You cannot believe these celebrities are still earning millions of dollars even though they are 6 feet below the ground. The most notable of them all is the King of Pop, Michael Jackson who tops the list at $825 million.
According to Forbes, Jackson’s estate owes a large bulk of its net worth to his investment in the Beatles catalog. Sony paid Jackson $115 million to partake in a 50/50 ownership deal in 1995, and in March, Jackson’s estate sold its remaining half to the entertainment conglomerate for $750 million.
The Complete list is down below according to Forbes:
(d. 2009) — $825 million
(d. 2000) — $48 million
Charles Monroe Schulz , nicknamed Sparky, was an American cartoonist best known for the comic strip Peanuts (which featured the characters Charlie Brown and Snoopy, among others). He is widely regarded as one of the most influential cartoonists of all time, cited as a major influence by many later cartoonists, including Calvin and Hobbescreator Bill Watterson. -Wikipedia
(d. 2016) — $40 million
Arnold Daniel Palmer was an American professional golfer who is generally regarded as one of the greatest players in the sport’s history. Dating back to 1955, he won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and the circuit now known as PGA Tour Champions. Nicknamed The King, he was one of golf’s most popular stars and its most important trailblazer, the first superstar of the sport’s television age, which began in the 1950s. -Wikipedia
(d. 1977) — $27 million
(d. 2016) — $25 million
(d. 1981) — $21 million
Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel
(d. 1991) — $20 million
He was an American writer, cartoonist, animator, book publisher, and artist best known for authoring popular children’s books under the pen name Dr. Seuss. His work includes several of the most popular children’s books of all time, selling over 600 million copies and being translated into more than 20 languages by the time of his death.
While many of us just dream of having those figures in our lifetime these celebrities are doing it, and doing it dead.
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