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The Highest Paid DEAD Celebrities

By: Chip
Posted: November 16, 2020 19:02

Any surprises?

Michael Jackson

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Celebrities make a lot of money when they are alive, but what about when they die? Does the income just stop? Well the answer is no

Forbes posted their annual top-earning Dead Celebrities list and the numbers are outrageous!

  • #13 Marilyn Monroe - Died: 1962 - Earned: $8 million
  • #12 George Harrison - Died: 2001 - Earned: $8.5 million
  • #11 Freddie Mercury - Died: 1991 - Earned: $9 million
  • #10 Prince - Died: 2016 - Earned: $10 million
  • #9 John Lennon - Died: 1980 - Earned: $13 million
  • #8 Bob Marley - Died: 1981 - Earned: $14 million
  • #7 Juice WRLD - Died: 2019 - Earned: $15 million
  • #6 Kobe Bryant - Died 2020 - Earned: $20 million 
  • #5 Elvis Presley - Died: 1977 - Earned: $23 million
  • #4 Arnold Palmer - Died: 2016 - Earned: $25 million
  • #3 'The Peanuts' Creator Charles Schulz - Died: 2000 - Earned: $32.5 million
  • #2 Dr. Seuss - Died: 1991 - Earned: $33 million
  • #1 Michael Jackson - Died: 2009 - Earned: $48 million

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