Forbes, has released it’s list for the top earning dead celebrities in 2016.
With Michael Jackson, topping the list, the reason was given as him making quite a lot from the sale of half his share of the Beatles catalogue to Sony for $750m.
Here is the complete list below:
Michael Jackson – $825m
Author and Cartoonist: Charles Schulz – $48m
Golfer: Arnold Palmer – $40m
Musician: Elvis Presley – $27m
Musician: Prince – $25m
Musician: Bob Marley: $21m
Writer, Cartoonist and Animator: Theodor Seuss Geisel – $20m
Musician: John Lennon – $12m
Physicist: Albert Einstein – $11.5m
Pin Up Model: Bettie Page – $11m
Musician: David Bowie – $10.5
Movie Star: Steve McQueen – $9m
Movie star: Elizabeth Taylor – $8m