Dolly Parton

Country Singer

Birthday January 19, 1946

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Locust Ridge, TN

Age 78 years old

#441 Most Popular


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.


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.


Dolly Parton Highlights
Dolly Parton Highlights