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Duane Dog Chapman's Height is 5ft 7in (170 cm)

American reality tv celebrity, Dog The Bounty Hunter. He has worn very large boots at times to add to his intimidating prescence.

How tall is Duane Dog Chapman
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viapto said on 19/Sep/15
I saw a chapter of his show, and he comment that he was 5 8', and that he used boots with 4 inch to look 6 feet taller.
GABOY said on 13/Aug/14
Saw him with wife and their children few years back at Disney World. Was surprisingly small. He is no taller than my wife who is 5ft7in, probably shorter. Don't know where people get that he is well built. Would be hard pressed to find a GA redneck that he could cuff and stuff. Honestly, for some reason he had fear in his eyes and it couldn't have been due to the ride he was about to get on. Getting VIP treatment for his family on a train jungle ride.
GABOY said on 13/Aug/14
Saw him with wife and their children few years back at Disney World. Was surprisingly small. He is no taller than my wife who is 5ft7in, probably shorter. Don't know where people get that he is well built. Would be hard pressed to find a GA redneck that he could cuff and stuff. Honestly, for some reason he had fear in his eyes and it couldn't have been due to the ride he was about to get on. Getting VIP treatment for his family on a train jungle ride.
Tech422 said on 4/Mar/14
Gregorio??? Wish I could understand what you wrote. Time for a English lesson.
Dave in cali said on 2/Oct/13
Met him at the beach one year. Am 5'9 and my wife is 5'4 we talk for a little awhile untell his daughter needed help loading the truck. He is a inch shorther then my wife! So he his roughly 5'3! Was a nice guy though
Jim said on 20/Jul/13
I watched him fight his son in the ring, he could not box his way out of a cardboard box, absolutely no skills. He rarely chases down anyone that is really dangerous. A very silly chap.
Andrew M said on 16/Jun/13
Gosh, I AM genuinely surprised. I thought he'd be about 5'9" - 5'10". Guess the long hair and his bulk help, and the fact that he doesn't stand shoulder to shoulder with all his family just so we can compare them. I've never really noticed that he's all that different in height from his brother(s?) and son.
His wife must be tiny! (Yes, I mean height-wise! Cheeky!)
I'm not really a fan of the show, although they all seem like good enough people, but from what Tony Robbins wrote of him, he's sincere, and really good at his job.
Taylor said on 14/Apr/13
Who knows how tall he is, likely 5-7. But I know he would likely wipe the floor with all of you.
Gregorio Keanu Rivera said on 7/Jan/13
Dog is 5-7 wears lifts in his boots met him in staten island n.y.c and Beth his wife was very nice sweet heart I got a book bio off him to sign he did sign when I asked his wife Beth to sign she said yes very nice he said no very angry told Beth no she look shock he told me with a wise guy look I said no brotha I paid 30$ for his book waste off money he had police with him and security was a dick and a fake he won't last a day in n.y.c bounty hunting he will get killed he is a punk gallo whole story 5-7 thinks he is 6 foot but 5-7 is too tall for him more 4-11 snookie height .
jasperwazap said on 28/Jan/12
Dog has got some big guns on him. His arms make mine look kid-like their bigger than my leg. but i have an ectomorph body type the skinny guy syndrome but with a high body fat. i don't know exactly how much since i don't have skin calipers and charts to go by. if GSP (ectomorph) didn't train like he does he would look insignificant like me and just about every other average dude.
dave said on 1/Oct/07
He looks like he's standing at 5'11 or 6'0 in his boots, but keep in mind his hairstyle probably adds another 2 inches!
Leon said on 14/Sep/07
The show rocks. Have you ever noticed, however, that Dog never runs after fleeing fugitives, he just shouts at Leland and Tim to "get 'em!" and when he tries running he looks like he's got a bit of cramp. That has to be because of the lifts he's wearing. You can walk fine in them but not sprint. Still, I'll give him nearly 5'8" barefoot. He seems very modest and I think he might play down his height a tiny bit to seem closer to his son, Leland. And before people shout me down, think about it: He wouldn't have even mentioned that he wore lifts if he wanted people to assume he was 5'11" or 6', which he looks being such a strong bloke. We would've been non the wiser.
Tatiana said on 12/Sep/07
It doesn't matter how tall/short The Leland is. He's not afraid of standing up to anyone. In my eyes he is a sure fine specimen and his height suits him. The show isn't on in the UK anymore :( so i have to rely on the inyernet to get my daily fix. I should act my age really....I'm a thirty year old teacher....just can't help it!!
cat said on 29/Aug/07
baby lyssa is around 5'3. she used to come into my old job, and she's not much taller than me. beth is around the same, little shorter...and leland is probably 5'6 or 5'7. i've seen him in person, walking around and stuff. and girls, i know you're all infatuated with him and stuff, but he's a player!!! (i know the dirt)
Georgio said on 18/Aug/07
How tall is Tim aka Young Blood? He looks about Dog's height in the show, maybe a bit taller but he doesn't wear cowboy boots like Dog. So would that make him around 5'10" barefoot?
jay said on 4/Aug/07
He said himself that he is 5'7 and buys special cowboy boots with 4inch heels, the camera followed him one episode to go pick up his boots and thats when he said it. Im actually suprised he did look tall to me in the show but i guess its the boots. But he has said himself on his show, he is 5'7.
luckylady said on 27/Jul/07
i can confirm that leland chapman is 5'7" tall. I saw a mug shot on a website of him standing in front of the height chart in prison where they take your photo, and he was 5'7", guarenteed
KaMiKo said on 26/Jul/07
Met Dog at Star Market in Kalihi. I am 5'11, 185lbs and I was looking at the top of his head. He was not wearing his boots, and he looked to be about 3-4 inches shorter than me and 20 lbs bigger than me.
Corinne said on 24/Jun/07
Duane Lee isn't a Jr. Dog's middle name is Wesley, which was the name of his father and his oldest son. In the episode "It's Good to Be Home", Chapman claims that he is only 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) and his cowboy boots raise his stature to 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m). At least he's honest about it.
B-rad said on 22/May/07
Alright everybody listen : Duane Lee Jr. : 6'1'' 220 bls, Leland Chapman : 5'5 1/2'' 155 lbs, Duane 'DOG' Chapman : 5'7'' 200 lbs, Beth Chapman : 5'4'' 210 lbs (Leland, Tim and DOg height from mugshots) (Beth height, research) (Duane Lee's height, episode)
KingNick said on 15/May/07
Arcane wrote this a while back, Dog's boots make him 5'10" but he himself said he's 5'7". He said something along the lines that he wears the big boots to appear more intimidating on his hunts.
bronson said on 12/May/07
i saw dis guy in eva one time he looked 5'10"but he wears those boots so i think he is jus 5'7"
glenn said on 5/Apr/07
yeah,funny i knew friends that sadly became a junkies and were 5-9ish and claimed i was taller.they claimed 5-7.weird.
immoral_animal said on 4/Apr/07
I've noticed alot of these repentant, born-again types with checkered, criminal pasts have an odd way of conspicuously playing themselves down about stuff like height, among other things.

