Michael Jackson

The king of pop Michael Jackson is the highest earning dead celebrity out of Hollywood over the last year and he is leading the pack by a long shot.

Reggae legend Bob Marley is also pulling in a large amount of cash more than 3 decades after his death.

Forbes published their list of Top-Earning Dead Celebrities for 2013. Jackson made a whopping $160 million thanks to his hugely successful Cirque du Soleil shows.

Bob Marley

Bob Marley came in at number five with an estimated earnings of $18 million from various ventures including a line of headphone, speakers, energy drink and coffee.

Top-Earning Dead Celebrities list 2013:

1. Michael Jackson, $160 million
2. Elvis, $55 million
3. Charles Schulz, $37 million
4. Liz Taylor, $25 million
5. Bob Marley, $18 million