As it appears, the death of celebrities does not signify an end to their earnings. However, their gross earnings seem to have suffered a massive drop as a Forbes report of 2023 indicated their estate generated $470 million in the last 12 months, a 70% decrease from the record-breaking $1.6 billion grossed in 2022.
Below are the top __ highest paid dead celebrities in 2023 and their earnings:
1. Michael Jackson – $115 Million
Michael Jackson was one of the most popular and influential entertainers of all time. He was known as the “King of Pop” for his groundbreaking music videos, elaborate stage performances, and signature dance moves. Jackson’s music blended genres such as pop, R&B, soul, and rock, and his songs, such as “Billie Jean,” “Thriller,” and “Beat It,” are still enjoyed by people of all ages today.
He was born in 1958 and died on June 25, 2009. According to reports, MJ died of Overdose/Homicide at the age of 50.
2. Elvis Presley – $100 Million
Elvis Presley was one of the most influential and popular entertainers of the 20th century. He was known for his electrifying live performances, his unique singing style, and his rebellious image. Presley helped to popularize rock and roll music, and his influence can still be felt in popular culture today.
Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, in 1935. He began his music career in the early 1950s, and quickly rose to fame with his unique blend of country, blues, and gospel music. Presley’s early hits, such as “Heartbreak Hotel” and “Hound Dog,” were controversial at the time, but they also helped to make him a household name.
He died of heart attack on August 16, 1977 at the age of 42.
3. Ray Manzarek – $45 Million
4. Dr. Suess – $40 Million
5. Charles M. Schulz – $30 Million
6. Prince – $30 Million
7. Whitney Houston – $30 Million
8. John Lennon – $22 Million
9. Bob Marley – $16 Million
10. Bing Crosby – $14 Million
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