Oct 272011
 
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Michael Jackson

Cover of Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson has done it again, with the top position on the Forbes list of ‘The Top-Earning Dead Celebrities.’

The iconic one gloved Jackson, tragically died on June 25, 2009 as part of an ongoing manslaughter trial. In the past year, MJ’s estate brought in a whopping $275 million with fators benefiting toward his ‘Immortal’ tribute based upon his life.

In second place is  Elvis Presley with $55 million. Like Jackson, Presley’s legacy still lives on through “Viva Elvis,” as well as his long established memorial “Graceland”.

Elvis Presley

Cover of Elvis Presley

Both deceased Beatles were also listed.  John Lennon tied for fifth with $12 million and George Harrison tied for 13th with $6 million.

Also on the extensive list was actress Betty Page and infamous white dress lady, Marilyn Monroe.

Source: Forbes.

Featured Image: Sean MacEntee

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