This Year's Top-Earning Dead Celebs
Michael Jackson earned $75M in last 12 months: 'Forbes'
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 31, 2017 8:33 AM CDT
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Michael Jackson tops Forbes' list of highest-earning dead celebrities.   (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
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(Newser) – Celebrities aren't any less mortal than the rest of us, but their earning power can be. Forbes takes a look at the highest-paid dead celebrities of the past year, measuring pretax income as of Oct. 15. Among those included is a celeb who died this month—and another who died 40 years ago.

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