Parker Schnabel is a gold miner who belongs to America. He is also a reality television actor in shows He became famous for his role on the long running reality TV show Gold Rush and its spinoff Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail.

How was his early life?

Parker Russell Schnabel was brought into this world on July 22, 1994. He belonged to Haines, Alaska. His parents are Roger and Nancy Schnabel, and his brother is Payson. Parker Schnabel has been interested in mining since he was just five years old.  As he grew up he helped his grandfather John Schnabel’s mining company called Big Nugget. He began to use heavy machinery even though his legs couldn’t touch the pedals.


Parker Schnabel became famous while he was still in high school and played for the varsity basketball team. He was interested in exploring and outdoorsman, Parker thought of taking geology or mining studies in college, as he should get back to his family mine. He took managing of the mine after graduating. His grandfather John got retired and then Parker took over his place.

How did he get into reality shows?

Parker is a star of the Discovery Channel show, “Gold Rush Alaska”, also known simply as “Gold Rush”, which began in 2010. His best was shown in the episodes in which he tried to help the miners at the Porcupine Creek claim, only to know that they know nothing on what to do next. The fourth season has shown his decision to go on his own way, being away from his family mine. The first year in his own gold mine, he found huge 1029 oz of gold. Schnabel also had a role in the TV series Gold Rush: The Dirt from 2012 to 2016. In 2017 he starred in the sequel reality TV series Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail. He was a producer for all three shows. Parker has earned over a total of over $13 million dollars worth of gold by age 24.

How much is his Net Worth?

Parker Schnabel has an estimated Net Worth of $8 million approximately. He earned this fortune by digging his mines and by producing and starring in reality shows.


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