Elizabeth Taylor surpassed Michael Jackson’s fame as the highest earning dead in the past year, with its succession by pulling $ 210 million, mainly from the sale of her jewelery, costumes and artifacts, Forbes said on Wednesday.Jackson, who died in 2009, dropped to second place with earnings of $ 145 million, followed by Elvis Presley with $ 55 million. In addition to the Taylor auction, which totaled $ 184 million, the actress, who died in 2011 at the age of 79, also won $ 75 million Top selling its diamonds perfume white for sale. “The rest of the money came from the sale of goods and residues movies Taylor,” said Forbes. “After” Cleopatra “star cleverly negotiated a 10 per cent of his films.” Although Taylor Jackson hit the top spot, Forbes said the pop star is likely to resume next year as a result of stable income from the sale of music and other companies. cartoonist Charles Schulz, the Peanuts comic strip, rising to No. 4 with a profit of $ 37 million, followed by reggae star Bob Marley with $ 17 million. Forbes has compiled the rankings by analyzing the results of dead celebrities “from October 2011 to 2012. ” We have money and we do not subtract the area manages, “Forbes.
movies stars and musicians dominated the list, but Nobel physicist Albert Einstein Marilyn Monroe tied for seventh place, each earned $ 10 million.The 13 dead celebrities on the list earned a total of 532.5 million dollars. The complete list is available at http://www.forbes.com/special-report/2012/1024_dead-celebrities.html
(Reporting by Patricia Reaney, edited by Christine Kearney and Tim Dobbyn)