Michael Jackson tops list of highest earning dead celebrities of 2019


Though they may be dead, their legacies still live on.

Forbes has released its list of top earning celebrities who have passed away and pop-sensation, Michael Jackson topped the list.

Measuring the period between October 2018 and October 2019, Michael Jackson lands at No. 1 on the financial magazine’s list, raking in $60 million in pretax income.

This is the seventh consecutive year the King of Pop has earned the top spot.

This list also includes Nipsey Hussle and XXXTentacion, Bob Marley, Prince and Marilyn Monroe.

See the full top posthumous earners list below.

1.Michael Jackson $60 million

2. Elvis Presley $39 million

3. Charles Schulz $38 million

4. Arnold Palmer $30 million

5. Bob Marley $20 million

6. Dr. Seuss $19 million

7. John Lennon $14 million

8. Marilyn Monroe $13 million

9. Prince $12 million

10. Nipsey Hussle $11 million

11. XXXTentacion $10 million


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