I had a friend who's dad was a former crook/drug-user/born-again Christian who would always say stuff like "I'm just a skinny little 5'6" old man!" when the guy was obviously about 5'8" tall and maybe 180 pounds. It's a weird reverse-exageration thing they do, and Dog strikes me as exactly one of those guys.

I notice he talks with a corny high-pitched, baby-talk voice on the show sometimes, when it's obvious the guy's natural speaking voice is pretty deep. He likes to play himself down with people.

The "I'm only 5-foot-7!" and baby-talk thing is some kind of repentance thing for his years of being a thuggish crook. He's prolly, like 5'8.5" or something like that.
Vince said on 28/Mar/07
Wow, he is surprisingly short. I always thought he was this huge guy (at least 6 foot). I guess his solidly-built physique left me with the impression that he was taller than he actually was.
Anonymous said on 21/Mar/07
baby lyssa is 5'1 and 108lbs. she said so on a show when comparing herself to a fugitive
LANA said on 13/Mar/07
Does anyone know Baby Lyssa and Beth height??
tank said on 11/Mar/07
i'll have to admit i started watching the show a few months ago. dog isn't as TALL as i thought he was but he's definitely thick and burly. i'd say he's about 5'8" give or take .5 inch. looks strong too, esp. for his age. they showed him working out with some monster weight on a show i saw a while back. leland looks like he's 5'6"-5'7". i know that's taller than what a lot of people say but when dog and leland are both barefoot there really isn't that much difference. i mean height difference, lol. there's probably at least a 70-80lb weight difference, lol.
Anonymous said on 11/Mar/07
In one show while talking to a girl they had just arrested Lyssa said something like "we're almost the exact same size, 5'1.." then said a weight which I don't remember...So, Leland is not much taller than her...He looks about 5'4...
KASSI said on 24/Feb/07
Hi!! Does anyone REALLY know how tall Leland is??? What about Baby Lyssa?? I think she is shorter than Beth maybe more of Leland's height??
Anonymous said on 19/Dec/06
Just a few nights ago on the show Dog again stated he was 5'7 while giving a speech to people staying at a halfway house. "I ain't nothin' special - 5'7 200 pounds soaking wet..."
Adam said on 4/Dec/06
He is roughtly 5' 7'... i've got a 5'9 friend who met him
Peter said on 5/Oct/06
On last nights show they picked up a girl who was 5'9 and next to Dog she didn't look much different, maybe an inch or so shorter. Next to Leland she was a giant, he was a good 4-5 inches shorter. She was just wearing sneakers. Everyone says that Leland is 5'6, I'm not so sure about that. I'd say under 5'5.
Dagger said on 17/Sep/06
HelloKitty, why do you continue to say that Dog was not being accurate about his height when he stated it at 5'7 on the show?
kristen said on 16/Sep/06
dog is 5'7 and criss is 5'10 dog is shorter thats so wired criss looks shorter than dog lol bye dog grow tall lol aloha
HelloKitty said on 15/Sep/06
I met the Duane and Leland. Duane wears average cowboy boots which makes him 5'10-5'11, no lifts. He was downplaying his height when he said he was 5'7, he is 5'8.5-5'9 barefoot. The Dog was arrested in Hawaii today for arresting the bad rapist guy in Mexico a few years ago. The Dog and his bounty hunters are HEROES.
Arcane said on 3/Sep/06
Dog wears lifts in his boots giving him at the least 3 inches in height over his natural 5'7" tall. Saw the episode where he was having a new pair being made. So, if he and Criss -look- the same height in those scenes it means Criss is at the least 5'10" tall.
Kelly said on 3/Sep/06
