|Real Name/Full Name
|Dolly Rebecca Parton
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Locust Ridge, Tennessee, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|19 January 1946
|78 years old
|In Centimetres – 152 cm
In Feet and Inches – 4′ 9″
|In Kilograms – 48 Kg
In Pounds – 105 lbs
|Father –Robert Lee Parton Sr
Mother –Avie Lee Caroline
|Stella Parton, Randy Parton, Rachel Dennison, Willadeene Parton, Freida Estelle Parton, David Wilburn Parton, Cassie Nan Parton, RobertLee Parton Jr, Larry Gerald Parton, Floyd Parton
|Sevier County High School
|Sevier High School
|Carl Thomas Dean (m-1966)
|Singer, songwriter, actor, author, businesswoman, humanitarian
Dolly Rebecca Parton is an American singer, songwriter, actor, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian who is mainly known for her country and pop music contributions. She has composed over 300 songs that include her blockbuster hit song “I Will Always Love You,” which twice grabbed the US chart-topper top position, which also became one of the significant turning points in Whitney’s career in Hudson.
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Biography and Early Life
Dolly Rebecca Parton was born to her father, Robert Lee Parton Senior, and mother, Avie Lee Caroline, at a bank of “Little Pigeon River” in Tennessee. Dolly was the 12th child of their parents.
She was born and brought into poverty. Her middle name Rebecca comes from her maternal grandma, named Rebecca (Dunn) Whitted. Her father initially worked as a sharecropper, then, later on, he grew tobacco on his farm. For seven or eight years, she had to grow up in a small room cabin.
Music was her dream desire from early childhood. At the age of just six, she started doing public performances in the Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee. At the age of 7, she became a pro in playing guitar. When she turned eight years old, her uncle had gifted her a real guitar.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Dolly Parton in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Dolly Parton’s age is 78 years old as of today’s date 23rd February 2024 having been born on 19 January 1946. Though, she is 4′ 9″ in feet and inches and 152 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 105 lbs in Pound and 48kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Green and hair color is Blonde.
Dolly has done both her schooling and graduation from Sevier High School. She finished off her graduation in 1964. She chose to live this struggled life of hers till she graduated because as soon as she finished off her graduation, she left for Nashville to pursue her dream, that is, music.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Dolly Parton and her husband, Carl Thomas Dean’s love story, is nothing less than a fairy tale, especially in an era where divorces were pretty standard. In 1964, the couple started dating each other, and after two years of dating, they got married in the year 1966. She has revealed in many interviews that her husband has rarely made public appearances or has attended any of her public performances. Although she is mainly referred to as “Dolly Parton,” her passport and all of her legal documents bear the name “Dolly Parton Dean.”
She is a godmother to the famous singer Miley Cyrus. Till now, the beautiful couple has not been blessed with any child.
Is Dolly Parton Lesbian?
She got married to Carl Thomas Dean in 1966, so it is pretty much clear that she is not a lesbian. She has always been in love with only one person since 1964 and continues to keep it that way.
Dolly’s career started when she was just a nine years old child. She took part in the “The Cas Walker Show,” which went on to make a deal with the “Goldband Records” and recorded the song “Puppy Love.” After completing her graduation, she went off to Nashville to pursue her career in music. There she started as a songwriter. Her first single as a songwriter became a hit and grabbed the 24th spot in the country’s hit list.
Her career was moving forward pretty well, but it got a further boost when she started appearing on the show called “The Porter Wagoner Show.” Porter made her sign the Victor Records, who later started working as her producer and business partner.
Her song “Jolene” became the top one song in the country, and not only did it hit the US hit songs chart list, but also it made its place in the UK’s hit songs list.
“I Will Always Love You,” which became a blockbuster when released, is one of the most listened to songs to date. It remained Billboard’s top 200 lists not for 1 or 2 but for 14 long weeks. However, the most loved version of the song is sung by Whitney Hudson.
Till now, Dolly has won thirty-nine nominations and seven awards in her entire career life. She has been one of the few six lady artists to win the most honored award of the Country Music Association’s highest honor and Entertainer of the Year.She has managed to sell numerous recordings, and more than twenty-five songs have hit the Bill Boards chart recorders.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dolly Parton in 2024
As of 2024, Her net worth is $650 million. Her earnings also come from her properties which her husband Dean owns, which amounts to 400,000 dollars. She takes numerous tours all across the world to reach her fans and, for that, she generates quite a high amount. She also earns money from her Dollywood Company which regulates the workings of the Dollywood Theme Park.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Dolly has the world record of writing two hit songs, “I will always love you” and “Jolene,” and releasing them on the same day.
- The world’s first cloned sheep is named after Dolly Parton.
She is a classic example of the term “From rags to riches.” Chasing her dreams since her very childhood, she has risen to become one of the most celebrated stars the world has ever seen. She has proven that one can achieve anything in life if there is true dedication.