Dolly Parton Short Bio
American singer-songwriter, actress and living legend in country music, Dolly Rebecca Parton was born in Sevier County, Tennessee to Robert Lee Parton and Avie Lee. Dolly Parton revealed that she was raised in the poor familly and should live in one-room cabin in Locust Ridge, just north of the Greenbrier Valley of the Great Smoky Mountains with her other eleven siblings and the parents.
Dolly Parton Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||January 19, 1946|
|Age||68 years old|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Height||5 feet 0 inches|
|Hip Size||38 inches|
|Waist Size||25 inches|
|Weight||48 kg or 105 pounds|
Dolly Parton Career
Dolly Parton talent in music was discovered by age nine, when she was appearing on The Cas Walker Show in the two local radio stations, WIVK Radio and WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee. Realize her talent in music, Dolly Parton then signed to a small Louisiana label, Goldband Records, and become a good friend of singer Johnny Cash. She then got widely recognition after several songs that she wrote by herself, like “Put it off Until Tomorrow” and “Fuel to the Flame”. that was sang by the other country singer hit the America music industry.De that condition, Dolly Parton the signed to bigger label record Monument Records in late 1965 and released single “Happy, Happy Birthday Baby”.
Dolly Parton herself raised to popularity more after released “In the Good Old Days (When Times Were Bad)”, which she duet with country entertainer Porter Wagoner received mostly positive acclaim. Among so many song she has been sang and wrote, the hit , “I Will Always Love You”, stepped at number one on the country music charts. The song then become Dolly Parton trade mark and was covered by several singer until this day including Elvis Presley and Whitney Houston.
Dolly Parton has been released so many singles and album which brought her name as legendary country singer. Along hr career, he has been received 8 Grammy Awards, 2 Academy Award nominations, 10 Country Music Association Awards, 7 Academy of Country Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards and many more. Beside that her face also can be seen in several films such as A Smoky Mountain Christmas, Steel Magnolias, Blue Valley Songbird, and Joyful Noise among others.
Dolly Parton Dating
In the middle of her popularity, Dolly Parton meet Carl Thomas Dean. Before that, Dolly Parton was rumored has romantic relationship with Porter Wagoner but both doesn’t clearly admitted it. When her career as country singer rise to stardom, Dolly parton and Carl Thomas Dean decide to married on May 30, 1966,in Ringgold, Georgia.