I saw what Jean wrote. It doesn't bother me that he's short. I'm only 4 feet tall so that's perfect for me! I also want to thank the people on this site, not a lot of bad language.
Jean said on 30/Aug/06
My husband and I met them last year in Honolulu Intl Airport. My husband is 5'11 and Dog was slightly shorter 5'10 with his cowboy boots on. He has said he is 5'7 without the boots, no man is going to say he is shorter than he actually is. Big guy, muscular, wide wing span. Nice man, very friendly, charismatic. Can't say the same for his wife. Tim was slightly taller than my husband 6' - 6'1, very friendly. Now the young girls are going to hate me but his son Leland is a small man, sorry but it's the truth. I'm 5'3 and he didn't have more than 2" on me, tops, and skinny. He is a skinny little guy. Doesn't look anything like his dad. Very quiet stood in the background. They were with an entourage of men, all big guys.
Peter said on 29/Aug/06
It doesn't make much sence for Dog to say he's 5'7 when he's 5'9. What would the point be? I doubt Leland is 5'7, he looks smaller when you compare him to the criminals they bring in which they often give a height listing for. I'd say he's about 5'5 but with the bounty boots maybe 5'6.5...
HelloKitty said on 25/Aug/06
I've met Leland, he's 5'7, with his boots 5'8. His father Dog did say he was 5'7 on his show, but really he is 5'8-5'9 barefoot, with boots Dog is 5'10-5'11.
john said on 24/Aug/06
Dog Chapman is 5'7 he wares lifts in his boots, yes he did mention that on his show his boots makes him look 5'10
Dagger said on 5/Aug/06
That should read "Tim and Leland"..not "Time and Leland"
Dagger said on 3/Aug/06
Nope, thats not the one. It was his pic and then to the left on the same page had his stats listed out. Height was there as "5-06". I think at the bottom of it was also pics of Time and Leland, must have been from the Mexico arrest a few years back. I searched the web but I couldn't find it again. Guess until I find it there ain't much more to say except that Dog said himself that he's 5'7...
Dagger said on 26/Jul/06
There is a mug shot on the web somewhere, I coudn't find it last I looked, but its different than the usual one standing by the height chart, it had his height listed as 5'6. If I can find it again I'll post the link.
Glenn said on 19/Jul/06
Correct friend met him.he is 5-7 or 5-8 barefoot.
F1 said on 18/Jul/06
I met Dog in downtown Denver about a month ago. He was between 5'9" and 5'10" with his big boots on. Had shoulders as wide as a truck, though. Tim was also there. He looked about 6'1", if you want to use that for comparison. I would say his footwear was mighty suspicious.
15and5'8.5 said on 11/Jul/06
dang criss angel's only 5'7''-5'8''? well come to think of it he does have some suspicious lookin shoes
Glenn said on 11/Jul/06
Dog and criss angel are both 5-7 or 5-8.I saw my friends pics with them.
Anonymous said on 10/Jul/06
Man... I just saw 2 episodes and was fascinated by the show. Most important thing: I was so wrong! Dog at 5'7''? A few minutes ago I guessed him at between 5'11'' and 6'1'' and Leland at nothing under 5'6''. He's so skinny! MAybe Leland is 5'4'' and 110lbs, Dog 5'7'' 220 or more... man, I was so wrong!
Peter said on 9/Jul/06
You got to c&p that link to see the mug shot. Doesn't it seem like those height numbers are a bit off or something though?...Maybe he's not standing really close to the wall, looks like they might be back a ways from his position. I'd say he's at the 66 or 67 mark though.
Dru said on 5/Jun/06
I've met Criss Angel several times and he's definitely taller than me (I'm 5'6"). Criss is 6'0".

