The King Of Pop Is The King Of Cash

Michael Jackson is still #1 on Forbes.com’s annual list of ‘The Top-Earning Dead Celebrities.’  He made an estimated $825 million over the past year. “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz  comes in 2nd with $48 million, followed by  Arnold Palmer with $40 million,  Elvis Presley at $27 million and Prince with $25 million.  Here’s the rest of the list:

6.  Bob Marley, $21 million.  Dead since 1981.

7.  Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel, $20 million.  Dead since 1991.

8.  John Lennon, $12 million.  Dead since 1980.

9.  Albert Einstein, $11.5 million.  Dead since 1955.

10.  Bettie Page, $11 million.  Dead since 2008.

11.  David Bowie, $10.5 million.  Dead since this past January.

12.  Steve McQueen, $9 million.  Dead since 1980.

13.  Elizabeth Taylor, $8 million.  Dead since 2011.

The celebrities who just missed the Top 13:   Muhammad Ali, Frank Sinatra, Maya Angelou, Bruce Lee, Marilyn MonroeJose Fernandez, and Juan Gabriel.

 

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