35 Interesting Facts About Dolly Parton (2023)

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1. Dolly Owns More than 300 Wigs 2. Proud to be Godmother to Miley Cyrus 3. A True Rag to Riches Story 4. “Jolene” Was Inspired by a Flirty Bank Teller 5. She Has Been Married for Over 50 Years 6. Dolly is an Early Bird 7. She is a Librarian 8. Dolly Claims to Sleep in Her Makeup 9. She Has Tattoos 10. She Wrote a Cookbook 11. Dolly Goes for Pie Over Cake 12. She Has a Whopping Net Worth 13. Johnny Cash was Her Crush 14. She Follows a Low-Carb Diet 15. She Does Not Ride the Attractions at Dollywood 16. She Loves to Sleep on Her Tour Bus 17. Dolly is One of 12 Kids 18. A Cloned Sheep was Named After Dolly 19. The Comedy “9 to 5” Marked her Acting Debut 20. Fireflies Light the Way at Night 21. Dolly Parton Wrote “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You” at the Same Time 22. Her First Christmas Album in 30 years was Released in 2020 23. Dolly’s Reaction to Whitney Houston’s Version of a Song 24. Dolly Parton has had More Than 20 Songs on the Billboard Charts 25. She Once Lost a Dolly Parton Lookalike Contest 26. She Turned Down Elvis Presley to Record One of Her Songs 27. Dolly Parton Has Earned Many Awards in Her Career 28. Dolly Made History on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart 29. The Dollywood Foundation is Yet Another Way Dolly Gives Back to Her Community 30. Her Los Angeles, California bungalow was Listed for Sale in 2014 for $1.4 Million 31. Dolly Parton Has Performed Duets with Many Top Artists 32. She Has Done More than 400 Guest Appearances on TV Shows 33. There is a Mural of Dolly Parton in Knoxville, Tennessee 34. Dolly’s Coat of Many Colors Aired on NBC in 2015 35. Dolly Parton Honored with Netflix Tribute FAQs Videos

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Country music’s biggest sweetheart celebrated her 75th birthday on January 19, 2021, to much fanfare. Dolly Parton is only 5 feet tall, but this legendary American entertainer has built up a towering career as a singer, songwriter, and actress.

Not only is Dolly Parton known for her amazing vocals and acting talent, but she is also respected as a professional businesswoman and a charitable philanthropist who has touched the lives of millions of fans around the world.

1. Dolly Owns More than 300 Wigs

When you see Dolly Parton, there is a good chance that she may be wearing a wig. She said that she loves to have the wigs around so that she never has to worry about having a bad hair day.

2. Proud to be Godmother to Miley Cyrus

Dolly Parton is proud to be the godmother to another budding singer and songwriter, Miley Cyrus, who was known for roles such as Disney’s Hannah Montana. Billy Ray Cyrus was such a fan of his good friend that he asked her to be the godmother of his daughter.

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3. A True Rag to Riches Story

Dolly Parton was not born with a silver spoon in her mouth. She grew up in a tiny one-bedroom cabin in the Great Smoky Mountains area of Sevierville, Tennessee, a place that you can still visit today after Dolly renovated it. Her parents, Avie Lee Owens Parton and Robert Lee Parton had 12 children in this small home.

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4. “Jolene” Was Inspired by a Flirty Bank Teller

Dolly Parton loves to tell the story of how her iconic hit song “Jolene” was inspired by a flirtatious redhead bank teller. She laughs when she talks about how the teller would flirt with her husband, Carl Thomas Dean.

5. She Has Been Married for Over 50 Years

Carl Dean and Dolly Parton have been married for over 50 years. The pair loves to recount the story of how they met outside of the Wishy-Washy Laundromat on the first day that Dolly was living in Nashville, Tennessee to pursue her dream.

6. Dolly is an Early Bird

Dolly Parton wakes up nearly every day at 3 am to get her day started. During this quiet time, she answers emails, meditates, makes phone calls, and immerses herself in her spiritual side.

7. She is a Librarian

In an effort to promote childhood literacy, she founded Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Sevier County, Tennessee in 1995. The books are sent to children all over the country as well as to Canada, the UK, and Australia.

