Seven years after his death and late Michael Jackson is still raking in the cash! Forbes has just revealed that the late King Of Pop earned a whooping $825 million this year alone.
Forbes has just revealed the late King Of Pop earned a whooping $825 million this year alone.
According to Forbes, Jackson has generated so much revenue following his estate’s decision to sell his half-share of theBeatles catalogue to Sony for $750 million. The star had purchased the rights to Beetle’s music back in 1984 for $47.5 million and then sold 50 percent of it to Sony in 1995 for $115 million.
His remaining share was sold to Sony in March this year.
Following Michael is cartoonist and Peanuts creator late Charles Schulz who died in 2000 with $48 million.
Here’s the full list of top dead earners below: