Parker Schnabel
Parker Schnabel

Parker Schnabel is a gold miner and a reality TV star of “Gold Rush.” He was born on July 22, 1994, in Haines, Alaska. He rose to worldwide fame as the gold mining prospect on Discovery TV show “Gold Rush,” in which he has taken part since season two.

Quick Biography

Parker Schnabel: born July 22nd, 1994, birthplace Haines Alaska. He is currently 27 years of age and stands at 5 Ft 9 In. Parker showed talent while in high school, as he took part in various sporting activities.  He delved into the mining industry through the inspiration of his grandfather and rose to take charge of the family business after his grandfather stepped down. He has also been part of the discovery channels reality show gold rush, which he first featured in season two and has been a regular cast since then.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Parker Schnabel
Age: 27 years old
Birth Date: July 22, 1994
Birth Place: Haines, Alaska, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Catholic
Parents: Roger Schnabel, Nancy Schnabel
Spouse: No
Children: No
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 75 kg
Profession: Gold Miner and Television Personality
Net Worth in 2021: $10 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Having been born on the 22nd of July 1994, Parker is currently 27 years old. Parker stands at 1.75 m and weighs approximately 75 kg. Parker has Dark brown hair while his eyes are brown in color.

Education, School/College University

After graduating from high school, parker failed to go to college and opted to concentrate on the family business.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Parker Schnabel was born on July 22nd, 1994, to parents Roger and Nancy Schnabel. He has one sibling, his brother Payson Schnabel. Schnabel is an American citizen of white ethnicity. On matters religion, Parker is a catholic and has not shown any political inclinations as yet.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

At present, Parker is single though he is rumored to be having an affair with Brit Sheena Cowell. Previously Parker was involved with Ashley Yule, a relationship that did not work out for both o them. According to Parker, it was hard for their relationship to work out as he could not provide or all of Ashley’s needs owing to his work responsibilities.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Single
When did he get married? (married date): N/A
Does he have any relationship affair? N/A
Is Parker Schnabel Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): No
Kids: No

Professional Life and Career

Parker’s current career path was greatly influenced by his family’s background.  Both Parker’s grandfather John Schnabel and father Roger Schnabel were gold miners who Parker followed in their steps to become one as well. Parker’s grandfather operated The Big Nugget mine based out of Alaska and introduced Parker into the lifestyle from an early age.

Parker learned to prospect and how to operate equipment at an early age under the guidance of his grandfather.  Parker took summer jobs at The Big Nugget mine while still enrolled in high school, which helped him in familiarizing himself with how the business operates.  Due to his leadership abilities, parker took charge of the Schnabel family at the tender age of 16 while still enrolled in high school after his grandfather stepped down.  In 2012, after his high school graduation, Parker started his own gold mine through which he found an impressive 1,029 ounces of gold, worth a total of $1.4 million in the Klondike.

Parker rose to fame as a result of his participation in the discovery channel show “Gold Rush,” which he joined in season 2 and has become a regular member since then.

Awards & Nominations

At present, there are no accolades or nominations credited to Parker’s name.

Parker Schnabel Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021

Parker Schnabel Net Worth
Parker Schnabel Net Worth

As of November 2021, Parker Schnabel’s Net Worth is estimated at $10 million dollars. Parker has made this fortune due to his gold mining operation, and his appearances, in reality, show Gold Rush.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

In December 2017, there were rumors about the uncertain future of Parker in the reality show “Gold Rush.” The rumors at the time pointed at Parker’s exit from this show in order to settle down and start a family. This rumor worked up emotions on the reality show fan base that has watched and seen Parker transform from a teenager under the wing of his grandfather to one of the most efficient crew leaders in the gold mining world. These rumors, however, were put to rest after Parker and Ashley ended their relationship.

Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Parker Schnabel Facebook page has around 841,258 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 204,600 followers. On Instagram, Parker Schnabel has around 271,100 followers, while on YouTube, Parker Schnabel has around 134.000 subscribers.

Though he ventured into the mining industry at a tender age, Parker’s talent and leadership skills have seen him successfully run the family business. In addition, his appearance on the reality show ‘Gold Rush’ has worked to raise his popularity, fame, and wealth, albeit the toll on his personal life.


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