Michael Jackson keeps winning, even in death.
The Legend who passed away in 2009 might be long dead but his money is still alive and very much so.
According to Forbes, Micheal Jackson has topped the list of the highest earning dead celebrities in the world again this year.
In 2009, Michael Jackson passed on much to the shock of everyone. Probably one of the most devastating deaths in modern times, MJ left a blank space nobody can fill in a long time (so maybe someone needs to tell Nick Cannon that the MJ and 2Pac comparison he made with Chris Brown is ludicrous).
Damn right I said it! The level of talent, passion, and artistic ability that this young man possesses makes @ChrisBrownOfficial a true legend amongst legends. A lot of times we don't realize or acknowledge our treasures while we still have them with us. We wait until they are gone to appreciate their power. Think about how much everyone attacked MJ and 2Pac while they were alive… I don't think I have ever witnessed someone more gifted, who has overcome so much and still growing and learning daily. My Prayers go up for this dude everyday. @ChrisBrownOfficial #Respect #Legend #Loyalty #Love #Artist #Proud #Men
high on that Wiz Khalifa weed? Nick Cannon equated Chris Brown with the greats days ago.
Credited with having the highest selling Album of all times, MJ is now being credited with making the highest amount of money ever by a dead celebrity this year.
According to Forbes:
In the time since Michael Jackson’s sudden death in 2009, the financial story that has played out has been nothing short of a thriller. The King Of Pop has earned more than $1billion before taxes since then, enough to pay off his personal debts and then some.
Whoa! Forbes adds that MJ tops this year’s highest earning dead celebs with $115million in the past year.
The Bad Singer has been able to accomplish this through the Vegas Cirque du Soliel show Michael Jackson One, the Mijac Music Catalogue, recorded music sales and half of the Sony/ATV publishing empire.
According to Daily Mail, Micheal’s top earnings since he died has not only made him the highest earning dead celebrity but he’s also been able to earn more than any living solo musician.
Following Michael Jackson in the top earning position are Rock n Roll king, Elvis Presley, Raggae king Bob Marley, Screen goddess Elizabeth Taylor and others.
The King lives forever.