"Look at that Criss Angel & Dog picture, they're both barely taller than Dog's short fat wife. I'd say they're both 5'7""
Dagger said on 16/May/06
Who said Leland is 5'6?...In one show they picked up a woman who was said on the show to be 4'11, and when she walked past Leland -he was standing in a doorway leading her in the cop shop- he was not 5'6. He may be that tall with the boots, but I don't believe he's that tall without. Maybe 5'4-5'5. I think on one show Dog said something like "Leland's a small boy...but he can punch"...I think he's pretty small.
trueheight said on 10/May/06
Naw, I think justin is like 6'2. i stand by my assertion that Dog is 5'8. I've met Leland and he looked 5'7(about 5'8.5 wearing work boots). If you own a late model suburban like me, its quite easy to judge these guy's heights based on how much they go in and outta their cars and such
k said on 7/May/06
he said in one of the shows he gets custom boots, without them he is 5'7 and with them he is 5'10
Stretch said on 21/Mar/06
I saw him walking through the HNL airport. You have to like a guy with such an ugly/friendly weather-beaten face and female blonde hair extensions hanging off a surprisingly balding head, who can't be over a greatly "lift assisted" 5'9". Without those black boots he couldn't be over 5'7". Does he arrest Munchkins?
Jo said on 19/Mar/06
His son, Leland is 5'6 or 5'6, and he's not much taller than that. His nephew, Justing is 6'0 and TOWERING over him. Beth is 5'6 or 5'7 which is pretty average in itself.
trueheight said on 13/Mar/06
NO way, I'd say a smidge under 5'8, i got to meet leland, his son, who is a strong 5'7(with an enormous wingspan). and Dog can easily look 6ft in his 4in heels
Viper652 said on 9/Feb/06
He looks shorter then 5-7. More like 5-6 at best to me.
trueheight said on 9/Feb/06
btw, exact height: "I'm (only) five-seven" -Dog

not surprising, one of his sons is only 5'6, but very muscular
trueheight said on 9/Feb/06
Rob, Yes not only "say", he more like "declared" as being only 5'7" and even takes us to his shoemaker who makes him special boots. You really need to check out the episode and the whole series, which is probably the best doc-drama ever created; its truly a great show. And Dog is truly a "man" for not making his height a big deal and trying to hide this fact from the audience. He does this so he is more "intimidating" to his victims
dougfm said on 7/Jan/06
Look at that Criss Angel & Dog picture, they're both barely taller than Dog's short fat wife. I'd say they're both 5'7"
J. said on 19/Nov/05
On the show, he specifically said "I'm only 5'7" but WITH THESE boots I'm about 5'10". This is exactly what came out of his mouth on episode of the A&E show. So, 5'7" he is.
MD said on 19/Nov/05
Yes, my mom loves this show, and isn't really interested in height. But I remember her telling me how he revealed that the reason he wears such large boots is because he's relatively short. As a bounty hunter he has to look impossing.

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