Dolly Parton

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Birthday
19, 1946
Birthplace
Sevierville, TN
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthplace
Sevierville, TN

About

Blonde, flamboyant country singer who released twenty-six #1 Billboard hits, including "Jolene," "Coat of Many Colors," and "9 to 5."

Before Fame

She grew up alongside eleven brothers and sisters in a one-room cabin in Appalachia, Tennessee; she learned to sing at church.

Trivia

She received the nickname The Queen of Country Music, after releasing more #1 hits than any other country singer in U.S. history.

Family Life

She married Carl Dean on May 30, 1966 after meeting him in a laundromat in 1964.

Associated With

She composed the hit song "I Will Always Love You," which Whitney Houston would later cover.

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