DOLLY PARTON has sold over 100 million records in her long music career, making her one of the most successful singer-songwriters of all time.
The singer not only has a musical dynasty but also acts, writes scripts and even opened her famous Dollywood amusement park.
How old is Dolly Parton?
Dolly Parton, 74 years old, was born in Tennessee, USA on January 19, 1946.
She is the most honored female country artist of all time, earning 25 RIAA-certified Gold, Platinum and Multi-Platinum awards.
Dolly has 25 songs that reached number one on the Billboard country music chart – a record for a female artist.
She has nine Grammy Awards, two Academy Award nominations, ten Country Music Association Awards, seven Academy of Country Music Awards, and three American Music Awards.
What is Dolly Parton’s net worth?
Dolly lived a very different life than she does now growing up as the fourth of 12 children in a tiny home in rural Tennessee, with parents Robert and Avie Lee Parton.
The family was so poor at the time that Dolly had to share a bed with some of her siblings.
But since rising to fame in the late ’70s, she’s amassed a net worth of $500 million – not bad at all.
What is Dolly Parton’s biggest song?
Dolly has written more than 3,000 songs – most notably I Will Always Love You, a hit by her, as has Whitney Houston.
Her biggest – and perhaps best known – songs include…
- Multicolored coats
- 9 to 5
- Why did you come in here looking like that
- Yellow rose
Who is Dolly Parton’s husband and does she have children?
Dolly married Carl Thomas Dean on May 30, 1966 – and they are still together.
The pair always keep their relationship out of the limelight, and Carl rarely accompanies Dolly to any events.
Dolly and Dean have no children, but Dolly is Miley Cyrus’ godmother.
The singer previously talked about why she never had children..
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She said: “God has a plan for everything. I think it might have been his plan when I didn’t have children so everyone’s children could be mine. And they are now.”
Parton said she once regretted not having children, but doesn’t feel the same now.
She told Billboard: “Now that Carl and I are older, we used to say, ‘Aren’t you happy we don’t have kids? Now we don’t have kids to worry about’.”
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