The American bail bondsman, Beth Chapman, known for appearing in series like ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’. In the series, she had appeared along with her husband Duane Lee ‘Dog’ Chapman Sr. Additionally, she also appeared in television reality shows like ‘Dog and Beth: On The Hunt’ and ‘Dog’s Most Wanted’.
According to Foxnews, in an interview with Beth’s daughter on 21 August 2019, her mother lost her life after being diagnosed with cancer and lost consciousness in her final days. Stay tuned to read on more information on her personal life, work, net worth, and more information on her death.
Caption: Beth Chapman and husband Duane Chapman
Beth Chapman: Bio, Family, Education, Career
Chapman was born on 29 October 1967 as Alice Elizabeth Smith, in Denver, Colorado, the U.S. She was born as the daughter to Garry L. Smith who worked as a Brach’s Candies salesman. There is not much information on her family, siblings or education. In addition, she spent the majority of her early life in Colorado before moving to Honolulu.
Before working as a bail bondsman, she had done some minor jobs including a nightclub singer, waitress, and clerk. She had revealed that once she had a passion for being a gymnast and an ice skater. However, she ends up choosing professional bail bondsman at the age of 19, after influenced by her future husband Duane Chapman.
Caption: Beth and Duane Chapman from the show ‘Dog’s Most Wanted’
At the age of 29, she became the youngest licensed professional bail bondsman in Colorado history. She began to work with her husband Duane after meeting with him and also began to appear in the television shows as well. She starred in the series ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ adapted from the 2003 A&E series ‘Take This Job’, which later resulted in her to be popular widely.
Beth Chapman: Personal Life, Husband, & Death
Coming over to her personal life, she first met Duane in 1986 and had an on-and-off romantic relationship over 10 years, until 1995. Then they decided to live together and took almost 20 years to tie the knot on May 20, 2006, at Waikoloa Village in Hawaii. Together, they have welcomed two children: Bonnie Joanne Chapman and Garry Chapman. Although it’s not the first time that they are in a relationship.
Beth gave birth to Dominic Davis Smith in 1985 at the age of 17 with her ex-boyfriend. She had to handover Dominic to state custody since she was too young to take care of a child. Later, she married Keith A. Barmore and had a daughter named Cecily in 1993. However, her relationship didn’t last long and finally separated. After marrying Duane, he adopted Cecily as well. On the other hand, Chapman Sr had married four times before marrying Beth.
Unfortunately, in September 2017, Chapman was diagnosed with stage 2 throat cancer and underwent surgery to get rid of the tumor. However, the disease spread to her lungs, resulting in a stage four diagnosis. In early 2019, during the production of their new show, Dog’s Most Wanted, she was admitted to hospital and placed in a medically induced coma. Sadly, she died on 26 June 2019, because of complications from cancer.
Beth Chapman: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
According to the sources, she had a net worth estimated at around $3 million at the time of her death in 2019. Her main sources of income were from the television reality shows and being a bail bondsman.
She was very active on different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter before her demise. However, her social accounts are active at the moment. She has 680k followers on Instagram, 557k followers on Twitter, and over 672k followers on Facebook.
Beth Chapman: Body Measurements
She had a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.70 meters, while she was alive. Beth’s body measurement had 40-30-38 inches with 38F bra size and weighed 80 kg.