Dolly Parton Net Worth 2022
- $650 million dollars
Source of income
Dolly released about 3000 songs. She has been earning hundreds of thousands of dollars as per show. In the year the 1990s, Parton earned royalties of $10 million, and this royalty raised to $20 million after adjustment.
It was jokingly said that this money is enough for Graceland. She is the owner of writing and publishing rights of songs. As an owner, Dolly receives 8 cents for one radio play and $2 for one radio album. From the movie “9 to 5” she earned $103 million.
Who is Dolly Parton?
Parton is famous as an American songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, singer, philanthropist, and author. She is working as a songwriter for 40 years for her country.
Parton has performed hit songs for her country. She has broadcasted 41 albums and 10 were top albums and 25 numbers one single. She is well known for her two famous songs such as:
- “9 to 5’
- “I will always love you”
Whitney Houston covered these songs for her featured film named “The Bodyguard”.
As an alone solo artist, Parton sold 100 million albums or even more. She also gave her services as an entrepreneur and philanthropist in her own country Tennessee.
Her theme was a Dollywood park in the US which is the 24 most visited park. This theme park welcomes around 3 million visitors in a year. Parton collected hundreds of millions of dollars for charity.
Where Dolly Parton was born?
She was born on January 19, 1946, in Pittman Center of Tennessee on the bank of the Little Pigeon River. Dolly has twelve siblings and she was the fourth one. Her family was also interested in music. Parton started singing songs from her mother. She has been singing songs from a younger age.
To which family does Dolly Parton belong?
She belongs to a poor family. Dolly called her family “dirt poor”. Her father was a Tobacco farmer. When Parton talks about her family she remembered that doctor who helped in delivering a bag of oatmeal and her father also paid him.
Father: Parton’s father’s name is Robert Lee Parton. Mother: Her mother was Avie Lee Caroline. She was a homemaker.
Dolly Parton Siblings
Parton has 11 siblings
She has 5 sisters.
Here is the list of her sisters:
- Randy Parton
- Stella Parton
- Willadeena Parton
- Freida Estella
- Rachel Dennison
Dolly has 4 brothers.
Here is the list of her brothers.
- Cassie Nan Parton
- Larry Gerald Parton
- Coy Denver Parton
- Floyd Parton
The physical appearance of Dolly Parton
Height: Parton is 5ft in height.
Weight: She has a 48 kg weight.
Hair color: Parton’s hair color is blonde.
Eye color: She has green eyes.
Residence: Parton is living in the United States of America.
Body structure: Her body structure is Hourglass.
Body measurements: Parton body measurements are 41-25-38 inches.
Shoe size: Her shoe size is 5 ½.
Favorite food: Green Beans, Fried Okra, and Roast Pork are Parton’s favorite foods.
Favorite perfume: Mary Kay is her favorite perfume.
Favorite TV shows: Dolly Parton’s favorite shows are Shine on with Reese and A Smokey Mountain Christmas.
Favorite Movies: Joyful Noise and 9 to 5 are her favorite movies.
Favorite actress: Parton’s favorite actresses are Scarlett Johannson and Reese Witherspoon.
Favorite restaurant: Hearth Restaurant and Dollywood’s songs are her favorite restaurants.
Favorite artists: Linda Ronstadt, Willie Nelson, and Porter Wagoner are Parton’s favorite artists.
Favorite color: Her favorite color is pink.
Favorite makeup products: MAC is Parton’s favorite makeup product.
Personal life of Dolly Parton
She was married to Carl Thomas Dean in 1966. Both meet at the local launderette. He is a businessman. Dean does not like publicity. In Nashville, he has been working to make the road paved. Dean hardly goes to public events with his wife.
Parton says that he has seen her only one time to perform publicly. They own no children. Dean and Parton assisted in raising many younger siblings. She is the godmother of Miley Cyrus.
Wedding Anniversary celebrations
Dean and Parton celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary in 2011. She announced to celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2016.
Parton was always interested in singing. In the early performances, she performed in a Church. Till the age of 9 years, Parton used to appear in the sow named “The Case Walker Show”. Later she contracted with Goldband Record and small Louisiana Label. After her graduation, Parton went to Nashville. There she works as a songwriter and got famous quickly. Bill Owens also helped her in writing charting singles.
When Parton was 19 years of age, she contracted with Monument Records in 1965. Initially, Parton worked as a bubble gum pop singer. In the early, she could not get success.
With Bill Phillip, Parton released a country chart song that hit #6. After that performance this artist, Monument Records laid down their pop dreams.
Her first single “Dumb Blonde” reached got the position of #24 on the county chart as a country artist. She has not written this song. “Something Fishy” was her second single hit #17.
These two songs were presented in Parton’s studio album “Hello, I’m Dolly” in 1667. This album contains versions of Parton’s handwritten songs that got fame because of other artists. Her album Billboard Hot went on #17 on the country chart.
Porter Wagoner career
In the same year 1667, she used to appear regularly in the weekly syndicated show of Porter wagoner “The Porter Wagoner Show”. When he saw her talent, Porter convinced her label, RCA Victor to contract with the Dolly.
Porter was the producer of Dolly and he bought 50 % of owe-par. This was a publishing company that was established with Bill Owens. Porter played an important part in her success.
“Just Because I’m a Woman”, was the first single of Parton’s second studio album in which she performed with Porter.
From 1968 to 1980, both released 13 studio albums which contain 21 singles. “Please Don’t Stop Loving Me” was the # 1 single in the country chart.
Parton got success in her solo career with her song “Jolene” in 1974. This song got the position of #1 in the country chart. In the list of the Greatest Songs of all Time of Rolling Stone, this song got the position of 217th out of 500 songs. This was the most recorded song among the other songs of Dolly which she had written. In April 1974, Parton left Porter Wagoner.
I Will Always Love You: She wrote this song in 1973. This was a farewell song. Parton wrote this song when she left Porter Wagoner. This song shows the end of a seven-year professional partnership. This song was released on 18 March 1974 and got the rank of #1 in the Billboard country chart. This song became #1 on two occasions.
In 1982 for the movie, “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”, this song was re-recorded. This song was also selected for the climax scene of the movie “The Bodyguard”. On the Billboard Hot 100, this song remained # 1 for 14 weeks.
From 1974 to 1980, her eight singles remain #1 in the country chart. From 1976 to 1977, she hosted many TV shows. Parton produced her own album “New Harvest… First Gathering” containing production and pop songs. In this album, she covered “Higher and Higher” and “My Girl”.
In 1977, Parton released the song “Here You Come Again”. This song featured pop and country music charts.
In 1980, she performed a movie “9 to 5”. In this movie, Parton starred with Lilly Tomlin and Jane Fonda.
In 1999, she recorded four albums
- Little Sparrow
- Those Were the Days
- The Grass is Blue
- Halos &Horns
Parton wrote the song “Travelin” for the movie “Transamerica” in 2005. For this song, she also received an award.
Award and Nominations
- In 1977, she won her first Grammy Award. Parton received a total of 11 Grammy Awards.
- In 2005, she was nominated for the Academy Award.
- For best actress, Parton received a Golden Globe
- She won five Academy of Country Music Awards.
- Parton received 3 American Music Awards.
- She was nominated for Emmy Awards and Tony Awards.
What is the Net Worth of Dolly Parton?
Her net worth is ~ $650 million dollars.
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