Know about Parker Schnabel, the grandson of John Schnabel, his net worth and personal life
Who is Parker Schnabel?
Parker was born as an avid outdoorsman on July 22, 1994, in Alaska as an elder son of Roger and Nancy Schnabel. He is the grandson of the legendary gold miner John Schnabel who started family’s gold mine called “Big Nugget”. He has a younger brother called Payson.
Parker’s Net Worth
He started working with his grandfather and at the age of 16 he took over the family business and started directing the mining crew who are twice of his age. He proved his potential and discovered the plenty amount of gold in Northwestern Canada.
His net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.
Parker earned much more name and fame from the TV series Gold Rush. In the season 5, he and his mining crew had managed to pull 2538 ounces of gold which was estimated to be of $3 million. He along his team had discovered 3362 ounces of golds in season six which was worth 3.7 million.
Personal life of Parker
Parker is dating his girlfriend Ashley Yule since some time whom he met in Australia and invited her over to spend some time in North America. Parker says she is understanding, easy going and helpful anywhere in need. She helps in with like driving trucks, fuel things, rolls the punches or whatever he needed around the place. She keeps herself busy and gives him space in his rage mode. Parker is glad to have Ashley around him. Yet they have no any further engagement or marriage plan rather Parker is focusing on his work.
Currently, he has been seen in the TV series “Gold Rush” season 8.
Parker Schnabel early life:
As his interest was in the family business job, he studied geology and mining in college just to make it clear that what he wants in his further life. Then he dropped out of college and used his college fund to set up his own mining operation and invested in the equipment for the mining which helped him to appear on TV series called “Gold Rush season4”. To his first success, he found an impressive 1029 ounces of gold in Klondike which was worth $1.4 million. It can be one of his great motivated which has attracted him towards his work.
Grandson of John Schnabel:
John was born in Kansan in 1920. He had joined Army Air Corps during World War II and got married in with Erma Dire in 1950. In 1986 he decided to become a gold miner and founded “The Big Nugget” mine. He ran the mining operation till his grandson Parker took over. John passed away in his sleep in March 2016 at the age of 96 battling with cancer and multiple health scares.