Michael Jackson top earning dead celebrity

Author: APWed, 2017-11-01 03:00ID: 1509474570102194800NEW YORK: Michael Jackson died eight years ago, but he is still generating millions of dollars.Jackson is atop the Forbes list of top-earning dead celebrities for the fifth straight year, with $75 million. Forbes said Jackson’s earnings are boosted by a new greatest hits album, a Las Vegas Cirque du Soleil show and a stake in the EMI music publishing catalog.Two other singers join Jackson in the top five. Elvis Presley comes in fourth with $35 million and Bob Marley ranks fifth with $23 million.Golf legend Arnold Palmer is the second-highest earner. He brought in $40 million in part through sales of Arizona lemonade and ice tea beverage made in his name.Palmer is followed by Charles Schulz. The creator of the “Peanuts” franchise made $38 million.
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