Leland Chapman Biography

Updated On Feb 07, 2019 Published On Aug 28, 2015
Facts of Leland Chapman
Date of Birth: 1976 , December-14
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Leland Chapman
Birth Name Leland Blaine Chapman
Father Duane Chapman
Mother La fonda Sue Honeycutt
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Groom, Texas
Ethnicity White
Profession Bail bondsman
Working For Television
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $ 750 hundred
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Famous for Dog the Bounty Hunter
Girlfriend Lynette Yi
Married Yes
Married to Maui Chapman (m. 1995–2005)
Children 3
Divorce Maui Chapman (m. 1995–2005)
Education Konawaena High School ,Rampart High School
TV Show Dog the Bounty Hunter
Siblings Lyssa Chapman, Duane Lee Chapman, II
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Leland Blaine Chapman is one of the famous American bail bondsman and bounty hunter. He came into the spotlight for appearing in the reality television program named Dog the Bounty Hunter.

Leland Chapman's Early Life and Education

Leland Blaine Chapman was born on December 14, 1976, and is currently 42 years old as of early 2019. He was born in Groom, Texas, the United States of America. He was born to father, Duane Chapman Sr., and mother, La Fonda Sue Darnall and grew up along with his sibling Duane Lee Chapman Jr. in Groom, Texas.

Leland had to spend a rough childhood as his father was sent to prison when he was just seven months old. Chapman graduated from high school in June 1995 and started boxing training and mixed martial arts at the age of seventeen. In 2003, he gave up competing in martial arts due to his left knee injury. He is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Leland was bought up in Pampa, Texas at the beginning but later he was moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado. During his childhood, Chapman ran away from home and skipped school before joining a gang. Due to this, his mother put him in the foster care since he was thirteen. 

Leland Chapman's Career

While in foster carer, Leland Chapman was given a choice to go back to foster care or live with his father, he chose to live with his father. During his seventeenth year, Chapman trained in boxing and MMA with the help of his friend, Sonny Westbrook

Leland Chapman has acted in movies like Dog the Bounty Hunter (2003), Dog and Beth: On the Hunt (2013), and Dog: The Family Speaks (2006).

He is well-known for his Roles on The Bill Zucker TP Tales (2010), Hawaii Five-0 (2013), Dog the Bunty Hunter (2003-12), and Dog and Beth: On the Hunt (2013-). He has also featured in Dog: The Family Speaks (2006), Celebrity Family Feud (2008), and E! True Hollywood Story (2010), and many others.

Leland Chapman's Net Worth

As per the sources, Leland from his famous show, Dog the Bounty Hunter earned a total salary of $75000 per year. The famous real-life bounty hunter and action hero of America Blaine currently has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

In early days he worked with his father and family's bail bonds company, Da Kine Bail Bonds.  On September 14, 2006, Leland Chapman was arrested along with Duane "Dog" Chapman and Tim Chapman on charges of "deprivation of liberty." They were released on bail at $100,000 each, while Dog's was set at $300,000. Leland Champman is also the owner of Kama'aina Bail Bonds Company.

Leland Chapman's Personal Life

While talking about Leland Blaine Chapman' personal life, he had affairs with his longtime girlfriend, Maui Chapman. After months of dating, the (boyfriend and girlfriend) couple eventually became official-husband and wife.

Maui Chapman divorced Leland on 21 April 2005 after giving birth to three children: all three are sons, and their names are Dakota Chapman, Cobie Blaine Chapman, and Leiah Breanna Chapman.

After divorcing his first wife, he was in a relationship with Dian. He was also seen dating Lynette Yi after he broke up with Maui. The couple has been together ever since but, still has no plans of getting married to each other. 

Leland Blaine Chapman has a perfect weight of 150 pounds matching his height of 1.66 m. He has several tattoos on his body and one on his hand


Leland Chapman facts on timeline

Born in Groom, Texas, United States of America

December 14 , 1976

Leland Chapman was born in Groom, Texas, the United States of America to Duane Chapman Sr. and La Fonda Sue Darnall as the second son. Duane Lee Chapman Jr. is his elder brother. When he was just seven months old, his father was sent to prison.

Graduated from high school


Leland Blaine Chapman graduated from his high school in June 1995. He is the only one to have completed high school among his brothers and sisters. His son Dakota was with him while he was walking in the graduation line.


Gave up competing in Martial arts


Leland Chapman began training in combat sports like boxing and mixed martial arts when he was seventeen years old. In 2003 he gave up competing in all forms of martial arts, boxing, and kickboxing due to his left knee injury.

Arrested for charges of "deprivation of liberty"

September 14 , 2006

On September 14, 2006, Leland Chapman was arrested along with Duane "Dog" Chapman and Tim Chapman for charges of "deprivation of liberty" in Mexico. They were released on bail at $100,000 each, while Dog's bail was set at $300,000.

Leland Chapman's Net Worth


Leland Blaine Chapman has a net worth of around $2 million. He makes most of his fortune with his famous show Dog the Bounty Hunter. He earns a total salary of $75,000 per year.