What Is Dolly Parton’s Net Worth in 2021?

Dolly Parton has been crowned a country music legend. She effortlessly transitioned from songwriting and signing to acting. Her talent has been recognized with countless awards and hall of fame inductions. Here’s a look at the “9 to 5” singer’s career and net worth.

Dolly Parton’s albums

Dolly Parton | Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
Dolly Parton | Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Parton’s debut album, titled Hello, I’m Dolly, was released in 1967. The following year, she released a duet album with Porter Wagoner titled Just Between You and Me. That same year, she came out with the album Just Because I’m a Woman.

Parton went on to release many more albums. They include Coat of Many Colors (1971), Jolene (1974), Here You Come Again (1977), 9 to 5 and Odd Jobs (1980), Backwoods Barbie (2008), Little Sparrow (2001), Better Day (2011), Blue Smoke (2014), and A Holly Dolly Christmas (2020).

Dolly Parton’s movies and TV shows

Dolly Parton performs onstage at the 53rd annual CMA Awards | by Mickey Bernal/WireImage
Dolly Parton performs onstage at the 53rd annual CMA Awards | by Mickey Bernal/WireImage

Parton made her television acting debut in a 1967 episode of the series Captain Kangaroo in an episode titled “Dolly Parton Visits the Captain’s Palace.” In 1980, she made her film debut in the movie 9 to 5, in which she played the character Doralee Rhodes.

Two years later, Parton starred in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. She played the character Mona Stangley. Parton’s other movies include Rhinestone (1984), Steel Magnolias (1989), The Beverly Hillbillies (2003), Joyful Noise (2012), and Christmas on the Square (2020),

Dolly Parton’s awards

Parton has received many awards throughout her career. In 1970 and 1971, Parton won a Country Music Association Award for Vocal Duo of the Year. In 1975 and 1976, she received a Country Music Award for Female Vocalist of the Year.

In 1978, she received a Country Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year. In 2006, Parton was honored at the Kennedy Center Honors. Parton has also received Grammy Awards, a People’s Choice Award, American Music Awards, and more.


Furthermore, Parton has been inducted into many halls of fame. In 1986, she was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Then, in 1999, Parton was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. This was followed by her induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2001.

Parton’s honors also include inductions into the Grammy Hall of Fame (2007), Gospel Music Hall of Fame (2009), The National Hall of Fame for Mountain Artisans (2014), The Happiness Hall of Fame (2016), and the East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame (2019).

Dolly Parton’s work outside of acting

Parton’s entertainment career extends beyond acting and singing. She also has credits as a producer and writer. Parton made her debut as a producer with the 1990 documentary Christmas at Home. After that, she produced the 1991 TV movie Wild Texas Wind. Her other production projects include Dolly Parton: Treasures, Unlikely Angel, Blue Valley Songbird, Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings, and A Holly Dolly Christmas.

Dolly Parton’s net worth

As of this writing, Parton has an estimated net worth of $600 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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