Chris Doumitt wiki: Goldrush, personal life

December 27, 2017Chris Doumitt wiki: Goldrush, personal life

Chris Doumitt wiki: Goldrush, personal life

Chris Doumitt is a gold miner whose career started by accident. He used to works as a carpenter but in 2010 he was asked to build a cabin for the Todd Hoffman. He ended his ten days work staying with Todd’s crew. He learned about five months how to gold mine by trial and error.

He has as the estimated net worth of $400,000. His main source of income is from gold mining and also from television career. He has been a part of the TV show "Gold Rush" since 2010. 

Gold Rush

Gold Rush is a reality television series that airs on Discovery which mainly focuses on the mining of gold placer deposits found in the Yukon Territory, Canada. The TV series has altogether eight seasons aired till date.

Chris appears on episode 10 and 14 of season 4 in gold rush 2016 with Parker Schnabel. In this episode, with little blow out of commission, Parker doesn’t know what to do. But, Freddy Didge arrives and figures out what to do with little blue and finds they need new everything. He suggests parker to use Big Red wash plant, from the previous season and Parker comes back in business.

In episode 14 of season 4, after last week’s cleanout, he earned 20% less gold and becomes unsure what to. However, John Schnabel arrives to give him advice. According to his advice, Parker moves to another side of the creek along with his D10 dozer and finds gold.

Similarly, Chris appears on episode 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11 of season 4 in gold rush with Parker Schnabel. In episode 7, Parker was about to finish mining in Creek but there suddenly he finds forest fire approaching and ends his episode with finding 42.3 ounces and 83 ounces of gold at Big Red and The Creek.

In episode 8, Parker battles to move his monster wash-plant Sluicifer whereas Todd Hoffman suspects sabotage when the crew is hit by a water crisis. Similarly, in episode 9, Parker gains a lot of gold but pushes Rick too far and Todd is out of luck.

In episode 10, Todd’s son gets caught on serious violation as safety inspectors arrive and cost him thousand dollars.  Parker is challenged by the owner of his new claim. Likewise in episode 11, Parkers wash-pant doesn’t get enough water to carry out work. They set up pumps to water the wash-plant and Parker find 266.25 ounces of gold.

Chris Doumitt is also regarded as one of the hardest workers of the team. He regards that mining gold gives him a thrill like opening a Christmas present. He puts his legendary work ethic down to growing up on a farm.

Personal Life

Chris Doumitt is married to Sharon Doumit, who suffered from a bout of two forms of cancer in season 7. Chris last season i.e. season 7 was a difficult year for Chris and his family. His wife was battling cancer. While he underwent back surgery, his truck was stolen. But currently, his wife is cancer free and things have taken a better turn.


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