The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

Even Michael Jackson's death could not prevent its commercial success. Singer again topped the Forbes list of highest-paid dead celebrity in 2018, having earned over the past year $ 400 million - mainly due to Sony's sale of its stake in a music publisher EMI Music Publishing.

Additional income also came from the music catalog Mijac Music and new television projects - for example, the special issue of "Michael Jackson Halloween" on CBS.

Total for 2018 pochivshie celebrity earned 628 million dollars, and it is twice more than last year.

1. Michael Jackson, the $ 400 million

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

He died June 25, 2009 from drug overdose at the age of 50 years.

For the sale of a stake in a music publisher EMI Music Publishing, his heirs received 287 million dollars.

2. Elvis Presley, $ 40 million

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

He died August 16, 1977 at age 42 of a heart attack.

Worldwide still sold more than one million music albums every year, but the main income comes from the sale of tickets to Graceland and the new 45,000,000th entertainment complex called Elvis Presley's Memphis.

3. Arnold Palmer, $ 35 million

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

He died September 25, 2016 at age 87 from heart disease.

American athlete, one of the most famous professional golfers in the world. This year, his production line of drinks novelty - alcoholic version, created in collaboration with the brewing company Molson Coors.

4. Charles Schulz, $ 34 million

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

He died February 12, 2000 at age 77 from cancer.

American cartoonist and creator of the Peanuts comic about the adventures of a boy, Charlie Brown and Snoopy dog. In 2017, DHX Media bought 80 percent of Peanuts for $ 345 million.

5. Bob Marley, 23 million

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

He died May 11, 1981 at age 36 from cancer.

Its products include headphones, cannabis Marley Natural and smoking accessories.

6. Dr. Seuss, $ 16 million

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

He died September 24, 1991 at age 87 from cancer.

Sale of American children's author of books and the multiplier is still worth 4, 8 million per year.

7. Hugh Hefner, 15 million

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

He died September 27, 2017 at the age of 91 from heart failure.

Playboy founder's heirs last year sold the remainder of its assets for $ 35 million, received a third of the amount in advance.

8. Marilyn Monroe, $ 14 million

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

died on August 5, 1962 at age 36 from an overdose.

The actress and singer has again appeared on the Forbes list with new license agreements - for example, the manufacturer of pens Montblanc.

9. Prince, $ 13 million

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

He died April 21, 2016 at age 57 from an overdose.

Over the past 12 months it has sold a quarter of a million albums of the singer.

10. John Lennon, $ 12 million

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

died on December 8, 1980 at the age of 40 years, was shot and killed.

Lennon albums, both as a member of The Beatles, solo and still sold two million a year.

11. XXXTentacion, $ 11 million

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

He died June 18, 2018 at the age of 20 years, was shot and killed.

clip the rapper was released posthumously won a crazy number of views and likes.

12. Mohammed Ali, 8 million dollars

The most highly paid celebrities who earn after death

died on June 3, 2016 at age 74 from septic shock.

For the first time included in the Forbes list thanks to a deal with Swiss watch company Tag Heuer and agreement with Fox Broadcasting, who used the image of the great boxers in advertising during the Super Bowl championship.

13. Bettie Page, $ 7 million

Died 11 December 2008 at the age of 85 of natural causes.

The charm of the legendary pin-up model could be used for commercial purposes and turned it success in clothing, shoes, handbags, underwear, wigs and even a fitness program disks.