Highest Earning Dead Celebrities

The following table lists the richest dead celebrities, according to Forbes. From pop icon Michael Jackson to famed inventor Albert Einstein, the money continues to roll into the coffers of these celebrities' estates.

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Michael Jackson was the top earning dead celebrity in 2015
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Celebrity Earnings
1. Michael Jackson $115 million
2. Elvis Presley $55 million
3. Charles Schulz $40 million
4. Bob Marley $21 million
5. Elizabeth Taylor $20 million
6. Marilyn Monroe $17 million
7. John Lennon $12 million
8. Albert Einstein $11 million
9. Paul Walker $10.5 million
10. Bettie Page $10 million