Bonnie Chapman Biography
Bonnie Chapman is an American reality television personality. Who is best known for her appearance on the show “Dog the Bounty Hunter” alongside her father, Duane “Dog” Chapman.
Bonnie Chapman Age
Bonnie Joane Chapman was born on 16 December, 1998 in Denver, Colorado. She is 25 years old.
Bonnie Chapman Family
Bonnie was born to former bail bondsman Duane Chapman and his fifth wife American-Italian bounty hunter Beth Smith. Her father rose to international prominence after capturing the criminal Andrew Luster in 2003.
She has a sister Garry Chapman and a half sister Cecily Barmore-Chapman from her maternal side. On her paternal side, she is the half-sister of Christopher Hecht. Duane Lee Chapman Jr., Leland Chapman, James Chapman, Nicholas Chapman, Barbara-Katie Chapman, Wesley Chapman, Tucker Chapman and Lyssa Chapman.
She is an aunt to Lyssa’s daughters; Abbie Mae Chapman and Mady Galanti. Leland’s children; Cobie Chapman, Dakota Chapman and Leiah Chapman. Duane Lee’s children; Jodi, Jasmine, Jennifer and Dylan Chapman and Barbara’s son; Travis Chapman. Bonnie is the granddaughter of Garry Smith.
Bonnie Chapman Beth Chapman | Bonnie Chapman Mother
Her mother Beth revealed she was diagnosed with stage II throat cancer on September 14, 2017. After months of a nagging cough. Her adoptive father Dog decided to share the story with fans. The result was then an A&E Special series named “Dog and Beth: Fight of Their Lives.” Which premiered on November 27, 2017
Dog then shared the diagnosis report with their family. The gruelling 13-hour surgery to have the Stage 2 tumour removed and also the aftermath in September 2017.
Her mother underwent an emergency surgery in November 2018 revealing that the cancer had returned and spread to her lungs.
Her father gave an update of her health to Us Weekly saying. “she had a lump in her throat twice the size of last time, and they performed an emergency surgery yesterday. They cut a hole in her throat so she can breathe; she can still talk.”
In June 2019, her father, Dog confirmed that his wife had been placed in a medically induced coma amid her cancer battle. “Please say your prayers for Beth right now,” he tweeted at the time.
Bonnie provided a brief update on her mother’s condition after Beth Chapman was put in a medically induced coma over the weekend. She went ahead to wrote on her Instagram story, “there’s not much of an update I can give, I can say she’s getting good care.” “I know you guys wanted more, but y’know it’s a coma, much much [sic] can be updated.” She also shared a photo of hospital equipment.
Bonnie Chapman Mother’s Death
Bonnie Chapman took to social media to express her grief and share memories of her mother. She posted several photos of herself with Beth and wrote heartfelt messages about the impact her mother had on her life. Bonnie also thanked fans and friends for their support during this difficult time.
Since her mother’s passing, Bonnie has continued to honor Beth’s memory by sharing throwback photos and speaking out about the importance of cancer awareness and early detection. She has also appeared alongside her father and stepmother, Francie Frane, on their new reality show, “Dog Unleashed.”
Bonnie Chapman Career
Bonnie Chapman is best known as the daughter of reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman, but she has also pursued her own career in the entertainment industry. Chapman has worked as a production assistant on her family’s TV show, “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” and has appeared on several episodes of the series.
In addition to her work on “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” Bonnie has also acted in a few movies, including “Hawaii Five-0” and “Corner Gas Animated.” She has also made appearances on various talk shows and reality TV programs.
Outside of the entertainment industry, Bonnie has worked as a licensed cosmetologist and has also been involved in charitable work. In 2019, she participated in a charity event to benefit the National Alopecia Areata Foundation, a cause that is close to her heart as she has alopecia herself.
Overall, Bonnie Chapman has pursued a varied career that includes work in television production, acting, cosmetology, and charitable endeavors.