Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton is a 68-year-old American country singer. She is also a songwriter, singer, producer, musician, author, businessperson, and an actress. She has had a very long career in music and films. She is the godmother of twerking queen, Miley Cyrus. Dolly was born on 19th January 1946 in Tennessee, U.S.A. Her real name is Dolly Rebecca Parton. She has been married only once and she does not have children.

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Her musical acts have been associated with Billy Ray, Brenda Lee, Cher, Shania Twain, Stella Parton, The Larkins, Vince Gill, and many more artists. She is a popular country music artist. She can play multiple instruments. She also recorded a single album with Emmylou Harris. She has won many Grammy Awards, Country Music Association Awards, and other prestigious music awards for her music albums.

Dolly has 12 siblings. She was the fourth child. Her father Robert Parton was a tobacco farmer. Her mother’s name was Avie Lee. She said in her interviews that her family was very poor. She started performing in local churches, radio stations, and television programs, when she was young. She married Carl Thomas Dean in Nashville. They tied the knot on 20th May 1966. Her husband runs a road paving business. She is rumored to have an affair post her marriage. They are still together for almost 45 years as man and wife.

It is recorded that Dean does not go with her in any of her events or shows. Dolly has clarified that he is full of romantic surprises and they have no differences, whatsoever. The chance of their divorce is zilch. Dean says that this is their first and the last wedding. This shows their love, respect, affection and mutual trust for each other. They must have been adorable boyfriend and girlfriend before they tied the knot.

Though her partner is not from the same industry as hers, they are like peas in a pod.  Dolly has acted in movies like 9 to 5, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Rhinestone, Steel Magnolias, The Beverly Hillbillies, etc. She has had a very long and a wonderful run in her career. She has also acted in many TV movies such as A Smoky Mountain Christmas, Designing Women, Hannah Montana, etc.

She has also made many appearances as a singer on television shows such as, Dolly, Cher Special, Hee Haw, The Porter Wagoner Show, Alvin and the Chipmunks, The Bachelorette, etc.

Dolly is an ideal example of a woman who has a successful career as well as a stable and peaceful wedding. She has a stupendous career as a singer, songwriter and music producer. The list of prestigious awards in her kitty, evince her tenacity, compassion and talent. Knowing the lifeline of her career and personal life is very motivating. Women with successful career rarely have successful nuptials. Dolly seems to have it all. She is pretty, successful, humanitarian, candid, and a wonderful human being. Miley is sure lucky to have Dolly as her godmother. Dolly’s biography is very inspiring to one and all.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 19 Jan, 1946
Age: 74 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Sevier County
residence: Tennessee
Gender: Female
Description: American singer-songwriter and actress
Twitter Id: DollyParton
Spouse: Carl Thomas Dean [M. 1966]
Net Worth 2021: 3 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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