About Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton is known as one of the legendary singers and song writers from the United States. It has been stated that Dolly Parton net worth reaches 450 million dollars, which proves that she is really successful in her career. Although she is mostly known as a musician of country music style, Dolly Parton has been involved into other activities, as well. Dolly Parton is also known as an actress, author, philanthropist and multi-instrumentalist, which not only make her even more popular but also increase the overall amount of Dolly Parton net worth.
She began singing when she was only a little girl. In 1959, Dolly Parton started to release her singles, first of which received not much successful. However, in the very beginning she became different than the other artists because Dolly Parton had a distinctive soprano voice. In 1967, Dolly Parton got more recognition when she appeared in a TV show with Porter Wagoner, with whom she sang a song “The Last Thing on My Mind” by Tom Paxton. However, in 1974 the duet decided to go their own ways, but before that they received quite a few successful albums and singles, sales of which increased the overall amount of Dolly Parton net worth.
In 1977, Dolly Parton released one of her first singles as a solo act, which was called “Here You Come Again”. The single proved to be successful and reached high positions in both country music and pop music charts. Later, she began releasing songs of pop music, the most successful being “9 to 5” and “Islands in the Stream”. The latter was recorded with Kenny Rogers. Both songs placed not only in pop charts, but also in country music charts. However, in the late 90s, Dolly Parton came back to recording country music hits.
In addition to being one of the legendary singers from the United States, Dolly Parton has founded a theme park called Dollywood which is situated in the Smokey Mountains in Tennessee. Moreover, she has been involved into promoting children reading and has founded library called The Imagination Library. Thus, these business ventures also increase the total amount of Dolly Parton net worth.
Talking about her as a song writer, Dolly Parton has collaborated on creating various hits such as “I Will Always Love You”, “My Tennessee Mountain Home” and “Coat of Many Colors”. Dolly Parton is also known as an actress. She has appeared in many films, including “Steel Magnolias” and “Gnomeo and Juliet”.