Things To Know About Anne M Tengell, Duane Chapman's Ex-Wife and Her Current Whereabouts

13 Jan 2023   |
Quick Facts
Full Name Anne M Tengell
Birth Place Denver, Colorado, United States
Birthday 1962
Age 61
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Father N/A
Mother N/A
Siblings N/A
Profession Businesswoman
Net Worth N/A
Gender Identity Female/Straight
Marital Status Divorced
Spouse Duane Chapman
Children 3

Anne M Tengell is the former wife of a bounty hunter and former bail bondsman, Duane Chapman. Her ex-husband, Duane is famous for his name as a Dog the Bounty Hunter and also got the spotlight for his successful capture of Max Factor heir Andrew Luster. Furthermore, Duane has made an appearance in the series Dog the Bounty Hunter on A&E and his latest series is Dog's Most Wanted.  

Besides, Anne and her former spouse shared three children together and were together for four years. Since her divorce from Duane, Anne stay out of the media. But, her former husband married several other women after their separation. 

Although Anne is rarely available in the media, her fans are often curious to know more about her. Therefore, we've come up with all the information that you need to know about Anne. So, let's find out all about her children, her unsuccessful marriage with her hubby, and so on!

How Old Is Duane's Ex-Wife, Anne M Tengell? Insight On Her Early Life

Anne M Tengell is 61 years old as of 2023. As of her birth, she was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, United States. She was raised and schooled in Idaho Falls, where she also runs a business. However, the information about her parents and her other childhood details are still out of the radar. 

Anne M Tengell, ex-wife of Duane Chapman
Bounty Hunter, Duane's Ex-wife, Anne M Tengell

Furthermore, she holds American nationality and is of mixed ancestry. 

Besides, her former spouse Duane Chapman was born on February 2, 1953, in Denver, Colorado, and is 69 old as of 2023. He is the child of Barbara Chapman and the late Wesley Duane Chapman. 

He has English ancestry from his mother’s side and German from his father's. Likewise, he has three siblings, they are; Jolene Kaye Martinez (who passed away in 2016), Michael Chapman (born November 14, 1980), and Paula Hammond (born November 14, 1980). 

What Makes Anne Famous? What Does She Do For A Living?

Anne M Tengell is an American businesswoman and entrepreneur, where she reportedly owns a business DoonerDesigns, that designs dolls’ clothes.

She first came to the public eye after her boyfriend-turned-husband Duane became immensely famous in the media. Anne would be a normal lady if she didn't marry Duane. 

Anne M Tengell's Former Husband Chapman's Background As A Bounty Hunter; He Was Sentenced To The Prison For 18 Months

Her former husband Chapman made a series of headlines after capturing Max Factor cosmetics' heir, Andrew Luster in Mexico in 2003. He was actually convicted in absentia on 86 counts, including multiple rape charges in the late 1990s, and fled the United States in the middle of his trial on multiple felonies. Later on, Chapman with the help of his hunt team including his son Leland to capture Luster in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. 

Prior to that, Duane, at the age of 15, was found guilty of first-degree murder for shooting and killing Jerry Oliver, a cocaine dealer. He subsequently received a 5-year prison term in Texas but was released on parole after only 18 months.

Later on, Chapman began a new career as a bounty hunter. So far, the renowned bounty hunter has nabbed a number of high-profile fugitives. In addition, Daune is a reality TV star who was featured on a reality TV show called ‘Dog The Bounty Hunter.'

Anne M Tengell Married Her Former Husband, Duane In 1979

Anne M Tengell married her then-husband Duane Chapman on August 22, 1979. And their wedding was held in Colorado. After their marriage, the former became parents of three children, Zebadiah Chapman, Wesley Chapman, and James Robert Chapman. 

