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LONDON - MARCH 05: Michael Jackson announces plans for Summer residency at the O2 Arena at a press conference held at the O2 Arena on March 5, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

This year, for the 7th year in a row, Michael Jackson is the highest earning dead celebrity on the Forbes list. His estate made over $46 millionĀ  in the last 12 months (despite the Leaving Neverland controversy earlier this year).

In 2nd place is Elvis Presley ($30 million), 3rd is cartoonist Charles Shulz ($29 million), 4th is Arnold Palmer ($23 million) and Bob Marley was 5th ($20 million). 6th – Dr. Seuss ($19 million). 7th – John Lennon ($14 million). 8th – Marilyn Monroe ($13 million). 9th – Prince – $12 million). 10th – Nipsey Hussle, who was sadly killed this past March ($11 million).

The list measured earnings from October 1st 2018 to October 1st 2019.

I’d be happy to make even a tiny percentage of these numbers (alive preferably).

See the whole list HERE.

~ Kristen