Michael Jackson is the highest paid dead celebrity

Forbes

Michael Jackson is the highest paid dead celebrity this year. On Wednesday, October 31, Forbes magazine reported.

The singer’s work brought his heirs $ 400 million in 12 months, most of which is the sold share in EMI, as well as managing the artist’s catalog in Sony / ATV and television projects.

According to last year’s rankings, Jackson’s creative income since his death in 2009 exceeded $1 billion, and from October 2016 to October 2017 amounted to $75 million.

The King of Pop on the Forbes list was followed by Elvis Presley with $40 million and golf star Arnold Palmer with $35 million.

In December 2017, film director George Lucas was recognized by Forbes magazine as the richest celebrity of the past year. The Star Wars franchise author is worth an estimated $5.5 billion.

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