Dolly Parton Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Nov, 2018
Facts of Dolly Parton
Date of Birth: 1946 , January-19
Age: 72 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 4 Feet 11 inch
Name Dolly Parton
Birth Name Dolly Rebecca Parton
Father Robert Lee Parton
Mother Avie Lee Owens
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Sevierville, Tennessee
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer
Net Worth $ 450 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Brown – Light
Body Measurements 41-25-38
Breast Size 36DD
Waist size 25
Hip Size 38
Weight in KG 48kg
Famous for Songwriter ,Producer ,Actress ,Author ,Musician ,Business executive
Married Yes
Married to Carl Thomas Dean
Divorce N/A
Movies Pure & Simple
Sisters Stella Parton
Siblings Randy Parton
Albums Pure & Simple
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Dolly Parton is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist, known primarily for her work in country music. Making her album debut in 1967, with her album Hello, I'm Dolly, she has written and performed hit country songs for over 40 years and has released 41 top-10 country albums and has had 25 number one singles in her career. For her powerful voice and songwriting, a beloved cultural icon has also won nine Grammy Awards, two Academy Award nominations, and ten Country Music Association Awards as well. 

Parton has been married businessman Carl Thomas Dean since 1966. Despite their long marriage journey, the couple has not shared any child to date. 

Early Life And Education Of Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton was born with her full birth name as Dolly Rebecca Parton Dean who was born on January 19, 1946, under the birth sign Capricorn. This popular diva is running 70 years old in her age and belonging to her occupation she is a singer, songwriter, producer as well as actress holding a variety of personality within herself.

Dolly’s genres mostly are country, country pop, bluegrass as well as gospel. From the year 1955 within the present context, her hard work and dedication can be properly seen within the industry with the successful beginning as a child performer.

Dolly was the 4th child out of 12 children of her parents and her parents were occupationally holding their livelihood being like a farmer as well as a construction worker because her father was engaged into it. Additionally, her mother name is Avie Lee who was born in 1923 and later died in the year 2003.

Dolly Parton's Career

Dolly was a child performer and she was working in local radio and television in the early days of her life. Her working in the programs named Eastern Tennessee area was among her successful list of working and by then in the age of 10 she also got appeared within The Cas Walker Show which was also within the radio.

 
 
 
 
 
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Just kittin' around! #InternationalCatDay

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In the year 1967, she also started her musical career and she was spotted within syndicated television program during the very time. Her biography was also made in the year 1994 and along with this in the year 1978, she also became the award winner in Grammy holding Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance which she indicates as her best achievement in her life.

In the year 2008, Parton released her album Backwoods Barbie which sold 27K copies in its first week of release. In July 2014, she released her another blockbuster album titled Blue Smoke. She also featured in several popular movies like The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Straight Talk, and Joyful Noise

Dolly Parton's Net Worth, Earnings, And Salary

Dolly Parton has an estimated net worth of around $500 million, as per Celebrity net worth. She has also earned an incredible sum of salary. She has been writing and performing hit country songs for over 40 years and has released 41 top-10 country albums and has had 25 number one singles in her career.

Here is the list of her earnings 

Year  Earnings 
2014 $55,000  from her album Blue Smoke
2011 $34 million 

from her A Better Day World Tour
2008 $30K from her album Backwoods Barbie
2006 $16 million 

from her An Evening with Dolly Parton tour
2005 $65,000 from her album Those Were the Days
2004 $6 million 

from her Hello, I'm Dolly Tour
1991 $82,000 from her album Eagle When She Flies
1984 $2 million from Rhinestone
1977 $1.1 million from her album Here You Come Again

In the between of 1980 and 1996, Parton lived in a charming house in Nashville, TN. As of now its worth around $1.2 million. The mansion was originally built in 1941. 

 
 
 
 
 
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I just had the best time last night at @TheRyman celebrating the #ACMhonors! Love seeing friends @reba & @bradpaisley!

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Dolly Parton's Personal Life, Married, And Affair 

Dolly Parton is a veteran lady and she holds a number of nicknames within herself, some of those are The Iron Butterfly, The Book Lady, and Aunt Granny. She is married with one and the only affair of her life and his name is Carl Dean.

CAPTION: Dolly Parton SOURCE: Country Fancast

Dolly and her husband Carl got married on 30 May 1996 and previously they were introducing each other as girlfriend and boyfriend who now are proud stating themselves as a spouse. In addition to this Carl and Dolly affair was a remarkable story as mentioned by their friends.

Her bio indicates her trademark as Sparkling blue eyes, Lips, breathless voice and platinum blonde hair. Dooly has not stated about her children and neither has flashed in any of the social networking sites yet. She is quite popular on social media like Instagram where she has mover 1 million followers. 

Body Measurement

  • Height: She stands at a height of 4 feet 11 inches (1.5m). 
  • Age: As of 2018, he is at the age of 72.
  • Weight: He weighs 52 kg (115 lbs).
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Hair Color: Blond

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