The Queen of Country Dolly Parton’s fortune has undoubtedly and well-deservingly increased more than we could ever have imagined. As of April 2020, Dolly Parton’s net worth has gone up to $600 million. This estimated net worth, however, could either go up or down depending on the investments that she would make in a span of time.
The legacy and success that Dolly Parton has made for her name were built from the foundation up. Her humble beginnings stood as her motivation as she built an empire for herself. Parton posted a picture of her teenage self alongside her recent picture captioned that she never thought she would become the woman she is today. She also never forgot the lessons she learned on her way up.
One & Only Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton’s hit-making career covering her solo recordings, amazing duets, ballads, pop crossovers, has brought her to new and greater heights. But Parton never stops. Once she releases a new hit single, she would search for more ways to produce another one.
Her cemented legacy as a Country artist was not just one of the reasons behind her success. She also appeared in several tv series and hit movies. including “9 to 5”, “Steel Magnolias,” “Rhinestone,” “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” and many more. Just recently, Parton has been working a deal with Netflix to prepare for a series of movies with themes inspired by her songs. This would also include the 9 to 5 sequel.
“Jolene,” “Islands in The Stream,” “I Will Always Love You” and “9 to 5” are just some of the hits in Parton’s career that earned her spot in the top list of female legends. These also helped her career to flourish and gave her the push that she needed to become the icon she is today.
Besides becoming a singing icon and a famous artist, Parton also did business ventures. She bought some establishments which turned out to be good investments for her money. But Parton stayed hungry for further success which led her to purchase a theme park in Sevier County, Tennessee in the late ‘80s. It was formerly named Silver Dollar City and was changed into Dollywood.
Dolly Parton’s theme park quickly gained attention and instantly rose to become one of south’s most prestigious destinations. Parton also purchased a water park and a resort. The three Parton-owned properties became the largest employers in the state and now have become one of the most visited places in the country. A gallery of the then and now pictures from the performances of Dolly Parton was featured in her “Dream More Resort.”
With all the hit songs and the theme parks that were under the name of Dolly Parton, her net worth has continually escalated through the years. But none has contributed more than her commitment to go on tours and perform in several different venues. When it comes to profit, Dolly Parton’s shows and performances have actually been the biggest boost. In the last decade, Parton had two major tours, traveled across the world, and performed in different venues. Over a million worth of tickets, merchandise, and records were sold.
Seeing all these avenues, it’s not surprising to hear that Dolly Parton’s net worth is now over half a billion dollars. Still, we could not be certain. Reportedly, her net worth is more than that of Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers, Carrie Underwood, and Tim McGraw combined.
But with all of the wealth that she earned in the years of her performing career, Parton has proven one thing to all of us. She has never forgotten to give back and has been consistent. From the time she started early in her career, building her name and legacy from scratch, affluence had not changed Dolly Parton’s generosity. One that’s worth mentioning is the Gatlinburg Fire where she extended all the help she could give. She was all hands-on with it and made sure that every single family has been helped.
Today, Dolly Parton continues to build her legacy with a tv program for kids that she’s recently started to help them cope while we’re still in the midst of a national health emergency.