Dolly Parton

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Full Name Dolly Parton
Age 74 Years Old
Nick Name The Smoky Mountain Songbird, The Queen of the Country, The Book Lady, The Leading Lady of Country, The Queen of Nashville.
Gender Female
Famous As Singer
Birth Date January 19th, 1946
Birth Place Sevierville, Tennessee

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One of the most honored country music artists is Dolly Rebecca Parton. She is popularly known as Dolly Parton and is considered one of the greatest artists in the world. She is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, actress, author, and businesswoman. She is also a great philanthropist. She is a versatile woman, who established herself as one of the best among others. She is considered one of the successful artist, who has contributed most of her life towards the music and entertainment field.  She has contributed on over 3000 songs during the course of her career. Some of her greatest hit songs are "Joshua", "Jolene", "Here You Come Again", "I Will Always Love You", "Love is Like a Butterfly", "Burning the Midnight Oil", "Touch Your Woman", "The Right Combination",  "Please Don't Stop Loving Me", "My Tennessee Mountain Home", "Travelin' Man", and "Baby I'm Burning". She is given several nicknames such as The Smoky Mountain Songbird, The Iron Butterfly, The Queen of the Country, The Book Lady, The Backwoods Barbie, The Leading Lady of Country, Aunt Granny, and The Queen of Nashville.

She is the recipient of several prestigious awards including  9 Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music Association Awards, 3 American Music Awards, and 7 Academy of Country Music Awards. She holds the record of most Grammy nominations with 46 nominations till date. The record is tied by Beyonce. She was given a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. She is one of the six female artists to receive Entertainer of the Year (1978), the highest honor by Country Music. Another greatest achievement of Dolly Parton, she was honored with the National Medal of Arts for her contribution in the field of arts by the US government in 2005. She was also inducted to several Halls of Fame.  Guinness Book of World Records recognized her as "Most Decades with a Top 20 hit on Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart", and "Most Hits on Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart by a Female Artist" in 2018.

Dolly Parton Wishes Cher a Happy Birthday: 'I Think We're Holding Up Pretty Good for Our Age'

Dolly Parton turned 73 years old in January, and she took the time on Monday (May 20) to wish her friend Cher, who turned the same age, a happy birthday. “Hi Cher, It’s Dolly. Happy birthday to you. We’re the same age now,” the country icon said in a video uploaded to social media. “Well, I might be a minute or two older than you but what’s a minute or two among friends and old bags like us?”.

'John Wick' Star Keanu Reeves Posing With Dolly Parton Goes Viral

John Wick's Keanu Reeves and Dolly Parton had the chance to meet recently, taking a photo together, but the real treat was Parton references the fact that Reeves once wore her Playboy outfit. Parton posted several new photos of the two hanging out backstage during their appearance on CBS' The Talk, and in her caption, Parton referenced the very story that Keanu told in his interview about once wearing her old Playboy cover shoot outfit, and fans are loving it. 

Dolly Parton turns 73: Ellen DeGeneres leads the stars paying tribute to the country legend on her birthday

Ellen DeGeneres led the way as the stars wished Dolly Parton happy birthday on Saturday. 'Happy birthday, @DollyParton. And thank you for this,' she wrote on Twitter. 

The Friends star, Jennifer Aniston has something to say about the comments made by country music star Dolly Parton on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Earlier on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Dolly Parton made a statement that her husband fantasizes about having a threesome with Jennifer Aniston and her. The Tonight Show host, Jimmy Fallon asked Dolly Parton about her husband, Carl Thomas Dean's reaction to her working with Aniston on their new project, Netflix original film, "Dumplin". Dolly Parton went of making an unusual comment that her husband is crazy about the Friend star. She said her husband is so excited about the two of her favorite people working together. She further added that Dean fantasizes about having a threesome with Aniston and herself.

Dolly Parton's comment about her husband's fantasy with Aniston on the live television show became the gossip to talk about. And Jennifer has responded to it.

In an interview with USA Today, Aniston reacted that Dolly has a good sense of humor and admired the country music singer's comic persona.

Aniston told USA Today, "My mouth just dropped, and then I laughed my (Butt) off. That's Dolly. It was hilarious, I think it's flattering, And that's Dolly's sense of humor. No one in the world can get away with saying anything like that about their partner on live television, except Dolly. I mean, that is a quote".

Aniston concluded that Dolly's comment on the talk show was just an entertainment material at the time.

Both Dolly and Aniston are working together on the Netflix film "Dumplin", in which, Dolly has written original music for the film. Jennifer Aniston plays the lead role of a former beauty queen, who is organizing a beauty pageant and her plus-size daughter decides to compete. The storyline is heavily inspired by Dolly's work.

How old is Dolly Parton?

As of 2019, her age is 73 but her age will be turning to 74 on her next birthday in 19th January as of 2020.

Has Dolly Parton got a sister?

