US country music singer and philanthropist Dolly Parton was awarded $100 million on behalf of billionaire Jeff Bezos.
The award from Amazon.com, owned by Bezos, is given to leaders who “pursue solutions with courage and kindness”. Upon hearing that she received the award, Parton said on her Instagram account, “Wow, did you really say 100 million dollars?”
Parton said she would try to do good things with the money. 76-year-old US Country music star Dolly Parton has been on the agenda with her charity work in recent years. Parton had invested 1 million dollars for vaccine discovery efforts in the Covid epidemic.