Parker Schnabel net worth: Parker Schnabel is an American gold miner with an estimated net worth of $100 thousand dollars. Born in Haines, Alaska, Parker Schnabel has been involved with mining since he was a child. He grew up working for his grandfather's mining company, Big Nugget. He is currently a senior in high school and plays on the varsity basketball team. An avid explorer and outdoorsman, he intends to focus on geology or mining studies in college, with the intention of returning to run the family mine. He took over daily operations of the mine this past summer. He is one of the subjects of the Discovery Channel series, "Gold Rush Alaska", also known simply as "Gold Rush", which is in its third season on the network. His participation in the series is notable for the episodes in which he attempted to help the miners at the Porcupine Creek claim, only to discover that they knew next to nothing about what they were doing.