog the Bounty Hunter.” There Duane Lee appeared from the first season to the end. In this show, most of his family members, including Duane”Dog” Chapman, his stepmother, Beth, Leland, and his half-siblings, were featured.
Likewise, the show featured the Chapman family pursuing absconders or fugitives from the bail payments to the “Da Kine Bail Bonds Company.” This show was breathtaking and was a big hit among the people.
In 2012, due to some issues with their stepmother, Duane Lee and his brother Leeland Blane had to quit from the show and also stopped working under his father. After that, he then moved to Florida from Hawaii to become a financial advisor.
Duane Lee Relationship
Coming to Duane Lee Life, he got married to Teresa R. Royal on 1st December 1999. They got two children, Jodi Chapman and Dylan Chapman. But just like the other celebrities, their marriage did not hold, and they finally divorced in 2015. There was some speculation regarding the divorce.
While some say it was due to Duane’s aggressive nature that resulted in their divorce, some blamed his wife’s extramarital affair as the main cause. However, both of them have neither denied nor approved the rumors.
Duane Lee Net Worth
The net worth of bounty hunter actor Duane Lee is estimated to be $700,000. Meanwhile, his father enjoys a net worth of $6million. Also, his stepmother has an estimated net worth of $2million.
Unlike his popular siblings, Duane keeps his life low-profile and away from the prying eyes of the media. As of now, their only source of income comes from the show. This show got huge love and support from the people.
Social Media Presence
Talking about his fan following, there is a huge fan following on his social media. Let’s talk about it; he has 397K followers on Instagram.
You can connect with him through social media like Instagram, Twitter, and more.