8. Dolly Claims to Sleep in Her Makeup

Dolly Parton claims the secret to her beautiful skin is that she sleeps in her makeup and only washes it off in the morning before she can apply it again. She said that she always wants to be ready to show her face all done up.

9. She Has Tattoos

Dolly Parton has admitted to having a few hidden tattoos on her body where most people would never see them. She said that the tattoos were designed to cover up scars on her skin.

10. She Wrote a Cookbook

It is no surprise to those who follow Dolly to know that she loves to cook. What many may not know is that she published her own cookbook of over 125 of her favorite Southern recipes called “Dolly’s Dixie Fixin’s: Love, Laughter and Lots of Good Food.”

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11. Dolly Goes for Pie Over Cake

When it comes to celebrating her birthday, Dolly Parton said that she would rather indulge in a birthday pie over a birthday cake. Her favorite type of pie is the classic chess pie.

12. She Has a Whopping Net Worth

Given her great success, it is not shocking to learn that Dolly Parton has a net worth of well over $600 million. She has made most of her money in country music, film, through her wildly successful Dollywood theme park, and even after launching her own fashion line.

13. Johnny Cash was Her Crush

Before she married her husband, Dolly Parton she took a liking to Johnny Cash. She said her crush on Cash began when she was a teen after she first saw him sing at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry.

14. She Follows a Low-Carb Diet

Dolly credits her low-carb diet for her trim figure. While she admits that she has a weak spot for junk food, she tries to stay low carb for most of her meals to keep herself in check.

15. She Does Not Ride the Attractions at Dollywood

Dolly Parton opened her famous theme park, Dollywood, in 1986 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. However, according to the New York Times, she claims that she does not ride the attractions at the amusement park because they tend to aggravate her motion sickness.

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16. She Loves to Sleep on Her Tour Bus

Dolly is not a fan of having to unpack at hotels every night when she is on tour. Instead, she much prefers the convenience of simply sleeping on her tour bus.

17. Dolly is One of 12 Kids

To say that Dolly comes from a big family is an understatement. She is the fourth oldest of 12 kids: Stella, Larry, Randy, Rachel, Willadeene, David, Coy, Robert Lee, Floyd, Cassie, and Freida.

18. A Cloned Sheep was Named After Dolly

One of Dolly’s most unique claims to fame is that the world’s first cloned animal was named after her. The sheep named Dolly was cloned in 1996, signifying a major breakthrough in the world of medical science and innovation.

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19. The Comedy “9 to 5” Marked her Acting Debut

Dolly Parton made her acting debut alongside Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda in the hit film “9 to 5.” In addition to playing the role of Doralee Rhodes, she also performed the title track song. In 2008, she created a musical version of the comedy. The musical version of “9 to 5” earned four Tony Award nominations.

20. Fireflies Light the Way at Night

When Dolly Parton was a child, her family was so poor that their home did not have running water or electricity. Instead, Dolly and her siblings would capture fireflies and put them in mason jars to light their rooms at night.

21. Dolly Parton Wrote “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You” at the Same Time

Dolly mentioned as she was going through older cassette tapes these two songs were on one of them back to back. Since she filled tapes up pretty quickly, she seems to think they were written at the same time or at least within a day or two of each other.

22. Her First Christmas Album in 30 years was Released in 2020

Dolly Parton released “A Holly Dolly Christmas” in 2020, which is something she has not done since the 1990s.

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23. Dolly’s Reaction to Whitney Houston’s Version of a Song

When being interviewed, Dolly mentioned that she had to pull over on the side of the road when she first heard Whitney Houston’s version of “I Will Always Love You.” She was amazed at how well the musician performed her song. Dolly had originally written the song for Porter Wagoner in 1973.

24. Dolly Parton has had More Than 20 Songs on the Billboard Charts

From her first #1 hit “Joshua” to more than 20 other singles, Dolly has topped the Billboard country music charts for many years. Her work as a country singer over the years has been phenomenal.

25. She Once Lost a Dolly Parton Lookalike Contest

When she entered the contest she made her hair and makeup a bit over the top. Because of this, she ended up losing the contest to a drag queen who reportedly made a better Dolly.

