John Schnabel Dies: Gold Rush Patriarch, Legendary
John Schnabel has died, with the Gold Rush patriarch and legendary Alaskan gold miner passing away at 96. Schnabel was a fixture on the Discovery Channel reality show, mentoring his grandson, Parker, who took a lead role on the show and assumed control of the familys million dollar mining operation.
Gold Rushs Parker Schnabel And Sheena Cowell Pose For Instagram. On August 13, Parker Schnabel posted on Instagram a photo that has Gold Rush watchers talking. In the photo, he is looking straight ahead, an attractive brunette snuggled in next to him, looking to the side.
Parker Schnabel Wiki/bio, Net Worth, girlfriend, family
Parker Schnabel and Gold Rush TV show. The mining prospect soon rose to worldwide fame owing to his part in discovery channel show Gold Rush. Parker joined the cast from season 2 beginning, since has been a regular member of Gold Rush . Despite the young age, Parker has shown the capabilities beyond.
John Schnabel has died, with the Gold Rush patriarch and legendary Alaskan gold miner passing away at 96. Schnabel was a popular fixture on the Discovery Channel reality show, with viewers watching as he mentored his grandson Parker as the teenager took a lead role on the show and assumed control of the familys million dollar mining operation.
Schnabel lived a full and colorful life. He grew up during the Great Depression, joined the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, went on to own Porcupine Mill in Haines, Alaska, and was later elected mayor of Haines. He underwent a triple bypass at the age of 68 and, in order to keep active, bought Big Nugget mine, which was later featured on "Gold Rush."