She married her husband, Carl Dean in the May of 1966, when she was only 20 years old. Despite her busy lifestyle, she and Carl are still together. Her husband is said to be an extremely shy person who prefers to stay away from all the media glare and hype that surrounds his celebrity wife.
Dolly Parton was born in Tennessee in the year 1946. She had 11 other siblings and once described her family as being 'dirt poor' and lived in a one room house in Locust Ridge. Their condition was so bad that once Dolly started making a bit of money, she and her partner Carl actually raised 4 of dolly's younger siblings.