Parker Schnabel Net Worth 2024 – From Reality TV Star to Mining Mogul

Parker Schnabel Net Worth

Parker Schnabel is a young and successful gold miner who has taken the reality TV world by storm. He is best known for his starring role on the Discovery Channel series “Gold Rush” and its spin-off “Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail”.

Given the nature of the show that Schabel stars in, the majority of the viewers of the show seem to be quite curious about his wealth and the kind of net worth he has acquired from his career to date.

We have managed to acquire all the relevant information about Parker Schnabel’s net worth and sort things out for you in this guide.

Quick Facts

Full Name
Parker Schnabel
Birth Date 22 July 1994
Age 29 years
Country of Origin Haines, Alaska, United States
Profession American Gold Miner and TV Personality
Marital Status Unknown
Parent’s Name Roger Schnabel, Nancy Schnabel
Social Media Accounts:
Net Worth (as of 2024) $8 million
Last Updated: April 09, 2024

Early Life

Parker Schnabel was born to his parents Roger and Nancy Schnabel on July 22, 1994, in Haines, Alaska. He was raised and spent all his childhood in Alaska, growing up alongside his sibling, Payson. 

In multiple interviews, Parker mentioned that his knack for mining dates back to the early days when he was only five years old. Given that his grandfather owned a mining business too, that was when Parker was exposed to the job and found it fascinating.

During his time at high school, Parker became one of the best players on the school’s basketball team and had plans of taking things up. However, he later decided to enroll in a college to learn about geology and mining studies to be able to take over his family’s mining business in the future.


In 2010, Schnabel was just 16 years old when he was approached by the Discovery Channel to star in a new reality TV show called “Gold Rush”. The show followed the lives of several different gold mining crews in Alaska, and Schnabel was one of the youngest cast members. 

“Gold Rush” was an instant hit, and Schnabel quickly became a fan favorite. He was seen as a young, energetic, and ambitious miner who was determined to make his mark on the industry. The show also gave viewers a glimpse into the challenges and rewards of gold mining, which helped to generate even more interest in the profession.

In 2013, Schnabel was given his spin-off show called “Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail”. The show followed Schnabel as he struck out on his own to start his mining operation. He traveled to different locations around the world, including Guyana and New Zealand, in search of gold.

In addition to his reality TV career, Schnabel has also launched several successful business ventures. He owns his own mining company, Parker Schnabel Mining, and he has also invested in several other businesses, including a gold jewelry line and a mining equipment company.

Personal Life

Parker’s dating history isn’t that extensive and reports suggest that he had dated Ashley Youle initially but the two separated in 2019. Following that, he briefly dated an assistant producer for his show Sheena Cowell. 

Net Worth

With the success that Parker has garnered in the mining industry and the reality TV niche, his net worth currently stands at $8 million. Rumors have it that he currently owns a $950,000 mansion in Alaska as well.


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