Updated Oct 23, 2013 - 3:28 pm
Forbes: Dead celebrities cash in dead presidents
Jackson, who passed away in 2009, earned $160 million over the past year, according to Forbes. The singer's estate continues to receive money from recorded music sales, revenue from Sony/ATV Music Publishing -- co-owned by Jackson's estate -- and two Cirque Du Soleil shows inspired by the late artist.
Elvis, known as the King of Rock n' Roll, came in second earning $55 million; "Charlie Brown creator," Charles Schulz, earned $37 million, securing third place; Elizabeth Taylor, who was at the top of the list last year, came in fourth with $25 million; And Bob Marley, earning $18 million, rounded out the top five.
Have a look below to see the first 10 on Forbes' list.
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