Dolly Parton was born 19th January 1946 with the birth name of Dolly Rebecca Parton to Robert Lee Parton Sr., her father and Avie Lee Caroline, her mother. She was born in a one-room cabin on the banks of the Lile Pigeon River in Pittman Center, Sevier County, Tennessee. She has 11 siblings including five sisters and six brothers. They are Stella Parton, Frieda Estelle Parton, Larry Gerald Parton, Randy Parton, Floyd Parton, Robert Lee Parton Jr., Rachel Dennison, Cassie Nan Parton, David Wilburn Parton, Willadeene Parton, and Coy Denver Parton. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She holds American nationality and belongs to English, Irish, Welsh, German, and Scottish descent. Her ethnicity is white. She follows Christianity

Talking about her education, she completed her high school in the year 1964. After graduation, she moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue her career in music. Her other early life background will be updated soon. 

How tall is Dolly Parton?

Dolly Parton is a very sexy actress with a beautiful smile on her lips. She stands at a height of 1.52 m or 5 feet. She has a balanced body weight of 117 lbs or 53 kg. She has a voluptuous body build. Her body measurements are 41-25-38 inches, breast size of 41 inches, a waist size of 25 inches, and hips size of 38 inches. Her bra size is 36DD. She wears a shoe of size 5.5 (US). Her dress size is 2 (US). She has a blonde hair color and her eye color is green. Her other body measurement will be updated soon.

Where does Dolly Parton live?

Dolly Parton lives in Nashville, Tennesse. 

What makes Dolly Parton famous?

  • Dolly Parton started singing on local radio and television at a very young age. 
  • At the age of 13, she recorded a song, "Puppy Love".
  • American singer, songwriter, Johnny Cash encouraged her to follow music career, whom she met at the Grand  Ole Opry. 
  • After that, she established herself as one of the promising songwriters in the music industry.
  • She has given numerous hit albums. 
  • Her first album was titled, "Hello, I'm Dolly". 
  • Her album "Jolene" became one of the successful albums in her career. 
  • Before shifting from Country Music to pop, she had given several hits such as " Jolene", "I Will Always Love You", "Love is Like a Butterfly", "Joshua", "Burning the Midnight Oil", "Touch Your Woman", "The Right Combination", " Coat of Many Colors", "The Bargain Store", "Please Don't Stop Loving Me", "My Tennessee Mountain Home", "Travelin' Man", and "In The Good Old Days (When Times Were Bad)".
  • Her initial attempts to shift from country music to pop achieved her average success. 
  • Her 1977 song, "Here You Come Again" topped both Country Music and pop charts, for which, she received her first Grammy Award in the year 1978.
  • Her other popular albums are As Long as I Love, Joshua, Coat of Many Colors, Touch Your Woman, Bubbling Over, THe Bargain Store, Dolly, All I Can Do, Here You Come Again, Heartbreaker, 9 to 5 and Odd Jobs, The Great Pretender, Real Love, Rainbow, White Limozeen, Eagle When She Flies, Home Christmas, The Grass is Blue, Precious Memories, Little Sparrow, Those Were the Days, and many more.
  • She made her feature film debut in the comedy film, 9 to 5, which garnered her a success. 
  • She was nominated for Golden Globe Awards on different categories. 
  • Her single 9 to 5, the film's title song, won her both the Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance and the Grammy Award for Best Country Song. 
  • Some other movies she has appeared are "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Rhinestone, Steel Magnolias, Straight Talk, The Beverly Hillbillies, Frank McKlusky, C.I., Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, Joyful Noise, and several others.
  • She has also authored several books till date. 
  • Some of them are 'My Life and Other Unfinished Business', 'I Am a Rainbow', 'Dream More: Celebrate the Dreamer In You', and 'Coat of Many Colors'.
  • She appeared on Rainbow, the third studio album by Kesha performing a duet of "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle to You" in the year 2017. 

Who is Dolly Parton's husband?

Dolly Parton is a married woman. She was married to Carl Thomas Dean. They got married on 30th May 1966 in Ringgold, Georgia. The couple has been living a successful marriage life. However, they do not have any children and they are planning to have a baby. At present, she is living a happy life without any disturbances.

How much is Dolly Parton's worth?

The net worth of this famous singer, Dolly Parton is estimated to have $530 million as of 2019. She has also endorsed several brands till date. She has some of the luxurious car collections. Some of them are Cadillac D'elegance and Cadillac Escalade. She is making an impressive net worth from her singing career. Her exact salary has not been revealed yet and will be updated soon. Her major source of income is from her singing career and endorsement deals.

Awards and Achievements

Dolly is the recipient of several prestigious awards including  9 Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music Association Awards, 3 American Music Awards, and 7 Academy of Country Music Awards. She was given a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. Guinness Book of World Records recognized her as "Most Decades with a Top 20 hit on Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart” and “Most Hits on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs Chart by a Female Artist in the year 2018.