Michael Jackson Tops List Of Top-Earning Dead Celebs 7th Year In A Row!

The late King Of Pop, Michael Jackson, who died in 2009, has topped Forbe’s Top-Earning Dead Celebrities Of 2019.

“The King of Pop’s streaming surged despite recent controversy: 2.1 billion U.S. spins, up from 1.8 billion a year ago. With proceeds flowing from his Mijac Music catalog, a Las Vegas show and a long-term deal with Sony, he retains his postmortem cash crown for the seventh consecutive year.”

“Even as physical sales continue their long decline, those nine acts—including Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and Nipsey Hussle—generated 15.2 billion streaming spins over the past year in the U.S., up 38.5% from the prior 12 months”, reads the Forbes website.

Top-Earning Dead Celebrities of 2019:

  1. Michael Jackson – $60 million
  2. Elvis Presley – $39 million
  3. Charles Schulz – $38 million
  4. Arnold Palmer – $30 million
  5. Bob Marley – $20 million
  6. Dr. Seuss – $19 million
  7. John Lennon – $14 million
  8. Marilyn Monroe – $13 million
  9. Prince – $12 million
  10. Nipsey Hussle – $11 million
  11. XXXTENTACION – $10 million
  12. Whitney Houston – $9.5 million
  13. George Harrison – $9 million

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