Thursday, 13 October 2016

Michael Jackson is top earning dead celebrity

Even in death, Michael Jackson is still the most successful entertainer of all time!

According to estimates from Forbes, MJ has earned over $825M in the past 12 months, making him the highest-paid dead celebrity of 2016. Legend. Earnings come mostly from the Jackson estate’s $750m sale of his remaining stake in the Sony/ATV music publishing catalog. Even without it, MJ would still have been the #1 earner in this catalog. Prince ranked fifth place overall with estimated earnings of $25m, just below Elvis Presley, with $27m. David Bowie, meanwhile, ranks 11th for an estimated income of $10.5m.