Carl Thomas Dean

by doveclove Sun Jul 25 2021 Updated On Wed Jul 28 2021
Carl Thomas Dean

Carl Thomas Dean is an American businessman. 

He is better known as being the husband of Dolly Parton, a singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, and author. 

He was born in Tennessee, United States, and holds an American nationality. 

His parents are Edgar Henry Dean and Virginia Bates

Relationship Status

Dean is married to his beautiful wife, Dolly Parton. They have been together with each other for more than five decades

They are very happily married together, and still, they are strongly bonded with each other. 

They started dating in 1964. They took their wedding vows on May 30, 1966, in Ring gold, Georgia, before releasing her first album. 

Parton wanted to have a big ceremony for her wedding, but sadly, they couldn't have that big because the record company wanted to wait for one year before getting married. 

Due to that reason, they had their wedding in the Tennessee State in a small Baptist church

The couple doesn't have their child till now, and they are ok not to have their kids. 

How did they meet?

The couple first met in Nashville outside the Laundromat. At that time Parton just moved to the city of music in 1964.

When they first met, he was 21 years old while Parton was 18. They met when she was taking her dirty clothes to Wishy-Washy Laundromat

He fell for her future wife at first sight and eventually asked her for dinner. 

He said in an interview that after seeing her first time, he thought he was going to marry her.

They then later had a first date on the fire escape to the place where Dolly was staying. 

Dean and Parton
Dean and Parton  source: Pinterest

Some Facts about his Beautiful Wife

  • Parton came from a low-income family, and she is the fourth of 12 children in her family.
  • She was bullied in school because her schoolmates were jealous that she was once locked inside a coat closet.
  • Her best friend is Judy Ogle from third grade, and they still have a strong friendship bond.
  • Her first crush ever was Johnny Cash.
  • Apart from her, her siblings are also a musician.
  • She is the godmother of famous singer Miley Cyrus.

About Dolly Parton

She is a famous music icon, and actress renowned for her hit songs like Jolene, Joshua, The Bargain Store, I Will Always Love You, and many others. 

She is also known for being the icon of country music. She first released her debut album called Hello, I'm Dolly in 1967.

She was born on January 19, 1946, in Locust Ridge, Tennessee. She was born to her mother, Avie Lee Owens, and her father, Robert Lee Parton

Her parents were farmers. She grew up with 11 of her siblings. 

She started singing with her mother, who used to sing and play guitar, and she learned music at a very young age. 

Parton with her family
Parton with her family  Parton with her family

Net Worth

Carl Thomas's net worth is unknown. His wife Dolly has a net worth of over $650 million, and she is one of the wealthiest singers in the history of the World. 

Her source of income is singer, actress, and businesswoman.

Net WorthSource
$650 million singer, actress, and businesswomen

Age, Height, and Weight

  1. Carl is currently 79 years old, born on July 20, 1942, in Tennessee, United States.
  2. He is American.

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