The face of the series ‘Dog the bounty hunter’, Duane Chapman has a net worth of $6 million. The show paid him a sum ranging from $50k to $80k when the show was being aired. His net worth in 2013 was just $597k which has now increased by almost 10 times. Let’s see more about Dog the Bounty Hunter net worth, early life and income source.
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Early life and entry into Hollywood
Born on the 2nd of February, 1953, in Denver, United States, was a bail bondsman (a person who acts as a surety for property and paying back of money) and gained recognition through his role as Dog in the TV series ‘Dog the bounty hunter’. The actor played the role so well that his fans know him by the name of Dog.
But before he could make it big in the industry, Chapman had a difficult time getting any job because of his previous criminal records of murder and felony.
His favourite things to collect are boots, and he has a vast collection of them from different brands.
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His income from all sources that help add to his net worth
TV series career
- Duane owes his fortune to the success of the famous series ‘Dog the bounty hunter’. The series aired in 2004 and changed his life completely. It was on air for 8 seasons before being cancelled in 2012.
- After his most successful series, he also came out in a new series titled ‘Dog and Beth: on the hunt’ in 2012, but it did not see much success and was cancelled after just 2 years.
- Dog has also made appearances on TV shows like Hollywood Squares, My name is Earl, etc.
The actor also took to writing and shared his story through the books.
- In 2007, he wrote the book ‘You can run but you can’t hide’ which even debuted #1 on New York Times as it touched the hearts of many readers.
- In 2010, he authored the book titled ‘Where mercy is shown, mercy is given’. The book is an autobiography
Home and vehicles
Duane Chapman lives in East Honolulu situated in Hawaii with his wife Beth in a cosy home, surrounded by a lot of trees and greenery. Many fans are said to have seen him quite often.
The couple owns a black SUV.
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The actor, Duane Chapman, has had a life filled with hardships and tragedies but has managed to make it through. His wife had throat cancer while he lost his daughter in a car accident in 2006. He has a lot of fans, and his social media accounts such as Instagram and Twitter has 44k followers and 477k followers respectively.