AceShowbiz - Michael Jackson has topped the dead celebrities rich list for a sixth year in a row.
The King of Pop, who died in 2009, remains the top-earning star beyond the grave, according to Forbes magazine, thanks to a $399 million (£313 million) windfall over the past year.
The "Thriller" star has now made £1.8 billion in the nine years since his death.
View this post on Instagram
Death hasn’t ended Michael Jackson’s commercial success. The King of Pop reigns supreme and again tops our list of the highest-paid dead celebrities list after hauling in $400 million over the past year. Click the link in our bio to see which other celebs saw posthumous success.
"Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz and reggae star Bob Marley round out the top five, while author Dr. Seuss, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner and his number one pin-up Marilyn Monroe, Prince and John Lennon complete the top 10.
Meanwhile, rapper XXXTENTACION, who was shot and killed outside a Florida motorcycle dealership this summer, just misses out on a spot in the top 10, coming in at 11 on the new Forbes list.
The Highest-Paid Dead Celebrities of 2018: