Duane Lee Chapman Jr. is identified as the son of Duane Lee Chapman aka Dog Hunter and his ex-wife La Fonda Darnell. He is also famous for his appearance in the American reality TV series, ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’.
He was born on 21st January 1973, in Pampa, Texas, United States. He spent his teenage in Colorado Springs. He grew up with his sibling Leland Blane Chapman.
Take a look at some interesting facts about Chapman Jr.
What’s His Net worth?
Duane Lee has an estimated net worth of $700 thousand, earned as a popular bail bondsman and a reality star in a famous series, ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ and ‘Dog and Beth: On the Hunt’.
Added that, he also has worked as a financial and retirement consultant, a carpenter, and a construction contractor prior to his TV fame.
Married Life With Teresa R. Roybal
‘Dog and Beth: On the Hunt’ actor was married to his high-school sweetheart Teresa R. Roybal. In 1996, they started dating and after four years of romance, the pair got married in 1999. From their conjugal life, they have two children.
Sadly, Lee and Roybal got divorce in 2008 and his children’s custody is now with his ex-wife.
Chapman's name often connects with many women. He has dated a woman named Michelle Riddle from Florida. Moreover, he was also in a relationship with Ana Cordova, a television producer, and casting director. Currently, he is single and there is no information about his love life.
Father of Four children
Duane Lee is the father of four children and his eldest son is Dylan Chapman, born on November 5, 1994, from his previous relationship.
He also the father's responsibilities of three of his step-children; Jody, Jasmine, and Jennifer from Teresa’s previous relationship.
Sibling and Half-siblings
As we know that, Duane Chapman Sr. (Dog Hunter) was married to five women and has eleven children. Chapman Jr. has teen siblings. Likewise, the famous reality star and bounty hunter Leland Chapman is his sibling brother.
Likewise, he has half-siblings named Wesley Chapman, Zebediah Duane Chapman Jr., James Chapman, Barbara Katie Chapman, Baby Lyssa Rae Chapman, Tucker Dee Chapman, Bonnie Chapman, Garry Chapman, and Christopher Michael Hecht. All his brothers and sisters are shown in ‘Dog the Bounty’.
Appearances in TV series
He made a debut to the entertainment industry from television series ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ along with his father and cousins. The series aired on A&E where he appeared from season 2 to season 8, but unfortunately, its eighth seasons was canceled. However, he again appeared in Dog and Beth: On the Hunt.
As an Author
Besides being a television personality, he is also an author. He released his autobiography, You Can Run, You Can’t Hide, which went to become a bestselling book on the New York Times bestseller's list.
Social media presence
Duane Lee Chapman is active on social media sites since 2014. He has a twitter account with 97 followers, where he tweets his daily life experiment. His username is @DuaneLeeJr.