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The Highest-Paid Dead Celebrities of 2020

The Highest-Paid Dead Celebrities of 2020
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Forbes names the highest-paid celebrities of 2020.

According to Forbes, the list of the top-earning dead celebrities measures pretax income from October 1, 2019 through October 1, 2020. The magazine compiled the numbers with the help of data from MRC Data, IMDbPro, NPD BookScan and interviews with industry insiders. However, fees for agents, managers and lawyers are not deducted.

The List of Highest-Paid Dead Celebrities of 2020

1 | Michael Jackson
$48 million
Died: June 25, 2009 (50)
Cause: Overdose/Homicide

2 | Dr. Seuss
$33 million
Died: September 24, 1991 (87)
Cause: Cancer

3 | Charles Schulz
$32.5 million
Died: February 12, 2000 (77)
Cause: Cancer

4 | Arnold Palmer
$25 million
Died: September 25, 2016 (87)
Cause: Heart Disease

5 | Elvis Presley
$23 million
Died: August 16, 1977 (42)
Cause: Heart Attack

6 | Kobe Bryant
$20 million
Died: January 26, 2020 (41)
Cause: Helicopter Crash

7 | Juice WRLD
$15 million
Died: December 8, 2019 (21)
Cause: Overdose

8 | Bob Marley
$14 million
Died: May 11, 1981 (36)
Cause: Cancer

9 | John Lennon
$13 million
Died: December 8, 1980 (40)
Cause: Homicide

10 | Prince
$10 million
Died: April 21, 2016 (57)
Cause: Overdose

11 | Freddie Mercury
$9 million
Died: November 24, 1991 (45)
Cause: AIDS

12 | George Harrison
$8.5 million
Died: November 29, 2001 (58)
Cause: Cancer

13 | Marilyn Monroe
$8 million
Died: August 4, 1962 (36)
Cause: Overdose