13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Categories: Celebrities | Economy

Every year on Halloween, the American magazine Forbes publishes a rating of dead celebrities with the highest income. Here is a fresh list of the star dead, whose cultural heritage brought the biggest revenues last year.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Michael Jackson's commercial success did not end with his death. Jackson once again tops the list of the highest—paid deceased celebrities, he managed to do this thanks to the $ 400 million he earned last year - the bulk of the money was made up of sold shares of EMI Music Publishing.

Elvis Presley secured the second place, while golfer Arnold Palmer took the third position. In general, the now deceased celebrities managed to earn $ 628 million for all, which is more than twice the figure of last year, which was $ 312 million.

Well, let's get acquainted with the 13 highest-paid deceased stars of 2018.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Betty Page — $7 million

The model died at the age of 85 in 2008. Cause of death: natural causes. The star of the classic pin-up still earns on clothes, shoes, handbags, underwear, wigs and even a fitness DVD.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Muhammad Ali — $8 million

The boxer died at the age of 74 on June 3, 2016. Cause of death: septic shock.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

XXXTentacion — $11 million

The musician died on June 18, 2018 at the age of 20. Cause of death: homicide.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

John Lennon — $12 million

The musician died on December 8, 1980 at the age of 40. Cause of death: homicide. Lennon still continues to make money on the sale of albums, having sold almost 2 million of them.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Prince — $13 million

The musician and actor died at the age of 57 on April 21, 2016. Cause of death: overdose. Over the past 12 months, he has been able to sell a quarter of a million albums.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Marilyn Monroe — $14 million

The actress died on August 5, 1962 at the age of 36. Cause of death: overdose. This year, Marilyn returned to the list thanks to new licensing deals, including Montblanc pens.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Hugh Hefner — $15 million

The media mogul died on September 27, 2017 at the age of 91. Cause of death: cardiac arrest.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Dr. Seuss — $16 million

The writer died on September 24, 1991 at the age of 87. Cause of death: cancer. Last year, he managed to sell 4.8 million books.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Bob Marley — $23 million

The musician died on May 11, 1981 at the age of 36. Cause of death: cancer. His high earnings are associated with the sale of headphones, as well as cannabis and Marley Natural smoking accessories.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Charles Monroe Schultz — $34 million

The American cartoonist died on February 12, 2000 at the age of 77. Cause of death: colon cancer.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Arnold Palmer — $35 million

The golfer died on September 25, 2016 at the age of 87. Cause of death: cardiovascular disease.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Elvis Presley — $40 million

The musician and actor died on August 16, 1977 at the age of 42. Cause of death: heart attack. He still sells more than 1 million albums every year, but the bulk of the "King of rock and roll" 's revenue comes from ticket sales to his Graceland estate and a new $45 million entertainment complex called Elvis Presley's Memphis.

13 dead celebrities who earned the most in 2018

Michael Jackson — $400 million

The musician died on June 25, 2009 at the age of 50. Cause of death: overdose/homicide. The main amount of income for last year was money from the sale of shares of the music publishing company EMI Music Publishing for $ 287 million.

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