DOLLY Parton and her husband, Carl Thomas Dean, are said to have been together for more than 50 years.
The couple met when Dolly was 18 years old, fell in love and continued to maintain their romance.
Who is Carl Thomas Dean, Dolly Parton’s husband?
Carl Thomas Dean was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, on July 20, 1942.
He is a private person, preferring to live a quiet life, away from the attention of the media, leaving the attention of his famous wife, Dolly.
Not much is known about his life, but we do know that he made a name for himself in the business world in his early twenties.
Although now retired, Carl still owns a successful asphalt manufacturing company in his hometown of Nashville.
When did Dolly Parton and Carl Thomas Dean get married?
Relationship between Dolly and Carl is said to have started with a love of lightning.
“My first thought was that I would marry that girl,” Dean said on Dolly’s official website about the then 18-year-old singer, whom he met outside a laundromat in Nashville.
“My second thought was, ‘God, she looks so beautiful.’ And that was the day my life began.”
The couple got married on May 30, 1966.
They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2016 with a new vow of theirs.
At that time Dolly said to Tonight’s reception: “If I had to do it all, I’d do it all over again, and we did.”
What is Carl Thomas Dean’s net worth?
As mentioned, during his career, Carl is a successful businessman and earns a lot of money.
As of 2020, his net worth is $20 million (£15 million).
Dolly, meanwhile, has $500m (£386m).
Dolly and Carl have children?
The couple has no children of their own, but is perfectly happy just the two of them.
Speaking on the Today programme, she said: “God has a plan for everything.
“I think maybe it was his plan when I didn’t have children so everyone’s children could be mine. And they are now.”
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