Bonnie Chapman Biography
Bonnie Chapman is an American reality TV star and producer known for Dog the Bounty Hunter (2003) and Dog and Beth: On the Hunt (2013).
She is best known for being the youngest daughter of reality TV stars Duane Chapman and Beth Chapman, who are best known by their onscreen persona of Dog the Bounty Hunter.
Bonnie Chapman Age
Bonnie Joane Chapman was born on 16 December, 1998 in Denver, Colorado. She is 20 years old as of 2018.
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 childen; 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’s mother Beth Chapman is dead. The Dog Bounty Hunter star died on 26 June 2019 in The Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.
Bonnie reacted to her mother’s death on twitter to pay her respects, “Love you forever mom,” the 20-year-old wrote. “You’ve got a halo now.” She also retweeted her dad’s post that confirmed Beth had died on Wednesday 26 June 2019, days after being placed in a medically induced coma.
“It’s 5:32 in Hawaii, this is the time she would wake up to go hike Koko Head mountain,” Dog shared. “Only today, she hiked the stairway to heaven. We all love you, Beth. See you on the other side.”
Hours before her mother’s death, Bonnie had flown to Hawaii to be by her mother’s side and shared a sweet photo of her holding Beth’s hand, which was perfectly manicured thanks to Dog. “You all know how she is about HER NAILS !!” Dog tweeted on Monday, June 24.
Bonnie Chapman Career
Bonnie is also known for her sizable online social media presence, particularly on Twitter and Instagram. She joined twitter in February 2011 and as of 2018 she had amassed more than 40,000 followers and also 41,000 followers on her Instagram account.