Michael Jackson is world’s top-earning dead celebrity, earned $115m this year

According to reports, Michael Jackson earned a whopping $115million this year, Which makes him the top earning dead celebrity.

The impressive sum comes from two Cirque du Soleil shows, his own music and publishing revenues, and his half of the Sony/ATV publishing catalogue.

Michael Jackson’s latest annual income has seen him top a list of the highest earning dead celebrities, complied by financial magazine Forbes.
In second place is Elvis Presley, who has made £36million, Peanuts cartoonist Charles Schulz comes in third with £26million, while fourth place, with £14million, goes to Bob Marley. Elizabeth Taylor rounds off the top five with £13million.

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