There’s no doubt about this, Leland Chapman is one of the most popular names in the Bail Bond business. The American bail bondsman and bounty hunter have been leading the way in Bail Bond and Fugitive Recovery for a very long time.
With several decades of experience in the occupation of capturing fugitives and criminals for monetary rewards, Leland Chapman and his family are famed for offering assistance to Bail Agents, Agency Owners, and their Fugitive Recovery personnel.
Due to Leland Chapman’s line of work, he established himself as a professional boxer, kickboxer, and extreme fighter. He gained much public attention after his family’s Bounty Hunting business became a reality television series – “Dog the Bounty Hunter”. While Chapman starred in 2006 “Dog: The Family Speaks”, he is also known for his appearance in the 2013 television documentary program -“Dog and Beth: On the Hunt”.
Leland Chapman Bio, Age
Leland Chapman wasn’t sure if he’s destined for a career as a bounty hunter and Bail bondsman like his father, Duane Chapman when the family moved to Hawaii in 1988. It is said that the family settled in Honolulu, the capital and largest city of the U.S. state “because a Bounty Hunter needs the scumbags of big city life to grow business.”
This was when Leland Chapman joined the family business. He devoted his time to being trained as a real Bondsman and Bounty Hunter and, learned from his father all he needed to be successful in the Bail Bonds business. Leland and Duane hunted for many fugitives together.
As Leland flourished in their career, he would later decide to test his ability in getting things done without the directives of his father. Leland left and worked as the CEO of Da Kine Bail Bonds on Big Island.
As time went by, Leland’s fame in Bail Bound business skyrocketed. It was only sensible for him to open his own Bail Bond company. Thus, he created Kama’aina Bailbonds
Born as Leland Blane Chapman, the bail bondsman will celebrate his 41st birth anniversary on 14th December 2017. He was born in 1976, in Groom, Texas.
Leland got involved with boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts (MMA) when he was 18. His last competitive fight was several years ago. He injured his left knee in the fight and was advised after surgery to stop fighting or risk the loss of use of his leg. Although he no longer fights competitively, he helps in training other fighter and still trains to keep in shape.
Leland Chapman Wife, Girlfriend
It’s known that Leland Chapman was once married to Maui Chapman. The marriage kicked off in 1995 and crashed in 2005. Although the circumstances surrounding Leland and Maui’s breakup are best known to them, it’s rumored that extramarital affairs were the issue.
After they parted, it circulated that Leland Chapman is having a romantic relationship with Lynette Yi. It’s believed they meet in an event show and, that Lynette Yi wasn’t in love with the bail bondsman. Leland’s fans made much noise about Yi being a gold digger.
Leland Chapman married his present wife, Jamie Pilar Chapman sometime in 2016.
Siblings, Sons, Daughter
Leland’s father is currently married to his fifth wife, Alice Elizabeth. From all his marriages, Duane Chapman has 12 children; 9 sons and three daughters. The daughters are Lyssa, Barbara Katie, and Bonnie.
Duane Lee, Nicholas, Tucker Dee, Garry, Wesley. Christopher Michael, Zebediah Duane, and Jame Robert are his sons.
Leland, Duane Lee, and Lyssa all worked with Duane and Beth as bounty hunters.
Leland Chapman has fathered 3 children, a daughter Leiah Breanna and two sons, Dakota and Cobie Chapman. While Dakota came from Leland’s high school girlfriend Raina, Cobie was from his ex-wife Maui Chapman.
It’s believed his daughter is from his ex-girlfriend, Lynette Yi.
Several figures have been quoted as Leland Chapman’s net worth. Some sources estimated that he’s worth $500,000 others say it’s much more than that ($2 million).
Thus, it’d be mischievous for Wikiace to authenticate any of those as Leland Chapman’s net worth. It’s safer to just point out that the major bulk of all he owns comes from the path he picked as his profession.