Beth Smith Chapman, also known as Alice Elizabeth Smith, was born on 29th October the year 1967. She later died on 26th June 2019 at the age of 51. She was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2017, which had spread to her lungs, pushing it to stage four that resulted in her death. At the time, she was 1.7 meters tall. Beth was a bounty hunter, and a reality star in a reality TV show from 2004 to 2019, where she co-starred on with her husband, Duane Chapman.
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Beth Smith Chapman Marriage Details
Beth was initially married to Keith Alan Barmore in her younger years from 1991 after a twenty-five-day courtship. They were married for the next two years and had a daughter Cecily Chapman before they split up in 1993. Duane and the initial couple were still friends when Beth and Keith got married. Having known Keith for his drinking habits and don’t care attitude, Duane didn’t know whether to be happy for them or be disappointed in Beth for making such a wrong decision to marry Keith. Duane once wrote it in his memoir telling the world that Keith was no better adult than he was a punk kid in his earlier teen days. He pointed out his stealing and heroin habits in addition to his drinking beer just to even out drugs. He finally admitted that they were the worst couple ever to be together.
Beth and Duane were also attracted to each other at the time, and after he learned that Beth was getting abused by Keith, he decided to tell Beth about his romantic attraction to which ended in a romantic affair. Duane was also married to his then-wife, Tawny. Later on, he admitted that they were having an affair throughout both their marriages. He also said that Beth would sometimes joke about telling Tawny about their affair if he didn’t spend time with her in hotel rooms that she mostly booked with her name so that Duane’s wife doesn’t find out.
Duane separated from his wife because of Beth and her drug problems after coming clean about the affair. They later got a divorce in 2002, which gave him and Beth the chance to get married. They got married in 2006 in Hawaii, but it was, later on, followed by a tragedy where Duane’s child with his third wife Lyssa, died in an accident in Alaska. The girl was twenty-three years old, and her name was Barbara. They had three children Bonnie Chapman, Garry Chapman, and Dominic David Chapman. When they were settled in together, Duane adopted Cecily from Keith’s custody to raise with all the other children.
Beth Smith Chapman Career Details
For some time, Beth was a night club singer, clerk, and singer. She pursued her passion for being a gymnast and ice skater before she pursued acting when she moved to Honolulu. Chapman was in a reality show which she co-starred with her husband, Duane. They acted in the famous series from 2004, going through to eight seasons until 2012. Dog, the bounty hunter, was transformed throughout time to Dog and Beth, on the hunt, and in 2019 it was renamed Dog’s Most Wanted, which was the final series. She passed away when they were producing the show in June after being induced in a coma for four days.
Beth Smith Chapman Sickness And Death
Beth was diagnosed with stage two throat cancer in September the year 2017 when they were filming the series Dog and Beth; the fight for their lives about her treatment process and later went into remission. Later on, the disease spread to her lungs, causing her respiratory problems resulting in her stage four cancer diagnosis. In 2019 when they were producing Dog’s most wanted, she was hospitalized at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, and was placed in a medical coma and passed on within her week. In her memorial, her husband said that she loved life so much that she fought so hard to live it that it was okay for her to go her way. She had two memorials, unlike the usual memorials, and her body was cremated, and her remains scattered into the sea.