Whether you're listening to one of her hit songs or watching her act in films like Steel Magnolias, Dolly Parton has given her fans so many amazing gifts with her talent over the years. It's practically impossible not to smile even just thinking about the larger-than-life superstar, who turns 73 on January 19, 2019. Of course, Dolly has also racked up more than a few stories in her life, all of which range from heartwarming to almost unbelievable. Even as a child growing up in Tennessee, Dolly seemed to always be on one adventure or another. Although she does like to keep much of her personal life private, the country queen has thankfully shared some of those incredible stories with the rest of us.
If you think you already know all there is to know about Dolly, you might find yourself surprised by one or two of the tales listed below. Take a look to learn more about her music, family, friends, and other tidbits we've been able to gather up about the one and only Dolly Parton.