Beth Smith and Duane Chapman are indeed a couple to be inspired by. The duo is married since 2006 and is still going strong. In Fact, the Dog the Bounty Hunter star, as a husband and wife, were together even in the toughest time when wife Beth suffered throat cancer.
Well, the lovebirds have four beautiful children who make a perfect family. Talking of the bond between the family, Beth recently celebrated Duane’s 65th with utter excitement. There is more to their relationship, but wait until we reveal it to you.
Beth Smith & Duane Chapman Got Married In 2006: Their Love Affair
Apparently, Beth and Duane tied a knot only in 2006, but they are together for more than three decades. The couple met when Beth was just 19-years old, in 1986. Although both of them had already been in a few relationships, they hit it right away and started dating.
However, they had a hard time keeping up with each other. And over the next ten years, they had an on-and-off relationship, even marring others. But finally, in 1995, the duo settled for good. They together ventured both in business and life, finally moving together ahead in life.
They got married on May 20, 2006, at a Hilton hotel on Waikoloa Village in Hawaii. They also have children together about whom we will talk below.
As of now, Beth along with her husband run a bail bonds office and also goes bounty hunting, often counseling the detainees. Not only the couple, but their children also work together as bail bondsmen and bounty hunters.
Beth Smith & Duane Chapman Children And Past Affairs
As a married couple, Beth Smith, aka Beth Chapman, and her husband do have children together. They have altogether four children(including Beth’s child who was adopted by him), but only Bonnie Joanne Chapman and Garry Chapman are their biological children together. The other two children are from their former relationships.
Beth from her previous husband has a son Dominic Davis and a daughter Cecily Barmore-Chapman. Both of the children were adopted by Duane after they wed.
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Like Beth, Duane also has had relationships in the past. Let’s talk about them below.
Beth’s Husband Duane Chapman’s Past Affairs and children
Likewise, Duane was also in a few relationships in the past. His teenage affair was with Debbie White. He also unknowingly had a baby with her named Christopher Michael Hecht.
Later, he married La Fonda Sue Honeycutt, his first wife, on April 1, 1972, in Pampa, Texas. However, they divorced later. Together, they welcomed two children, Duane Lee Chapman II and Leland Chapman.
Following this, he married Anne M. Tegnell on August 22, 1979, in Colorado. They couldn’t sustain their relationship and divorced according to court records, on August 5, 1982. Their marriage resulted in three children Zebediah Duane Chapman, Wesley Chapman, and J.R. “James” Chapman.
Similarly, his fourth wife was Lyssa Rae Brittain, married on June 22, 1982. But divorced on November 20, 1991. From their romantic affair, they gave birth to Barbara Katie “B.K” Chapman, (1982–2006) died in a car accident in Fairbanks, Alaska in 2006, Tucker Dee Chapman, and Lyssa “Baby Lyssa” Rae Chapman.
His other marital relationship was with Tawny Marie. The two tied the knot in 1992 but filed for divorce in 1994. Their divorce was finalized only in 2002. This time, he did not have any children.
Well, as of 2018, he is happy with Beth Chapman, aka Beth Smith.