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Top-Earning Dead Celebrities 2015 Announced

Top-Earning Dead Celebrities 2015 Announced – Full List

When Michael Jackson died in 2009, the financial story that unfolded was nothing short of a “Thriller” — the King of Pop’s estate has since pulled in more than $1 billion pretax, enough to pay off Jackson’s personal debts and then some. This year he again leads our Halloween-spooky list of top-earning dead celebrities, easily besting the likes of Elvis and Einstein. Read on to see the full list of 13.

1. Michael Jackson – $115 M

Singer
Died: June 25, 2009
Age: 50
Cause: Overdose/homicide

The King of Pop has earned nine figures every full year since his death in 2009. The prime drivers of his afterlife fortune: permanent Vegas Cirque du Soleil show Michael Jackson One, the Mijac Music catalogue, music sales and half of the Sony/ATV publishing empire.Michael jackson

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