Who is Carl Thomas Dean?
Carl Thomas Dean is an American businessman and celebrity spouse. He is well known as the husband of Dolly Parton, an American singer, songwriter and actress. Although Parton does not officially use Dean’s last name, she has revealed that her passport reads “Dolly Parton Dean” and that she occasionally uses Dean whenever she negotiates to sign a deal.
Carl Thomas Dean Age
Dean is 80 years old as of 2022. He was born on July 20, 1942 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Carl Thomas Dean Height
Thomas stands at an average height of 6 feet with a moderate weight of 74 Kg.
Carl Thomas Dean Parents
Thomas’ parents are Edgar Henry Dean and Virginia Bates. His parents raised in in Nashville, Tennessee.
Carl Thomas Dean Wife
Dean is married to Dolly Parton. They held their wedding on May 30, 1966 in Ringgold, Georgia. The couple renewed their vows on 6th of May 2016 in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary. Their union is one example of an enduring marriage.
Carl Thomas Dean Children
Dean and his wife have no children of their own. This is because Dolly had endometriosis, which later prompted a hysterectomy. However, Dolly has singer-songwriter and actress Miley Cyrus as her godmother.
Carl Thomas Dean Net Worth
Thomas has a net worth of $550,000. He has made his wealth from the proceeds of his career as a businessman.
Carl Thomas Dean and Dolly Parton
Parton and Carl Dean first met when she was 18 and he was 21 outside the Wishy Washy Laundromat in Nashville, Tennessee. They have been together ever since and it is now 56 years in marriage as of 2022.
Dean retired from operating an asphalt road paving company in Nashville and he has never sought out the spotlight and rarely goes with his wife to events. Parton on the other hand has humorously remarked that he has only ever seen her perform.
She has often said in interviews that even if it seems like they don’t spend much time together, it’s only because no one sees him publicly. She has made comments about Dean’s romantic side, claiming that he occasionally even writes her love poems and does amazing things to surprise her.
Parton and Dean played a key role in raising most of Parton’s younger siblings in Nashville, earning the nicknames “Uncle Peepaw” and “Aunt Granny” from her nieces and nephews. The latter term later served as the inspiration for one of Parton’s Dollywood restaurants.
Carl Thomas Dean Socials
What does Carl Thomas Dean do for a living?
Dean retired from running an asphalt road-paving business in Nashville.
Who was Dolly Parton’s first husband?
Parton’s first and only husband is Carl Thomas Dean.
How did Dolly Parton meet Carl Thomas Dean?
Parton and Carl Dean met outside the Wishy Washy Laundromat in Nashville, Tennessee when she was 18 and he was 21. The rest of history started when Dean hollered at Dolly Parton while passing by in his pickup truck.
Is Dolly Parton still married to Carl Thomas Dean?
Yes! Dolly is still married Carl Dean. They have been married for 56 years.