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”.
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.
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- Michael Jackson Top-Earning Dead Celebrity (mtv.com)
- MJ tops list of dead celebrity earners for second year (ctv.ca)
- Top-Earning Dead Celebrities (abcnews.go.com)
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