26. She Turned Down Elvis Presley to Record One of Her Songs

After hearing the song for the first time, Elvis Presley wanted to record it. When his manager and Dolly were in talks about it, he mentioned that they would take half the publishing rights to the song if the deal was made. This was a deal-breaker for Dolly as this was her legacy and inheritance she would leave for her family.

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27. Dolly Parton Has Earned Many Awards in Her Career

Throughout her career and her many hit songs, Dolly Parton has earned many awards. From her Grammy Awards to People’s Choice Awards, Dolly has claimed titles such as Entertainer of the Year, Top Country Female Artist, and many more. She was also inducted into the Country Music and Songwriters Hall of Fame.

28. Dolly Made History on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart

With her chart-topping songs in every decade from the 1960s through the 2010s, Dolly made history as the first one to do so. She was also recognized by the Guinness World Records for this honor as the female artist with the most hits on the charts.

29. The Dollywood Foundation is Yet Another Way Dolly Gives Back to Her Community

The foundation, which started in 1988 and has grown since was initially created to inspire children to be successful in school. Part of this foundation is the Dolly Parton Scholarship that is given to high school students each year to help them attend and pay for college.

30. Her Los Angeles, California bungalow was Listed for Sale in 2014 for $1.4 Million

A very eclectic bungalow-style house that Dolly owned in West Hollywood was listed in 2014 when the singer and songwriter decided to sell off some of her property in the Los Angeles area.

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31. Dolly Parton Has Performed Duets with Many Top Artists

With artists such as Julio Iglesias, Kenny Rogers, Porter Wagoner, Vince Gill, and many others, Dolly Parton performed many duets in her career.

32. She Has Done More than 400 Guest Appearances on TV Shows

From Designing Women to Hannah Montana, Dolly Parton has been a guest on many television shows throughout the years. In addition to these, she has appeared on talk shows such as Johnny Carson as well.

33. There is a Mural of Dolly Parton in Knoxville, Tennessee

In the area known as Strong Alley, or Artist Alley in downtown Knoxville, is a mural of Dolly Parton, which was completed in 2019 by Colton Valentine.

34. Dolly’s Coat of Many Colors Aired on NBC in 2015

This show, which was based on the life of Dolly Parton, focused on the struggles and upbringing of her family.

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35. Dolly Parton Honored with Netflix Tribute

In April of 2021, Netflix released a tribute to this sensational musical icon called: Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute. This tribute featured many amazing artists that came together to honor Dolly.

FAQs

What is the most interesting fact about Dolly Parton? ›

She's earned two Guinness World Records. Parton has more than 30 awards to her name, including two Guinness World Records for Most Decades With a Top 20 Hit on the US Hot Country Songs Chart and Most Hits on US Hot Country Songs Chart By a Female Artist.

What are Dolly Parton's favorite things? ›

Parton has named banana pudding, chicken and dumplings, and roast pork among her favorite foods, the latter of which she prefers a bit fatty. And she told The New York Times in 1992, "The greasier the food, the better."

Why is Dolly unique? ›

She holds two Guinness World Records. Dolly is the only country artist who can say that she has had a Top 20 hit on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart for six consecutive decades. She also outpaces all other female country artists with 107 hits to make the chart.

What is Dolly Parton's favorite color? ›

In a 2014 chat with Interview Magazine, Dolly Parton was asked to name her favorite color. Without hesitation, Parton stated “I have two—white and yellow. White makes me feel light and airy. Yellow makes me happy.”

Does Dolly have tattoos? ›

But in a new interview for W Magazine, Dolly revealed she isn't fully tatted up. "I have a few little tattoos here and there," said the singer, who has previously revealed she has ink of ribbons, bows, beehives and butterflies. "I don't have the real heavy, dark tattoos. Mine are all pastel.

Is Dolly Parton left or right handed? ›

Dolly Parton is right-handed.

How did Dolly Parton make a difference? ›

The 11-time Grammy Award winner has also supported other humanitarian efforts, including fundraising and donations for HIV/AIDs initiatives, disaster relief, cancer treatment, and animal rights. Now, Parton is launching a higher education initiative for employees at her theme park, Dollywood.

