Beth Chapman Biography
Beth Chapman is best known as American Television personality who served as the producers of the shows Dog the Bounty Hunter, Dog and Beth: On the Hunt and Dog: The Family Speaks.
Beth Chapman Early Life
Chapman was born as Beth Killough Chapman on the 6th of April, 1962 in Greenville, Alabama, United States of America. She was born in a political family and her father Walter Chapman was a supporter of the Republicans.
After her high school, she went to the University of Montevallo and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science. Then, she studied at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and earned her Master’s degree. She is an American citizen by birth and follows Christianity as her religion. She belongs to white ethnicity.
Beth Chapman Career
A strong supporter of the Republicans from her early days, she started the job of Appointment Secretary under Governor Fob James till 1996. Then when the elections began in the year 2000, she was covenanted as an agent to George W. Bush at the Republican National Convention, which was held in Philadelphia. That same year, she got a chance to work as the Press Secretary of Lieutenant Governor Steve Windom.
A year later, she quit that job in 2001 and in the 2002’s election stood herself as a candidate. Winning the general election was a great boost to her confidence and career, as she was able to capture a seat.
Then in between 2003 and 2007, she worked as the State Auditor of Alabama. In 2006, she was also chosen to be the secretary of the state and was strongly supposed to be the candidate for the Governor of Alabama, which she was sure to win in the 2010 elections.
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Moreover, she became more popular after her family business of bail bondsman and reality shows: A&E’s Dog the Bounty Hunter.She appeared along with stepson Leland Chapman on the reality show.
Beth Chapman Controversy
Beth was charged with using massive sums of money for her promotional campaigns. The case was benched under a former Republican Judge Mark Montiel after Beth was charged by some of her party members. She was supported by her colleague Troy King, who said he believed that Beth would never do anything such as to violate the law.
Beth again came to light in 2008, when a report confirmed that her consulting firm, ran by her and her husband was being funded as much as 50 thousand dollars each year by the state government. This incident gave a place for her critics to rise up . they criticized and argued over the wrong- doing by Beth.
Beth Chapman Personal Life
Beth Champman married her boyfriend and co-star, Duane Chapman in 2006. He is best known for Dog and the Bounty Hunter. The duo got married on the Big Island of Hawaii.
She is the fifth wife of Duane Chapman. Together, they are parents of daughter and son, Bonnie Joanne and Garry Chapman.
Instagram: Beth Chapman and Duane Chapman with their daughter, Bonnie.
Beth first marriage was with Keith from whom she became a mother of a daughter named Cecily Barmore Champman. However, she never revealed the actual reason behind her divorce with his first husband.
Moreover, according to the source, she gave a birth to a son called Dominic Smith from her high school boyfriend.
Currently, she is happily married and lives with her kids in Hoover, Alabama.
Beth Champman Net Worth
Beth has a successful career which led her to be the richest personality. As a wife of Duane Champman, reality television star, and producer, she possesses good wealth and lives a lavish life. Her net worth is listed as multi-million throughout career period.
Now, she is serving as acting president of the Hawaii Bail Bonds Association. Thus, as of 2017 net worth estimation, her net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.
Beth Chapman in 2017
Beth is currently working on a new show called Dog and Beth On the Hunt Saturdays on CMT.com. Similarly, she is attracting the media attention due to her weight loss and a new look.
She looks different and slim nowadays. According to the source, she has gone through plastic surgery.
Diagnosed with Stage 2 throat cancer
On September 15, 2017, Us Weekly confirmed that Beth Chapman has been diagnosed with Stage 2 throat cancer. Chapman disclosed the news of her diagnosis in a letter to friends that was first reported on by RadarOnline.
“I’ve been dealt my share of unexpected blows over the course of my almost fifty years,” Chapman wrote in the letter. “But nothing as serious as the one I heard from my doctors two weeks ago when they uttered those dreaded three words, ‘You have cancer.’”
Furthermore, she has a T2 tumor in her throat which is blocking her breath. Doctors have recommended immediate treatment and surgery before the disease progresses. According to Mona Wood-Sword, the family’s spokesperson in Hawaii revealed that Chapman is preparing to undergo emergency surgery this weekend.
“There is no quick fix and no appealing options for treatment,” Chapman says. “While I know my diagnosis until I come out of my surgery, I do not yet know my prognosis. If all goes well, my doctors will be able to get the tumor.”The Chapmans say they’re doing their best to stay upbeat despite the difficult circumstances.