American actor, dancer Michael Jackson topped the list of richest star of the dead according to the magazine Forbes. Owner 15 statuettes, a Grammy, famous as the "King of pop", died in 2009.
Despite this, and after the death of his creativity brings huge profits: from October 2013 to October 2014 the heritage of Jackson made a profit of 140 million dollars. In particular, it was released the second posthumous Jackson album called Xscape. Also, the hologram artist "made" at the Billboard Music Awards ceremony.
2nd place in the ranking of Forbes went to the "king of rock and roll" Elvis Presley, who last year earned $ 55 million. The artist died in 1977 of a heart attack. Cash the dead brought the license record, merchandising, and even the Cirque Du Soleil in Las Vegas.
Third place went to the artist-cartoonist Charles Schulz (40 million dollars). His hands belong Peanuts comics about a boy Charlie brown and his dog Snoopy. Profit painter has generated 3D cartoon last November. Cartoonist died in 2000 from cancer at the age of 77 years.
4th place was taken by the actress Elizabeth Taylor (25 million dollars). Taylor died in 2011, she was the last representative of the "Golden age" of Hollywood. Profit successors actress brought the ruler of the spirits, the above-named in honor of the singer, also the use of the image of Taylor in the other marketing campaigns, and it is not difficult to guess that the year of her death state will continue to rise.
5 line personally gave a bright adherent of reggae Bob Marley. The artist, who died in 1981, the year earned $ 20 million. This was the result of a deliberate diversified company, based on the heritage Marley: Marley Beverage Company (produces Marley Coffee and other "relaxation" drinks), the House of Marley (produces environmentally friendly products). In addition, in the current quarter started the production line branded clothes, developed the eldest daughter of the artist. In the end, for 2 decades have been sold more than 75 million albums gauze around the world.
Next in the list is located actress Marilyn Monroe (17 million), member of the Beatles John Lennon (12 million), scientist albert Einstein (11 million), writer and cartoonist Theodor meanwhile, his (9 million), the actor and martial arts master Bruce Lee (9 million) and other.