Michael Jackson Tops List of Highest Earning Posthumous Celebrities!

Oct 17, 2014 | G-BLOG | 0 comments

G98.7FM Entertainment News

 
Here’s some bizarre news. The King of POP is the highest paid dead celebrity two years in a row.
 
According to Forbes magazine Michael Jackson earned 140 million dollars in the past year for his estate.
 
Where did the cash come from?
 
Well, reports saw it’s the projects directly linked to the singer that are bringing in the moolah! These projects include ‘Cirque Du Soleil’ Shows “Immortal: and One”, his half of the Sony/ ATV publishing catalog, his own ‘MiJac’ catalogue and his posthumous album “Xscape.” 
 
Rounding off the top five are:
 
– Legendary Elvis Presley (father of Jackson’s ex-wife Lisa Marie)  $55 million
 
– Charles Schulz (‘Peanuts’ cartoons creator) $40 million
 
– Elizabeth Taylor (close friend and confidant to Jackson) $25 million
 
– Reggae legend Bob Marley $20 million
 
Source: deccanherald.com, forbes.com, eurweb.com/Image: forbes.com
 
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