Alaskan gold miner, Parker Schnabel was born on 22 July 1994 in Haines, Alaska. He is the child of Roger Schnabel and Nancy Schnabel. He stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters).
Parker was raised along with his younger brother, Payson Schnabel in Porcupine Creek. Both of them shared a special bond with their grandfather, John Schnabel, the founder of Big Nugget Mine. Their grandfather passed away in March 2016 at the age of 96.
Transforming his passion of gold-mining into his career, Parker participated in the Discovery Channel’s reality series Gold Rush. The show first aired in 2010. During the series’s fourth and fifth seasons, Parker found 1029 ounces and 3362 oz of gold worth almost $3.7 million.
Since 2017, Parker has starred in his 3-part documentary-series, Gold Rush: Parker’s Tail.
Parker Schnabel's Net Worth
Parker is one of the youngest men to achieve success at a young age. He initiated his career as a gold miner, and till now has garnered a lot of experiences as an expert in the field.
Besides gold-mining, Parker also features in the TV series, Gold Rush. As a successful reality star and a gold-miner, Parker has undoubtedly garnered a huge amount of net worth. The figure of his net worth is estimated to be over $8 million.
But the success and the achievements costs a price even for Parker. His works don't let him have time to be sociable. During an interview with Discovery Channel, Parker admitted that he doesn’t get enough time to hang out with his friends. However, in the meantime, he added that the scarce of availability doesn't affect him as his works belong to the criteria of his interests.
Married / Wife, Gay
Parker Schnabel was speculated to be gay as he was relishing his singlehood. However, the speculation of him being gay died when he started dating Ashley Yule.
Parker and Ashley met in Australia, where Ashley instantly caught Parker’s eyes; She perfectly suited his lifestyle and sense of humor. After the meeting, the duo clicked with each other and started their romantic voyage as girlfriend and boyfriend.
They even tried to fortify their relationship by giving each other enough space when needed.
Parker Schnabel gazes at his girlfriend, Ashley in November 2017 (Photo: realitystarfacts.com)
Parker talked about his girlfriend, in an interview with Q/A in January 2017. There he stated that he was not willing to get married at the time and quote Ashley as his wife.
Well, after a year of his statement, Parker’s relationship with his partner turned south as the couple broke up.
During the Discovery Channel’s show on 18th March 2018, Parker opened up about his split. He admitted that the reason for the break up was he, himself as he did not give enough time to Ashley and didn’t prioritize her when needed.
Parker's New Girlfriend
Since his breakup with Ashley is open and authentic, it can be presumed that he has found a new girlfriend. And his possible new girlfriend is someone who has a thing for adventures and explorations as much as him.
He introduced his new potential love interest through an Instagram post on 11 August 2018. The particular photo with the girl named Sheena Cowell suggested that the two had something going on. He is seated firmly next to her with his arm around her under the sign “danger”.
Parker Schnabel enjoys time with his possible girlfriend, Sheena Cowell on 11 August 2018 (Photo: Parker Schnabel's Instagram)
However, Sheena posted a photo of herself in her Instagram all dressed up for a wedding alongside a guy. Her post caption included #awkwardcouplegoals, which indicated their romantic relationship.
So, it is safe to say that Parker is still single and isn't looking for a partner any time soon.