No. 1 Top-Earning Dead Celebrity Is Elvis Presley



Elvis Presley heads a list of top-earning dead celebrities compiled by business magazine Forbes

King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley still has the power. The grave doesn't restrict his charm. The late music legend proves that he is the king and none can beat him.

The Memphis singer who died in 1977 has topped a list of Top-Earning Dead Celebrities compiled by business magazine Forbes. Generated $45m for his estate this year through royalties, it's the fifth consecutive year that Elvis has topped the list, beating Peanuts cartoonist Charles Schulz in 2nd with $35m.

At No. 3 is former Beatle John Lennon with $22m, ahead of artist Andy Warhol who is at No. 4 with $16m. Included in the list among others are Theodor Geisel, Marlon Brando, Marilyn Monroe, JRR Tolkien, George Harrison, and Johnny Cash, all of whom secures the Top 10 list in a row.

© AceShowbiz.com


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