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Bob Marley, Michael Jackson Among Top-Earning Dead Celebrities 2013

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

 
 
 
 
 
 
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