What is Dolly Parton's personality? ›

As an ESFJ, Dolly tends to be empathetic, warm-hearted, and supportive. Dolly is often a social butterfly and highly aware of others' needs.

What is Dolly Parton's favorite foods? ›

When entertaining, Parton says her go-to meal is another Southern favorite — Roast Pork Loin with Gravy served with fried okra, green beans, and turnip greens. “I love roast pork, especially the fatty part,” Parton said. “I can't help it. The greasier the food, the better.”

What is Dolly's favorite food? ›

One of Dolly's favorite foods is slow-smoked Memphis-style dry rub ribs. She loves them so much she always requests a rack to-go when she wraps up a Dollywood visit and hits the road. These tasty ribs are available at Song & Hearth: A Southern Eatery located in Dollywood's DreamMore Resort and Spa.

What is Dolly Parton's favorite song? ›

The actual coat now resides in the Chasing Rainbows Museum at Dollywood. Parton has often called "Coat of Many Colors" her personal favorite of all of her songs.

Why is Dolly so loved? ›

For all of her amazing feats and accomplishments outside the industry, Parton is first and foremost a musician of exceptional caliber. She's composed more than 5,000 songs (including one you can't hear until 2045), received nearly 200 industry awards and sold more than 100 million records around the world.

What kind of dog does Dolly Parton have? ›

We love that Dolly's god-dog and brand ambassador, a French bulldog named Billy The Kid (who belongs to her manager), is modeling many of Doggy Parton's products, and that part of every purchase is going to Willa B. Farms, an animal rescue group in Tennessee.

What is Dolly Parton's most famous song? ›

Jolene. Dolly's most famous song is also her best. The song tells the tale of a woman confronting Jolene, a beautiful woman, who she believes is trying to steal away her lover/husband.

Who does Dolly Parton want to play her? ›

Dolly Parton wants Kristin Chenoweth to play her in a biopic.

Does Dolly Parton have kids? ›

The couple have no children of their own, but Dolly is the godmother of singer Miley Cyrus.

Does Dolly Parton have a star named after her? ›

In a video posted on Twitter, Parton said, “I am so excited that I have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but with two of my best friends….” She also noted, humorously, that the distinction of having a second star had been pointed out to her by the Selection Committee, saying, “That's natural.

Why does Dolly Parton hide her arms? ›

"So mine are all pastels, what few that I have, and they're meant to cover some scars. I'm not trying to make some big, bold statement." So basically, Dolly got tattoos to cover up scars and now she wears long sleeves all the time to cover up both the scars and tattoos.

Why does Dolly always wear gloves? ›

However, I can relay third-hand information that she was asked about the gloves by fans while filming scenes for her upcoming movie Joyful Noise and told them that last year she had had corrective hand surgery (medical, not cosmetic) and it left a scar that she's covering.

Why does Dolly Parton cover her hands? ›

It seems the accomplished country singer first started to wear gloves in 2010. Dollymania fan page's Duane Gordon, citing third-hand information, said she'd had corrective hand surgery – medical, not cosmetic. And that the gloves were not covering Parton's tattoos but her surgical scars.

What is Dolly Parton's real name? ›

January 19, 1946

Dolly Rebecca Parton is born to Robert Lee Parton and Avie Lee Parton near Sevierville, Tennessee.

What kind of shoes does Dolly Parton wear? ›

7) Dolly wears size 5-1/2 custom, hand-made Christian Louboutin heels.

How many songs did Dolly write? ›

Dolly Parton estimates that she has written close to 3,000 songs throughout her illustrious seven-decade career. While 450 of those songs have been recorded, Parton hasn't always been the artist to sing them: Merle Haggard, Hank Williams Jr.

Why is Dolly Parton a good leader? ›

“And while she may be most known for her music, she has undoubtedly proved to be an exemplar of leadership through her generosity, humility, inclusiveness, expertise and passion.

Why is Dolly Parton legendary? ›

Dolly Parton is the most successful female country singer of all time. Her songs have been on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for seven decades and she's had more No. 1 hits than any other female artist in history. Dolly has also written more than 3,000 songs and won a staggering 10 Grammy Awards.

