Some Facts About Dolly Parton You May Not Have Known!

Some Facts About Dolly Parton You May Not Have Known!
Know Dolly Parton better. source: People
  • Dolly Parton has achieved a lot in her personal and professional life.
  • The Queen of Country Music is famous for her kindness and charitable work along with her music.
  • Here are some interesting facts about Parton that you probably didn’t know.

Know Dolly Parton- Queen of Country Music a little better

The world knows Dolly Parton as the fun, outgoing, and hilarious queen of country music because of her successful career that stayed there for many decades.

The 12-time Grammy winner funded a vaccine during the COVID-19 period. Interestingly, she also owns her theme park, and here are some fun facts about the living legend.

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Dolly Parton wrote a song on Tina Turner’s debut album

Parton wrote Whitney Houston’s I Will Always Love You but what many don’t know is that she also lent a helping hand on Tina Turner‘s debut album. revealed that the Jolene hitmaker wrote There’ll Always Be Music, which was on Turner’s debut solo album, Tina Turns the Country On!

Parton has 11 siblings

Parton grew up as one of 12 kids in Pitman Center, Tennessee, in a poor family. While two of her brothers are no more, nine of her siblings are still alive.

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Parton with her two sisters. source: People

Here the musician is snapped with her sisters Cassie (left) and Rachel in the TV movie Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas.

Dolly funded Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine

In 2020, Parton donated a whopping $1 million to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, which contributed to the research and development of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine that came out the following year.

In March 2021, the singer shared a snap of herself  getting a shot of the vaccine and wrote a cheeky caption, “Dolly gets a dose of her own medicine,”

She also encouraged others to get the vaccine.

Dolly’s marriage is one of the longest-lasting in Hollywood

Parton and her husband Carl Dean Thomas tied the knot on May 30, 1966, which is more than 56 years.

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The couple has been married for nearly six decades. source: Page Six

Even with a successful decades-long career, Parton and her soulmate still managed to keep their relationship under the radar, which is a surprise.

Dolly owns more than 100 wigs

While Parton is musically gifted, she is also famous for her sparkly outfits and sky-high wigs.

Talking about her wigs, the 9 to 5  singer told ET,

“Once somebody asked me, ‘How many wigs do you have?’ I said, ‘Well, I must have at least 365, because I wear one almost every day.’ “

Parton is a Guinness World Record Holder

Dolly has won countless fair share of accolades throughout her lengthy career, setting world record is one of them.

The Los Angeles Times said that Parton received three new Guinness World Record titles earlier this year: Most Studio Albums Released by a Female Country Singer, Most Top 10 Entries on Billboard’s U.S. Top Country Albums Chart (female) and Longest Span of No. 1 Hits on the U.S. Top Country Album Chart (female).

That brought her a total of 10 Guinness World Records.

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