Carl Thomas Dean Biography / Who is Dolly Parton’s Husband?
Carl Thomas Dean is an American Businessman/Entrepreneur who is best known for being the husband of Dolly Parton, a famous singer-songwriter and actress. He is also known for his asphalt-laying company in Nashville, TN.
Regardless of Thomas Dean being Dolly Parton’s husband, he has never cashed and banked upon it – he lives a solitary life. He likes being out of the media glare — he is a loner of sorts. He even most of the times doesn’t show up in his wife’s shows. Thomas Dean’s personality is totally different from Dolly Parton’s. Dolly once said that what binds them together is their love for each other. She added that Thomas Dean’s sense of humor is what is keeping their relationship going. This obviously shows that Dolly is the one who entertains one another when they are together.
Carl Thomas Dean Age
Thomas Dean is 80 years old as of 2022. He was born on July 20, 1942, in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 20th of July every year.
Carl Thomas Dean Height
Thomas Dean stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).
Carl Thomas Dean Family
Carl Thomas Dean Parents
Thomas Dean was born to his late parents, Edgar Henry Dean (father) and Virginia Bates (mother). His father passed on in the year 2007 due to unknown reasons. His mother passed on in the ear 1991, also due to unknown reasons.
Carl Thomas Dean Siblings
He grew up alongside his 2 siblings, Sandra Chafin (younger sister) and Donnie Dean (brother). His brother is happily married and lives in Brentwood, Tennessee. His sister is also happily married and lives in Hermitage, Tennessee.
Carl Thomas Dean Wife / Dolly Parton Husband
Thomas Dean is married to the famous singer-songwriter and actress, Dolly Parton. They tied the knot on May 30, 1966, at a hush-hush private ceremony held at a Baptist church in Ringgold Georgia. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 30, 2016, in a 2nd wedding ceremony.
They had their first meet at Wishy Washy Laundromat in Nashville, TN. At the time, Dolly Parton was 18 years old and Thomas Dean was 21 years old, and it was Dolly’s 1st day after moving to Music City. It happened that she was doing her laundry and Thomas Dean was driving in his white Chevy pickup truck, and he saw her in her revealing outfit and told her that she was going to get sunburned. As Dolly entered her house to fold her clothes, Thomas Dean began a convo with her. Dolly says that she was bowled by his authenticity and genuineness. Thomas Dean maintained eye contact with Dolly as they were talking, and it was a rare thing for Dolly. The couple has been in marriage for over 5 decades and they have been in love and strongly supportive of each other.
Thomas Dean’s wife Dolly Parton (real name – Dolly Rebecca Parton) is a famous American Award-winning singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, and philanthropist. She is well-known mainly for her long career in country music. Dolly is also known for her literacy program, Imagination Library (a part of the Dollywood Foundation), and her business “The Dolly Parton’s Stampede”. In the late ’70s, Dolly was noted when she appeared on the cover of PEOPLE wearing a Playboy bunny outfit. This was after she turned down a number of offers to pose nude for Playboy magazine. Some of Dolly’s labels include Warner Bros., Goldband, RCA Victor, Sugar Hill, Monument, Dolly, and Rising Tide. She is 76 years old as of 2022 having been born on January 19, 1946, in Pittman Center, Tennessee.
Carl Thomas Dean Children
Thomas Dean and his wife Dolly Parton have no children at the moment. However, Dolly Parton is the godmother of performer Miley Cyrus. Thomas Dean and Dolly Parton have helped raise a number of her younger siblings in Nashville. This has led her nephews and nieces to refer to them as ‘Aunt and Uncle Grannies’.
Carl Thomas Dean Net Worth
Thomas Dean has an annual estimated net worth of $20 Million.