Quick Facts of Chris Doumitt

Have you ever watched the popular show Gold Rush which air on Discovery? If yes, then you must be familiar with the name Chris Doumitt. He worked at Parker Crew at Scribner creek in its 4th season. Doumitt is popular among thousands of fans for appearing with a broad smile and always smoking a huge cigar while carrying out his gold mining activities. 

Besides, he has spent more than four decades with the love of his life. Also, the couple shares two children. There’s a lot to know about Chris, so if you want to grab more information regarding his personal and professional life then read this article till the end.

Early Life

Chris Doumitt was born in Portland Oregon in a middle-class family. He is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Chris grew up in a farming background. He spent most of his childhood days in farming. He used to ride heavy vehicles at the time when he barely could see over the windshield of the vehicle.

Furthermore, he worked as a carpenter in his youth. Jim used to shoot a rifle in his leisure time and train people with gun shootings and firearm safety.

Married man

Chris Doumitt married wife Sharon Doumitt in an intimate ceremony. The couple was childhood friends who belonged to the same hometown in Oregon. As of now, the couple is happily married for over 45 years. However, Chris is yet to reveal the exact date of his wedding and venue. Within their four decades of married life, the couple was blessed with two kids.

Additionally, they share a son named Jason Doumitt but the identity of their second child is missing. Until now the family is happily married with no rumor of dispute until now.

Difficult times

Chris has always survived a difficult time throughout his life.  At first, he went on some financial losses when his truck got stolen along with his passport, credit cards. Furthermore, after appearing in the Discovery show he had to go under surgery some back problems in his body. Due to which he was off-air in the entire 7th season of a gold rush.

Subsequently, Doumitt’s family had more difficult times after they came to know his wife suffered from about two forms of cancer during the 7th season of the show. Luckily she was fine after undergoing treatment from February to July 2017.


Chris is an integral part of the Discovery show Gold Rush. However, he became the part of the show accidentally after he was asked to build a cabin for his friend  Greg Remsburg and his family in 2010. Chris started gaining popularity for his mining skills due to which he became part of the Hoffman team alongside Dustin Hurt, Tony Beets, Monica Beets, and Bianca Beets.

Chris got into the role by accident.
Chris Doumitt from the show Gold Rush. Source: Discovery

Later, Chris moved to Parker Crew at Scribner creek in its 4th season. He was best known for being able to work mutually with other contestants like Rick Ness, Todd Hoffman, and Jim Thurber. He became the popular name in the show after he learned so much about mining just in 5months living with Hoffman crew. Chris says that when he was working at the gold mine, he feels as if he is opening a Christmas gift.

Net Worth-$500,000

Chris has a total net worth of $500,000 which he accumulated from his career as a reality tv star. He must have earned around $1,20,000 from the show just Gold Rush. On average, the contestant of the show earns around $100,000 to $200,000. No doubt, being one of the finest contestants, Chris might have earned more than the estimated one.

Chris Doumitt playing golf with his friends
Chris Doumitt playing golf with his friends, Picture Source: Instagram @goldrushdoumitt

Apart from the show, Chris recently started his own cigar brand name Chris Doumitt. He could be earning around $30,000 from selling cigars. As of now, he spends a lavish life compared to his past life. Chris can be seen playing golf and traveling in his Instagram pictures.



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