The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, is this years top earning celebrity no longer with us...
The Estate of Michael Jackson pulled in a record breaking $825 million over the last 12 month period, easily surpassing everyone else on the list combined.
Jackson, who has topped the list every year since his death, demolished the competition thanks to the sale of his stake in the Sony/ATV Music Publishing catalogue [click here if you missed that].
Forbes full 2016 list below.
1. Michael Jackson - $825 million2. Charles M. Schulz - $48 million3. Arnold Palmer - $40 million4. Elvis Presley - $27 million5. Prince - $25 million6. Bob Marley - $21 million7. Theodor 'Dr. Seuss' Geisel - $20 million8. John Lennon - $12 million9. Albert Einstein - $11.5 million10. Bettie Page - $11 million11. David Bowie - $10.5 million12. Steve MCQueen - $9 million13. Elizabeth Taylor - $8 million