Elizabeth Taylor

List of highest earning dead celebrities – Top-Earning dead celeb line-up

Cleopatra star and Screen goddess Elizabeth Taylor surpassed “The King of Pop” Michael Jackson as the highest-earning dead celebrity. Taylor’s estate pulling in US$210 million made from Christie’s auctions, beating out Michael Jackson’s $145 million.  according to Forbes, as a whole, the 13 deceased celebrities on the list made a total of $532.5 million. Legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson were the best of friends when they were alive, and now they’re competitors from the grave. Elvis Presley is No. 3. with $55M.

Here’s a list of the Top 13 deceased highest-paid stars on list:

Elizabeth Taylor $210 million

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Michael Jackson $145 million

Elvis Presley $55 million

Elvis Presley & Priscilla Presley

Elvis Presley & Priscilla Presley

Charles Schulz $37 million

Charles Schulz

Charles Schulz

Bob Marley $17 million

Bob Marley

Bob Marley

John Lennon $12 Million

John Lennon

John Lennon

Marilyn Monroe $10 Million

Albert Einstein, $10 Million

Dr Seuss, $9 Million

Dr Seuss - Theodor Seuss Geisel

Dr Seuss – Theodor Seuss Geisel

Steve McQueen, $8 Million

Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen

Bettie Page, $8 Million

Bettie Page

Bettie Page

Richard Rogers, $6 Million

George Harrison, $5.5 Million

George Harrison

George Harrison

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