Duane Chapman was born on 2 February 1953 in Denver Colora. He Is an American television personality as well as best known for being a reality television personality with his wife, actress Tori Spelling. He has given his famous series Dog the Bounty Hunter from 2004 to 2012.
How Many Kids Does Duane Chapman Have?
He has 13 children from six different relationships. Chapman has been married six times and has 11 biological children and one adopted; one son and one daughter predeceased him.
Chapman’s first marriage was to La Fonda Sue Darnell by whom he had two children. , Duane Lee Chapman II, and Leland Blane. After divorcing his first wife he married 5 more women.
His second marriage was with Ann Tegnell, with whom he has three children. Zebadiah Chapman (died as an infant), Wesley Chapman, and James Robert (J.R.) Chapman.
Lyssa Rae is the third wife of Duane married in 1982. They had three children together, Barbara Katie Chapman (1982 – 2006), Tucker Dee Chapman, and Lyssa Rae Chapman. His fourth marriage was to Tawny Marie Chapman in 1992. They had no children together.
Alice Elizabeth “Beth” the fifth wife of Duane married in 2006. They had two children together, Bonnie Joanne Chapman (born December 16, 1998) and Garry Chapman (February 7, 2001), and Chapman adopted Beth’s daughter from her previous marriage.
On August 23, 2021, TMZ reported that Chapman was engaged to Francie Frane. married in Colorado on September 2, 2021. They had no children together.
And recently Debbie kept her pregnancy from Chapman which is Wedlock. While paying tribute to his first wife. Beth, on the fourth anniversary of her death, shared in an Instagram post that he recently “discovered” he has another son.
“For the last four years, this day was a terrible reminder of one of the greatest losses of my life,” began Chapman, whose wife Beth died from throat cancer in June 2019 at the age of 51. “But God redeemed this day when I discovered my son Jon, who I just met recently, was born on this day.”
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Christopher Michael Hecht
He is born in 1969 to Duane’s ex-girlfriend Debbie White. Dog’s oldest son has had a few legal issues of his own. Chris was arrested in Colorado in 2008 on suspicions of third-degree assault, The Pueblo Chieftain. He also dabbled in mixed martial arts in 2010.
Duane Lee Chapman II
Dog’s second son. He is the first child from his first marriage to La Fonda Sue Darnell.
Duane Jr. has had a tenuous relationship with his father since making his exit from the show. He allegedly felt like he was being underpaid by Dog’s late wife Beth Chapman, who died in 2019.
Leland Blane Chapman
Its second son with La Fonda was Leland, he was born in 1974. Business and was also featured in ‘The Bounty Hunter’.Its second son with La Fonda was Leland, he was born in 1974. Business and was also featured in ‘The Bounty Hunter’.
Leland also quit working with his dad in 2012, at the same time as his brother Duane appears and he and his father have reconciled. Dog posted a photo of the two together in a December 2020 Instagram post to wish his son a happy birthday.
Dog’s first daughter Zebadiah was his first child in his second marriage to Ann Tegnell in January 1980. But Zebadiah 1980 died very suddenly only a month after being born.
Dog’s second child with Ann was his son Wesley in 1980. Wesley didn’t have a relationship with his father growing up.
The two reconnected when Wesley was 38. He shared a photo with Dog and Dax Shepard at their meeting. Despite not knowing his dad, Wesley seemed glad to have the chance to form a relationship.
He wrote in an Instagram post. “Having my dad in my life has been a dream and many years ago I decided that if it happened I would have zero expectations.”
James Robert Chapman
Dog’s third child with his second wife Ann was James Robert. He was born in March 1982
Barbara Katie Chapman
Duane Chapman’s third marriage was to Lyssa Rae Brittain, and their first child was Barbara Katie Chapman, born in June 1982.
But he was killed in a car crash in 2006, when she was only 23 On the 15th anniversary of her passing Duane shared a photo of his daughter. “15 years ago today My Barbara Katie went to be w/ JESUS,” he wrote in the caption.
Tucker Dee Chapman
Dog’s second child with Lyssa, Tucker Dee, was born in 1983.
Tucker has unfortunately run into his own legal troubles. The 37-year-old was arrested back in 2007 for armed robbery, according to The Sun. He had been sent to jail but was released on parole after four years.
Lyssa Rae Chapman
Lyssa is the third child from Duane Chapman second marriage.
Lyssa married Brshsm Galanti from 2009 to 2011 and has two daughters namely Abbie Mae and Madalynn. After the divorce, Lyssa comes out as a lesbian.
Bonnie Joanne Chapman
Bonnie Joanne was born in 1998.
She is the dog’s youngest daughter from his fifth marriage to his wife Beth Barmore, who passed away in 2019. She is not interested in pursuing the family business. She regularly shares makeup tips and routines on her personal Instagram.
Garry Chapman was born in 2001
He’s Dog’s youngest son. He appeared in most of Dog The Bounty Hunter episodes as a youngster and made returns for Dog And Beth.
He’s also taken after his dad’s career, and he often pays tribute to his late mom. He took his father’s career. And pays tribute to his late mother.
Cecily Barmore is an adopted child after his marriage to Beth
Dog has posted many photos with his Cecily it seems he is closed with his step-siblings.