How many number 1 hits Does Dolly Parton have? ›

She has had 25 songs reach no. 1 on the Billboard country music charts, a record for a female artist (tied with Reba McEntire). She has 44 career Top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career-charted singles over the past 40 years.

Who is Dolly Parton's husband? ›

Is Dolly Parton a Capricorn? ›

Capricorns like Dolly Parton, Michelle Obama, Katie Couric, Mary J. Blige, and John Legend are all known for their poise, sophistication, and — of course — unrivaled talents.

When was Dolly Parton born? ›

Dolly Rebecca Parton was born into a large family, the fourth of twelve children, on January 19, 1946, in Locust Ridge, Tennessee. She came from deep in Appalachia, where music was an integral part of life for those who, like the Partons, struggled to make a hard living.

What is Dolly Parton's Favourite dessert? ›

Dolly's said time and time again that her mother's banana pudding is one of her faves.

What is Dolly Parton's favorite pie? ›

Dolly's Walnut Pie is a staple in her household and has been since she first visited Nashville after high school. “It's always on the table at Thanksgiving and Christmas, but I could eat it any time of year,” the legendary entertainer says of the tasty treat.

Does Dolly Parton like to cook? ›

In addition to being one of the most beloved country musicians of all time, Dolly Parton is also an amazing cook — and she loves whipping up some comfort food for her goddaughter, Miley Cyrus.

Is Dolly Parton a vegetarian? ›

Is Dolly Parton a vegetarian? Parton's philosophy is to live a life that makes her feel good, and to not judge anyone who's trying to do the same. That said, she's tried a lot of beauty and wellness methods over the years. And while she's not a vegetarian or vegan, she has tried a bunch of different eating methods.

What time does Dolly Parton wake up? ›

Dolly Parton may be working "9 to 5," but she's actually getting up much earlier than that! During an interview with Insider that published on Sunday, the country music legend opened up about the simplicity of her morning routine, revealing that she hops out of bed at 3 a.m. every day.

What is Dolly Parton pie? ›

Dolly Parton Pie is the world-famous singer's favorite, a walnut pie with a rich, sweet filling you can enjoy whenever you get the Mule Skinner Blues! Buttery, crunchy, and melodic, Dolly Parton Pie is just what you need most when it's time to tuck into dessert. You'll fall in love with it on the first bite!

What was Dolly Parton's first hit? ›

Dolly Parton releases first single, “Puppy Love” at age 13 on Goldband Records. “Puppy Love,” written by Dolly at age 11, along with her Uncle Bill Owens, was released by Goldband Records in 1959.

Who is Dolly Parton's favorite singer? ›

According to Billboard, the 2013 death of country legend George Jones devastated Parton and she offered him high praise in the wake. “George Jones was my all time favorite singer and one of my favorite people in the world,” she announced on her website. “My heart goes out to Nancy and the rest of his family.”

What music does Dolly Parton listen to? ›

Dolly Parton

Who inspired Dolly Parton? ›

Parton really hit her songwriting stride in the mid-1970s, when her controlling mentor Porter Wagoner, a Nashville singer and impresario 19 years her senior with whom she sang as part of a duo, encouraged her to develop a more glamorous image and more commercial material.

Who gave Dolly Parton her start? ›

DOLLY PARTON LIFE & CAREER

Born the fourth child of 12, Dolly grew up in Locust Ridge, nestled against the Great Smoky Mountains. Music runs deep in the Parton family and while many played important parts in Dolly's success, she credits Uncle Bill Owens for helping her get started in the music business.

How can I meet Dolly Parton? ›

How do I meet Dolly Parton in person? The best way to meet Dolly Parton personally is at one of her album releases, book signings, movie or TV premieres, meet-and-greets, or bidding on a charity auction.

Does Dolly Parton like animals? ›

“'Puppy Love' was my very first record and six decades later, my love for pets is stronger than ever,” Parton said.

What's the name of Dolly Parton's new pet clothing and toy line? ›

Legendary music star Parton, who is an animal lover, has launched a range of essential clothing, toys and accessories for pooches with the fun name of Doggy Parton.

Does Dolly Parton have a Frenchie? ›

The country icon and all-round music legend is famously an animal lover, and currently owns a French bulldog called Billy the Kid. Keen to embrace her puppy pals, Dolly has now launched a special range of fun items for dogs.

