Dolly Parton grew up ‘dirt poor’ and never saw a toilet until she was eight years old; she now generously donates to charities.

Regarding country music royalty, Dolly Parton is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable names. Parton has been a huge influence on the music industry for decades with hits such as “Jolene,” “9 to 5”, and “Coat of Many Colors.” She is known for her impeccable songwriting skills and unique singing voice. She also wrote and first recorded “I Will Always Love You” in 1973, before it was made famous by Whitney Houston in 1992.