How Much Does Parker Make on 'Gold Rush?' More Than
How much does Parker Schnabel make on 'Gold Rush?' Plus, how much does he pay his crew? Find out. John Schnabel, was his mentor and biggest inspiration as the owner of the Big Nugget mine. At 16 years old, Parker took over the business and even used his college savings to start his own mining company. Now, at age 24, Parker is a gold-mining champion. So, how much does Parker make?