Ashley Yule struck a deal with stardom when she was introduced by no other than the grandson to the millionaire gold miner John Schnabel and the producer of Discovery Channel’s reality series Gold Rush, Parker Schnabel in the seventh season of the show. What further raised the dust was that he called the blonde-haired Aussie his girlfriend.
While their relationship lasted, Ashley made good on TV by appearing on 25 episodes of the hit series. She added color to the dusty environment of the gold mines in the show, establishing herself as a fan favorite. Find out more details about her below.
Ashley Yule Biography
Ashley Yule was born on March 6 in Cowes, Victoria, Australia. Her birth year is in contention across various media sources, probably because she has not been on the limelight for a long time or due to the fact that she was not born in the United States. While some reports state that she was born in 1995, others have maintained that the TV star was given birth to in the year 1994. She has not helped matters either as she has chosen to keep mum on the matter.
Along with her older brother Jamie Yule who is an Australian football player, Ashley is one of the two children born to Stephen and Deb Yule. Her parents operate a small computer repair store known as Waterfront Computers in Cowes. Her ethnicity is Caucasian and although she was born in Australia, she has since gotten American nationality.
Besides the given, there is no information available about her early life or her educational background. She is, however, a certified veterinary nurse and worked with veterinary services in her home country. Also, Ashley Yule works as a volunteer with many organizations including the Worldwide Veterinary and the Asiatic Bear Rehabilitation Program team.
Other than her services to nature, Ashley is a good dancer, artist, and a TV personality. She is a member of the Melbourne based Street Dance Studios as well as the Superhoozd dancing crew.
Facts about Parker Schnabel’s Ex-girlfriend
Ashley Yule was introduced in the seventh season of the Discovery Channel reality series, Gold Rush as Parker Schnabel’s girlfriend. Even though her time on the series could be described as short-lived, she did make good use of her screen time, appearing in 25 episodes of the eighth season
Yule was often seen on the show helping her boyfriend at the mining sites. At other times, she either weighed gold or drove a truck and helped out wherever she was needed. After their breakup, she stopped appearing on the show.
Relationship with Parker Schnabel
Ashley met Parker when he was on a trip to Australia. The two fell in love instantly and eventually started dating in 2015. Subsequently, he invited her to the States for the summer which was when she struck a deal with stardom on the reality TV show. Beyond appearing on the series, she garnered more fame as Parker’s girlfriend, especially the one who managed his mood swings effectively.
According to Schnabel, Ashley Yule is pretty easygoing and a fun companion. He also added that she understands him as a person and interestingly, even had solutions for his rage. While they lasted, they enjoyed each other’s company and liked spending time with each other. While fans were left thinking that the duo would walk down the aisle one day as man and wife, Parker revealed in a Facebook Live Question and Answer episode that marriage between them is not a possibility. He, in fact, laughed off the idea.
In March 2018, at the end of season 8 of Gold Rush, Schnabel announced that he and Yule had parted ways. However, he went on to publicly admit that the break-up was his fault, citing his inability to manage his professional life with his personal life, thus not giving ample time to his girlfriend.
Where Is She Now?
After Ashley Yule stepped down from the show, fans were left asking her whereabouts. While it is believed she moved back to Australia where she returned to her regular jobs as well as continued with her dancing career, we still hope she would one day make a comeback to the TV.
No numbers are attached to her body stats but from what is obvious, Ashley Yule is a beautiful woman with a well-proportioned body. Her blonde hair and brown eyes further add beauty to her doll-like features.