- Dolly Parton is likely one of the most famous female singers of her time
- She kicked off her career at a young age and has been loved and adored since day one
- We take a brief but close look at who Dolly Parton is and what this legend is worth
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Dolly Parton - an icon and a legend. There is no other country singer who can match her success and she's been at the top for decades.
In her solo career, Dolly sold more than 100 million albums. This accounts for a big part of her income and nett worth, which stands at a whopping $600 million dollars (more than R8 billion), according to info from Celebrity Net Worth.
This amount does not include the money she made from artists with whom she collabed and released music.
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Dolly started her career when she was 19 years old in 1965 and she has been listed as the highest-paid woman in country music in 2017.
The Tennessee-born singer has a following of millions, if not billions, of fans from all over the globe.
Heavy reports that Dolly wrote one of the most iconic love songs of all time - I Will Always Love You, which was sung by Whitney Houston.
Briefly.co.za gathered that the celebrated star has a 'Dollywood' theme park in Tennessee. You can enjoy anything from rides to food and tours at the park.
With so much money to go around, Dolly has been donating to charities a lot. She is also involved in many philanthropic movements.
In 2016, she donated $9 million to wildfire-affected victims in the Great Smoky Mountain. She donates millions to hospitals as well.
She may have entered her 'mature' years but Dolly is far from walking away from the stage, and her fans are grateful to have her around for so long.
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