Anne M Tengell's former spouse Daune Chapman
Dog's Most Wanted Cater, Duane Chapman

After the birth of their son Wesley, the couple decided to end their marriage but they briefly reconciled which resulted in the birth of their third child James. However, after the birth of James, the former duo declared their divorce. Later, Duane Chapman's wife received custody of their children and relocated to Utah. James and Wesley later reunited with their father Chapman again as adults.

Short Details On Their Three Children

The ex-couple's first child, Zebadiah Chapman, was born prematurely on January 1, 1980, but unfortunately, the infant died just after a month of birth on 1 February 1980.

Similarly, their second child Wesley Chapman was birth on November 14, 1980. During that time, the couple had made a distance but later they reunited and had a third child Robert Chapman in March 1982. 

Anne M Tengell's Former Husband Duane Chapman Has Been Married Six-Time

As mentioned, Anne was his second wife. So, besides Anne, Duane has married five other women and has 11 biological children and an adopted child.

Chapman was first married to La Fonda Sue Darnell, with whom he shared two children, Duane Lee Chapman II and Leland Blane Champman. As mentioned above, his second wife was Anne.

Similarly, after his divorce from Anne, he tied the knot with Lyssa Rae Brittain in 1982 and their relationship ended on November 20, 1991. During Duane's relationship with Lyssa, he became the father of three children, Barbara Katie Chapman (June 8, 1982 – May 19, 2006), Tucker Dee Chapman (September 8, 1983), and Lyssa Rea Chapman (June 10, 1987).

Chapman was married for the fourth time to Tawny Marie Chapman, who was his secretary in 1992. And like his previous marriage, they separated in 1994 and their divorce was finalized in 2002. 

Likewise, he again walked down the aisle with the late Alice Elizabeth Barmore on October 29, 1967. They had shared two children, they are, Bonnie Joanne Chapman and Garry Chapman, who were born on December 16, 1998, and on February 7, 2001, respectively. Chapman also adopted Alice's daughter, who was from Alice's previous marriage. Unfortunately, Elizabeth died on June 26, 2019, due to throat cancer at The Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu. 

After the death of his fifth wife, he engaged to Francie Frane on August 23, 2021, and married on September 2, 2021, in Colorado. And the couple is still together as of 2023.

Duane Racially Abused His Son's Girlfriend

As said above renowned bounty hunter Duane received huge backlash after he reportedly abused his son Tucker's black girlfriend. Chapman used the N-word and harshly disparaged his black girlfriend during a phone chat with his son. But later, Duane expressed regret and vowed not to repeat it ever again in an interview. He stated

I thought that I was cool enough in the black world to be able to use that word as a brother to a brother. I’m not. I didn’t know really know until three or four days ago what that meant to black people. I now learned I’m not black at all. And I never did it out of hate.” All black people in America I owe an apology to. Whether, how dark I think I am, I cannot say that word. I owe the rest of the people, whether they are black or not in America, an apology because people look up to me.

How Wealthy Is Anne M Tengell? Is She Rich Than Her Ex-Husband Duane?

Anne reportedly owns a business named DoonerDesigns, which designs clothes for dolls. She might be earning very well and her net worth is $500,000 as of 2023. 

On the other hand, her ex-husband, Duane has a net worth of $6 Million. His primary source of income is his show named Dog's Most Wanted, from which he gets money and bounty for capturing fugitives. 

Keys Takeaway

  • Anne M Tengell was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, United States, and was raised and schooled in Idaho Falls. 
  • Her former spouse Duane Chapman was born on February 2, 1953, in Denver, Colorado, and is 69 old as of 2023. 
  • Tengell is an American businesswoman and entrepreneur and reportedly owns a business called DoonerDesigns.
  • Anne's ex-husband, Chapman is a Bounty Hunter. He was also sentenced to prison for first-degree murder for shooting and killing Jerry Oliver, a cocaine dealer at 15. 
  • The former couple was married on August 22, 1979, in Colorado and has three children together. 
  • Chapman has been married to six women including Anne who was his second wife.

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