Leland Chapman was born on 14th December in the year 1976. His birthplace was Groom which is located at Texas in United States of America. He was one of the few persons on earth whose life became the theme of a TV show. As for the profession, he was a bail bondsman. His second profession is very cinematic one. He is also a bounty hunter. And for his first two professions, he became a TV personality later in his life. His life is like a thriller. His full name was Leland Blaine Chapman.


His father’s name is Duane Chapman and his mother’s name is La Fonda Sue. His life has many twist and turns as his father was sent to jail before he was born. And his parents got separated then. It was after eight years of his birth that he met his father for the first time. He used to think his stepfather as his real father. He was a wild childhood. He was one those bad boys who ran away from home, skip his school. When he joined a gang it was really difficult to handle him anymore. At the age of thirteen, he started living with his father. The family was so unusual that Chapman was the only sibling who graduated. It was the year 1995 when he graduated from high school.

He was rough and adventurous in mind. He learned boxing and MMA (Mixed Martial Art). At the age of 17, he started fighting but unfortunately he had to give up. He was badly injured and he could not fight anymore.


The family was in bail bond business. He started working for his father. But after some time, he, along with his father and Tim Chapman was arrested. They were chasing a criminal named Andrew Luster. Andrew was a vicious character and a serial rapist. After capturing him, three of them were arrested themselves by Mexican police. Later on, they were released in exchange.

It was in the year 2012 when he left the popular reality TV show ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’. After that, he started his new TV show called Dog and Beth: On the Hunt’. He and his wife Beth was the main attraction of the show. And people loved the couple because of their mutual chemistry onscreen and off-screen.


He married in the year 1995. The name of his wife is Maui Chapman. The couple has three beautiful children. Their names are: Chapman, Leiah and Cobie. When his first baby was born, he was so emotional that he almost cried. But unfortunately they got separated in the year 2005. At present their divorce related formalities are taking place. He is 39 years old. His net worth might sound unreal to you. It’s an amount of 500 thousand dollars. He is not very tall and not very short in height. He has a height of 5 feet 5 inches. He is quite active in social networking sites. He enjoys interacting with his fans. Needless to say, He is a stunningly handsome man.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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