What is Dolly Parton’s net worth? Here's a look at the legendary singer's massive fortune
Dolly Parton, who has been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, has composed over 3,000 songs and has won ten Grammy Awards
Dolly Parton has been a source of entertainment and inspiration since the mid-'50s and continuing her stellar work in music, she kick-started 2021 on a high note by collaborating with Bee Gees’ singer Barry Gibb on the remake of the latter’s classic song ‘Words.’
The 74-years-old iconic singer-songwriter also took to Twitter where she posted a short behind-the-scenes teaser while recording the track. She captioned the post as, “I was honored when my dear friend @GibbBarry asked me to join him for a special version of 'Words' on his new album! Listen to our version of the @BeeGees classic now.” The single has already hit the Internet and you can stream it here. The song will be included on Gibb's upcoming album ‘Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1’ releasing on January 8, 2021.
I was honored when my dear friend @GibbBarry asked me to join him for a special version of “Words” on his new album! Listen to our version of the @BeeGees classic now ❤️ https://t.co/X84InmvOhp pic.twitter.com/e3W8ysAXlo— Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) January 1, 2021
Dolly Parton, who has been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, has composed over 3,000 songs and has won ten Grammy Awards and 50 nominations, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and a 2020 Grammy Award with the band ‘King & Country’ for their collaboration on ‘God Only Knows.’ Since she has been unstoppable with her work, we look at her massive net worth.
Dolly Parton’s net worth
Apart from selling her records, Dolly Parton also makes a lot of money from copyrights and royalties of her songs. According to Celebrity Net Worth, her fortune stands strong at a whopping $600 million. She is not only a musician but also an actress, author, businesswoman and a humanitarian. Her different ventures in several fields allow her to make a good amount of money. With 41 top-10 country albums and 25 number one singles to her credit, Dolly Parton has been writing and performing hit country songs for over 40 years. She is best known for her songs like ‘9 to 5’ and ‘I Will Always Love You,’ which Whitney Houston covered for the feature film, ‘The Bodyguard.’ According to Celebrity Net Worth, Parton raked-in $10 million in royalties in the early 1990s thanks to Houston's version.
Parton has also invested her fortune in her native Tennessee through philanthropy and entrepreneurial efforts. According to the same website, her theme park known as Dollywood is the 24th most-visited theme park in the US, getting over 3 million visitors a year. This further allows her to make more moolah.
Dolly Parton’s acting stint
Parton also showed her acting skills on the small screen as well as the big screen. She got an Emmy award nomination as “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Variety Program” for her guest appearance in a ‘Cher’ special. She also portrayed a leading role with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin in the comedy film ‘9 to 5’ in 1980. She constantly bagged roles and kept making appearances which made her fortune grow by leaps and bounds. Parton’s other notable work in films include 1982’s ‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,’ 1984's ‘Rhinestone,’ 1989's ‘Steel Magnolias’ and 2012's ‘Joyful Noise.’
Parton’s swanky house
According to the website Velvet Ropes, Dolly Parton has always lived in Tennessee and she currently resides in Brentwood, just outside of Nashville, with her husband Carl Dean. Parton’s house is sprawled across 3,324 square feet which she bought in 1999 for $400,000. Her luxurious home boasts 10 structures, gazebos, a swimming pool, tennis court, and a chapel among other unlisted features.