Forbes’ annual list of the highest-paid deceased celebrities is topped by Michael Jackson, who despite having died in 2009 earned $750 million this year, more than any living celebrity, thanks to the sale of his Sony/ATV song catalog. What do you think?


“It’s Michael’s business savvy that I miss most of all.”

Leo Tuttle • Diner Promoter

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“And this is before all the royalties that pour in each year from everyone blasting ‘Thriller’ at Halloween parties.”

Angelique Baird • Chicken Behaviorist

“It was pretty smart of us to set things up so you can still make money when you’re dead.”

Lionel Fischer • Gear Oiler

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