Reality TV series have been ruling the small screen industry for quite a while now. And nothing makes it more apparent than the Discovery channel which has been behind some of the biggest reality shows in recent memory. Gold Rush, which also happens to be one of the channel’s biggest shows. Has been behind some of the biggest celebrities that have come out of Television in recent memory. Parker Schnabel has been one of the biggest members of the series ever since he was a child.
The 24-year-old has been digging gold for almost all of his life as he has chosen not to attend college in favor of gold mining. And it’s thanks to his passion for mining that he has become a millionaire at such a young age. Although there are people on the show that have been mining since before he was born. He continues to be one of the biggest miners in the entire series.
His work as a miner started since before he was a teel as his family took him to the Big Nugget Mine. The first time he was able to mine gold was the moment that he realized that he wanted to do it for the rest of his life. And thanks to his hard work and determination he has already established himself as a successful gold miner.
Parker is not one of those people who just give up on their dreams as he has proven many times in the series. When the odds are not in his favor is where he is at his finest. Despite all odds, he was able to mine 1,029 ounces of gold in his rookie season as a miner. The gold is valued at around 1.4 million dollars.
Parker Schnabel – Love Life and Family
The 24-year-old used engaged in a romantic relationship with then his girlfriend Ashley since the 7th season of Gold Rush. Much like Parker, Ashley also aspired to be a successful miner one day. And thanks to Parker Schnabel, she had a mentor who will guide her every step of the way.
The couple met each other when Parker was visiting Australia offseason. But as all good things do, their relationship did not last very long and after a year of dating. They decided to call it quits and move on with their lives. He has not been spotted with anyone ever since his departure with Ashley.
Caption: The Schnabel Family(Source: www.instagram.com).
As per his family, he comes from a family of miners and he is the third generation as both his father as well as grandfather used to be miners. His parents taught him all the tips and tricks related to mining. Parker’s mom goes by the name of Nancy Schnabel and his father is named Roger Schnabel.
His paternal grandfather, however, is the star of the show as he has been featured alongside parker on Gold Rush. The old lad was very helpful in his life as his the founder of the Big Nugget Mine, one that Parker and now. He also has a brother named Payson, the siblings grew up together on Porcupine Creek.
Parker Schnabel was born on the 22nd of July, 1997 in Haines, AK. He is currently 24 years of age and by profession, he is a reality television star as well as a gold miner. His career as a miner started when he was a kid. Parker’s birth sign is Cancer.
As per his net worth, the 24-year-old has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Almost all of his net worth is thanks to his career as a gold miner as he has been mining for years. Although he has made way more than 2 million during his career as a miner. The cost of keeping those equipment running is also quite high and due to that, his net worth has dropped by quite a lot.