Forbes launched an inventory of the highest highest-paid lifeless celebrities of 2020. The King of Pop – Michael Jackson – ranked first with $48 million and NBA Corridor of Famer Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter accident in January, ranked sixth with $20 million.
The record relies on their pre-tax earnings from Oct. 1, 2019 to Oct. 1, 2020 in keeping with Forbes. It was compiled utilizing data from MRC Knowledge, NPD BookScan and IMDBPro, and carried out interviews with business insiders.
In keeping with Forbes, the documentary “Leaving Neverland” launched in 2019 didn’t kill the King of Pop off, and his Mijac Music catalog and his long-term cope with Sony accounts for greater than 70 p.c of his earnings.
The runner-up Dr. Seuss doubled his earnings in 2020 by a collection of tv and movie offers, however books are nonetheless Dr. Seuss’ largest money cow.
Younger rapper Juice WRLD additionally made to the record incomes $15 million. His music surged after his loss of life in December, simply 9 months after the discharge of his second album, Dying Race for Love.
Different stars that made the record are Charles Schulz, Arnold Palmer, Elvis Presley, Bob Marley, John Lennon, Prince, Freddie Mercury, George Harrison and Marilyn Monroe.