Parker Schnabel is an American gold miner. He is most famous for his appearance in the Discovery Channel’s reality series, Gold Rush.
Parker Schnabel: Birth Place, Parents, Birth Fact, Childhood
Parker Schnabel was born on July 22, 1994. He was born in Haines, AK and spent his childhood there. However, not much is there regarding his earlier days and childhood. He has a brother named Payson Schnabel.
There is no much information about his education and his parents. When he was young he used to work at the Big Nugget Mine.
Parker Schnabel: Career, Gold Rush, Salary and Net Worth
Parker Schnabel gave a start to his career as a miner at the young age of 16. At the big nugget, he took over the daily operations of Schnabel family mine after his grandfather left it. After being part of the mining business there was a huge progress. After his gold mine business was a huge success he was part of the show Gold Rush which was featured in the Discovery Channel.
He then set up his own mining operation in the fourth season after collecting fund from his college. He then found around 1029 oz of gold. In the last season of the show, he collected more than 3.7 million dollars worth of gold. Currently, he has a net worth of $2 million and his salary is $25k per episode which is $500k per year.
He has also told about his mining site that,
“At our mining site, we’ve automated all of that. You run big equipment and your object is to do manual labor the least amount possible, but in South America, and Guyana in particular, South America is all manual labor. Everything that happens is moved by hand, almost. Though there are some excavators.”
He is active on twitter and usually tweets about,
— Parker Schnabel (@goldrush_parker) August 19, 2018
Parker Schnabel: Relationship, Girlfriends, and Personal Life
Adventurous person, Parker Schnabel is currently single. He was in a relationship with Ashley Yule. They first met in Australia. They both were seen in 25 episodes of his reality show, Gold Rush.
But later they decided to split and he told he blames himself for his break up.
Parker Schnabel: Body Measurements and Social Media
He has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. He has light brown hair color and his eye color is brown. There is no information about his shoe size and body weight.
He is active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 209 k followers on Instagram, he has more than 201k followers on Twitter and has around
824,075 followers on Facebook.