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Dolly Rebecca Parton, popularly known as Dolly Parton Locust Ridge, Tennessee on 19th January 1946. She is a well-known American actress, singer-songwriter and businesswoman.
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|Birth Place||Locust Ridge, Tennessee|
Dolly Parton’sHeight, Weight and Measurements
At the age of 76 years, Dolly Parton’sheight is 5’0” and weight is 130 lbs.
|Body Measurements||Chest 41, Waist 25, Hip 38 inches|
Dolly Parton’s Dating and Relationship Status
In 1966, Dolly Parton married Carl Dean. Their love tale began when the two met at a local laundromat. The pair is still together and has a nice life together. Their love spans five decades, as does Dolly Parton’s illustrious musical career. The two had totally different personalities. Despite of that, they have always been supporting each other at every stage of life. They both have been there to help each other in the hour of need. Perhaps this is the reason that the couple is still happily married. The couple has always appeared on public with smile and thus receives love from people.
|Parents||Robert Lee Parton Sr. Avie Lee Caroline|
Net Worth of Dolly Parton
The net worth of Dolly Parton is $45 million. She earns from singing and songwriting.
|Net Worth in 2022||$600 million|
|Salary in 2021||N/A|
|Source of Income||Singing and songwriting|
Who is Dolly Parton?
Dolly Parton is an American country actress, singer and guitarist, and who is best recognized for bridging the gap between country and pop music styles. Parton was the 4th of twelve children born into an impoverished agricultural family. She showed an early knack and love for music, and as a child in Knoxville, Tennessee, she was a featured vocalist and guitarist on local television and radio shows. She moved to Nashville in 1964, right after graduating from high school, to pursue a music career. She has always been very fond of music and thus made her mind to pursue her career as a singer-songwriter.
Childhood and Early Life
Dolly Parton was born into an impoverished Appalachian household. Her family’s financial condition was always poor because she was one of twelve children. She was influenced greatly by her mother who used to sing and play the guitar. So, the major influences in her life had been her own family members. Parton also learned about music when performing in church at an early age. A relative gave Parton her first guitar, and she began creating her own songs shortly after. She started acting professionally at the age of eleven, appearing on local Knoxville radio and television shows. She had always shown great devotion and interest towards music. Thus, she pursued her career with great enthusiasm and determination.
Early Professional Career
Dolly started her singing career in 1967. At that time the most popular show was The Porter Wagoner; fortunately, she got an opportunity to work in it. This show became very popular all over the country, and the two recorded a number of country singles together. Her shapely contours, petite stature, and kind demeanor gained a lot of attention, prompting some to speculate that she was a serious, imaginative artist with sound business judgement. Since the beginning of her career, Dolly Parton has owned the publication rights to her song catalogue, generating her millions of dollars in royalties.
In 1970’s, Dolly Parton was able to record so many hit songs. 1971 was the year she was at the peak of her music career. She was showered with love and appreciation not just by the people of her own country, but by people across the globe. She continued her struggle and more hit songs got recorded. “Here You Come Again,” a cheerful, bittersweet homage to a returning lover, was released in 1977 and became Parton’s first crossover triumph. The song reached No. 1 on the country charts. Other dramatic No. 1 country songs included ” “Heartbreaker,” It’s All Wrong, But It’s Alright, and “Starting Over Again,” a ballad composed by disco diva Donna Summer.
Parton has also proven her commercial prowess in a number of businesses, the most notable of which is the Dollywood amusement park in East Tennessee, near Sevierville. Parton and other entrepreneurs launched the park in 1985, and it has since grown to become one of the South’s most popular tourist destinations. It won’t be wrong to say that Parton is recognized all over the world and this whole credit must be given to her for her consistency, dedication and hardwork.
Awards and Achievements
In 2006, Parton was among the five famous artists who were honored at the annual Kennedy Center Honors for her contributions to the arts over her lifetime. Dolly was also a nominee for an Academy Award for the song “Travelin’ Thru,” which was used in the 2005 film Transamerica’s soundtrack. Steel Magnolias (1989), Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002) are the most famous among the many films and television shows in which Parton has appeared. Her performance in all the films and TV shows where she appeared was much appreciated by the public. In just a short span of time, Parton got fame internationally.
She was still breaking records and earning honors, according to a Sony Music press release dated early 2018, just before her 72nd birthday. Dolly was set to receive the Governors’ Award, as well as gold and platinum certification for some of her songs, during the 32nd Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards.
Thus, Dolly Parton remained a popular and successful singer and songwriter in the United States. She has received love and appreciation for her work from people all over the world. People take great inspirations from her work.