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Friday, October 26, 2012

Elizabeth Taylor Overtakes Michael Jackson As The Highest-Earning Dead Celebrity

From beyond the grave Elizabeth Taylor has overtaken her close friend Michael Jackson to become the top earning dead celebrity. The English-American actress, is now number one on Forbes ‘Top Earning Dead Celebrities. She topples her best friend, who topped the list last year, with her estimated earnings put at around $210m. Wacko Jacko is now second with $145, while rock star, Elvis Presly is in third place with $55m.
Liz Taylor died last year of congestive heart failure in Los Angeles.
 Here’s the full list after the cut:

Elizabeth Taylor
$210 million
Died: March 23, 2011
Age: 79
Cause: Heart failure

Michael Jackson
$145 million
Died: June 25, 2009
Age: 50
Cause: Overdose/homicide

Elvis Presley
$55 million
Singer, actor
Died: August 16, 1977
Age: 42
Cause: Heart attack

Charles Schulz
$37 million
Died: February 12, 2000
Age: 77
Cause: Colon cancer

Bob Marley
$17 million
Died: May 11, 1981
Age: 36
Cause: Cancer

John Lennon
$12 million
Died: December 8, 1980
Age: 40
Cause: Murder

Marilyn Monroe
$10 million
Died: August 5, 1962
Age: 36

Albert Einstein
$10 million
Died: April 18, 1955
Age: 76
Cause: Natural causes

Theodor Geisel
$9 million
Died: September, 24, 1991
Age: 87
Cause: Natural causes

Steve McQueen
$8 million
Died: November 30, 1980
Age: 50
Cause: Complication from surgery

Bettie Page
$8 million
Died: December 11, 2008
Age: 85
Cause: Natural causes

Richard Rogers
$6 million
Song writer
Died: December 30, 1979
Age: 77
Cause: Chronic illness

George Harrison
$5.5 million
Died: November 29, 2001
Age: 58
Cause: Cancer


  1. Making money from 6ft no easy oh...it is called good legacy.

  2. Elizabeth Taylor, I bet Elizabeth Hurley will be surprised to hear she died lol. You need to go back and do proper research lol. And I find the information of the publication from the internet, Elizabeth’s estate also made money from property sales and from her films as after starring in 1963 drama ‘Cleopatra’, the actress.


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