Being in a relationship for a long period of time is quite difficult, to say the least. But not for Beth Smith and her Bounty Hunter husband Duane 'Dog' Chapman as they're together for more than 20-years now.
Despite getting divorced multiple times before their marriage, the couple is living a whole new and beautiful life together with their children in Hawaii. Let's find out all the details about this inspiring couple in today's section.
Dog's the Bounty Hunter' Beth Smith (Chapman) Married To Husband Duane Chapman Since 2006
It's an uncommon occurrence when one who's been divorced several times under various circumstances before would get an ideal accomplice after such a variety of fizzled connections.
But Duane and Beth Chapman are truly a lucky couple!
He's certainly happy after marrying his fifth wife Beth in 2006.
Duane met 19-years-old Beth in 1986. During that time he was living with his wife Tawny Marie. But when his marriage with her began to fail, he started dating Beth.
However, after few years, the couple went through an unstable relationship yet they persevered through all that by making several compromises.
After knowing each other for more than 16-years, they decided to tie the knot on May 20, 2006, at Hilton Hotel in Waikoloa Village in Hawaii.
Children Between The Couple
Duane is the father to quite a large number of children. In total with his five wives, he shares 12 children with them. With Beth, he has one daughter, Bonnie Joanne Chapman, and son, Garry Chapman.
Duane also adopted Beth's daughter Cecily from her previous marriage to Duane's best friend from High School. The bounty hunter couple is living together with their three children in their house in Honolulu, Hawaii.
But Beth's relationship wasn't always this good as her previous two relationships failed.
Previous Relationship of Beth Smith
Before giving birth to Duane's two children, Beth had a child, Dominic Davis, from her teenage relationship with high school boyfriend.
After breaking up with him, Beth married her first husband and conceived a second child, a girl named Cecily Barmore.
Ironically, her first husband was a high school friend of Duane. Soon after Duane and Beth got together, he adopted her daughter Cecily as his own child.
The couple alongside their two children, Leland Chapman and Lyssa Chapman, from Duane's previous marriage, worked together in their show, Dog the Bounty Hunter.
Quick Facts About Beth Smith
- Born on October 29, 1967, in Denver, Colorado as Alice Elizabeth Smith.
- Born to Basketball player Garry Smith and mother.
- Fifth wife of Duane Chapman.
- Started Working as Bounty Hunter alongside her husband in 1995.
- Beth serves as the president of the National Bail Bonds Association.
- Her husband Duane works alongside her as a lobbyist for the bail bond industry.
- Her net worth is 2 million dollars, as of 2017.
Long and painful battle ahead!!!!
As per the recent reports, Beth has been diagnosed with stage II throat cancer. It is a tragic moment for Beth and her family she
“As most of you know I’ve spent a lifetime facing tests and challenges I didn’t see coming and certainly never expected,”
“I’ve been dealt my share of unexpected blows over the course of my almost fifty years 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.’”
She further said:
“After months of a nagging cough, a routine checkup resulted in a diagnosis of stage II throat cancer. I have what is referred to as a T2 Tumor in my throat that is blocking my breathing. My doctors are suggesting immediate treatment and surgery before the disease progresses.”
Despite all this, she is dealing the situation very positively as she further said:
"My husband and children are counting on me to be there for years to come, “I am so very grateful to be surrounded by family and friends who have given me incredible support during this very challenging time.”
As long as her husband "Dog Chapman" and children are on her side she can fight anything even cancer. As of now, we can only wish for her good health and hope God will give her courage to deal with the situation.
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