Dolly Parton and her husband Carl Dean have been married for more than 5 decades and their love is still going strong. What is the secret behind their relationship? The couple have a mysterious life. Fans rarely see them in photographs or interviews together. Scroll down as we reveal an insight into their long-lasting love!
- On May 30, 1966, Parton married Carl Dean at a church in Ringgold, Georgia. The only people to attend the wedding were the preacher, his wife, and the singer's mom, Avie Lee.
- Did you know that the legendary country singer and her husband decided to renew their vows to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in 2016?
- Dolly Parton is the godmother of pop singer Miley Cyrus. She has been friends with her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, since the 90s and has a strong bond with Miley.
Dolly Parton and Carl Dean met in the 60s. Source: Twitter
Dolly Parton, 74, met Carl Dean, 78, in 1964 and since then they have dedicated their lives to the lyrics of her number one hit “I Will Always Love You.”
Dolly Parton and her mysterious handsome husband Carl Dean
According to the country music queen the secret is to keep their relationship very private so that they can live a normal life.
Dolly Parton believes that opposites attract!
“Jolene” singer believes the reason that Dolly Parton loves her husband so deeply is that opposites attract. Dean always surprises her, she doesn’t know what he’s going to do or say.
Dolly Parton and Carl's enduring romance still strong
Carl wants to be left out of the limelight. He prefers to stay at home and the “From Here to the Moon and Back” singer is the opposite. Dolly Parton enjoys her fame and loves to go to places and events, because she knows he is there when she goes back. He’s her anchor.
They have independent lives. “He doesn’t need me in his face, and it’s the same with me. But when we’re together, we have enough things in common that it works.”