Who is the best country singer? ›

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What is Dolly Parton's saddest song? ›

Dolly Parton says 'Daddy Come and Get Me' is one of the saddest songs she's ever written. Parton wrote that “Daddy Come and Get Me” was “one of the saddest songs I've ever been a part of.” The subject matter is, of course, disturbing But what makes matters worse is that the song is based on a true story.

How many records did Dolly Parton sell? ›

100 million records

Is Dolly Parton left handed? ›

Dolly Parton is right-handed.

How did Dolly Parton make a difference? ›

The 11-time Grammy Award winner has also supported other humanitarian efforts, including fundraising and donations for HIV/AIDs initiatives, disaster relief, cancer treatment, and animal rights. Now, Parton is launching a higher education initiative for employees at her theme park, Dollywood.

Who has Dolly Parton influenced? ›

These 8 Artists Are Truly Inspired By Dolly Parton
  • 8/8 Martina McBride.
  • 7/8 Ashley Monroe.
  • 6/8 Jennifer Nettles.
  • 5/8 Reba McEntire.
  • 4/8 Kacey Musgraves.
  • 3/8 Carrie Underwood.
  • 2/8 Taylor Swift.
  • 1/8 Miley Cyrus.
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What is Dolly Parton's personality? ›

As an ESFJ, Dolly tends to be empathetic, warm-hearted, and supportive. Dolly is often a social butterfly and highly aware of others' needs.

Why does Dolly always wear gloves? ›

However, I can relay third-hand information that she was asked about the gloves by fans while filming scenes for her upcoming movie Joyful Noise and told them that last year she had had corrective hand surgery (medical, not cosmetic) and it left a scar that she's covering.

Why does Dolly Parton cover her hands? ›

It seems the accomplished country singer first started to wear gloves in 2010. Dollymania fan page's Duane Gordon, citing third-hand information, said she'd had corrective hand surgery – medical, not cosmetic. And that the gloves were not covering Parton's tattoos but her surgical scars.

What kind of shoes does Dolly Parton wear? ›

7) Dolly wears size 5-1/2 custom, hand-made Christian Louboutin heels.

Why is Dolly Parton a good leader? ›

“And while she may be most known for her music, she has undoubtedly proved to be an exemplar of leadership through her generosity, humility, inclusiveness, expertise and passion.

What is Dolly Parton's most famous song? ›

Jolene. Dolly's most famous song is also her best. The song tells the tale of a woman confronting Jolene, a beautiful woman, who she believes is trying to steal away her lover/husband.

How many songs did Dolly write? ›

Dolly Parton estimates that she has written close to 3,000 songs throughout her illustrious seven-decade career. While 450 of those songs have been recorded, Parton hasn't always been the artist to sing them: Merle Haggard, Hank Williams Jr.

How many number 1 hits Does Dolly Parton have? ›

She has had 25 songs reach no. 1 on the Billboard country music charts, a record for a female artist (tied with Reba McEntire). She has 44 career Top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career-charted singles over the past 40 years.

Who gave Dolly Parton her start? ›

DOLLY PARTON LIFE & CAREER

Born the fourth child of 12, Dolly grew up in Locust Ridge, nestled against the Great Smoky Mountains. Music runs deep in the Parton family and while many played important parts in Dolly's success, she credits Uncle Bill Owens for helping her get started in the music business.

What does Dolly Parton do for charity? ›

In addition to her own foundation, Parton has contributed funds to a number of charitable organizations outside the Dollywood umbrella, including the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Save the Music Foundation and the Boot Campaign, an organization that donates proceeds to military veterans who are dealing ...

Who is Dolly Parton's husband? ›

Is Dolly Parton a Capricorn? ›

Capricorns like Dolly Parton, Michelle Obama, Katie Couric, Mary J. Blige, and John Legend are all known for their poise, sophistication, and — of course — unrivaled talents.

When was Dolly Parton born? ›

Dolly Rebecca Parton was born into a large family, the fourth of twelve children, on January 19, 1946, in Locust Ridge, Tennessee. She came from deep in Appalachia, where music was an integral part of life for those who, like the Partons, struggled to make a hard living.

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