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MICHAEL JACKSON IS #1 ON FORBES “TOP EARNING DEAD CELEBRITIES” LIST

MICHAEL JACKSON IS #1 ON FORBES “TOP EARNING DEAD CELEBRITIES” LIST

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Michael Jackson is still #1 Forbes.com’s annual list of “the top earning dead celebrities.” MJ made an estimated $825 million over the past 12 months. Peanuts creator Charles Schulz is second with $48 million,

The rest of the list:

3. Arnold Palmer, $40 million. Dead since . . . three weeks ago.

4. Elvis Presley, $27 million. Dead since 1977.

5. Prince, $25 million. Dead since April of this year.

6. Bob Marley, $21 million. Dead since 1981.

7. Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel, $20 million. Dead since 1991.

8. John Lennon, $12 million. Dead since 1980.

9. Albert Einstein, $11.5 million. Dead since 1955.

10. Bettie Page, $11 million. Dead since 2008.

11. David Bowie, $10.5 million. Dead since this past January.

12. Steve McQueen, $9 million. Dead since 1980.

13. Elizabeth Taylor, $8 million. Dead since 2011.

The celebrities that just missed the Top 13 are: Muhammad Ali, Frank Sinatra, Maya Angelou, Bruce Lee, Marilyn Monroe, Jose Fernandez, and Juan Gabriel.

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