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Top-earning dead celebrities

1: Michael Jackson is the highest-earning dead celebrity of 2016. The sale in March of Jackson's half of the Sony/ATV Music Publishing catalog for $750 million helped him top Forbes' annual list, and his total pretax earnings of $825 million ranks as the largest earnings this year by any celebrity dead or alive.

 

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1: Michael Jackson is the highest-earning dead celebrity of 2016. The sale in March of Jackson's half of the Sony/ATV Music Publishing catalog for $750 million helped him top Forbes' annual list, and his total pretax earnings of $825 million ranks as...more

1: Michael Jackson is the highest-earning dead celebrity of 2016. The sale in March of Jackson's half of the Sony/ATV Music Publishing catalog for $750 million helped him top Forbes' annual list, and his total pretax earnings of $825 million ranks as the largest earnings this year by any celebrity dead or alive. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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2: Creator of the comic strip characters Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy and the rest of the "Peanuts" gang, Charles Schulz earned $48 million. 

  

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2: Creator of the comic strip characters Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy and the rest of the "Peanuts" gang, Charles Schulz earned $48 million. REUTERS/File

2: Creator of the comic strip characters Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy and the rest of the "Peanuts" gang, Charles Schulz earned $48 million. REUTERS/File
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3: Four-time Masters golf champion Arnold Palmer earned $40 million.  
 
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3: Four-time Masters golf champion Arnold Palmer earned $40 million. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

3: Four-time Masters golf champion Arnold Palmer earned $40 million. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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4: Elvis Presley earned $27 million. 

 
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4: Elvis Presley earned $27 million. REUTERS/Mike Blake

4: Elvis Presley earned $27 million. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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5: Prince earned $25 million. 



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5: Prince earned $25 million. REUTERS/Mike Blake

5: Prince earned $25 million. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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6: Bob Marley earned $21 million. 


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6: Bob Marley earned $21 million. REUTERS/ Thierry Gouegnon

6: Bob Marley earned $21 million. REUTERS/ Thierry Gouegnon
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7: Dr. Seuss author Theodor Geisel earned $20 million. 


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7: Dr. Seuss author Theodor Geisel earned $20 million. REUTERS/Mike Blake

7: Dr. Seuss author Theodor Geisel earned $20 million. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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8: John Lennon earned $12 million. 



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8: John Lennon earned $12 million. REUTERS/Mike Segar

8: John Lennon earned $12 million. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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9: Albert Einstein earned $11.5 million. 


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9: Albert Einstein earned $11.5 million. REUTERS/File

9: Albert Einstein earned $11.5 million. REUTERS/File
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