Dolly Parton is one of the most popular singers of all time. Parton, popularly called ‘The Leading Lady of Country’ has really touched the hearts of many with her undeniable talent.
Many supporters know little or nothing about Parton’s family, and there have been different thoughts about this. Usually, fans wonder about her family, like her husband, offspring, siblings, and who the iconic BFF is that has stayed with her through the years and shared in good and bad moments.
Find out more details about this special person and more.
Who Is Dolly Parton?
Dolly Parton might not be well-known by the younger generations, however, she is an incredible American country singer, songwriter, actress, multi-instrumentalist, author, businesswoman and a humanitarian.
She was born on January 19, 1946, in Tennessee, United States. Her 1967 album “Hello, I’m Dolly” led her to huge success. She has also been cast in many incredible movies.
Parton has won ten Grammy Awards and earned fifty nominations throughout her career. She is a talented artist and till date, her music still remains one of the most popular tunes in the history of country music.
The “Coat of Many Colors” singer currently has a net worth of about $600 million, she is one of the richest women ever.
Parton is married to Carl Thomas Dean a businessman, that has vaguely been exposed to the public. They have been married since 1996, and Dean is a very private guy who has always kept himself out of his wife’s spotlight.
They first met outside the Wishy Washy Laundromat in Nashville, and according to the couple, it was love at first sight. With time, they got to know each other better and voilà! Are still married decades later.
The lovers have no children as Parton believes that God didn’t want her to have any children, so she takes all children as hers which is a lovely thing to do.
Who’s Parton’s BFF?
There were rumors about Parton dating Judy Ogle, however the “I Will Always Love You” singer addressed these rumors and termed them false. This Judy Ogle who the rumors were about is in fact Parton’s best friend, and they’ve known each other since forever.
During an interview with The Sun, Parton talked about her friendship with Ogle saying
“Judy and I have been best friends since we were little kids. Our parents knew each other, we grew up together, we were like sisters, became best friends… She came to Nashville, and we’ve been together ever since.”
Parton also has other friends that she cherishes, but Ogle is her only best friend.
Dolly Parton Now!
Parton celebrated her birthday recently, and commemorated it with a throwback photo of her self with a caption that talked about her wish for “A call of kindness.”
Parton is still very much into music, as she released a new song titled “When Life Is Good Again” in 2020. This track was dedicated to all the people who were affected by the COVID-19 complications. It’s a song to lift their spirits.
Dolly’s fans would love to see her releasing more songs, we all do!