Like most reality shows, it straddles the fine line of reality with varying results. His mother was a minister for the First Assembly of God church. Now, Dog is speaking out to reveal the role that his children will have in his upcoming wedding. Dog the Bounty Hunter, whose real name is Duane Chapman, earned most of his riches through his A&E TV reality show. The Colorado … The nation's most famous bail bondsman has a net worth of $6 million. Obviously, Dog knows that the more interesting he acts, the longer he'll have a show, so a certain degree, much of it is theatricality. I can tell you for a fact that quite a few of these cop-type reality shows are heavily, heavily edited, and sometimes they even go back and reshoot certain things just … One year after the death of his beloved wife Beth, who died in June of 2019 at the age of 51 following a battle with cancer, Duane “Dog The Bounty Hunter” Chapman is engaged to Colorado rancher Francie Frane. "I am what rehabilitation stands for," Dog says. Duane "Dog" Chapman is famous for his hit TV show "Dog the Bounty Hunter" which first aired on A&E in 2004. Chapman came to international notice as a bounty hunter for his successful capture of Max Factor heir Andrew Luster in Mexico in 2003 and, the following year, was given his own series, Dog the Bounty Hunter (2004–2012), on A&E. This modern-day hero once served time in a Texas prison. In the case of Bounty Hunter, they can't exactly tell the guy they're arresting what to say. Duane ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ Chapman on latest bond being for late wife Beth. Duane "Dog" Chapman showed off his bounty hunting skills on A&E's Dog the Bounty Hunter for eight seasons before its end in 2012. Dog the Bounty Hunter (real name Duane Chapman) was born in Denver, Colorado. His father was a welder for the United States Army and made money with his side hustle; boxing. Considered the greatest bounty hunter in the world, Duane "Dog" Chapman has made more than 10,000 captures in his 40 + year career. He was brought up well by his mother, who instilled a lot of her morals and values in Dog. This highly intense, charismatic ex-con and born-again Christian is the king of the comebacks. Though the 67-year-old bounty hunter looked reluctant to stop smoking, he was resolute. Duane Lee "Dog" Chapman (born February 2, 1953) is an American television personality, bounty hunter, and former bail bondsman. Chapman has a very deep closet of skeletons, though. Discussing how Francie can help Dog let go of his remaining unhealthy habits, Dr. Oz asked how she would be approaching the task ahead. But the criminals he chases are real. In the same episode, Duane and Francie speak to Dr. Oz about how the reality star is set to give up smoking . Dog the Bounty Hunter is a reality show based on a real man and his family. 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