10 top-earning dead celebs

Forbes magazine has compiled a list of the celebrities whose death has proved no barrier to earning a fortune: Albert Einstein is a surprise No.7

26th October, 2011
Albert Einstein - still earning

Forbes magazine has issued a list of the top-earning dead celebrities.

Unsurprisingly, Michael Jackson tops the list having brought in $170 million in the past year, despite having died two years ago.

Less predictably, Albert Einstein makes No.7 with earnings of $10 million, from the Disney range of Baby Einstein products.

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