Michael Jackson is Top Earning Dead Celebrity

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53015135 Michael Jackson is Top Earning Dead Celebrity

Forbes creates a list of the top earning dead celebrities each year and Michael Jackson came out on top for 2010. He earned an estimated $275 million dollars this year through music, videos and all things Michael Jackson.

Michael Jackson’s estate has generated millions since his death, mostly through record sales, the “This Is It” concert movie, licensing rights, deals to release new albums and a Cirque du Soleil stage show in Las Vegas. Others to make the list this year include, Elvis Presley, John Lennon and Charlie Brown creator Charles Schulz.

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