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Michael Jackson Was The Top-Earning Dead Celebrity Of 2013
Even though he's no longer moon-walking among us, that's not stopping the King of Pop from raking in millions.
In 2012, Michael Jackson earned a whopping $160 million. He was followed up by 'King of Rock' Elvis Presley, who comes in at number two with $55 million.
So where is all that money coming from? Forbes estimates that it's mostly part to music sales, his share of the Sony/ATV catalog and two Cirque du Soleil shows.
Below are the rest who made it on
Forbes Highest-Earning Dead Celebrities
Michael Jackson $160
Elvis Presley: $55 million
Charles Schultz: $37 million
Elizabeth Taylor: $25 million
Bob Marley: $18 million
Marilyn Monroe: $15 million
John Lennon: $12 million
Albert Einstein: $10 million
Bettie Page: $10 million
Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss): $9 million
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